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Keppel Sea Kayak Symposium 2024

June 7 - June 9

Keppel Sea Kayak Symposium 2024

Registration is now open for the Keppel Sea Kayak Symposium hosted by Paddle Capricornia to be held on Great Keppel Island 7th through 10th of June 2024.
This event is proudly supported by the Livingstone Shire Council.
Join us for four days of paddling in and around the beautiful Keppel Islands. We’ve lined up some of the country’s best Sea Kayak Instructors to deliver sessions for all skill levels from introductory to advanced.
Sessions include:
-Intro to Sea kayaking
-Intro to bracing and rolling
-Forward and turning stroke’s
-Safety and rescues
-Incident management
-Coastal play and Dynamic water skills
-Kayak sailing
-Greenland rolling and paddling
More detailed Session information will be included in the information kit.
Great Keppel Island, Capricorn Coast, Queensland .
Great Keppel Island Hideaway will be our base for the Symposium .
Things to do on Great Keppel Island if you’re not paddling
-Fantastic bush walk’s
-17 beautiful beaches
-Swimming in crystal clear waters
-Great snorkeling
-Beach fishing
Ferry Services:
Keppel Konections
Freedom fast cats
Both Ferries will transport Kayaks for a extra fee, and run multiple services daily.
Great Keppel Hideaway has a range of options. Please call and let them know you are with the Sea Kayak Symposium as we have it on hold for our participants.
There is also other accommodation options available on the island .
Please book accommodation early to avoid disappointment
-Great Keppel Island Hideaway Bistro/Cafe/Bar
-Some accommodation has self catering facilities.
-Tropical vibes Cafe / Bar
-Island Pizza
Car parking
-Available at Rosslyn Bay, no charge or at Cap Coast storage for security car parking for a fee
Friday 7th June
-participants paddling to Great Keppel island depart mainland
-Ferries depart from Rosslyn Bay to Greet Keppel Island for non paddlers and for participants not paddling to GKI.
-Accommodation check in
-Meet and greet
-Registration for Saturdays paddles and Instructional Sessions
Saturday 8th
-Pre padddle briefing’s, Instructional Sessions, Paddling
Sunday 9th
-Pre paddle briefing’s, Instructional Sessions, Paddling
Monday 10th
-Accommodation check out
-Symposium Rap up
-Paddlers depart for Mainland
-Ferries depart for Mainland
Paddler numbers will be limited so an early registration will secure your spot, none paddlers are welcome to come along and enjoy what Great Keppel has to offer there is no need to register for non paddlers.
Registered paddlers will receive a information kit in the New year outlining .
Departure times for paddling to and from Great Keppel Island
What to bring.
Instructors bios , on and off water instructional sessions .
Registration fee is $50 per paddler
And is payable through
-Just Go
Numbers are limited so once we reach our limit you will not be able to register for this event
As with all on water events all paddling is dependent the weather on the day and we be guided by our PQ /PA guidelines to insure paddler safety.
Happy paddling
Paddle Capricornia


Paddle Capricornia
0438 176 245
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