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6 canoe touring essentials

Guides

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

Adventure

Join AG Outdoor 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

Adventure

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

Adventure

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

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

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

Adventure

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

Destinations

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.