Melbourne White Water Kayaking Trip: The Yarra River, close to Melbourne offers the right kayaking conditions for a fun and exciting day out where participants will learn new kayaking skills and work together to successfully complete a river kayaking trip while negotiating grade 1 & 2 rapids. You will be shown the basic skills needed to safely navigate down the river, with just enough excitement provided by the Yarra River's rapids to raise your adrenalin levels!
All activity equipment is provided and our professional river guides will ensure a fun team building day is had by all. We use a range of different one or two person boats to suit your size.
If you are visiting Melbourne, it's a great way to see some of the great Aussie bush lands and spot some of our wildlife. Sometimes we see koala's, snakes, turtles, fish, bats and always a wide range of birdlife along the river.
Melbourne White Water Kayaking
- Heart-pounding kayaking over Class 2 rapids
- Spectacular scenery passing by native park lands
- Kayak instruction from our professional instructors
- Chance to see local wildlife & native birds
- Chance to develop your kayaking skills on flat water
- Kayaking & safety equipment
- Single and double kayaks available
- Professional guides
- Public Liability Insurance
- First Aid
What to bring:
- Bathers/ board shorts, Shorts, Towel
- In winter fleecy tops, thermals, pants and spray jacket are recommended
- Water resistant sunscreen
- Woolen socks
- Old pair of runners (you must have footwear on the river).
- A change of dry clothes for lunch nearby at your choice of venue!
- Plastic bag for any wet gear and a Daypack to put it all into!
- Suitable for ages 6+ years
- Chidden under 16 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- Average ability to swim is recommended.
- General level of fitness required.
- If you are pregnant or have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.
- 3 hours. Tours starting at 1pm (Sat 9:30am & 1pm)
- In the case of extreme weather conditions this experience will be rescheduled for a later date.
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- White Water Kayaking and Abseiling Day Melbourne
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