Sea kayaking course, Flinders Island Courses in Tasmania

From time to time we offer a variety of courses in Tasmania use the dropdown box above to view what is currently on offer.

Paddle Education Weekend, Oct 9-10, 2021

Paddle Education Weekend (October 9-10) Paddle Tasmania will conduct the following courses at the Paddle Education Weekend. Registrations Close: Wednesday September 29: Basic Skills and Safety Flatwater Cost: $65 ($52 for affiliated Paddle Tas club members) Turners Beach. To become a member click here Saturday October 9, 9.30am – 12.30 Turners Beach Essential skills for […]

Lea Race coaching

What? Wanna kick some ass!?  Wanna chance to win big money!? Learn some tips to improve your performance at the Lea Extreme Race. Also suitable for boaters who just want coaching on how to safely tackle the Lea and nail a boof. When? Sunday 8 August, 9am – 3pm Where? Meet at the paddock at […]

Placky boater slalom coaching

Slalom coaching  What?  Slalom coaching for plastic boaters with the aim of improving river running technique, precision paddling and efficiency. When? Saturday 7 August, 10am – 4pm Where? Mersey River slalom course. Who? Thisrn course is aimed at anyone who can handle themselves on the Mersey and rnwould like some slalom specific coaching that is […]

Advanced Skills Kayak Coaching

It’s happening again folks!  Last years advanced skills coaching course was a huge success leaving everyone asking for more, so here it is again!  We have some fantastic coaches coming along, many of whom have represented Australia in their various disciplines and all with a great variety of skills and attributes to share. This year […]

Whitewater River Rescue 2; May 22 – 23, 2021

Whitewater Rescue Level 2 Course May 22-23, 2021, Upper Mersey Paddle Tasmania will conduct a Whitewater River Rescue Course at the Upper Mersey on the weekend of May 22 and 23, 2021. The course will commence at 9.00 am at the Slalom Course. This course is suitable for people with some experience in paddling whitewater […]

Advanced Packrafting Course

Dates: Saturday September 25 to Monday September 27, 2021 Venue: North-west Tasmania including Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Accommodation: Arm River Outdoor Education Centre Fee Members: $452 includes course and 2 nights’ accommodation(Sat & Sun nights) Non-Members $565includes course and 2 nights’ accommodation(Sat & Sun nights) Note: Those wishing to sign up for both the […]

Intermediate Whitewater Packrafting Course

Dates: Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 September 2021 Venue: Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Accommodation: Camping (own tents) @ Berlin Wall campsite Fee: $365   non-members;  $292 members Course Numbers: Spaces are limited due to low instructor-student ratios  Registration closing date: August 23, with all payments to be made by this date Note: There are restrictions for people […]

Whitewater River Rescue 1 – March 6, 2021

Course: This course is aimed at anyone who uses a paddle on moving water (kayaks, packrafts, sit-on-tops) and wants to know the basics about rescuing themselves and others.  Being able to fall out of your boat is the only prerequisite! We’ll use the easier rapids above and below the main rapid so it’s not too intimidating. […]

55 + Come and Try, November 28, 2020 (North-West)

Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Delivered by: Tasmanian Canoe Club Location: Tasmanian Canoe Club, 840 Wilmot Road, Forth Learn safety and basic strokes on flat water with a club instructors. Equipment provided. Group just for 55+ years for abilities. Free – registration is essential as numbers are limited.  Bring clothing […]

55 + Come and Try, December 12, 2020 (South)

Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 10 AM – 12.00 AM or 1.00pm to 3.00pm. Delivered by: Paddle Tasmania Location: Browns River, Kingston Beach Learn safety and basic strokes on flat water with qualified instructors. Equipment provided. Group just for 55+ years for abilities. Registration is essential as numbers are limited.  Bring clothing to stay warm. […]