The launch point is from
This is a good introductory paddle, assists with exercise and skill development in a protected section of the river.
How to get there
What to expect Ð water conditions, etc
This is a protected section of the river between two weirs.
Distance/Time to allow
Approximately 2 kms in both directions to the weirs. Allow 1 to 2 hours depending on the focus of your paddling activities.
Camping facilities, accommodation, etc
There are a range of camping and accommodation choices available in Townsville. A starting point is the Tourism section of Townsville Online: http://www.townsvilleonline.com.au/
Other attractions in the area
Other useful information
City Wide maps are available on the web from the Townsville City Council website at:
Further maps and local information is available from:
A bird brochure is available at: www.thuringowa.qld.gov.au/thuringowa/info/BIRDS_OF_THUR.pdf
Townsville Canoe Club paddle on this creek regularly and if you are local joining the club is a good way to find out about other secret canoe trips and to enjoy the company of like minded paddlers.