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Cavalry Reunion 2018







Names of members who will be attending the Cavalry Reunion 2018, Sawtell, New South Wales    18:03:2018


Cavalry Reunion 2018 Registration Form.



Update: 11:12:2017


The Sawtell Reunion, 2018 will be held from Saturday 2nd June through to, and including Tuesday 5th June. For the most part, activities will centre around the Sawtell RSL Club, located right in the heart of the Sawtell village in First Avenue. You can't miss the big multi storey club building. The Pacific ocean surf is a mere 100 metres from it.


Saturday will see the Meet, Greet and Registration take place in the Club in the downstairs area of the Norm Rowland Lounge. Full Club facilities will be available to all attendees.

The Club Bistro operates 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. The coffee Shop is open from the time of opening of the Club until late at night, and light snacks, drinks, desserts etc can be also obtained from there at any time of the Club opening hours. Most accommodation is just a short walk to the Club and the shopping area in First Ave. Besides the Club, there are numerous coffee shops, restaurants, fast food outlets and bars, with the Sawtell Hotel opposite the Club premises. The Sawtell Bowling Club is approx. 200 metres from the Club, and visitors are always made welcome. Sawtell Golf Club is also close by for those who wish to play a round of golf. The energetic can easily walk there, about 700 metres distant to the Club.


Sunday commences at 11am with a march up the main street, First Ave., and around the Club to the Lyle Rose RSL Memorial Park for a Service of Commemoration. This is followed by a luncheon in the upstairs dining and covered verandah area of the Club.


Monday an optional trip by coach is offered , travelling into the Coffs Coast hinterland, visiting Bellingen, and then climbing up onto the plateau to Dorrigo through the ancient Dorrigo Gondwana National Heritage park, passing two waterfalls and visiting the National Parks and Wildlife sky walk, Dangar Falls, Griffins lookout and lunching at the Dorrigo RSL Golf Club. Morning tea will also be provided during the trip.


Tuesday, a General Meeting of the Association will be held in the Norm Rowland lounge area of the Club, commencing at 10.15am.


In the evening, in the upstairs Princess Room  auditorium, the famous Seafood/Carvery Smorgasbord of the Club will be on. This Smorgasbord is the only one on the Mid North Coast where you can eat all the fresh prawns, oysters (natural, kilpatrick), fish pieces, bites etc  that you can manage, along with traditional roasts, veges, salads and a huge dessert bar to choose from, as well as tea/coffee etc. This smorgasbord is a signature dish of the North Coast, and great value. Entertainment will be provided. The night is strictly informal.


A Registration/Booking and Payment form is included in this issue. Electronic transfer of funds is available to our Association Account, HOWEVER, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU ALSO RETURN THE BOOKING SHEET TO ME AT THE ADDRESS GIVEN, TO ENABLE ME TO ACCURATELY BOOK YOU IN AND MATCH YOU TO YOUR FUNDS TRANSFER. ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL.!! Already in other funds transfer transactions, I have encountered bank hiccups which have been "untraceable" (according to them.)...Looking forward to seeing you.



Sawtell is situated 7 kms south of Coffs Harbour, and enjoys the most temperate climate within Australia (according to the CSIRO.) Winters are relatively warm and dry, with day time temperatures ranging in the 20's and 9 to 14 overnight.

Direct flights from Melbourne , Sydney and Brisbane connect Coffs Harbour , vide Qantaslink, Virgin, Tiger and Corporate Air.



BOAMBEE BAY RESORT, Barber Close, Sawtell. Five star resort, units sleep 6, full resort facilities available, own kitchen in Unit. Ph: 02 66532700 for reservations.


SAWTELL MOTOR INN. 57 Boronia Street, Sawtell. Four star motor inn. Modern two storey building, kitchenettes, balconies etc.pool, spa, foxtel. ph: 02 66589872. (Mention Cavalry Reunion for discount)


THE COASTERS MOTEL, 77 First Ave., Sawtell. Motel style accommodation, pool. ph: 02 66531541 (


SAWTELL HOTEL, 1st Ave., Sawtell. Typical hotel, budget accommodation. ph:02 66531213.


SAWTELL BEACH SHACKS. 4th Ave., Sawtell. Newly constructed holiday lettings. Two with 2 bedrooms, sleep 4 comfortably. Kitchens etc. ph: 0432477701 or 0428533163


Being a seaside resort town, Sawtell also has multiple listings of holiday accommodation ranging from small flats to houses, units, air BNB etc. All of these are covered under two main Letting Agents within Sawtell:


McGRATH. Office located at 1/57 First Ave., Sawtell phone 02 66581577


NOLANS. Office located 9 First Ave., Sawtell. phone 02 66500655


SAWTELL BEACH HOLIDAY PARK. 5 Lyons Road, Sawtell. The park has set aside premium powered and unpowered sites in a collective area nearest the surf and beach walkways, as well as grouping cabins of varying price ranges. A deposit for the first night will be asked for when booking. MENTION CAVALRY REUNION FOR DISCOUNT. ph 02 66484485


** NOTE: All accommodation within EASY WALKING DISTANCE of SAWTELL RSL CLUB, with the exception of Boambee Bay Resort, a 20 minute walk on concrete pathway.

FOR ALL OTHER ACCOMMODATION IN COFFS HARBOUR, PHONE PACIFIC PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ON 02 66521466. This company holds the key to most all accommodation within Coffs Harbour. Note that Coffs Harbour is a 20 minute drive to Sawtell at the best of times. MENTION CAVALRY REUNION TO THEM for possible discount.






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