Sea Kayak Trips 2017
A training trip for club leaders and more experienced paddlers (trip leaders/ Inductors)
A weekend trip along the northern bay side of North Stradbroke island, with a paddle over the Amity banks and Rous channel if conditions permit.
An introductory day to Coochiemudlo Island in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach (Coochie Group). Moved to April 14.
An introductory day from Clontarf Beach (Redcliffe) in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach (Easter Group).
This session will concentrate on negotiating the surf zone safely. Likely route is out of the Currumbin Bar then practicing negotiating the surf on the northern beach. More experienced sea kayakers.
A flatwater day paddle from Noosaville to Lake Weyba and back.
A day trip Victoria point to Peel Island return with time for lunch and exploration. Only people who have demonstrated the use of a spray deck, performed a wet exit, and undertaken an assisted (T) rescue in a sea kayaks are eligible for this trip.
A day trip from Paradise point on the northern Gold Coast to Coomera Island at the mouth of the Coomera river. We will leave from Paradise Point (northern Gold Coast), returning to the same place via Wasp Creek.
A assessment day aimed at members who wish to go on the Fraser Trip but aren't sure if you're ready. We paddle from Bongaree beach following the shoreline from inside the Bribie Passage to around the south eastern tip of Bribie. There will be extensive training exercises on this trip as we assess everyone's readiness for the Fraser expedition paddle.
The Paddle is open to all club members. However, preference will be given to those people who have expressed an interest in the Fraser Trip.
An introductory day to Coochiemudlo Island in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach (Saturday Group).
A more challenging paddle from Scarborough to Red Beach on Bribie Island and return, with a chance to practice paddle skills on the trip.
A fun sea kayak trip around Karragarra Island in Moreton Bay. This trip is suitable for beginners with suitable fitness.
Test pack your sea kayaks for the Fraser island expedition. See if it all fits!
An eight day expedition along the
An eight day expedition along the western side of Fraser island (9 including travel). For more experienced paddlers and campers.
A trip along Coochin Creek, half way along the Pumicestone passage.
An evening introduction to Weather and Tides. - Essential Foundation skills for anyone planning their own paddling adventure.
Paddling from Raby Bay to Peel island with time to explore. This trip is not suitable for beginners.
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