Tough is Not Enough

 How a journey through three continents with a kayak changed a climate warrior Tough is Not Enough is an important and captivating book that covers Steve Posselt’s journey from Canberra to Sydney, New Orleans to New York, Portishead to Paris for COP 21, and then Ballina to Canberra, a trip spanning three continents over twelve […]

The Coast is Clear for PGNSW3

 The 3rd Edition of The Paddler’s Guide to New South Wales (PGNSW3) is preparing to land. To make sure that goes ahead as planned, the team is setting sail on a two-week research trip that will see us paddling in the Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, and South Coast regions of the state. Thankfully, there are currently […]

There’s something about the Mary

Gympie Canoe & Kayak Water Trail - Feature Photo WORDS: Fiona Willett The Wide Bay region is synonymous with its mightiest natural asset: the Mary River. In the Gympie region, the Mary meanders through Gympie’s outer lying hinterland area, the Mary Valley, and continues on through Tiaro in the Fraser Coast region. Gympie’s little piece of the river is perfect for paddlers looking for fresh […]

Campfire tales – Gundagai

Campfire Gundagai Feature Photo WORDS: Scott Rawstorne from Global Paddler. There is nothing like a crackling campfire at the end of a big day on the water to bring out ripping yarns from past adventures. Most of those stories have never made into Global Paddler guides so they have only been heard by a select few. Until now… A day of […]

Sea to Summit Blitz Booties – Product Review

Sea to Summit Blitz Booties Feature Photo WORDS: Scott Rawstorne from Global Paddler. As a paddle sports tour guide and instructor, I need comfortable paddling footwear that offers great grip and a high level of protection from oyster shells and other nasties. I also want it to be “set and forget”. Distractions of any kind resulting from footwear that is poorly designed or constructed […]