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Women's Minnamurra Kayaking Day Trip 16th February

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This kayak journey with Women Want Adventure is excellent for women wanting to explore the stunning Minnamurra River, just 1.5-2 hours south of Sydney. It s ideal for women wanting to try something different for the weekend and escape the hustle and bustle of a busy lifestyle. First time kayakers welcome.


TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kayaking paradise with pristine water
  • Explore the enchanting mangroves of Rocklow Creek
  • Gourmet food platters
  • Explore the glassy, serene river


Your kayaking adventure starts with a safety briefing where you will be fitted with your life jacket (PFD) and given a rundown on correct paddle techniques and the paddle path for the day.


We will then set off along the Minnamurra River, at a leisurely pace, as we head towards the sheltered waters of Rocklow Creek. It is here that you will explore the enchanting mangroves of Rocklow Creek where you can observe various marine and bird life in their natural habitat or just marvel at the ethereal beauty that will cocoon you from the outside world.


The adventure continues as we make our way back along the Minnamurra River heading towards the picturesque Killalea State Park. It is here that we will exit the kayaks for a short break & take a little hike inside the Killalea State Park onto the beautiful Mystics Beach.

We will also be taking a short hike to to the top of Minnamurra Headland so bring your shoes!

The adventure then continues as we paddle along the sand flats of the Minnamurra River heading towards the river mouth at the Minnamurra Spit. This stop is where you can take in the spectacular views looking out to Rangoon Island while enjoying some light refreshments & snacks.

We will then slowly paddle back upstream past our launching area, while taking in the beauty of the Minnamurra River & the surrounding area.

DETAILS:

  • Date: Sunday 16th Feb 2020
  • Meeting time: 11.45am
  • Finish time: 5.00pm
  • Meeting location: Trevethan Reserve (just off Riverside Drive, Minnamurra) Minnamurra NSW 2529
  • Grade: A medium level of fitness is required for this tour
  • Numbers: 12 women maximum (get in quick!)
  • Leader: Mark Walsh

INCLUDED:

  • Fully qualified Australian Canoeing kayak guide
  • Single seated sea kayaks or double seated sit-on-top kayaks
  • Paddles & PFDs (Lifejackets)
  • Sunscreen and additional water
  • Refreshments & snacks/lunch
  • Professional paddling tuition along the way


WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU:

  • Shoes that can get wet
  • Paddle gloves (optional)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimmers and towel
  • Personal medication (if needed)
  • 2L water
  • Camera (waterproof is best or waterproof case)
  • Change of clothing for the end of the day
  • Wet weather jacket (just incase)


Of course, if you have questions about this trip we are happy to assist you. Please contact Monique at womenwantadventure@outlook.com

We look forward to seeing you on the day.



FAQ'S:

How old do I need to be to attend this trip? Women Want Adventure Trips are for women only, and over the age of 18 years.

How physically fit do I need to be to attend this trip, I'm afraid I'll hold the group back. This trip is suited for beginners. You do need a moderate level of fitness for the paddle.

I have a gluten free diet, do you cater for me for morning tea? Yes. We have plenty of gluten free options for you.

What is the average age of women attending? Women between 25-65 years.

Is our leader male or female? Mark (male) and Monique (female).

What type of toilet facilities will there be? There are bathrooms at the start location and we stop for swims if needed.



Cancellation Policy:

We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place the following will apply:

  • More than 30 days before the trip there is no charge
  • 29-15 days before the scheduled trip there is a 20% administration fee
  • 14 days or less before the scheduled trip the full fee will be charged (100% of the participant cost).

Please be aware that if a participant cancels their trip once it commences or they do not show they also forfeit their full trip cost. Late arrival of a participant or participants on the day may also forfeit the full trip cost. Women Want Adventure may reduce, transfer or waive the loss of fee for any reason at their sole discretion.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, Women Want Adventure reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this trip in the interests of client safety. Women Want Adventure will notify all participants as soon as possible on the day.

Cancelation due to weather:

Participants will hear from us if we need to cancel the day due to the weather. Participants must assume the day is going ahead if they do not hear from Women Want Adventures otherwise. If participants cancel their trip on the basis of weather (and we have not cancelled it ourselves) no refund will be given. If weather conditions cause us to cancel the trip we will offer alternative dates however if this option is not possible for participants refer to the Women Want Adventure Credit and Refund Policy.

Credit and Refund Policy:

If Women Want Adventure cancels the trip for any reason (such as weather, park closures, illness of the instructor etc.) participants will be given a credit transfer for a future date. Refunds or credit transfers may be given by the discretion of Women Want Adventure. If the course is cancelled after it has commenced, a partial refund may apply.

Waivers:

You will be required to sign a waiver form for this trip. Non-completion of this waiver will result in non-participation on the day.

* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

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