Two people guiding a raft through some rapids with ropes

Date: Monday, 23 November 2020
River: Franklin River.

The Franklin is an epic 8 day remote wilderness trip. To secure a spot contact the trip leader and you will be provided with a bunch of paperwork and details to make a deposit (NOTE THIS TRIP IS FULL THERE IS A WAITING LIST IF YOU WANT TO BE ON IT)

Getting on river 23rd of November and off river on the 30th of november. Having a couple of days free either side of this will be escential to account for trip delays and logistics we need to sort before getting on river.

This is a remote area wilderness river with plenty of whitewater. You don't need to be particularly experienced but general fitness/resilience and an outdoorsy background is essential. This trip is limited to people that I am satisfied have the requisite competency for the trip.

We get the yacht out from the end of our river paddle to Strahan which costs $230 per person. I will potentially need to hire another guide unless another senior guide puts their hands up to run the other raft. I envisage overall costs including food, equipment, petrol and the yacht out to cost about $900 per person for the 8ish day mission.

Hit me up if you're keen on want any further info.

Senior Guide/Trip Leader - James Barnes
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Phone – 0406012364
Note I do shift work and am often in remote areas; I will get back to you eventually!


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