Our "Go With The Flow" Paddling Weekend is a two day, all inclusive guided kayaking tour on the Murray River near Pinjarra. The stretch of river we've chosen is known as a popular flat water paddle, suiting a wide variety of fitness levels and experience.Everyone is welcome, from experienced paddlers (BYO Kayak if you wish) to amateurs wanting to learn new skills. (Kayaks Provided)
● Beautiful Native Flora & Fauna, including Black Swans, Dolphins & Blue Manna Crabs
● Many Historical Sights
● Flat Water Paddling to suit a variety of paddlers (beginners to advanced)
● Great Food & Great Company
8.30 am - Everyone to meet in the car park at the end of Tatham Road, South Yunderup (No Toilets Here). Your guides will organise transport for the group by way of a car shuffle (some group members will ride with other group members in their vehicle), so some of the vehicles will remain at this carpark and some will proceed to the launch spot.
8.45 am - We proceed to our launch spot, stopping en-route for a toilet stop just before the Pinjarra Road bridge
9.00 am - Head to launch Location. George Brook Reserve, Eaglehawk Drive, Ravenswood (Note: no toilets at launch location)
10.00 am - On the river paddling
Floating snack and drink on the way. We can do a giant raft up and drift or we may have morning tea before we launch depending upon conditions and group capabilities
12.30 pm - Lunch on the beach at rivers edge or alternatively at the picnic tables at Frank Cross Park (6.5km from launch) Also Toilets at Murray Bend Boat Ramp if needed (7.3km from launch)
1.00 pm - Back on the kayaks and head off to Ravenswood Tavern.
2.15pm - Pit stop at the Ravenswood Tavern
3.15pm - Leave pub for accommodation
4.30 pm - Arrive back at accommodation. Take vehicle parked here, organise car shuffles and book into resort.
5.00pm - Time to chill out, enjoy the tranquil surrounds, perhaps grab a cuppa or relax in the onsite Sauna and/or Spa at the resort!
5.30/6.00pm - Sunset drinks & nibbles on the verandah overlooking the river or the lake (Enjoy a glass of Champers or OJ on us)
7.00pm - Group Dinner to be served in the main chalet
7.30pm - Leonie will conduct a briefing about tomorrow's activities
8.00pm - Relax, chat about the day... and enjoy the company of new found friends
Meals: Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner
8.30am - Everyone meet at the kayaks after breakfast
9.30am - We'll be on the water, exploring the river mouth and the scenic network of channels
10.30am - Morning Tea on a sandy beach
12.30noon - Picnic Lunch at the Old Mill & begin our paddle back to the accommodation.
2.30pm - Pack up kayaks and say our goodbyes.
Meals: Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch
Fully Qualified Paddling Instructor, Leonie Cockman, Water Wanderers
Adventurous Women® Host and Paddler, Anna Crampton
Double Touring Kayaks and Gear (Paddle, PDF, Waterproof Bags, Festival Chairs, Eskies etc)
Trailer Transfer of all Kayaks to/from water
Twin Share Accommodation in Chalets at River Resort, South Yunderup (all linen included)
2 Morning Teas
Transport from Perth to Accommodation & Return
Meals Not Stated Above
Items of a Personal Nature
We will buddy you up with another lady from the group to share a room, as most of our participants come along on their own, however if you book with a friend we'll allocate a twin share room for you and your friend. For those who are QUICK and want their own room, or your a couple and you'd like a Queen Bed (we only have two Queen Rooms available), pay an additional $50 and the room is yours. (Allocated on a First In Basis - please let us know at the time of booking).
Map & Directions to our accommodation - River Resort Villas, South Yunderup
- Comfortable paddling clothing appropriate for the weather (ie: Rash Vest)
- Footwear that can get wet
- Kayaking Gloves (Biking, Netball or Golfing Gloves are a good substitute - helps to protect your hands)
- Sunscreen, Insect Repellent, Hat
- Water to drink while paddling
- Change of clothes and towel for after paddling
- Bathers - Spa / Sauna & Swimming
- Comfy Casual Wear for the evening
- Drinks for the evening (Optional)
- Sarong (Optional, but handy)
Essential: You Must Be Able To Swim to Participate
Read about your Kayaking Guide Here - LEONIE
Notice of cancellation must be in writing, with an email as an acceptable form of communication, directly to Adventurous Women with the following conditions:
No refund is available after departure of a tour has commenced.