Kayaking at Swansea Channel

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

Come along and have fun!

This is an easy introduction to kayaking and is a great way to experience Swansea Channel under the supervision of qualified guides. Departing from Pelican boat ramp, the group will complete a basic skills paddling session in Lake Macquarie, depending on the tidal conditions.
Coffee, tea or hot chocolate will be provided on the return journey.

Please note:

  • Participants are to meet at the boat ramp at Lakeview Parade, Pelican at 8:45am with all gear to maximise activity time.
  • The security of valuables such as keys, wallets and cameras and any personal gear is the responsibility of the client.
  • All necessary activity equipment will be supplied and your guide will be carrying emergency communication devices and a comprehensive first aid kit.
  • Should you be unsure about the weather conditions/possible cancellation, or have any other questions, please contact Peter Vaughan on 0404 878 332.

You will need:

  • Swimmers/suitable clothing/towel
  • Hat (preferably with a brim)
  • Windproof jacket
  • Enclosed footwear that may get wet
  • Sunglasses/Sunscreen
  • 1 litre of fluid to stay hydrated
  • Personal medication (eg Asthma puffer)
  • Snacks

At WEA Hunter we offer a wide variety of Business, Lifestyle & Leisure courses at various locations throughout Newcastle and the Hunter Region.
Course enrolment must be accompanied by a fee; we are unable to hold places for people or accept deposits on Lifestyle courses. Once enrolment is completed students will receive a course confirmation either in writing or by email. This course confirmation constitutes a receipt.
Please check your confirmation letter to ensure you have the correct time, date and location of your course as well as any necessary requirements. There is a room directory located at each venue directing you to your classroom. Vending machines are located at both Laman & King street venues and parking fees will apply.
Please choose carefully as WEA Hunter does not issue refunds of fees paid except in circumstances where WEA Hunter cancels a course – in which case students are entitled to receive a full refund. Alternatively if a course is cancelled, WEA Hunter will transfer the student into another course with no administration charge.
Please contact one of our friendly staff if you have any enquiries or need to make any changes to your enrolment. Please note any changes need to be made at least 5 days prior to course commencement.
It’s your time…enjoy it!