2010 Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre – Detailed Itinerary



Accommodation and Functions Itinerary

Stops Detailed Itinerary, Functions and Accommodation.
Sunday, 5 September 2010 7:00 AM Breakfast at Deus Ex Machina, Camperdown
10:00 AM Mass ride departs Deus Ex departs for Katoomba 102
Break + Fuel 11:30 AM Morning Tea in Katoomba
12:00 PM Depart Katoomba for Bathurst 99
Break + Fuel 1:00 PM Lunch in Bathurst + meet with Bathurst riders
2:00 PM Depart Bathurst for Grenfell 161
Fuel up 4:00 PM Arrive Grenfell
6:00 PM Meet & Greet by Grenfell Lions (Details: TBA)
Accommodation: Grenfell Motel (02) 6343-1333 Rooms + camping
Monday, 6 September 2010 9:00 AM Depart Grenfell for West Wyalong 104
Break + Fuel 10:30 AM Morning Tea in West Wyalong
11:00 AM Depart West Wyalong for Goolgowi 147
Break + Fuel 1:00 PM Lunch in Goolgowi
2:00 PM Depart Goolgowi for Hay 108
Fuel up 3:30 PM Arrive Hay
6:00 PM Meet & Greet by Hay Lions (Details: TBA)
Accommodation: Big 4 Holiday Park: 4 Nailor Street, Hay, 2711, Hay, NSW 1800 251 974
Tuesday, 7 September 2010 9:00 AM Depart Hay for Balranald 133
Break + Fuel 10:30 AM Morning Tea in Balranald
11:00 AM Depart Balranald for Mildura 158
Break + Fuel 1:30 PM Lunch in Mildura
2:30 PM Depart Mildura for Renmark 142
Fuel up 4:30 PM Arrive Renmark (4pm arrival time. -30mins Central Time Zone)
5:00 PM Meet & Greet XXX
Accommodation: Riverbend Caravan Park (08)8595-5131
Wednesday, 8 September 2010 8:00 AM Depart Renmark for Waikerie 80
Break + Fuel 9:30 AM Morning Tea in Waikerie
10:00 AM Depart Waikerie for Burra 130
Break + Fuel 12:00 PM Lunch in Burra
1:00 PM Depart Burra for Crystal Brook 90
Break + Fuel 2:00 PM Afternoon Tea in Crystal Brook
2:30 PM Depart Crystal Brook for Port Augusta 111
Fuel up 4:00 PM Arrive in Port Augusta & meet with Perth Crew
6:00 PM Meet & Greet BBQ by Lions
Accommodation: Shoreline Caravan Park (08) 8642 2965
Thursday, 9 September 2010 9:30 AM Depart Port Augusta for Woomera 180
Break + Fuel 11:30 AM Woomera lunch
1:00 PM Depart Woomera for Coober Pedy 374
Fuel up 4:30 PM Arrive Coober Pedy
6:00 PM Meet & greet bbq by Lions & Ulysses
Accommodation: Radeka Downunder Motel (08) 8672-5223 50% disc.
Friday, 10 September 2010 8:00 AM Depart Coober Pedy for Marla 235
Break + Fuel 10:30 AM Morning tea Marla
11:00 AM Depart Marla for Erldunda 254
1:30 PM Lunch Erldunda
2:30 PM Depart Erldunda for Alice Springs 200
Fuel up 4:30 PM Arrive Alice Springs
6:00 PM Dinner & Entertainment Red Dreaming Centre
Accommodation: Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge 1800 896 119
Saturday, 11 September 2010 11:00 AM Lunch by Lions and Ulysses Lasseters Casino.
1:00 PM Depart Alice Springs for Glen Helen Resort 132 kms 132
2:30 PM Arrive Glen Helen Resort
6:30 PM Outback gourmet dinner, entertainment, party
Accommodation: Glen Helen Resort (08) 8956 7489
Sunday, 12 September 2010 8:00 AM Breakfast
After breakfast the organised part of BDR is finished. You are free to stay on at Glen Helen (please book early), tour the region, head home or continue travelling.
Please note that times and distances contained in the Itinerary are estimates only and you are free to travel at your own pace and times.
It is your responsibility to book accommodation or camp sites and please quote BDR when booking to ensure you receive applicable discounts.
All meals are at your cost and if you are a registered rider it is presumed (for catering purposes) that you will be attending the organised meals as listed above.



Here’s a list of the blog posts written during the 16-day journey to Australia’s Red centre and back again:

Day 1: Camperdown to Grenfell

Day 2: Grenfell to Hay

Day 3: Hay to Renmark

Day 4: Renmark to Port Augusta

Day 5: Port Augusta to Coober Pedy

Day 6: Coober Pedy to Alice Springs (photos)

Day 7: The Black Dog Ride Grand Finale

Days 8-10: Alice Springs to Threeways to Mt Isa

Day 11: Mt. Isa to Winton

Day 12: Winton to Blackall

Day 13: Blackall to Mitchell

Day 14: Mitchell to Moree

Day 15: Moree to Muswellbrook

Day 16: Muswellbrook to Sydney