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by Peter
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Spero river Tasmania
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: Spero river Tasmania

Yes, there was rain in the week before that delayed us a few days. The river was up and was dropping as we went through. Gravel races would become gravel drags if we had been 2-3 days later. Guess it would be do-able but less pleasant. And, in the other direction, if there had been more rain the lit...
by Peter
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Spero river Tasmania
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: Spero river Tasmania

Just a follow up to my previous note to say that I paddled the Spero River with my wife in February and had a wonderful experience over about three days. It clearly needs enough water to be viable. Apart from one small gorge at the top there is not a great deal in terms of rapids, but in terms of fo...
by Peter
Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Spero river Tasmania
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Spero river Tasmania

Hi. We are planning a West coast trip in Tasmania in February and are contemplating a pack rafting walk/paddle down the Spero River to connect with the coast and Hibbs lagoon. The one person I have spoken with felt positive about it. I am wondering if anyone has had experience of the river, in terms...
by Peter
Wed Mar 11, 2009 1:06 am
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Penrith Whitewater Centre?
Replies: 37
Views: 8879

Re: Penrith Whitewater Centre?

Hi We have some pack rafts which we took down the Jane R in Tasmania in February...Thanks Duke for your email....We wanted to test them at Penrith Whitewater and they refused us with a whole lot of ignorant statements about the boats which we knew not to be true. We said we wanted to test the boats ...