Snowy River Rafting/Kayaking/Packrafting

Trip type: 
Whitewater Kayaking
Difficulty: 
Medium
Start date: 
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 5 November 2019 - 5:00pm

Time to strap on the floaties and paddle the once a year environmental release of the Snowy river.  Looks like two days of driving and four days on the water. The release will happen on the 30th but will take about a day to get to running waters campsite.  It will take one day to set up cars, four days on the water and one day to finish rafting and drive back.

Pretrip Meeting Details
Pretrip date: 
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 6:00pm
Pretrip location: 
Gear Store
Costs: 
Petrol
Intended plan: 
Day #1 Shuttle Day : 31Oct (camp at Mckillops Bridge campsite) This day is an epic drive! We will need to drop equipment and rafts off at Mckillops bridge. Then some drivers will need to drop cars off at the end of the river 2hrs away (4hrs return) 5Hrs Canberra to Mckillops Bridge Stop in Cooma for shopping 2 Hrs Mckillops Bridge to Buchan River Junction 2 Hrs Buchan River Junction to Mckillops Bridge Start of raft: Mckillops Bridge End or Raft: Park Balley Hooley Campground, Balley Hooley Rd, Day #2 on water: 1 Nov (Mckillops Bridge to boulder garden ) Head toward mckillops bridge Day #3 on water: 2 Nov (Boulder garden to george) Pass mckillops bridge camp past boulder garden Day #4 on wate: 3 Nov (George day) George fun Day #5 on Water: 4 Nov before (end of george to finish) End of george fun. Just fun. Day #6 finish water and Shuttle 5 Nov (return home) 2 hrs left of river and 6hrs return drive from: (Buchan River Junction) Balley Hooley Campground, Balley Hooley Rd, Buchan VIC 3885
Local knowledge: 
Most of the people on this trip have done it before.
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