Why Schools Choose Us

Why Schools Choose Us

Our Background

Providing kayaks, canoes, instructors & guides for school camps since 1999, we tailor a unique experience around education and group challenges to create memorable school camps.

Call or email us for the special rates we provide for schools.

No deposit required.

Our Accreditations:

Sustainable Tourism Accredited Business

Access to Unspoiled Areas

This extraordinary Renmark to border river section has multiple creeks and lagoons that provide

  • route choices,
  • navigational challenges,
  • contingencies,
  • historic stories, and
  • environmental experiences.

Ral Ral Creek

Our unique river frontage position allows ring routes from our easy onsite launchsite. The complex of sheltered creeks & lagoons suit all year levels whether camping onsite or using free island campsites en-route.

Chowilla

An old favourite, steeped in history and perfect for experienced students.

The area between Renmark and Chowilla provides multiple routes via creeks and around weirs so your route can be tailored and adapted to suit the prevailing conditions and the ability of your group.

 

Please feel free to call us for more information.

Chowilla Game Reserve

Safety

The Ral Ral area has reliable Telstra Blue-tick phone coverage and we provide on-call assistance. We can use our dinghy to provide emergency assistance.

Risk assessments, emergency plans and WHS policies are developed, followed and reviewed.

Phone coverage of the Chowilla area has recently been substantially upgraded. You are required to lodge your school’s route plan with National Parks.

Facilities

Our property provides onsite parking therefore avoiding time loss and delivery fees. Round trips eliminate the need for vehicle-shuffling and punctuality.

We have a grassed camping area, BBQ, fire pit, full kitchen, power, toilets, showers and change-room.

We also deliver to other start points and provide vehicle shuttles

Qualified Instructors

Jim & Ruth are Accredited Flatwater Instructors through Paddle Australia and fully qualified through the Department for Education. This ensures that first aid, teaching qualifications, training and police clearances remain current.

Jim is a qualified teacher and Ruth is a registered nurse. Having a female instructor in the area can make your planning easier.

Local Knowledge

We are passionate about sharing the local history and understanding of our natural environment.

We provide up-to-date advice on weather & river conditions.

Ask us about the detailed maps of Ral Ral Creek and Chowilla that we produce and update.

Quality Equipment

All our canoes and kayaks, which can cater for 100 paddlers, are specifically designed for touring the river and creeks. The kayaks have front & rear hatches and the canoes are spacious.

Hire includes paddles, PFDs & sponges.

Spray decks, split paddles, tow ropes, dry bags and barrels are also available.