For people who consider that they have good kayak confidence and elementary support strokes. The aim of this class is to give you the skills and knowledge necessary to handle a sea kayak in breaking waves, how to catching waves and how to disembark from a beach landing in safety. Kayak and paddling gear supplied.
Location: Barwon Heads (just north of the bridge)
Description: For people who consider that they have good kayak confidence and good support strokes. The aim of this class is to give you the skills and knowledge necessary to handle a sea kayak in breaking waves and undertake a day trip in open water. The aim of this class is to give you the skills and knowledge necessary to handle a sea kayak in breaking waves, how to catching waves (and stay up right) and how to disembark from a beach landing in safety. You will also learn about paddling through a surf zone. A sea kayak can be supplied or you can bring your own. Barwon Heads has gentle waves so this is a safe environment to practice your surf zone skills.
Single kayak, paddle, PFD, spray deck, pump, spray jacket, thermals, wet suits are all supplied and included in the cost. We will fit you to the most suitable single kayak in relation to your height and weight. You can also bring your own sea kayak for a reduced rate.
DURATION: 1 Day (9:30 am to 3:30 pm)
INCLUSIONS: All kayak equipment (single kayak, pfd, paddle, pump, spay deck, spray jacket, thermals, wet suits)
Sea Kayak Expedition along the scenic east coast of Wilsons Promontory for 6 days. Camping at all the best beaches. Amazing landscape and beautiful beaches. 10 km per day of paddling so plenty of time to fish, snorkel, walk and relax. Boat pick up at the end to take people back to the start.
Tour Dates: 4 - 9 December 2017, 6 - 11 February 2018, 8 - 13 March 2018, 2 - 7 April 2018.
Refer to Link: East Coast Wilsons Promontory Sea Kayak Tour
Introduction to Sea Kayaking Course for the 16th - 17 th September 2017. There are 8 vacancies at the moment. Comprehensive course covering all basic kayaking skills, capsizing plus theory on tide, wind, waves and trip planning. Kayak and kayak gear supplied plus course notes. Includes complementary after course kayak hire for 1/2 day. Full Description of Course refer to link Introduction to Sea Kayaking
Kayak Hire is from Abbotsford - Yarra River (all year round). We supply a trolley and are located just 300m from the water. We are open every day in autumn. Call before hand to make sure kayaks are available and make a booking.