Rowing - Head of Yarra 2019

Details of Trip

Friday 29th November. 

Girls make their own way to Sydney airport T2 by 6:50am. Flight VA816 departing Sydney at 8am, arriving Melbourne at 9:35am.

Girls transported to Amity Apartments on 2 12seater buses (Rob and Kathleen drivers). Accommodation may not available to check-in, however the plan would be to leave bags at the apartments, bring rowing gear and go to the boats. Rig the boats then row over the course. Lunch (covered in cost) in South Yarra or Southbank. 

Afternoon (from 3pm) free, shopping for breakfast (covered in cost), snacks. 

Dinner 6:30pm venue TBC, crew only (covered in cost)

Saturday (race day) 31st November.

6:30am Breakfast. The race start is 9am this year, with Schools and older Maters crews going off in the first group, so race time will be between 9am - 10am. There is heaps of information including a bend by bend of the course on the HOY website. 




If families want to watch the best places are the big bend, and Hawthorne bridge. There are bikes for hire, and lots of ways to enjoy the day while cheering loudly. After the race is derig, lunch (covered in cost) cheer on other crews and enjoy the atmosphere.


6:30pm Dinner (Venue TBC) Families welcome and encouraged, own cost.  


Sunday 1st December

Checkout Amity Apartments 7:15am, leaving in 12 seaters by 7:30am to be at Melbourne airport by 8:30am for 10am flight VA833. Land in Sydney 11:25am. Girls to make their own way home.

Accommodation – Accommodation has been booked at Amity Apartments in South Yarra http://www.amitysouthyarra.com.au  

27-29 Claremont Street

South Yarra

VIC 3141

Ph: (03) 8825 3700

These are serviced apartments which will allow everyone to make breakfast, do some washing, have space to stretch and relax etc. Please note that the girls will be sharing a room, and in some cases a queen bed with a friend for the time we are there.

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