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.

Whitewater River Rescue 1 – December 5, 2020

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. […]

Intermediate Whitewater Packraft Course November 7-8, 2020

Intermediate Whitewater Packraft Course Dates: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November 2020 Venue: Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Accommodation: Camping (own tents) @ Berlin Wall campsite Fee: $365   non-members;  $290 members Course Numbers: Spaces are limited due to low instructor-student ratios Registration closing date: October 30th, with all payments to be made by this […]

Introduction to Coaching

Paddle Tasmania is delighted to deliver the Introduction to Coaching course.  The course is designed to enable the beginner coach to gain their Introductory Coach qualification after successful completion of all requirements. Costs: PA paddle club and direct members: $50 program fee, $60 registration for 3 years Non members: $95 program fee, $60 registration for 3 years […]

Foundation – Flatwater

Foundation coach: (F2 – T1) Foundation coach works with paddlers who wish to gain an introduction to discipline specific skills. The Foundation coach is for coaches training paddlers for state level competitions. Conditions: Conditions should be relevant to the discipline and within the cababilities of both the participant and equipment Costs: $40 program fee plus $0 […]

Paddle Education Weekend, March 21 – 22, 2020

Paddle Education Weekend (March 21-22) Paddle Tasmania will conduct the following courses at the Paddle Education Weekend. Registrations Close: Monday March 2: Basic Skills and Safety Flatwater Cost: $45 ($30 for affiliated Paddle Tas club members) Turners Beach. Saturday March 21, 9.30am – 11.30am Turners Beach Essential skills for safe paddling, suitable for beginner to […]

Foundation – Slalom

  Foundation coach: (F2 – T1) Foundation coach works with paddlers who wish to gain an introduction to discipline specific skills. The Foundation coach is for coaches training paddlers for state level competitions. Conditions: Conditions should be relevant to the discipline and within the cababilities of both the participant and equipment Costs: $190 program fee (includes online […]

Come and Try Kayaking

Come and Try Kayaking  2 hour introductory paddling course January 26, 10am at Forth, Tasmanian Canoe Club. Australian Canoeing Qualified Instructors will introduce you to basic skills for paddling with fun and safety, this course introduces you to the gear needed, safety information and 90 minutes on the water. 12 years and over, and able to swim […]

Paddle Tasmania Education Weekend – Whitewater March 2-3, 2019

Derwent River (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge) The following courses are to be delivered by Paddle Australia accredited instructors. Read through the outlines, select your course and complete the online registration form by clicking the link at the bottom of this page. Registrations close February 22, 2019. Whitewater Skills – Saturday Cost: $95 ($80 for […]