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Looking down on the wetlands of the Loch Luna area

Loch Luna: a kayakers’ guide

One of South Australia’s iconic paddling locations, Loch Luna Reserve includes Chambers Creek, Nockburra Creek and the 2 lakes of Loch Luna. It offers sheltered, slow-flowing flatwaters, in an especially scenic and interesting location…

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colourful kayakers on tree-lined Gurra Gurra creek

Berri Kayaking Group 2020-2021 Season

We hold paddling trips weekly during term time, during daylight savings, on Thursdays at 5:25pm, getting off the water at approximately 7pm.

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Covid Safety Update 5.6.2020

    Our Covid-Safe plan has been lodged and we’re pleased to welcome back customers. The following is to inform you of our Covid-19 compliance. Guided Tours Our regular guided tours can now continue…

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kayakers paddle past large redgum on tree-lined creek

Katarapko Update 2020 What’s changed?

    What’s happening at Katarapko? Prior to June 5th 2020,  works were being conducted along parts of Katarapko Creek to construct a blocking bank, regulatory structures and a better access road. This was…

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kayaking through Eckert Creek

Where is Riverland SA and how do I get there?

Where is Riverland SA? The Riverland is a region in South Australia’s east, centered around the Murray River, extending from the South Australia/Victorian border, following the river westwards as far as Blanchetown.    It is…

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kayakers on reed-lined creek

Can I kayak if I don’t know how to swim?

Sometimes people ask us, Can I kayak if I don’t know how to swim?” and we always answer  YES, provided that the considerations listed below have been attended to.  It is important to note that…

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Guided Sunset Kayak Tour

Kayak Tour at Sunset: A great time to be on the water Sunset & Sunrise are magical times for a kayak tour on the river.  That’s when the waters are often mirror-flat, the reflections are…

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Silhouette of kayakers approaching the Berri Bridge

How to have fun during a pandemic.

How can I have fun during a pandemic? How can I do #socialdistancing and still enjoy some recreation time, with most venues closed?   In the Riverland we are ideally situated to escape to nature,…

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brothers having fun in kayak, pushing off from bank

At what age can I take my child kayaking?

(Note: This information is relevant to kayaking in protected flatwater – which is what we have in South Australia’s sunny Riverland.) We’re occasionally asked if we have restrictions on children kayaking. We love getting children…

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kayakers on Nockburra Creek

Paddle and Lunch 8-6-19

Edited Jan 2020 – During terms 2 and 3 (when the Berri Kayaking Group is not meeting weekly) we still occasionally get together on the weekend for a paddle outing. In 2019 we enjoyed paddling…

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