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Activity Director - David Chitty ~ PO BOX 393 Beechworth ~ Victoria 3747 ~ AUSTRALIA

Phone 0357281804      Mobile: 0419280614 ~ Fax 0357282933 ~ Email agati@netc.net.au

RECREATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL and CORPORATE ADVENTURE ~ Abseiling, Caving, Rock Climbing, Snow Activities

 and other Adventures. Victoria and NSW

FOR RECREATIONAL BOOKINGS CONTACT Bright Visitors Centre 0357552275

Web Site www.visitmountbuffalo.com.au

 

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION

WHITE WATER PADDLE THE OVENS AT BRIGHT

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COST AND OVERVIEW

Cost is $90 pp for a half day advertised adventure

>We commence the activity by learning paddling skills on flat water and then move to low level white water where we start on small easy rapids moving to harder and more complex as we travel down the river

>Learn how to edge the kayak; use eddies to rest and where waves in the river allow you to stationary surf the kayak. Its great fun!

>This activity is suitable for most persons, including beginners with a sense of adventure, ages 13 plus for children.

 

WEATHER

We can conduct abseiling in most weather conditions if the river heights are acceptable so bring a warm top on colder days

 

In hot weather bring sunscreen and wear cool clothing.

 

GETTING TO THE MEETING POINT

The section of the Ovens River that we will paddle is located in North East Victoria in the centre of the tourist town of Bright


If arriving from the West you drive through East though Bright along the great alpine way – past the visitor information centre, cross the Morses Creek bridge, then turn left

 

You will see a stone picnic shelter hut on the left of the car park. We meet nearby (You will see the helmets and abseiling gear)

 

MEETING POINT

The meeting point is in the car park near the Toilet Block / Change rooms and Rotary Water slide on Mountbatten Avenue for advertised activities or at a location as arranged for private groups.

 

 

MEETING TIME

For advertised activities we would normally meet at 9 AM and 1.30 PM. Private group adventures timings as arranged.



SUITABILITY

These adventures are suitable a wide range of and fitness levels, with children 13 plus OK if confident in fast running water. Bring your sense of Adventure!

 
YOU NEED

>   Clothing appropriate to the weather conditions (we recommend bathers and shorts and a long sleeved top on very sunny days)

* In autumn or early spring we have warm fleece and wet weather tops available.

>   Rubber soled river shoes or runners (No open toed footwear)

> Sunscreen

Personal medication as required (such as asthma puffers)

> Water and energy snacks

 

EQUIPMENT

We supply industry standard helmets, pfd (Life Jackets) and other safety equipment.

 

ADVENTURE ACTIVITY STANDARDS

For information on the minimum standards for conduct of adventures see the Adventure Activity Standards at www.orc.org.au

 

PARKS VICTORIA

Licensed Operators on public land in Victoria are listed at www.parkweb.vic.gov.au


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