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Beyond Basics Course - 3 Day Expedition Wilsons Prom/Snake Island

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3 Day Expedition to Wilsons Prom/Snake Island – Minimum of 3 participants

Using your new found knowledge of sea kayaking, winds, tides and charts you can plan and paddle your own Expedition with the help of our guides.

You will learn & develop through:

  • consolidating basic kayaking skills and building your confidence and expertise
  • planning a kayaking adventure; knowledge of waterproofing equipment, loading a sea kayak,
  • understanding the clothing, equipment and provisions used in sea kayak expeditions
  • understanding the principles of food preparation, menu planning and using portable stoves.
  • Developing kayak camping skills - utilizing principles of minimum impact camping and using tarpaulins to provide shelters in sun or rain.
  • route planning to compensate for tidal influence and weather conditions
  • negotiating protruding land masses, constrictions, shipping channels, effects of wind, tide ferry gliding and negotiating surf zones (weather dependent)
  • developing leadership skills for group management.


We strongly suggest that you practise your kayaking skills between the Sea Starter Course and doing the Expedition – Beyond Basics utilizing your 4 hours of free hire from the Sea Starter Course.

Includes: sea kayaking equipment (as above), catering. 

Instructor ratio of 1:6 participants 

In addition, participants will need to bring their own personal equipment, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, rain jacket, rain pants, and 2 person tent.
Hire of this equipment can be arranged at extra cost - call us to discuss 03 9597 0549.

Receive 2 hours of free kayak hire to be taken in one session 

Please be aware that we ask participants to make their vehicle available to assist with car shuttles if necessary. 


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  1. unforgettable experience 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Mar 2016

    superbly organised and run by Rohan and Raia who gave freely of their huge knowledge and experience, we learnt navigation, chart reading, tides, currents, how to pack a kayak and what to take on an expedition, beautiful scenery, fun camping, Rohan and Raia made sure we had fun, were safe and took care of everything, very professional and a must experience for any lover of kayaking

  2. Great confidence builder 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Mar 2016

    I've only had my new kayak since jan, and during this course I could put it through its paces with the confidence that being in a group with experienced instructors would not allow me to do by myself. I've also learnt how to pack my kayak and what to take and what not to take on overnight trips. Along with that, was learning the essential reading and planning of my trip in conjunction to tides and sea levels, wind and even sun verses cloud cover! I enjoyed this course so much, I think it's a must do for owners or non owners of kayaks. Everyday was a ten out of ten day for me.

  3. Fantastic weekend away Camping and Kayaking 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Mar 2015

    The 3 day Expedition Wilsons Prom/Snake Island Beyond Basic Course is a must do for anybody that is interested in expedition Kayaking. You learn how to organise, pack and paddle a loaded kayak while you are having the time of your life and enjoying the beauty of the Prom. Great for anybody who loves being out in the wilds of nature.

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