You don’t need much to explore our beautiful waterways. so why wouldn’t you?
For discovery, joy and relaxation …
Recreational paddling is a great way for everyone to explore the beautiful waterways in Western Australia.
Unlike most other paddlesports, it is not competition based and is all about the enjoyment and fun of paddling. Anyone can go for a recreational paddle, it is a great way to socialise with people who have similar interests as you. Recreational paddling involves flatwater paddling, sea kayaking, inland touring, whitewater paddling, social cruising with friends, and much more
For those people who are interested in recreational paddling, ask your local club about upcoming recreational trips or visit links below to give you some ideas of areas to explore!
Paddling is great to help you get fit. Some like it as a challenge. Others simply like it to relax and get to beautiful places. Whatever you use it for, it’s good to know about paddle safety so things don’t go wrong.
In 2014, the Maritime Management Centre published a Paddle Safe Strategy. It was all about doing the right thing to be safe and responsible when you’re using paddle craft. Part of this included how to make sure you’re visible and also wearing a lifejacket.
Have a look at these series of key safety videos with pointers on how to stay safe when you’re out on the water paddling.
Ready to get out there?
Paddling is for fun, fitness, challenge and relaxation – or simply to get to beautiful places.