Kayak Instruction Quickstart Course


Are you in a hurry to get out on the whitewater?

This course has been designed for students confident of making faster than average progress. The course begins on flatwater and progresses quickly towards paddling on grade 3 whitewater. To participate successfully it is vital that you are physically fit, flexible, a strong swimmer and very confident in and under the water. Previous kayaking experience is very desirable.

You will be introduced to:

  • Basic Strokes
  • Leaning & turning
  • Rolling
  • Simple rescue – self & others
  • River etiquette
  • Grade 1-3 whitewater
  • Scouting & river hazards
  • Reading water
  • Breaking in & out of the current
  • Ferry glides

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

Duration: 4 days Minimum age: 12 years

Experience: Previous experience desirable

Cost: $560 per person

Our next 4 day Quickstart Courses are proposed for: 

April 2018


Day 1 - Saturday 21st April, 2018 9am - 4pm

Day 2 - Sunday 22nd April, 2018 9am - 4pm

Day 3 - Saturday 28th April, 2018 9am - 4pm

Day 4 - Sunday 29th April, 2018 9am 4pm

If you are interested in booking* for either of these courses, please call 02 4730 4333. *Bookings are essential and some conditions apply.We require a minimum 3 participants to confirm a course.