Avon Descent

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Avon Descent

Avon Descent

When

3 August - 4 August  - annual event

Where

Avon River & Swan River

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The Avon Descent is an annual, 2 day white water event along the Avon and Swan Rivers in Western Australia. The descent includes both paddle craft (kayaks, surf skis) and small motor boats. The descent runs from Northam to the Perth suburb of Bayswater, and is held in August every year. The first Avon Descent was held in 1973.

Stages

Day 1 - Town of Northam to Boral Campsite (52 km)

  • Stage 1 - Town of Northam to Katrine Bridge (17 km)
  • Stage 2 - Katrine Bridge to Toodyay (15 km)
  • Stage 3 - Toodyay to Wetherall Reserve (9 km)
  • Stage 4 - Wetherall Reserve to Boral Campsite (11 km)

Day 2 - Overnight Stop - Boral Campsite to City of Bayswater (72 km)

  • Stage 5 - Boral Campsite to Emu Falls (8 km)
  • Stage 6 - Emu Falls to Stronghills Farm (10 km)
  • Stage 7 - Stronghills Farm to Bells Rapid (21 km)
  • Stage 8 - Bells Rapid to Middle Swan (18 km)
  • Stage 9 - Middle Swan to Bayswater Finish (15 km)


Avon Descent Map   

Latitude:

-31.647555

Longitude:

116.674332





08 Jul 2019

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  • Sand Dunes

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  • St Mary's Cathedral

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  • Fremantle Prison

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  • Lake Cave

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  • St. Ildephonsus

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  • St Patrick`s Church

    St Patrick`s Church



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