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Wonnangatta: Waterford to Angusvale Day One:

This is a truly wonderful section of the river. One of Australia’s greatest treasures and one of our last wild rivers! It took us fourteen hours (paddling and portaging) to make it from Meyers Flat (15 minutes below Waterford by canoe – but easier to put in) to the first take-out point at Angusvale. The …

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Tanjil River East Branch

We were up that way during the week and happened to cross the East Branch on Webbs Track which is a 2WD road. This branch would not need very much more water (< 5 cm) to make it canoeable. You might even get down it at this height. It would be fun trying anyway! It’s …

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Wonnangatta: Waterford to Angusvale Day Three:

We were so glad we stopped at the (first) Surprise rapid; The dawn was spectacular! As I went down to check the water just as the sun was lighting the hill to the East, its warmth caused the whole pool to ‘boil’ with mist. My eye was at first caught by a mysterious patch of …

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Wonnangatta: Waterford to Angusvale Day Two:

The second day we ventured as far as the ‘Surprise Rapid’ which took us five hours (this is including brief halts for lunch, snacks, etc – and at retiree speeds), but mostly speed is related to water flow, and we are canoeing the Wonnangatta this summer with very low flows because of the effects of …

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Gippsland lakes and rivers – a much more pleasant climate.

It’s strange how folks feel compelled to ‘follow the leader’…most travel all the way to the Murray for house boating ‘adventures’ when here in Gippsland we have all the thousands of kilometres of wonderful inter-connected Gippsland’s lakes and hundreds of kilometres also of navigable rivers in a much more pleasant climate… http://www.theultralighthiker.com/blond-bay-roseneath-reserve-hollands-landing/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/more-gippsland-secrets/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/the-great-gippsland-circuit/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/gippsland-pack-rafting-routes/ http://www.theultralighthiker.com/gippslands-hidden-secrets/ …

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