Off The Grid for Alzheimer's WA

September 2020

Off The Grid 365 is excited to be partnering with Alzheimer's WA in their efforts to raise funds to enhance the quality of life for people living with Dementia. Dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians. 


We are fortunate our team is in a unique position to support the fundraising efforts of Alzheimer's WA in the month of September 2020. The events and challenges on offer throughout September, World Dementia Awareness Month, have been created so there is "something for everyone." There are a variety of walk distances and locations, as well as family activities keeping the focus on fundraising for Alzheimer's WA.

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Yallingup, Perth

Bibbulmun Track

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Why We Fundraise

Our vision is to change people's lives one walk at a time. Join us this September in support of Alzheimer's WA in raising funds for people living with Alzheimer's.

"I'm excited at the opportunity to be able to work with and fundraise for a cause I have experienced first hand. I lost my nan in 2018 to Alzheimer's and saw the impact this disease had, not only on her but also my family around providing care and support. I look forward to helping others living with Alzheimer's and those caring for them by giving them opportunities to get out and walk in nature." 

Betina Crooks - Director (Off The Grid 365)

Cape to Cape

This event is aimed at participants wanting to experience sections of the Cape to Cape Track,  including coast, cliffs, limestone caves, headlands and rock formations. This 3 day luxury pack-free tour is all inclusive with transfers from Perth, 1 bedroom apartment accommodation, professionally guided walks, meals and multi-course dinners with wine each night from the Margaret River Region. Each participant is required to achieve the fundraising goal of $2,000 in support of Alzheimer's WA.



Bibbulmun Big Walk - 40km

Test yourself on this physical guided 40km return walk on the world famous Bibbulmun Track either solo, in a duo or as a quad team and fundraise for Alzheimer's WA. The walk starts at the Northern Terminus in Kalamunda through to the Perth Hills Discovery Centre, which is the turnaround point on this journey. Taking in highlights including Rocky Pool, Hewett's Hill Hut, Golden View Lookout, Mundaring Weir and Lake C.Y. O'Connor. Team transition points at the Calamunnda Camel Farm and Perth Hills Discovery Centre are an excellent opportunity for supporters to encourage participants. Each participant / team is required to achieve the fundraising goal of $2,000 in support of Alzheimer's WA.



Swan River Big Walk - 44km

Go the distance on this scenic guided 44km loop walk around the beautiful Swan River either solo, in a duo or as a quad team and fundraise for Alzheimer's WA. Starting at The Swan Yacht Club, participants walk in an anticlockwise direction around the Swan River with the turning point at the Narrows Bridge. The walk takes in a number of amazing vantage points including Heathcote Reserve, Matilda Bay, Point Resolution Reserve, Freshwater Bay and the Left Bank before finishing just after Blackwall Reach Reserve. Team transition points at the Heathcote Reserve, Beaton Park Nedlands and Jabe Dodd Park are an excellent opportunity for supporters to encourage participants. Each participant / team is required to achieve the fundraising goal of $500 in support of Alzheimer's WA.



Swan Valley Walk & Wine

Enjoy an all-inclusive day out in the Swan Valley - a guided 10km walk, lunch along the way, finishing with a lunch cheese platter and wine at a local winery. The walk starts at the iconic wooden bridge at Bells Rapids, before joining the Pilgrim Trail into Walyunga National Park. Expect to see rapids, valley views and kangaroos along this amazing walk. Following the walk, you will be treated to a delicious platter of wine-friendly fare at Black Swan Winery Winery, while soaking up the fantastic views in the Swan Valley.

$100 from every ticket will be donated to Alzheimer's WA



Team Scavenger Hunt

Be challenged against the clock to navigate your way with a map and a set of visual clues whilst walking through the beautiful Kings Park and Botanical Gardens. This challenge has different levels of difficulty, with each guaranteeing a minimum of 5.5km to be covered. As one of the largest urban parklands in the world, Kings Park is the ideal setting for this clue based adventure challenge, where a myriad of treasures are sure to be found by teams. At the end of the event, enjoy a sundowner at Fraser's Restaurant, comparing answers, networking and watching the changing lights over the city and Swan River as the sun begins to set.

$150 from every ticket will be donated to Alzheimer's WA



Endurance Walk to The First Hut 

Enjoy a 21km return walk on the world famous Bibbulmun Track. Starting from the Northern Terminus in Kalamunda, the track passes through Jorgensen Park, and then enters Kalamunda National Park where we follow Piesse Gully with great granite boulder formations. We take a short side trip to Rocky Pool and then continue the climb up from the valley. Passing through jarrah and marri forests, we eventually get to Calamunnda Camel Farm, before the final couple of k's to Hewett's Hill Hut. Enjoy lunch at the hut and look around the campsites that walkers stay in overnight on the track. We return to Kalamunda via the same route.

$10 from every ticket will be donated to Alzheimer's WA



The Bridges

Take in a scenic 10 kilometre loop around the Swan River that takes you past Elizabeth Quay, Barrack Street Jetty, Riverside Drive and the South Perth Foreshore. Called the 'The Bridges' after the two bridges that are crossed at either ends of the walk - the 'Narrows' and the 'Causeway', this walk has been made even more delightful with the developments at Elizabeth Quay as well as the South Perth precinct. 

$10 from every ticket will be donated to Alzheimer's WA



Herdsman Lake Loop

An awesome weekday stroll around Herdsman Lake, which is Perth's largest inner metropolitan wetland and is actually made up of a number of lakes. Herdsman Lake contains one of the most varied and easily observed waterbird fauna of any Lake in southwestern Australia. It is part of a narrow chain of wetlands that extends parallel to the coast from Yanchep in the north to Mandurah in the south in the Spearwood Dune System.

$10 from every ticket will be donated to Alzheimer's WA



Family Scavenger Hunt

If you love adventure, what better challenge than to have to find your own way around Kings Park, seeing things you have never seen before. Initial briefing on how to read a map will be given and then it is up to you to make your own adventure. Armed with a map and a page of pictures you navigate around the park and match the picture with the marker on the map. We have three levels - easy, medium and hard to keep the whole family entertained.  

$10 from every ticket will be donated to Alzheimer's WA




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