SILVER - PacknPaddle MARRAMARRA

SILVER - PacknPaddle MARRAMARRA

THE PROGRAM VENUE – MARRAMARRA

Marramarra National Park is situated to the northwest of Sydney on the urban fringes. Marramarra is boarded by Berowra to the East the Hawkesbury River to the North.  The program route traverses a number of ridgelines and Marramarra Creek along with Berowra Creek

OUR PROGRAM STAFF

YouthAdvance prides itself on the fact that we only employ industry leaders. YouthAdvance is a company that is driven to create young leaders and the experience of our staff have in adventure-based education and recreation programs allows us to structure our programs so they are not only focused on participant experiences but heavily driven on creating measurable program outcomes.

Our lead program guides are employed with no lease than 6 years minimum experience and all qualified in the activity being undertaken.

SAFETY AND RISK

YouthAdvance’s partner company Remote Safety Solutions is a leading remote area risk and emergency management specialists. From this safety is foremost in all of our Adventurous Journeys.  

Pre-program you are supplied with our comprehensive Risk Management and Emergency Management Portfolio for the program venue. This portfolio is your reference guide to the associated program hazards and their risk profile and the management processes to limit these hazards. It also lists our emergency actions plans and emergency 

PROGRAM FACTS

  • Participant to staff ratios 7:1
  • Maximum number of participants for this program venue per trip  is 18 (Back to Back programs available for larger bookings)
  • Emergency communication equipment carried, VHF, UHF, PLB, Satellite Phone and Sat Messenger and Tracker
  • Maps and navigation equipment supplied to each participant
  • Transport to and from the program venue (Sydney) based School included in advertised price
  • Live tracking of all participant groups with web portal for parents and booking clients to view
  • All guides hold wilderness or remote area first aid qualifications
  • Modern, registered well-maintained kayaks and safety equipment
  • Powerboat support for paddling sections
  • FREE pre-trip briefing
  • Medical data collected using CareMonkey e-platform for paperless collection

PROGRAM ROUTE

With the program starting at the entrance to Marramarra National Park the first leg by foot will take us out into the untracked ridgelines. With some challenging navigation and sections that will require teamwork, the Participants will be rewarded with stunning views of days threes leg. The route takes us down into what the YouthAdvance Team calls “Jurassic Park” due to the old growth sub-tropic flora and then up and around several Indigenous sites. With a night at the “Orchard”.

Day two takes the Participants east, paddling downstream of Marramarra Creek into the stunning sandstone cliff-lined valleys of Berowra Creek. While in the safe confines of Marramarra Creek Participants will refresh their water safety procedures before heading out into the wider bay, before Camping at a pristine, water only access campsite. The final day takes the Participants South down Berowra Creek where time will be taken to explore the shoreline in several locations. Finishing the memorable program at Berowra Waters.

EQUIPMENT

Your child using the appropriate gear is instrumental in ensuring that they have an enjoyable and comfortable experience. We have the following options available;

Purchase equipment up to  40% off via the RSS Online Equipment store

Hire via Camplist www.camplist.com.au

 

TRANSPORT OPTIONS

For organisations wishing for a door to door program option, we can arrange for our 25 seater mini-bus to pick up from any location prior the program and then return once the program has been completed.

Contact our staff to request a quote for this service.

PROGRAM FEES

$380.00 Per Participant

DISCOUNTS APPLY FOR GROUP BOOKINGS

 

FIND OUT MORE!

Call 0431 248 389 or email [email protected] to find out more