The east coast of Wilsons Promontory has secluded coves that are so beautiful you will not want to leave! Beautiful pink granite rocks, spectacular scenery, marine life, eagles flying above. Stories to tell at night over dinner. The hinterland may be explored or lie in a hammock for a day.
LOCATION: Wilsons Promontory is located about 3 hours drive from Melbourne.
START: Port Welshpool
DESCRIPTION: The East Coast of Wilsons Promontory has secluded coves that are so beautiful you will not want to leave! Beautiful pink, granite rocks separate these coves. Bring your snorkelling gear for the abundant marine life. Dolphins, seals, sea eagles, cormorants, Cape Baron geese may also be seen on this journey. This is one of the most visually spectacular areas in Australia. This is a unique, “once in a life time” tour. Camping options are at Cattleman's Hut, Johnnie Souey Cove, Refuge Cove and Waterloo Bay. So there is plenty of time to explore and relax, a boat will pick you up at Waterloo Bay or Refuge Cove and take you back to the start. Each day comprises of approximately 10 km of kayaking, except day 5 and 6 where there will be time to walk, swim, snorkel and relax.
GRADE: Beginner with good general fitness or intermediate paddler.
AGE: 16 years and above
PREREQUISITE: Must have been on a Sea Kayak Australia Day Tour or 2 Day Introduction to Sea Kayak Course or proof of paddling ability. Must have good general fitness.
DURATION: 6 days
INCLUSIONS: All kayak equipment (double kayak, PFD, spray skirt, thermal top, paddle, pump, spray jacket, dry bags), camping equipment (tent, mat, stove, fuel, plate, bowl, cup, cutlery, pot scrubbers & toilet paper). Boat pick-up at Waterloo Bay or Refuge Cove (all kayaks, clients and gear are taken back to the start at Port Welshpool). Kayak Guide, safety equipment and camp fees. 2-3 Person tents are provided - so you will need to share. If you want to be in a tent on your own then you will need to provide your own hiking tent.
EXCLUSIONS: Sleeping bag, food, water bladders/bottles and transport to the start is not included in the price. If required, we can provide a lift for up to 3 people, providing prior arrangements are made and you meet us at our base.
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.