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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 […]

320 top paddling destinations

320 top paddling destinations The Global Paddler website now contains paddle guides for a massive 320 great kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddling destinations. Global Paddler members have unlimited access to all of these guides and annual membership is still only $44.95. That’s less than 15 cents per destination. Alternatively, you can get three years of membership for just […]

Trip locator maps for QLD & VIC

Trip locator maps for Queensland and Victoria The Global Paddler website now has online paddle guides for more than 310 great kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddling destinations and that number is growing fast. In order to make it easier for you to choose your next paddling destination or plan a longer adventure, we have enhanced the Global Paddler website to include all the […]

Top 5 paddles in QLD

Top 5 paddles in QLD: Feature Photo As the most prolific creators of paddle guides for Australian waterways in recent years, we at Global Paddler are often asked which we think are the best and whether we have any favourites. While we firmly believe that every destination covered by a Global Paddler guide has its own special character and is worth visiting […]

Kayak camping on North Stradbroke Island

Kayak Camping on North Straddie - Campsite by Robert de Bondt Having wanted to go kayak camping on North Stradbroke Island for quite a while, the day had finally arrived. After attending the Dawn Service in Brisbane City, which had meant an early 3.30am wake-up, we had some brekkie and left for our Victoria Point launch site about an hour’s drive away. […]