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Whitewater River Boarding on the Yarra River - 2.5 Hours

Warburton, VIC
MHT057
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For 1 person
2.5 hours
$159 each
1 Adult
$159 each

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Highlights

  • Adrenaline fuelled adventure
  • Victoria's only whitewater river boarding tours
  • Fully guided and all gear included

It’s river time! Get ready to go on a river boarding experience of a lifetime and charge down the magnificent Yarra River. This two hour guided journey is packed full of adventure and great scenery. All safety and water gear is provided.

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This experience can only be found on RedBalloon

What's Included?

  • Fully guided whitewater river boarding adventure
  • All equipment including wetsuit, flippers, knee and shin pads, lifevest and helmet
  • Fully guided by whitewater experts
  • Shuttle back to your vehicle

There’s really nothing quite like it.

You’re all kitted up and you’re in the river, ready to go, after a skills session to learn about the basics of river boarding it's time to hit the river and run our first rapid face first!

Before you know it your surrounded by rapids with their own personality. You will negotiate your way down grade 1-2 whitewater (up to grade 3 when the river flow is high). Blast down thrilling whitewater on your own board. You are in complete control whilst navigating the rapids and waves, with the aid of flippers you are able to steer your board and power through the whitewater with ease.

With rapids every few hundred metres it's an action packed adventure and brilliant fun!

Your qualified guide will give you a thorough safety and river board control tutorial before heading out on your adventure. There will be a mandatory swim tests through some easy rapids before you begin. The session is fully guided throughout and will assist you to get the perfect line through the rapids.

Session Length

The session lasts for approximately 2.5 hours.

Guidelines

  • Participants will be required to lift the boards a short distance
  • Minimum age is 12 years old and they must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Not recommended for individuals with heart conditions or during pregnancy
  • Average level of fitness is required
  • Maximum weight of 115kg
  • Not available until March 2019

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged with them directly according to their policy:

  • Activity could be postponed because of inclement weather or the session not meeting minimum numbers
  • If vendor needs to postpone or cancel a session they will inform you as soon as possible
  • If you cancel with seven or more days notice a $15 per person rebooking fee will be payable to reschedule
  • If you choose to cancel within seven days of the activity a $30 per person rebooking fee will be payable to reschedule

Numbers on the Day

This experience requires a minimum of six participants to go ahead and runs with a maximum of 10.

Weather

If the provider has to cancel due to inclement weather they will give you as much notice as possible to arrange the booking for another day. Please note they will not cancel the session due to rain.

Dress Code

Please bring closed toed footwear. You cannot wear thongs or sandals. You must wear bathers or thermals under the wetsuit. Bring a full set of clothes and footwear along with a towel for after the river boarding.

Other Info

There are GoPro mounts on all helmets and river boards so you can capture your experience with your own camera!

This experience takes place on the Yarra River, Warburton, VIC.