Venturer and Rover Region Canyoning Weekend 2017

The South Coast and Tablelands Regional Rock Team will be hosting the region canyoning weekend at Newnes Plateau on the 24th – 26th March 2017. The event will be open to all region Leaders, Rovers and Venturers.


The weekend will be held at Barcoo swamp campground – Newnes Plateau. Transport arrangements will need be made by individuals or their Units/Crews. Saturday will kick off with a meeting at 8:00AM sharp.. Units/Crews will be divided into groups (based on ability and experience).


Participants will be canyoning, there will be a number of canyons suitable for complete beginners to experienced canyoners


Saturday dinner will be provided, individuals/units will need to provide Saturday and Sunday breakfast and lunch as well as plenty of snacks for during the day. Drinking water is not available at the campsite and will need to be brought by each individual/unit.


Tent camping.. All participants will be required to bring their own equipment as for a ‘standing camp.’ That being tents, food, cooking gear, etcetera.

There will not be water available on site


For Canyoning you will need a day pack, a packed lunch, water (2L), sun cream, personal first aid kit, hat, head torch and snacks. A ‘dry bag’ may be used to keep some items dry, plastic bags will not be sufficient. All participants will also need to wear enclosed shoes (Volleys or similar are good, neoprene booties are not).


The weekend will be run by a number of Guide level SIS10 qualified Canyoning leaders.


Full Weekend – $25
Costs include:

  • Saturday dinner
  • Activities / region gear use $10 per day (even if you have your own gear)

Please bring cash on the day with your signed E1

Please also consider some petrol money for your driver.


Numbers may be capped depending upon the number of qualified leaders available and participation will be on a first in best dressed basis, SO REGISTER EARLY.

Below is the E1 which will need to be brought on the day with $25.

Any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jake Moodie
0499 236 623



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