Kayak Camping

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double touring kayaks being paddled on the river, loaded with bedrolls etc.

Comparing Canoes and Kayaks for Overnight Camping Trips

Is a canoe or a kayak best for an overnight canoe camping trip?  Here’s a summary of the differences.  Not sure which to pick?  We’d almost always recommend a kayak, because they’re easier to paddle,…

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Camping food that doesn’t need refrigeration or an ice box.

South Australia’s Riverland is one of the coolest stretches of the Murray River, with a wealth of wetlands to explore and a wonderful variety of scenery – cliffs, lagoons, narrow winding creeks, majestic river, possums,…

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campfire and billy, with kayaks on riverbank in background

Kayak Camping and Canoe Camping in South Australia

What is kayak camping? Kayak Camping is an awesome way to get away from it all and immerse yourself in the serenity of nature.  It involves taking all of your gear with you in…

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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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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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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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Sunrise at the Berri Bridge with kayaker in foreground

Winter Sunrise Kayaking. Are you crazy?

How do you convince people looking for Winter Activities in the Riverland, that winter kayaking in the Riverland is awesome? Without thinking it through, so many people unnecessarily cross it off of their “to-do”…

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kayaking on Ajax Achilles Lakes

Online bookings for Parks SA National Parks Campsites

We were really pleased to see the introduction of online bookings for Parks SA campsites (National Parks) in 2017.  The website –  https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/parks/booking   includes a pdf map of the area, an image of each…

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kayakers travel under branch on tree lined narrow creek

Katfish Reach

Katfish Reach is 38 km of creeks and wetlands starting just downstream of Berri in the heart of South Australia’s Riverland. It includes some of the best camping and canoeing spots along the Murray. Abundant…

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