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Day 1 - 8.30 am until 3.00 pm Day 3
Kayaking and Safety Equipment, 30lt ice box, dry bag for clothes and sleeping bag, camping equipment as required,camping permit for the National Park, Detailed map with photo and text, Land mark and kayak Orientation, Professional Tuition and an unforgettable adventure!
Kinaba Information Centre, Noosa Everglades, Camping in the Great Sandy National Park beside the pristine Noosa River and experiencing the regions amazing flora and fauna and walk the Cooloola Sand Patch
Meet at the Elanda Point National Park Canoe Launch - 204 Lake Flat Road. On arrival there is a small amount of paper work and you are given your equipment to pack for the duration of your tour. Then we settle you into your kayak, teaching you all the basic skills for an enjoyable paddle across Lake Cootharaba to Kinaba and beyond.
Day One: Pack, paddle, set up camp then relax, explore and enjoy the serenity.Visit the Kinaba information Centre, Paddle to Harry's Hut an iconic landmark and campground set among the ancient Tea Tree woodland.If camping further up, continue up the Upper Noosa River to a private campsite, enjoying the abundance of bird life and spectacular Native bush land.
Day Two: Paddle, walk and be awed by the Cooloola Sand Patch - a 3 hour return hike to the top of the extensive sand blow and be rewarded by spectacular coastal and hinterland views. The entire walk is on a sandy path with a steady partly shaded gradient to the top but not difficult, then returning to camp for a night under the stars.
Day Three: Be mystified at every bend as you make your return journey to Elanda Point. Facilities: Toilets only There are no shops in the National Park.
What to Bring and Wear:
• All your food for 3 days • Water bottle and Water (2 litres/person/day - 2 x 5 lt water bladders from the supermarket are most suitable) • Wear shoes that can get wet • Sun smart clothing (Rashie & board shorts) • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses • Insect Repellent • Clothes – Shorts, T shirts, long pants, warm jumper, thermal underwear, beanie • Shoes & socks for walking • Small day pack for the walk • Wind proof jacket/rain coat • Sleeping Bag, sheets & small pillow • Torch & lots of spare batteries • Change of clothes and shoes to return home & towel • Camera & plastic bag to put it in • A sense of adventure & fun
National Park fees
Pick up and drop off in the Noosa Area in our 11 seater air conditioned mini bus
Kayaking and Safety Equipment, 30 lt ice box (Esky)
dry bag for clothes and sleeping bag
camping gear as required, camping permit for the National Park
Map, Land mark and kayak Orientation, Professional Tuition
and an unforgettable adventure!
Food and drinks
Sleeping bags - we do hire them for $10.00 each if needed
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is recommended
All your food for 2 days
Water bottle and Water (2 litres/person/day - 2 x 5lt water bladders available from supermarket is the mot suitable)
Wear shoes that can get wet
Sun smart clothing (Rashie & board shorts)
Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
Clothes – Shorts, T shirts, long pants, warm jumper, thermal underwear, beanie
Shoes & socks for walking
Small day pack for the walk
Wind proof jacket/rain coat
Sleeping Bag, sheets & small pillow
Torch & lots of spare batteries
Change of clothes and shoes to return home & towel
Camera & plastic bag to put it in
A sense of adventure & fun
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for pregnant women
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Not wheelchair accessible
Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking
Your hotel in the Noosa area or the Elanda Point canoe launching area
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time