Months before stepping aboard the Soggy McGee we were out for a walk in the wilds of Weetangera with the Atkins, when Paul mentioned he was thinking of rafting the Franklin as part of their upcoming Tasmanian adventure. ‘We’ve always wanted to do that’, fell out of my mouth before I’d thought it through.
Water by Nature Tasmania is collaborating with Rebecca of Wild Yoga to create an enhanced wilderness journey. Ten days paddling along the path of the Franklin River through remote wilderness in South West Tasmania.
The video shows some of our favourite footage from 2015/16. As we look forward to getting out on the Franklin River again on October 2. There are still a few places left on this 7 day full river tour and plenty of water on the West coast should ensure easy paddling.
Do you want to escape the winter blues? Looking for an adventure? Experience true wilderness in a unique way? We might have just the thing for you.
The Franklin River has a thousand faces and low water levels bring out some of its prettiest features. Even with lower than average water levels, rafting is still a relatively easy way to experience the remote beauty and wilderness of South West Tasmania.
“I never read. I just look at pictures.”
― Andy Warhol
‘Thunderush’ in the Great Ravine provides some great class IV whitewater rafting at medium to high levels.
A few impressions from our recent amazing 7-day Full River trip along the Franklin River. Great water levels, 6 days of sunshine and 1 day of rain … on our rest day at Newlands Cascades.
While rafting the World Heritage Listed Franklin River, enjoy exotic and traditional cuisine in a unique wilderness setting, with the emphasis on fresh Tasmanian produce and herbs. Professionally guided tours from 4 – 10 days including all meals. – See more at: Restaurant Australia
This is what some of our customer say:
A fascination with a cartoon animal and a Class V river lured her to the empty wilderness of Tasmania. Turns out the raw side of Down Under offers an amazing number of pristine places to camp, surf, hike, mountain bike, and kayak. Stephanie Pearson goes all in.