Stinson Plane Crash Wreck Hike – 7am Saturday 31st August 2019

Stinson Plane Crash Wreck Hike

A CHALLENGING and ADVENTUROUS FULL DAY hike to the historic Stinson Plane Wreck Site. This fabulous day out combines a strenuous hike with history as we trek to the site of the 1937 plane crash site in Lamington National Park.

Covering 18km, some steep climbs and rock scrambling, this hike is suitable for those with a high level of fitness and stamina.

79 years ago, Bernard O’Reilly from O’Reilly’s Guest House on Green Mountain, uncovered the plane wreckage. Against all odds, 10 days after the crash, he found the plane with two survivors. Charging for help, he also discovered young Wrestwray along the way, the third survivor who had gone for help. An astonishing tale that is relived through the story telling of our local Wilderness Guides.

Stinson Wreck Hike with Women's Fitness Adventures

Our hike takes us in from Christmas Creek to Westwray’s Grave where we recount the tragic tale of this brave crash survivor. Then we head up, and up to the site of the wreck.

We stop for lunch at the clearing and a well earnt cup of tea and piece of cake – our “high tea of the bush”, before we retrace our steps back to the car.

 

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Inclusions

What’s included

  • Professional Qualified Wilderness Guides local to the area.
  • Local knowledge of history, flora and fauna
  • Your Women’s Fitness Adventures C.R.E.W Leader, who will make you feel comfortable and at ease right from the start. From introductions to conversation, you will immediately feel that you belong to the group and the adventure.
  • Our Professional Guides and your Women’s Fitness Adventures Leader hold current First Aid and CPR Qualifications
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Applicable National Park Permits and requirements
  • Emergency communications and group first aid kit
  • Morning tea and cake – we call it the high tea of the bush

the "high tea" of the bush with Women's Fitness Adventures

 

At Women’s Fitness Adventures we are delighted to work with Queensland and NSW National Parks. Part of being a responsible Commercial Operator is ensuring we have the necessary permits and insurances to operate safely and responsibly in our National Parks. The benefit for you, our valued members, is that you can be assured that we are doing our part to ensure that our National Parks remain an important resource for everyone to enjoy.

FAQS

I haven’t done this before, will I be fit enough?
Our Stinson Wreck Hike is considered a challenging hike and a high level of fitness is required.

There are steep sections, rock scrambling and possible creek crossings.

The day is long – up to 10 hours of hiking as well as driving time on top of that – approximately 2 hours each way.

If you wish to discuss your level of fitness for this hike, please contact the office to speak with one of our C.R.E.W Leaders. Call 0412 121 420

Do I need any special gear?

We recommend you wear your hiking boots, long pants and a long sleeve shirt. In addition bring a water bottle, hat, morning tea and sunscreen. Always bring more food than you need as you WILL get hungry.

If you have gloves we recommend you bring these – cycling, gardening or gym gloves will do.

Can I come alone?

Absolutely! Many of our adventurers start out not knowing anyone. By the end of the adventure, you would think everyone has been friends for years

What about wet weather?

We are extremely mindful of the weather when doing this hike and YOUR SAFETY is always our highest priority.

Should we need to cancel due to excessive or forecast rain, storms or severe weather, we will notify you the night before, if not sooner via text and email. You will have the option of a full refund, transfer or credit should Women’s Fitness Adventures cancel this event.

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDTIONS

Booking Terms and Conditions.

Payment for our Stinson Plane Crash Wreck hike is final once you receive a confirmation email.

For cancellations made before 31st July 2019, you will receive a refund less a 25% admin fee. NO refunds or transfers are given for cancellations after 31st July 2019.

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Additional information

Location

Australia, Lamington National Park, Scenic Rim

Start Date

7am Saturday 31st August 2019

Length

18km approximately

No. of Days

Full Day – up to 10 hours hiking

Fitness Level

Challenging, High

$235.00
One adventure per person
Challenging

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