Franklin Trip (Trip full, contact to be on waiting list)

Two people guiding a raft through some rapids with ropes

Date: Sunday, 5 December 2021
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.

Getting on river 5/6th of December and off river on the 13th of December (the yacht out is booked for then). 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 and the numbers we can take overall is very limited so there will be a waiting list is anyone misses out.

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. Food is all covered in that cost and will be provided. If we don't need to hire another guide it will be cheaper.

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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