Colleges Crossing to Richardson Park
Sunday, 15 June 2008
This is the section of the Brisbane river below the weir.
Full DetailsWe will depart from Colleges Crossing soon after 9 am. High tide there will be around 10 am so most of the trip will be with the tide.
We will kayak 6 km past Venus Pools to Kookaburra Park where we will stop for a snack.
There is a 9 km stretch to the junction with the Bremer river and Joseph Brady Park where we will lunch
From there we will do another 9 km to Richardson Park
If we have enough cars we will leave a car at Richardson's park on the way up else we will have to do a car shuttle
Time: Sunday 15th June 2008 Meet at clubhouse at 7 am
Meet: 7 am at the UQ Canoe Club to load kayaks. Depart before 7.45 am and drive to Richardson Park to drop one car. Drive on to Crosby crossing. Aim to be on the water by 9am.
Tides: High tide at Brisbane Bar is 6.46 am and Colleges crossing will be about 3 hours later
Registration: Please register your interest with the leader by email (first come first served). Please indicate whether you have transport and if you have roof racks for kayaks. If you have not kayaked with the leader before please give some indication of your skills level to assist planning.
Leader: Michael Wynne
See MAPS OF BRISBANE for details.