Sea kayaking course, Flinders Island Courses in Tasmania

We offer a range of courses and activities. Please see the drop down menu for an outline of qualifications and coaching courses. If you have any questions or requests please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

If you would like to see what we are currently offering, please see our Calendar.

Lead Raft Guide Course 6-9 July

This is a 4 day Lead Raft Guide course for those who already have some experience guiding a raft (this can include gaining experience via our Basic Raft Guide course). If you are looking to guide commercially or in outdoor education then this is the perfect course to get you fully skilled up! The course […]

Lea River – Extreme Racing Workshop

What: This course will be aimed primarily at improving your chances of opening a can of whoop ass at the Lea race! We will focus on racing strategy and will analyse each individual rapid to see where we can go faster by using the water and features to our advantage. Who: This course is open to […]

Extreme Racing Workshop – North Esk

This workshop is aimed at two types of people, but is open to Grade 3 and up paddler (Kayaks and Packrafts). 1. Those who might not be familiar with the North Esk River (White Hills to Corra Lynn race section). You might want to learn about the river and the best way to approach the […]

Basic Raft Guide Course

This two day course is aimed to provide the foundational skills required to become a Raft Guide. The course will most likely (river conditions dependent) take place on the Picton and Huon Rivers in Southern Tasmania. This will provide an ideal Grade 2/3 environment in which to hone raft guiding skills. By the end of […]

White Water Kayak Skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to improve your white water skills. This is a one day package that will be delivered by a trainee White Water Instructor on Saturday 13 May, supervised by a White Water Assessor. It will take place in Southern Tasmania (likely Derwent River). The course will include development of all key […]

Level 1 Whitewater Packrafting

Dates: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30th April Venue: Forth River Slalom Course Cost: $320 for Paddle Tasmania members, $420 for non members. To Become a member, visit: Membership | PaddleTAS Accommodation: Camping (own tents) at Forth River Slalom Course Enquiries about Registration and Payments: Contact Paddle Tasmania Executive Officer eo.tas at Enquiries about Course […]

Kayaking Intermediate to Advanced August 11-13

What: This course will focus on improving paddling efficiency through improving strokes and using river features to the paddlers advantage. There will be a strong focus on getting strokes right on flat water before applying them in the moving water.  Throughout the course we will use slalom gates to illustrate the use of different strokes […]

Intermediate Whitewater Course June 10-12

Making the move What better way to spend your Kings long weekend than improving your skills? We are calling this course – ‘Making the move’. Its for people who want to get better at using river features, reading water and having an even better time out on the water. This is aimed at Grade 2/3 […]

Flatwater Guide/Instructor

Flatwater Guide/Instructor May 3-4 Flatwater Guide/Instructor Course Wednesday 3 May – Thursday 4 May, 9am – 4 pm Paddle Australia accredited course for teaching skills and leading trips on flat water. Assessment options for: Flatwater Supervisor,  Guide or Instructor available. (Please note course only runs with a minimum of 4 participants) The course costs are […]