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A huge congratulations and thank you to everyone who joined us for our
3rd and best walk so far!!!
We can't wait to see you again in 2024!!


8:00 am

Point Nepean National Park

(more details below)

$30 early-bird tickets

(more details below)

Walk for mental health research

The Rotary Club of Sorrento recently hosted their 3rd LIFT THE LID WALK in 2023!


These walks are a great way to spread awareness of the 1 in 5 Australians who are suffering from a mental illness. Help us Lift the Lid on Mental Illness this summer by walking with us!

All proceeds go into mental health research through Australian Rotary Health.

Location Details:

Start from the beach end of the Polo Fields - Jarman Oval (car park) at Point Nepean National Park, Portsea. There are three walks to choose from (Walkers have the option to turn around at any time). See below for their details.

1st option: 2.8km approx.

From the Polo Fields to Observation point and return along the beach or Coles track.

2nd option: 5.2km approx. 

From the Polo Fields to Gunners Cottage and return along the beach or Coles track.

3rd option: 9.5km approx. 

From the Polo Fields to Point Nepean and return via Defence Road, the beach or Coles track.

Click here for the maps of all walking routes at Point Nepean National Park. There is $5 supervised parking will be available on the Polo Fields.  Dogs are NOT welcomed as this is a National Park area! There is no safe drinking water available from Gunners Cottage to Point Nepean, so please bring your own water.


Fee Details:

$30 early-bird registrations will include a t-shirt. Kids under 15 walk FREE! (no free shirt). Ticket purchase including a t-shirt cut off will be announced soon. Entries purchased after 9 am on February 2nd will NOT receive a t-shirt. All orders from then will only include your ticket entry into the walk.


You can register your attendance and collect your t-shirt from 8am in the park area beside the Polo Fields in the Point Nepean National Park. You can register from 8am on the day, credit card facilities available.

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GET your business INVOLVED

2023 will see up to 26 locations across Australia walking for mental health research. ​It is the perfect time to get your company or business involved!


Support your local community, break down the barriers and stigma associated with mental health and help raise funds for mental health research. Today's research is tomorrow's treatment and cures.​​

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