Multi Day School Sea Kayaking Expeditions are one of the most unique form of outdoor education activities available. Testing out navigational, communication, group management, organisation, leadership and camp craft skills. Ideal for Duke of Edinburgh gold and silver awards. Suitable for Outdoor Education and Environmental Science classes and Duke of Edinburgh silver and gold awards. Locations are remote but safe and there is real sense of adventure, challenge and a once off experience.
These tours are conducted in marine coastal national parks and hinerland national parks, so the wildlife is plentiful and scenary is spectacular. Camp at remote sandy beaches and sit around at dinner and chat about the day and watch a beautiful sunset or have a late swim to cool down. During the trip students will go on a journey and have to cooperate in a group. Navigation, leadership, team work and camp craft will all be practised. Environemntal issue can also be discussed along the way.
Sea kayaking expeditions are unique and each day students will work with and try and understand the elements and adapt.
All sea kayaking venues have been tried and tested many times for safety, access and a well rounded adventure experience.
A training day is usually conducted 1-2 weeeks before hand to familarise students with how to pack, what to bring and what to expect. Students will also develop there paddling skills. Also refer to FAQ section for schools.
Multi Day School Sea Kayaking Expeditions are offered at 6 locations:
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.