The Land Rover Owners Club (LROC) was formed in 1966 by a group of enthusiasts who shared an interest in four wheel driving and the great outdoors. It caters for all models from Series I right through to the current Defender, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Evoque and Range Rover.
We welcome owners of other four wheel drive vehicles in our club - in fact, we have life members who don't own Land Rovers.
Since its inception the Club has promoted responsible four wheel driving as a legitimate recreational and family activity and we adhere to a code of ethics and principles endorsed by the Australian National Four Wheel Drive Council and Four Wheel Drive Victoria.
Each month, the Club organises day, weekend and extended trips to satisfy various interests of the wide range of membership and cater for the novice through to the experienced driver.
With the growing resurgence of the Land Rover marques and the popularity of four wheel drive touring, the club is adapting to the needs of the Land Rover owner of the 21st Century.
The club is a source of valuable information through the experiences of our members, links with the 4x4 movement and vehicle and equipment suppliers.
Denistone Sports Club
25th January 2017
Denistone Sports Club Ltd.
59 Chatham Road
Denistone NSW 2114
Become a Member
Members of the club enjoy many benefits, some of which are:
Fee structure - All the above benefits are available to members for their membership fee of less than $2 per week. Also, by meeting with other enthusiasts who share similar interests, members can enjoy the camaraderie, knowledge and experiences gained through years of four wheel driving and outdoor recreation.
Road trip to the Gosford Classic Car Museum
Trip Leader: Chris Burdett
When: Sunday the 5th of February
Where: Gosford Classic Car Museum
Time to dust off your series 1, 2 and 3 and take a trip to the Gosford Classic Car Museum 5 Feb 2017.
This trip is designed for historic vehicles, however any club member can participate.
You can even bring your non Landrover.
A sedate pace in keeping with Series 1 performance along the old Pacific Highway to Gosford.
Definitely no freeway driving.
Tickets are $20 per person. Details of the museum can be found at gosfordclassiccarmuseum.com.au
General Meeting - Wednesday 25th January
Self Drive Adventures are returning to the club for the general meeting on Wednesday 25 January. Linda and Mike will again talk about Glen and Katrina's planned African safari and as seen in the following extract from their website they will introduce their newest self drive adventure through Europe while driving DEFENDERS.
Experience Europe in a very different way to the usual tour. Rather than take you to the obvious highlights, this self drive adventure brings you to a much more remote Europe, which, perhaps, you never thought existed.
Highlights on your Self Drive Adventure include:
Amsterdam from the water; cycling on a e-bike in the gently undulating hills of Limburg, the Netherlands; Colmar; the Grand Ballon and Besançon in the Vosges in Eastern France. Good off-road driving in the South of France, with beautiful scenery, quaint villages, fantastic food and wine.
The Pyrenees in Spain: You self drive through, remote, high, stunning and varied countryside. We will see old bridges, chapels in the middle of nowhere. We may encounter snow in the mountains that may change our route. We will have picnic lunches in stupendous places. It’s Europe at its most beautiful.
We’ll stay in good hotels, as often as possible, with a certain wow factor.
We’ll self drive in excellent, recent model Land Rover Defenders, capable of all the off-roading we are going to do.
This self drive adventure will be an experience to remember.
General Meeting - Wednesday 22nd March
International Author and Landy owner Tony Park will be guest speaker at the club general meeting on Wednesday 22 March. Writer of over a dozen books Tony grew up in western Sydney, has been a newspaper reporter in Australia and England, is a Major in the Australian Army Reserve and has served six months in Afghanistan.
Tony and his wife divide their time between homes in Sydney and South Africa. At home in South Africa on the border of Kruger National Park, the Park's have a 1984 short wheelbase Series III, a 300Tdi Defender along with a more modern Discovery 3 sitting under the carport.
If you're interested in stories about Land Rovers, life in South Africa or being a writer then come and listen to Tony at the March general meeting.
14th Annual Historic Land Rover Weekend
Series and Historic Land Rover get together
When: Friday April 7th to Sunday April 9th
Where: Capertee Valley
The Land Rover Owners' Club of Australia, Sydney Branch is inviting all owners of Historic and interesting Land Rovers and Range Rovers to join them in a weekend of activities based on the property of Club Members Patrick and Margaret
The property has good bush camping and is about 44 kilometres north of Lithgow.
Two bush toilets are provided, but there are no other facilities.
Access to the site is possible for camper trailers towed by a proper 4WD (i.e. with low ratio and high clearance), but NOT caravans.
Details of how to get there will be provided on booking.
Fuel and Basic Supplies are available from the store at Capertee, about 14 kilometres away.
People are welcome to arrive at the property any time after lunch on the Friday.
Friday will be spent settling in to the campsite, viewing the vehicles and counting rivets. There will be a campfire in the evening subject to fire restrictions.
On Saturday morning, if there is sufficient interest, a short trip will be taken through the spectacular Capertee Valley and visiting the historic shale mining town of Glen Davis.
After lunch, there will be a chance to test your driving skills with a series of motorkhana events.
In the evening, many tall tales will be told around the campfire (subject to fire restrictions).
On Sunday morning we will take the opportunity to explore some interesting tracks on a nearby property, finishing up mid-morning to allow people to either return home or continue on with their journey.
Motor Museum - 5th Feb
General Meeting - 25 January
General Meeting - 22 March
Historic Land Rover Weekend - 7-9 Apr