Come and paddle on one of Victoria`s nicest rivers, Goulburn Classic: Sunday 3rd December 2023 3 stage event

You can paddle 1, 2 or all 3 stages, it’s your choice.

The Goulburn Classic is Australia’s oldest canoe race. It was originally 100 miles non-stop with heroic stories of paddlers negotiating the fast flowing river at night.  In the 90s the race morphed into the Tour De bloody Goulburn, a tour that used staged sections to highlight the beauty of the Goulburn River. The event will have 3 Stages over one day with stage 1 and 2 being mass starts (in waves) with stage 3 may include a unique time trial event.  The yellow jersey will be awarded at the end of each stage.

This event will cater for all classes however it is ideal for canoes, ocean skis, multi-sport and river kayaks (tk1s, tk2s, k1s & k2s).

The river has a powerful and deceptive current, the water is cold, therefore PFDS, footwear’s must be worn. Paddlers will need to be self reliant and competent in paddling in fast flowing water.

  • 9.30 briefing at Trawool Bridge
  • Stage 1 – 10km race Keresdale  to Trawool Bridge 
  • Stage 2 – 17km Trawool Bridge to Goulburn  Park (beside caravan park) 
  • Stage 3 –  6km Time Trial from Caravan Park to Lions Park Seymour ( meet at lunch time)
  • $15.00 per stage or $40 for the day.  

Please send your expression to Tony Misson ASAP text 0411605239 with your name, type of boat, your age, and for doubles, partner name and age. It’s as simple as that! Tony will send you briefing notes & ENTRY details.



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