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Crowdfunding The Paddler’s Guide to Victoria

Paddlers in Victoria Feature My name is Scott Rawstorne. I have been involved with paddle sports in a professional capacity for more than ten years. I have been involved in wholesale and retail sales, and also worked extensively as an instructor and guide. Throughout this time I have been struck by the lack of quality advice available to potential […]

Victoria: Paddling the best of the north and the west

Bumbang Island Photo 1 by Scott Rawstorne The much anticipated first edition of The Paddler’s Guide to Victoria will be published in September 2014. It will contain logistical details, trip descriptions, historical information, local points of interest, quirky facts, maps, and colour photographs for 70 great kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddling destinations. Forty places to paddle in and […]

Globy does Gippsland

Tin Mine Cove - Photo by Mark Barnes Victoria’s Gippsland is the destination of the next great Global Paddler road trip. The Visit Victoria website says we should all “Escape to Gippsland, occupying the vast eastern corner of Victoria, and be rewarded with natural landscapes of unparalleled beauty.” That glowing recommendation was way too good for me to disregard, so I compiled this itinerary to help me experience the best paddling the area has to offer, from […]

Globy does Melbourne

Yarra River, Yarra Bend The time has come to open the door on Victoria in the way that only Global Paddler can. Where better to start than its cosmopolitan capital Melbourne? The Visit Victoria website says that “Melbourne is a city of endless possibilities” and dares you to “take a chance and see where it leads you” so that is exactly what I have done. I have […]