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Kayaking - Lake Macquarie

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Kayaking on Lake Macquarie!

This is an easy introduction to kayaking and is a great way to experience Lake Macquarie under the supervision of qualified guides. Departing from Wangi Wangi boat ramp, the group will complete a basic skills paddling session in the double sea kayaks before paddling across the lake to Pulbah Island. The group will travel around the island stopping on a beach at Pt Woolstonecraft for morning tea were coffee, tea or hot chocolate will be provided. Returning to the water, paddlers will cross to Wangi Point before following the shoreline back to the starting location.

Please note:

  • Should you be unsure about the weather conditions and possible cancellation, or have any other questions, please contact Peter Vaughan Mobile – 0404878332.
  • Participants MUST phone Peter after 7am on day of the course to confirm it is going ahead.
  • Participants are to meet at the boat ramp at Dobell Memorial Park, Dobell Drive, Wangi Wangi at 8.45am with all gear to maximise activity time.
  • All necessary activity equipment will be supplied and your guide will be carrying emergency communication devices and a comprehensive first aid kit.
  • The security of valuables such as car keys, wallets, cameras, and any personal gear is the responsibility of each client.

You will need:

  • Swimmers, casual comfortable clothing & towel
  • Hat (preferably with a brim) or cap
  • Windproof/waterproof jacket
  • Enclosed footwear that may get wet
  • Small daypack to transport own gear
  • Sunscreen/sunglasses
  • 1 litre of fluid to stay hydrated
  • Snacks
  • Personal medication that may be needed (eg asthma puffer)

WEA Hunter offers a wide variety of 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 cancels 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!