Pedal for the Platypus - Southern Highlands: Weekend of 20-21 October

Join us and Battle for Berrima for a great weekend of cycling, scenery and action to save our drinking water catchment - and one of our most unique animals - from coal mining on 20/21 October, 2018.

RSVP here and we'll be in touch soon with more details about how you can enjoy one or all of these great events:

  • Early morning Platypus tours along the Wingecarribee River Saturday & Sunday morning
  • Saturday morning - Pedal for the Platypus: ride with Battle for Berrima to the site of the proposed Hume Coal mine. Visit a gorgeous property alongside the Wingecarribee River to see some of the rare flora and fauna threatened by the mine. Then make the easy ride back to Berrima for a BBQ
  • Saturday Afternoon - Battle for Berrima are holding a forum ahead of the 2019 NSW Election – asking the tough questions on policies to protect the Southern Highlands and the Sydney Drinking Water Catchment from coal exploration and mining
  • Saturday Evening - fundraiser: join Battle for Berrima for some food and wine and enjoy their ‘Save the Platypus’-themed event. All funds raised will go towards the community campaign to protect the Southern Highlands and our drinking water catchment from Hume Coal's proposed mine
  • Sunday - Bowral Classic: join Lock the Gate and Battle for Berrima's #Time2Choose team for the Bowral Classic. Enter now for your choice of everything from a 35km social ride which explores the Southern Highlands, right up to the 175km Maxi. When you RSVP, we'll be in touch with details of a special 20% discount available for riders entering with our #Time2Choose #BattleForBerrima team in the 35 kilometre Social Classic. Thanks Bowral Classic!!

Free camping available in the Berrima Church grounds.


October 20, 2018 at 10am - October 21, 2018
Nic Clyde ·
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