Outing NSW Rail Museum

Sunday 8 July 2018

A small party of trainspotters visited the NSW Rail Museum at Thirlmere on Sunday 8 July. The visit was planned to coincide with the day that the museum ran a steam train.

We arrived in time for the obligatory coffee break with complimentary biscuits before we had a guided tour by volunteer Allan. Allan explained the mechanics of how a steam train operates and various exhibits such as the Garrett (6040), which was the largest locomotive which operated in Australia. Continue reading Outing NSW Rail Museum

Dinner at Thousand Spices Restaurant – Saturday 01/09/2018

Dinner has been organised for up to 35 people at this Indian Restaurant. Please note the upstairs room has been booked with access only by stairs.

Location: 23 The Crescent, Homebush
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: $35.00 per person for Banquet 2 – you can view the menu by visiting
Drinks: BYO. Corkage may be charged depending on numbers attending.

Bookings close: 24 August 2018

By payment to the Treasurer. You may check payment and refund procedures here.

Convener: Pam Floyd
When you have made your payment please use this online form to notify the convener of your booking. You only need to send one message, as the form is a joint booking and payment confirmation. Please include your surname, a reference to this event and the amount you paid.

Outings Policy
By booking an outing/tour, you confirm that you have read and accept the ‘Outings Policy’ of the Probus Club of Cabarita and Breakfast Point Inc.

Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk – Thursday 02/08/2018

This scenic walk is about 6.5 km long and takes about 2 hours to complete walking at a leisurely pace, stopping frequently to admire the beautiful harbour. There are some stairs (not many) and there are toilets along the way.

Please bring your food and drink supplies and sun protection and wear suitable footwear, nothing less than sneakers. Continue reading Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach walk – Thursday 02/08/2018

Bundeena Art Trail – Sunday 05/08/2018

On the first Sunday of the month the artists of Bundeena open their galleries and workshops to the public as part of the Art Trail. This makes for interesting, easy walking around the quaint hamlet of Bundeena.

Maps and information are available online at Maps are also available at the Bundeena Wharf and local cafes.

As a bonus, the Saltwater Markets ( are held on the same day, just a short walk from the wharf. Products from local artists are available, as well as for the Foodies, fresh baked bread, specialty cheeses, home made chutneys and jams. Continue reading Bundeena Art Trail – Sunday 05/08/2018

Mahratta Garden and House Tour – Tuesday 16/10/2018

Mahratta has been listed with the State Heritage Council and is acknowledged as one of the finest Georgian Art Deco mansions in Sydney. It has one of the few remaining gardens designed by Paul Sorensen in the Sydney Metropolitan area. He also designed the Blue Mountains gardens “The Everglades” and “The Braes”. Continue reading Mahratta Garden and House Tour – Tuesday 16/10/2018