Canoeing through the forest

Take a leisurely Canoe through Berowra National Park. With spectacular parks to the east, the Berowra Valley Regional Park to the west, and the mighty Hawkesbury River to the north, Berowra Waters is Sydney at its natural bushland and aquatic best. Watch out for all the wildlife you can encounter close up and personal. This will involve bush toileting using a trowel so a good idea to practise this before you come to Jamboree. This trip may still involve some paddling against the tide so you need to be reasonably fit.

Level: Medium – Some canoeing experience required

Equipment needed: 5 -6 Dry bags to store gear (one needs to be large enough for sleeping bag) + larger bag (eg plastic storage bag) to carry dry bags to and from jamboree site OR one larger aqua bag to store all gear (must be totally waterproof when submerged) plus a small waterproof bag for day requirements; headlamp or torch; aqua shoes; whistle; rash vest or long sleeved shirt; board shorts or similar, waterproof case for phone or camera if bringing it; small trowel or scoop for toileting

Skills needed: Trefoil 2 or 3 Canoe / Kayaking or equivalent experience, ability to swim 50 metres with a lifejacket

Extra cost: $0

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