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Law and Regulations in Australia to be a kayaking guide


  • Organize tours by groups or individuals in coaches.

    Give clearly and details information, promoting safe and responsible kayak information.

    Deliveries specify training and safety regulations .

    Look for an area that can generally be of great interest to a group or a particular group of people

    Arrange the necessary permits or letters of communication to the area of destination before the tour.

    Offer specialist knowledge on subjects like history, scenery, landscape, birds and marine fauna.

    Lead the tour group to points of interest and at the same time provide useful and interesting information.

    Communicate with the appropriate officials in your tour destination like the police, medical institution or tour destination officials.

    Make sure that the tour group will be sent home as safely as possible.

  • Time Objective Details

    8.00 Weather & Sea Conditions Determine sea conditions before start

    08:30 Check equipment's Prepare & check

    09:00 Picked up customer Our services offer free transport

    09:30 Training & Safety regulations Separated 2 two groups / fill out application /Class /

    Briefing tour.

    10:00 Start tour Departing from river esplanade.

    10:30 First stop Explore open ocean

    11:00 Second stop Swap around and try different kayaks

    12:00 Return Way back seaway, passing Fisheries / Manmade


    12:30 Finished Tour/Customer feedback Give them small gift / Environmental advices

    1:00 Last revision Clean, review of our stuff

    1:30 Finish activity The end of our activity

  • A) Checking the weather and sea condition

    B) Google Map & G.P.S.

    C) Practical experience route

    D) Emergency call

  • Minimum standards for the conduct of safe non-competitive canoeing and kayaking activities, Australian

    canoeing regulation, 11 January 2008.

    Kayaking activities have to develop an Emergency Management Plan

    Technological modes of communication (phones, radios, satellite phones, etc.)

    Emergency procedures

    Responsibilities of the leader

    Research hazards Confirm group experience /capabilities Check environmental condition Be alert for physical and psychological condition of group.

    Notify appropriate person of safe completion

    Check all equipment on return

    Competency and Qualifications of instructors and/or Guides

    Minimum level of competence

    Australian Canoeing Instructors and Guides must register with Australian Canoeing

    Accreditation registration (Valid 3 years from date of accreditation

    Must have a current State Government Regulation body approved First Aid Qualifications.

    National Standard Signals be understood and used by all paddlers.

  • Minimising impact starts when planning a kayaking trip

    Learn about and plan your route to avoid sensitive natural areas.

    Take suitable equipment to reduce reliance on the natural environment.

    Avoid excess food packaging that may be left behind as rubbish.

    Secure necessary permission to visit restricted areas such as Nature Reserve or private land.

    Take home all your rubbish, including empty packaging, food scraps and sanitary products.

    Use a full stove for cooking.

    Avoid using soaps or detergent when camping. Beach Sand is an excellent alternative for cleaning cookware.

    Learn about wildlife, will help you appreciate their behaviour you can modify your own to minimize impact.

    No fishing or removal underwater plant life in Marine Reserves.

    Leave any cultural artefacts where you find them. (Historic Sites)