Newcastle NSW company, Walking Rivers, has a focus on showcasing the incredible kayaking, abseiling and bush walking opportunities NSW National Parks have on offer.
Their commitment to creating an experience as turnkey and as safe as possible, means they create journeys that provide lifelong memories for people just like you.
Their guides pride themselves on being engaged and professional with you at all times.
Additionally, with their well-maintained equipment and attention to actual logistics, people can be sure of a five-star experience every time.
Their tour program lists one day and multi-day bush walking and abseiling adventures in addition to Kayak expeditions on some of Australia’s iconic rivers.
Working hard to ensure all clients feel like they are part of a team from the moment they board the bus, the guides will make everyone feel welcome.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife
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This tour is for people that are seeking something different out of a holiday and for people who want to create lasting memories.
Known to offer you intrigue and excitement around every bend in the river, it has become our favorite expedition.
Because of the remoteness of the area, there is no other way to experience this part of the Snowy National Park other than by Kayak. This tour is open to everyone who is moderately fit, agile, healthy and likes a challenge. Seven days of adventure and fun.
You will spend nights camping in spectacular boulder strewn gorges beside the river and enjoy food cooked on open fires.You will also experience the thrill of paddling down more than one hundred rapids, see wildlife in abundance and create bonds through shared experiences with your fellow paddlers that will last a lifetime.
Walking Rivers provides the transport to and from the river Kayaks, camping equipment, food, emergency equipment and qualified guides for your safety.
From $450 to $550
If you and your friends are seeking something that is indeed unusual, a moderate challenge and has the potential to provide a dinner talking point for years then our Broughton Island Kayak adventure might be just right for you.
Port Stephens, Broughton Island, the only island on the NSW coast where camping is not only permitted but it is encouraged by NSW National Parks.
Walking Rivers has tailored a two-day kayak and camping experience on the island designed to give anyone an unforgettable getaway experience.
The 148-acre island is only an hour kayak paddle across a relatively protected strip of water that anyone with moderate fitness can paddle.
Once on the island, you will experience seclusion and a unique view of the Australian mainland that not many people ever witness.
Depending on the season you choose to go in you can often paddle up close to Humpback Whales in winter, Dolphins in summer and sometimes turtles.
In spring the island is covered in wildflowers, and the birdlife is prolific through the summer months.
Tour highlights include Kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, camping, stargazing, and bushwalking.
Walking Rivers provides everything needed within the fee for this memorable adventure including your food.
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From $495 to $595
The three day Myall lakes Kayak Adventure is very much something that can be enjoyed by everyone who likes to be outdoors.
Whether you are a family with children, a group of friends or adults looking for that perfect getaway experience our Myall Lakes three-day kayak journey has something that will appeal to everyone.
You will be kayaking at a leisurely pace, across beautiful lakes and then with your input selecting the camping locations.
Many of the campsites are very secluded and boat accessible only in addition to being right in the heart of the Myall Lakes National Park.
Furthermore, the campsites are home to a wide variety of Australian wildlife, and you will have the opportunity to observe many of the animals up close.
Surround yourself with nature.
The qualified professional guides are there to help you with every facet of the experience including kayak instruction if needed. The price is inclusive of camping equipment, meals, kayaks, and safety equipment.
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The Nymboida River is a world-renowned Australian Kayaking destination. For the young and old alike the river will not disappoint.
Come and Experience the excitement of kayaking amongst lush rainforests, spectacular gorges and deep quiet pools; remarkable contrasts of safe whitewater action and peaceful drifting on one of Australia’s premier whitewater rivers.
Packed with excitement and fun the river paddle is guaranteed to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime.
The expedition includes all Kayaks and Kayaking equipment, camping equipment, transport to and on the river from Newcastle, food, safety equipment and professional guides.
The Nymboida River trail, when completed with the assistance of their river guides, makes for a perfect five-day getaway.
From $125 to $250
Newcastle Abseiling Adventure in the Watagan National park is very much a social event. Abseiling delivers an enormous sense of personal accomplishment and satisfaction like very few other ou tdoor pursuits. Additionally, as well as being good for the mind, it is good physically as well.
You can choose only to descend and walk back to the top, a form of passive exercise or for the more agile and fit person, there is always the option of climbing back up the cliff. Climbing up is very physically demanding and great exercise while having fun.
They are observing unparalleled scenery while Abseiling making it undoubtedly one of the top highlights for the Newcastle Abseiling Adventure.
If you are into photography while you are hanging on the cliff face, sometimes a once in a lifetime opportunity that perfect shot will present itself. For some people, a highlight is just exploring new areas.
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Their half-day abseiling adventure has been structured specifically for visitors to the Hunter Valley wine-growing region.
Visitors that may be looking for a bit more excitement and an experience that is unique to the area.
The half-day allows you plenty of time to complete both training on the 20-metre cliff and then to abseil down the sixty metre Mega Drop. You will be back in the vineyards in time for lunch and wine tasting in the afternoon.
Their Hunter Valley Abseiling Adventure is one of the few activities that they can operate every day of the year. They only ask that you dress for the prevailing weather, wear a pair of running shoes, and bring your camera.
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