Mary River Downstream, Tiaro

Mary River Downstream, Tiaro     

 

The paddle

 

From Petrie Park launch point head downstream as far as the conditions and your time allows. You will need to return to your launch point to finish your paddle. 

 

How to get there

 

The launch point is Petrie Park, Tiaro. From the Bruce Highway turn into Jacobsen Street. (Left if coming from Tiaro, Right if coming from Maryborough). Go over the Railway bridge and turn right into Blackmount Road, then left into Vandoorn Road. Petrie Park is at the end of this Road on the Mary River. There are toilets at this Park.

 

Distance/Time to allow

 

Allow 1 to 2 hours depending on your time on the conditions and your available time.

 

What to expect Ð water conditions, etc

 

There may be submerged trees in sections of the river.

 

Camping facilities, accommodation, etc

 

There is no camping in this Park. A range of accommodation options are available in either Tiaro or Maryborough.

 

Other attractions in the area

 

Maryborough and River Heads.

 

Other useful information

Not far from Hervey Bay and options to explore Fraser Island.