Tweed Heads Camping Weekend
Saturday, 12 April 2014
Club camping multi-discipline trip to Tweed Heads, NSW.
Full DetailsJoin the club members in a relaxing weekend down on the stunning waters of the Tweed river for a weekend that will have something for all! Come for one or two days.
Members of the club will travel to Tweed heads and stay at Colonial holiday and home park on the Tweed River. We will take a range of boats to accommodate as many disciplines as possible. Surf sessions in sea kayaks, surf skis and white water boats for advanced members. Paddle the calmer flat waters in a K1 or TKs, and discover areas of a different river. A game of canoe polo may also be on the cards.
Environment: Creek, river, estuary, Ocean, Surf - depending on skill levels and boats
Risks/Hazards: surf, rocks, boat traffic, fatigue, algae, marine life, sunburn, capsize, dehydration, paddle related injuries
Risk minimisation: Bring suitable clothing for the beach and paddling, Dress for the outdoors, Bring wind/ rain proof cag/ jacket. Advise trip leader of any medical conditions beforehand. Observe members skills before permitting them to engage in more dangerous activities. Only enter the surf if conditions are favourable, Surf activities will be banned if too rough. All activities will take place within 50m of land.
Emergency contact: Marine Rescue Point Danger 07 5536 9333, 0409 249 993, or 000; VHF 16
Colonial Tweed Caravan Park
Costs: $32 per night per site with an extra $8 per person. The camp sites are apparently large (so would be shared), and there would be no problem finding a spot for a camping trailer.
Bad weather alternative : Day trip to Currumbin or Wivenhoe.
Register by: Sun 6th April