Discover

DISCOVER

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Discover the beauty of our Australian waterways and destinations, many unique only to paddlers. The Waterways
Guide built by the paddling community to help you explore lakes, rivers, bays and the coast. Be inspired by
hundreds of access points and trip ideas. It also provides information for fisherman and canyoners.

EXPLORE

The website is a comprehensive, interactive site to help you safely plan and share trip ideas with your friends.
The site has commenced in New South Wales for paddlers and therefor has a great deal more information relating
to their needs. Fishermen and particulary fresh water anglers, are now adding information for their community.
Please don't be too disappointed to find less information in other States, bit it has started and before too
long you will be planning trips all over the country.

SAFE PADDLING

The site provides heaps of information to help you to prepare for safe and enjoyable activities.
is about preparation, knowing your abilities,   developing skill and
knowledge for
your area of interest. Look up the Safe Paddling Resources and find links to technique
and safety videos, brochures for boating rules on the water and everything from choosing the right boat to equipment
you might carry for emergencies.

GRADING SYSTEM

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The GRADING SYSTEM categorises
the type of water you may encounter. It will include the Internationally recognised Grading of Whitewater and
and an
outline of flat and open waters pepared by qualified Instructors from NSW. This system provides advice for
understanding water hydrology and conditions and the effects of weather, tide, wind and rain.
For more details:

GETTING MORE OUT OF CANOEING AND KAYAKING

Check out the Clubs list,their
focus and where they can be found. There are qualified coaches and instructors to teach you how to paddler, paddle
better, lead trips and compete or set personal goals to challenge for a deeper involvement.  Once in a Club you
will be able to join in State Organised events and reap even more rewards.
There is also a list of Paddling Businesses if you would like to hire or purchase equipment and
learn how to paddle, many of which are situated in beautiful surroundings.

RIVER HEIGHTS

Up to the hour river height readings. If you are a whitewater paddler you can
receive alerts of "good' river levels saving the laborious trawling through the Bureau site. In a quick glance of a
change in colour of the icon will indicate the height of the river.   It is a level for the average paddler.
Tread carefully till you work out a good colour for your paddle skill.

PERSONALISE

Personalise the website by making FAVOURITE lists.  Look for the Gold Star
on the Trips and Access Point details and after you choose a Gold star the selection will become yours. Look for
this list under the TAB of MY CONTENT.