Kolan River, Miara

Kolan River, Miara

 

The paddle

 

From the launch point head upstream towards Booyan. At this point you can take the right fork up Yandaran Creek. Yandaran Creek narrows before the North Coast Railway. Alternatively the left fork will take you to the weir at Avondale. You will need to return to the caravan park to finish your paddle.

 

How to get there

 

Miara Caravan Park, Miara is on the Miara Road, which is about 12kms off the Lowmeed Road. Miara is on the coast north of Bundaberg.

 

What to expect Ð water conditions, etc

 

The Kolan River is a tidal river and the launch point is near the mouth of the river.

 

Distance/Time to allow

 

You can organise paddles of 2 to 4 hours depending on the conditions and your available time.

 

Camping facilities, accommodation, etc

 

The caravan park in Miara is:

 

Miara Caravan Park

1200 Miara Road, Miara Q 4670

Phone: (07) 4156 1171

Email: MiaraCP@burnett.qld.gov.au    

 

Other attractions in the area

 

Fishing. Beach at Norval Park. Littabella.

 

Other useful information

 

A Kolan River Fish Habitat Area Map can be accessed at:

 

http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/extra/pdf/fishweb/kolan.pdf  

 

Further local information is available at:

 

http://www.coralcoast.org/