Townsville Hike and Explore Paddles Ross River

Location: Townsville

Article: Written by Jo Hurford; Imagery by Jo Hurford

Directions: Access Ross River via Aplins Weir


Thanks to those who joined us last week for a paddle on Ross River. The paddle was a little slow into the wind but it provided a lovely glide back to our launching point.

Clear skies provided unobstructed views of the sunset and to the (almost) full moon rise. A very relaxing and chilled way to end the weekend.

For those who are interested in another paddling event, I am happy to organise. Current date saver is Sunday, October 17th in the late-afternoon / evening. Moon is at 90% and rising at 3:40pm, meaning it will be nice and high in the sky by the time we paddle. Location TBC.

This paddle will take place on private property or launch from Loam Island to see if we can spot the resident freshie…

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