Intermediate Packrafting Course Feb 4-5

Intermediate Whitewater Packraft Course

Dates: Thursday 4th & Friday 5th February 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: February 3, with all payments to be made by this date

Note: There are restrictions for people coming to Tasmania, all travelers must complete a G2G before entering and will be required to isolate for 14 days.


Paddle Tasmania Development Officer: Sandra Kent 0497 656 710 (for any enquiries about registration and payments)

Course Coordinator: Dan Hall 0434 861 887 for any enquiries about course details or suitability.

Course Program: Paddle Tasmania will be conducting an Intermediate Whitewater Packrafting Course at the Mersey White Water Regional Reserve in north-west Tasmania in early February. This course involves camping (BYO tent and camping gear) adjacent to the Mersey River. To learn more about the section of the Mersey the group will utilise, see:

The course will be run by Paddle Australia Advanced Whitewater Instructor Dan Hall. It is ideally suited to those who currently paddle grade 2 rivers as well as those who are aspiring to learn to paddle grade 3 safely & competently. If you are unsure as to whether this is the right level of course for you please refer to the information click here.

The focus of this course is on developing safety and technical knowledge specific to packrafts being used on grade 2+ whitewater. There will number of in-water practical components and all participants should be prepared for sessions involving capsizes and rescues plus swimming and wading in moving water (wetsuits are highly recommended or drysuits if available). 

For more information and to register click here

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