Whitewater Kayaking, 3 Hours - Yarra River, Melbourne

  • Whitewater Kayaking, 3 Hours - Yarra River, Melbourne

Experience grade 2 white-water from the seat of a two-man inflatable kayak. Get out on Melbourne’s Yarra River for an awesome whitewater kayaking adventure.

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  • Description
    • Enjoy the thrill of taking on grade two whitewater rapids
    • Paddle the raging rapids in a two-man inflatable kayak
    • Soak up the lush native bushland surrounding Yarra River

    Just 45 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD you can fully immerse yourself in the excitement of whitewater kayaking down the Yarra River. You’ll be powering through thrilling grade two rapids in a two-man inflatable kayak perfect for you and a mate or partner. If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity that will get your heart racing, you’re in the right place. 

    Before you hit the rapids, the experienced adventure team will set you up with all the latest gear and show you how to paddle and steer the kayak on the water. Then it’s time for two adrenaline-pumping hours splashing your way through the raging rapids and waves.

    The inflatable kayaks are the ideal vessel as they’re very stable, so even if you’ve never been on whitewater rapids before you’ll be able to handle it. But you will get wet! You’ll also be surrounded by picturesque gorges and valleys of lush native bushland, so get excited for an adventure with a view. 

    Whitewater kayaking on the Yarra River is the perfect day trip from Melbourne all year round. In fact, the rapids are even more intense in winter as the water levels are higher, so book in for an unforgettable adventure.

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    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • No kayaking experience required
    • Minimum age is 8 years old
    • Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult
    • Maximum weight is 120kg
    • Participants must be able to swim at least 10 metres
    • You will be required to carry the kayak a short distance from the vehicle to the river

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Closed toe footwear essential
    • Clothes you don’t mind getting wet
    • Wear a few layers of clothing in cooler months - avoid cotton and opt for thermals or something similar
    • Towel and a full change of clothing including footwear for after kayaking
    • Water bottle
    • Waterproof camera if you would like to take pictures
    • Sunscreen

    What is Supplied

    • Two hours whitewater kayaking on grade two rapids
    • Safety briefing
    • Fully guided by expert instructors
    • All equipment including life vest and helmet
    • All parks fees
    • Helmets have functionality to mount a GoPro
    • Shuttle back to your car

    More Information

    • Please allow three hours for this adventure
    • The rapids are bigger and faster in winter months as the river is on average one metre higher! So if you want a challenge come along in winter
    • There are no changing facilities or toilets at the location
    • You will meet at the car park at the very end of Lower Homestead Road, Wonga Park, Melbourne

    Cancellation Policy

    • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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Yarra River (Melbourne)

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