Tag: kayak

Why paddling the Murray River is an adventure for everyone: Sarah Davis

Talking Australia
Why paddling the Murray River is an adventure for everyone: Sarah Davis
After fulfilling her dream of paddling the River Nile, Sarah Davis set her sights on paddling Australia’s longest river – the Murray. The adventurer paddled solo from its source in the Australian Alps to its end in South Australia.    On this episode Sarah talks about why the Murray River is an accessible adventure we all could tackle.     This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Liz Ginis (Managing Editor Digital at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (   You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic

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Six canoe touring essentials

As the saying goes, Prior Preparation and Planning Prevents Poor Performance. Here are six essentials to ensure your next canoe touring adventure is a successful and fun one.


Jungle fever: Costa Rica traverse

Join Australian Geographic Adventure photographer Mark Watson on an incredible journey across untamed Costa Rica, from the Pacific to the Caribbean, on mountain bike, kayak, river-raft and foot.


Profile: Jason Beachcroft

The 2014 AG Society Adventurer of the Year, Jason Beachcroft, achieved kayaking glory, paddling 18,000km around Australia, including Tasmania, in 533 days.


Pushing the Barrow

For most of its length, Ireland’s River Barrow flows smooth, like a perfectly poured stout. But a good river, like a decent pint, is judged by the white frothy bits on the top – and that’s where things get interesting when you’re paddling a fully laden canoe with your septuagenarian Dad at the helm…


South Georgia paddle adventure

A group of record-breaking Aussie mates achieved a 30-year dream of circumnavigating South Georgia Island – a journey that saw them named the 2015 AG Society Adventurers of the Year.


20 days of adventure

How much adventure can you cram into 24 hours? More than you could ever dream. Here are 20 awesome hiking, paddling, camping and cycling one-day epics. Click the image to scroll through gallery. Swipe right to left if you’re using a touchscreen device


The North Face Adventure Grant 2015 expedition

Kiwi whitewater kayaker Jordan Searle has successfully completed the first descent of the Karangarua River from its source on New Zealand’s West Coast. Click the image to scroll through the gallery and find out more, or swipe right to left if you’re using a touchscreen device.


Top 12 paddling spots in Australasia

It was a tough call, but we’ve picked them: the top dozen destinations for paddlers in Australasia. Discover the most beautiful coasts to kayak, the wildest rivers to raft and the most tranquil lakes to canoe.