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Kayaking Skills Weekend

Developing your paddling skills to the next level

This overnight weekend course is designed to fine tune your paddling skills as you enjoy a kayaking adventure on Tasmania's beautiful waterways. A mixture of on-water and beachside instructional sessions will give you the tips, tricks and skills used by Tasmania's kayak professionals and then you get to practice alongside them!

Run by Paddle Australia accredited instructors you will be taken through various activities including:

  • Basic paddling, safe and efficient stroke techniques
  • Safe on water group management 
  • Rescues and towing 
  • Packing kayaks for overnight journeys
  • Expedition equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Minimal impact sea kayaking
  • Weather interpretation 
  • Tides and winds

What's included:

  • Expert instruction
  • Kayak & safety equipment
  • All meals from day 1 lunch to day 2 lunch
  • All camping equipment (Tent, sleeping bag, mattress & inner sheet )
  • Group cooking equipment
  • All kayaks and kayaking equipment (you can also bring your own kayak if you prefer)


Location: Southern Tasmania - exact location is weather dependent

Duration: 2 Days

Min/Max numbers: Minimum of 4, maximum of 8

Cost: $480 pp (Contact us to discuss kayak rental if required)

2021 Departure date: 

Saturday 13th February