The annual Aust Day BBQ for the Friendsâ will be held at the
Thornton Park Reserve, Paradise â (the former Reservoir)
Address: Just off Gorge Road on Hamilton Tce, Paradise, 5075
Gregory’s Map: 167 Reference: C3
9.40am â walkers arrive at the Hamilton Tce car park
10am – Walk departs (lead by John Potter)
12 noon onwards – BBQ lunch under the trees.
â¢BYO meat, salads/nibbles to share, drinks, plates & chairs. (yes alcohol is allowed)
â¢BBQ plate (cook your own) and tables provided.
â¢Large shady picnic areas
â¢There are electric BBQs and we will bring a gas BBQ and our marquee.
â¢Park is open until 8pm.
â¢Kiosk is open and Reservoir Hotel is across the road.
â¢No cost to attend.
â¢No booking is required to attend walk or the BBQ â if you are there you will be there.
â¢No dogs allowed due to numerous ducks and birdlife.
Thorndon Park Reserve
The park is in a lovely aquatic parkland setting with shade and numerous paths to explore, especially for older kids. Interactive Maps link