Welcome to Global Paddler

We create paddle guides for the best paddling destinations so that every day you spend on the water is fantastic. There are now five Global Paddler guidebooks and online guides to 340 top paddling destinations. Global Paddler is your ultimate companion for seeing the world from the water. 

Grab your copies of The Paddler’s Guide to New South Wales 2nd Edition, The Paddler’s Guide to South Australia, The Paddler’s Guide to Queensland, The Paddler’s Guide to Victoria and The Paddler’s Guide to Melbourne from the Global Paddler online store or selected retailers today, or become a member and enjoy unlimited downloads of online paddle guides for more than 340 destinations. Click here for a free sample.

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Global Paddler guidebooks - Created with love for people who love paddling.

Kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddling provide amazing and unique opportunities for anyone who loves seeing the world from the water to experience incredible environments without disturbing them or leaving any trace of their visit. Global Paddler guidebooks are thoroughly researched, expertly written and thoughtfully compiled by a professional paddler who has paddled in over 400 locations in 8 countries and who has been writing paddle guides for more than 10 years. Maps, photographs, and logistical details are supplemented with carefully researched historical information, local points of interest and quirky facts, so kayakers, canoeists and stand up paddleboarders can immerse themselves in every adventure. Global Paddler guides are the ultimate companions for seeing the world from the water.