Karragarra island and the Secret Garden
Saturday, 22 September 2012
Part of a Queensland Government Training Grant. Club members will lead a trip to Karragarra island and the Secret Passage under the supervision of a qualified instructor.
Full DetailsPaddle from Victoria Point pontoon south between Garden and Macleay islands and stop for lunch on Karragarra island. The return route is from Karragarra through the "secret garden" channel of Garden island from east to west, and then north to Coochiemudlo island for a stop. After this we will return to the pontoon at Victoria point.
Date: 22 September 2012
Tides: Low 7:56 AM (7:36 AM@Bar) 0.44 m; High 14:44 (14:24@Bar) 2.14m; 21:34 (21:14@Bar) 0.68m
Put in point: VMR pontoon and ramp, Victoria Point at 10 AM
Meet: UQ Club shed
Risks and Hazards: Sunburn, fatigue, hypothermia, dehydration, Sea sickness, cuts and bruises, Boat capsize, Boat traffic, Tendonitis, Paddle induced injuries, wind and current (weather), group separation
Map to the put in point (VMR pontoon, Cleveland Point).
Costs: Wear and tear contribution for club gear. Petrol money to your driver, and a few extra dollars in case of coffee stop or unplanned ferry trip.
Registration: Email Martin. Please include whether you have a car, and if you have roof racks and/or can tow a trailer.
This training trip is made possible due to a 2012 Queensland Government Grant (Department of Communities) to improve club leadership depth. The grant was part of the department's Sport and Recreation Inclusion Program (Club support category).