Beginner White Water Kayaking
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***PLEASE NOTE BEGINNER WHITE WATER LESSONS ARE NOT CURRENTLY BEING RUN***
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Beginner lessons for kayaking.
Would you like to become a whitewater paddler? Are you ready to take the plunge? Let our team of skilled and friendly instructors help develop your skills in a safe but challenging environment.
Three two ( 2 ) hour sessions over one intensive weekend. Two lessons Saturday and one on Sunday.
Please note that the total cost of the programme is $270.00 - when booking, each session will show as $90.00 for each session.
- Session 1: 9.15am check-in, lesson from 9.45am - 11.45am
- Session 2 : 12.45pm check-in, lesson from 1.15pm - 3.15pm
- Session 3: 9.15am check-in, lesson from 9.45am - 11.45am
Session 1: Flatwater and tailrace eddies
Our first session of beginner white water kayaking will introduce you to the fundamental skills needed to paddle white water. Starting with an introduction to the sport and learning about the white water environment, you’ll learn how to control your kayak using basic paddle strokes.
Session 2: Flatwater, tailrace eddies and Grade 2
Our second session of beginner kayaking will build on the skills covered in session 1, as well as being introduced to safety techniques and theories that will form a great foundation for your future in kayaking, culminating in your first paddle strokes in Grade 2 white water.
Session 3: Grade 2 and understanding of river and safety techniques
The third level of our beginner sessions focuses on breaking down the river to its basic elements and mastering each one. Finishing with a free paddle session with the instructors, where we can work on individual elements of your paddling.
- Participant need to be at least eight (8) years old
- Participant must be physically fit, a strong swimmer and be very confident in the water
Three two ( 2 ) hour sessions over one intensive weekend. Winter season dates to be confirmed.
Dri-fit shirt, shorts. Bring your own towel and sunscreen. Refrain from wearing jewellery and other valuables.
- Boat and equipment
- Use of changing rooms with shower
Available Add Ons
- Wetsuit hire
- Lockers are $2.00 per two hours. Payment via debit/credit card and coins only.