Kayak Instruction Advanced Courses


The sky’s the limit!

Our instructors will help you unlock your potential and take your paddling to dizzy heights.

The course will begin with a review of skills on flat and moving water before concentrating on advanced whitewater freestyle and river running skills.

Before taking part in an advanced course you should:

  • Have completed a Penrith Whitewater Intermediate Course or be very confident paddling on grade 3 whitewater.
  • Have paddled grade 4 whitewater on numerous occasions in the last year.
  • Be able to perform very confident forward & reverse ferries, break-ins & break-outs & catch small eddies on grade 3 whitewater.
  • Enjoy attempting difficult moves that challenge & push you.
  • Be an aggressive paddler.
  • Be able to roll reliably on grade 3 whitewater.
  • Attempt hand rolls & offside rolls.

On the course you will work on:

  • Reviewing & fine tuning strokes, leans & manoeuvres to build precision & efficiency.
  • More advanced playboating.
  • Advanced water reading.
  • Ultimate paddling control & performance on grade 3 whitewater.
  • Rolling on both sides, front & back deck & hand roll

Adventure Level: HIGH. We recommend that you be physically fit, a strong swimmer and be very confident in the water.

Duration: 2 days

Minimum age: 12 years

Cost: $280 per person