Full Day – Whitewater Paddling Experience program

Date:                    Enquire today – call the Paddle Victoria office on (03) 9020 2750 or you can email Roz

Location/s:         The Yarra River near Warrandyte (possible other locations available upon request)

Cost:                      If this sounds like the course for you, please fill in an expression of interest form so we can get in touch and arrange a quote for you.

What is included:

  • Professional Paddle Australia award scheme accredited paddling Guides to meet all appropriate ratio requirements
  • Safety equipment suitable for white water river trips
  • All boats and paddling equipment as necessary
  • Choice of canoe or kayaking experience
  • Comprehensive liability insurance
  • Risk management and planning

Paddle craft options:

For your flat water program we can provide you a choice of two different paddle crafts for your needs. You may select between:

  • Tandem canoes – perfect for developing team work, communications and transferable paddle skills to all disciplines of paddling.
  • Sit in kayaks – perfect for introducing the more technical concepts of kayak sport disciplines and the foundations of white water kayaking.

Program options:

Warrandyte Whitewater Paddling Experience program

This program can be tailored to meet the needs of the participants and is ideal for participants whom have already acquired the foundation paddling skills and boat control. The trip can be structured for a shorter journey focusing on developing paddling and rescue skills for the participants or it can be structured for a longer trip focusing on a river journey, environment and communication.

  • Get away from the noise of the city and enjoy the natural river rapids of the Yarra River.
  • Whitton’s reserve to Jumping creek – a full day paddle with some exciting rapids
  • Several substantial yet fun rapids in the area for more capable and experienced paddlers
  • Choice of canoeing or kayaking activity in a unique river environment
  • Safety equipment briefing
  • Paddling equipment briefing
  • Rescue instruction and river hazards
  • On the water for paddling instruction
  • Location facilities include: parking, picnic areas and walking trails.

Tailor-made programs and tailored location settings

Paddle Victoria will happily work with you to create a fun and enjoyable program in a location that may be more suitable for you. Tailor made programs can be quoted by emailing Roz.

Program Requirements:

  • School staff accompany students at a suitable ratio on the program
  • School to provide own transport to and from locations
  • If a journey program the school staff may need to assist Paddle Victoria staff to perform vehicle shuttles.
  • School to provide comprehensive first aid information and specific first aid requirements for all participants on program (including school staff, parents or volunteers)


For Enquiries Contact: Email Roz or you can call the office on (03) 9020 2750.