Kayak Instruction Quickstart Course

WHITEWATER QUICK-START

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 is scheduled for: 

November 2018

Quickstart Course #4

Weekend 1 - Saturday 10th Nov & Sunday 11th Nov 9am - 4pm each day 

Weekend 2 - Saturday 17th Nov & Sunday 18th Nov 9am - 4pm each day 

Please contact us if you are interested in booking* for this course, call 02 4730 4333.

*Bookings are essential and some conditions apply.We require a minimum of 3 participants to confirm a course.