Canoeing and Kayaking in Brisbane
You can explore Brisbane in a much unique perspective. You
can do it by the river or by the sea! No, riding a boat,
ferry or a cruise is so old school as compared to this:
kayaking and canoeing. Yes, these activities don't just make
you appreciate the world that Brisbane has to offer to you,
they also give you one of the most challenging ways to
travel with a knack of adventure while giving you a physical
It doesn't take to be an experienced paddler to kayak; even
are encouraged to plunge into the adventure.
Riverlife Adventure Center in Kangaroo Point is an
activity-filled center that embarks its guest to the
majestic natural environment of Brisbane. One of the
activities that Riverlife offer is kayaking.
The good news
is, if you have no idea whatsoever in using the paddle, you
will be guided by a qualified instructor. Kayaking sessions
are scheduled seven days a week and instruction can be done
either at day or at night.
|Of course, where else are fun water activities such as
kayaking and canoeing popular but in the Brisbane River? The
panoramic view of the city along
the water level is
definitely priceless. Experience passing different Brisbane
landmarks like the Story Bridge, New Farm Park and the South
Parklands and be awed with the distinguishable
perspective. A single session is scheduled in every Sunday
with each session normally has a duration of three hours.
If you decide to canoe or kayak with somebody special, you
can try to canoe by moonlight and be amazed by the sound of
tranquil waters as well as the reflection of the moon on the
river. The sight of feeding pelicans and fishes jumping out
of the water can also be a worthwhile event; though don't
a shocked state if a fish landed straight in your
canoe/kayak! Canoe by the moonlight in Brisbane River is
schedules on a Friday that occurs closest to the Full Moon.
One session concludes before midnight.
You can also try kayaking in the nearby sea which is located
an hour away from the north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast.
The sea boasts its magnificent display of marine flora and
fauna which includes swimming turtles, eagles and other bird
species, dolphins and fishes. Challenge yousrelf by kayaking
for half a day at the Mooloolaba Bay and discover more of
the ocean environment.
Just take the following into consideration when you decided
to kayak. One, wear the most comfortable clothes. Two, it's
important that your shoes can get wet, or better if you can
kayak without wearing anything in your feet at all! It's
also recommended to wear sunglasses, hat and sunscreen if
you are kayaking in a sunny day. Also, bring towel and
drinks as well.