Whitewater Packrafting

CANOE TASMANIA CONDUCT BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED WHITEWATER PACKRAFTING COURSES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.  GENERALLY INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED COURSES ARE RUN IN THE NORTH-WEST OUT OF THE ARM RIVER OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE whilst BEGINNER COURSES ARE LIKELY TO BASED OUT OF HOBART. ALL COURSES FOCUS HAVE A STRONG EMPHASIS ON RIVER SAFETY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS.

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED COURSES WILL BE RUN BY AUSTRALIAN CANOEING WHITEWATER INSTRUCTORS AT A MAXIMUM RATIO OF 1:4 WHILST BEGINNER COURSES AT A MAXIMUM RATIO OF 1:6. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF IN-WATER PRACTICAL COMPONENTS AND ALL PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SESSIONS INVOLVING CAPSIZES PLUS SWIMMING AND WADING IN MOVING WATER (WETSUITS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED OR DRYSUITS IF AVAILABLE).

If you do not own a packraft there are a number of options for hiring them for courses.

AS SPACES ARE LIMITED AND COURSES FILL FAST YOU MAY LIKE TO PRE-REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR FUTURE COURSES.

TO SEE upcoming courses CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW.