Lake Paika Station: 8 – 10 May 18

2018 Ulysses Annual Meeting

We are organising the Ulysses Adventure Riders Special Interest Group annual meeting and warmly encourage all old, continuing and new UAR SIG members to join in this event.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Where and When – It will be at Lake Paika Station, near Balranald NSW, on 8 – 10 May 2018. This brochure (PDF) is interesting reading.

Camping – It’s basically a camping event. There are just a few beds that we’ll allocate to those in genuine need. Note: Early registrants have been allocated most of the beds.

Cost – The cost is $175 per person. This includes camping facilities and meals. Those few with a bed will pay more.

Meals – It’s good tucker. Catering is from dinner on Tuesday to breakfast on Thursday.

Beer – The local pub will supply a small range of pre-ordered cold beer cans and stubbies to the Station’s refrigerators on Tuesday. The cost is $16 per six-pack. This includes a small fund-raising margin to assist NAR with its set-up costs.

Day RideWorld Heritage Mungo National Park is about 1 ½ hours away so we’re planning an optional day ride on the Wednesday. The Station will supply a packed lunch for those participating.

Fuel and Supplies – Available at nearby Balranald.

Getting There – You’ll make you own way to the Station. We can help you find someone to ride with, if you want us to. If you’re organising a ride to the event, please let us know when you register or via comment below or comms.nar@gmail.com, so we can add it to the list below.

Ride Forms – Please note that UAR SIG ride forms do not carry over to NAR and you’ll need to complete new forms. See Ride With Us.

Payment – Payment is due promptly on registration. Please pay $175 plus $16 per six-pack to the bank account below. Please put your surname in the details field.

Account Name: Ulysses Adventure Riders
BSB: 062835
Account Number: 10025526

No beer: $175
1 six-pack: $191
2 six-packs: $207
3 six-packs: $223
4 six-packs: $239
5 six-packs: $255
6 six-packs: $271


Wayne McNaughton 0408 401 604 will be leaving Saturday 5th May.

First night will be at the Central Hotel, Eugowra 02 6859 2247.

Sunday night Hillston with no bookings, will just wing it.

Monday night Mungo National Park Camp.

Tuesday into Paika.

On the return trip, if you want to tag along, Thursday night 10th May a pub stay at Yenda, 02 6968 1014.

Then Grenfell for Friday, will wing that one, then home Saturday to get brownie points for Mothers Day.


Ron Parker 0408 791 860 will be riding from North Qld to link up with four riders from Gympie.


Russell Nurse 0414 268 634 is leading a group from Goulburn.


Cameron Reid 0417 764 159 is leading a group from Porepunkah in Vic.


Peter Maguire 0408 332 201 and Helmut Abt 0421 422 331 are both leading groups of riders from Melbourne and nearby.


Some Hunter Valley and North Coast riders will go via Louth, Menindee and Pooncarie, departing Scone Friday morning 4th May. Some riders will go to to the main Ulysses AGM at Barmera afterwards. Warren Sakey 0438 285 366


Les Gardner 0438 155 143 is leading a ride from Oberon to Lake Paika and back to Bathurst. Riders will join at Oberon and at Tumut. There are pubs to stay at or camping nearby.

Sat 5th May:   Oberon (10 am start) – Murrambateman (late fuel and lunch) – Tumut (Royal Hotel).

Sun:   Tumut – Corryong – Anglers Rest (Blue Duck Inn or camp on river across road).

Mon:   Anglers Rest – Falls Creek – Mt Beauty – Bright – Whitfield – Tocumwal (Tocumwal Hotel/Motel or camp in Vic across creek in reserve).

Tue:   Tocumwal – Lake Paika Station

Thu:   Lake Paika Station – Hilston – Euabalong (Royal Hotel or camp across road in reserve).

Fri:   Euabalong – Forbes – Bathurst (where Les lives)

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