Residents and visitors to the Peel region are invited to experience the diversity of the Peel region’s waterways, paddling trails, clubs and local paddling businesses.by taking part through 1-30 September in the tenth annual Peel Paddling Carnival.
Most events are free withthe Carnival offering a variety of paddling opportunities suitable for new and experienced paddlers on waterways at Mandurah, Pinjarra and Dwellingup.
And what a range of events to choose from there is kayaking including fishing kayaks, rafting, a multi sport challenge, stand up paddling, social paddles, a skill workshop and dragon boating.
There are two new events this year for young people a canoe eco adventure paddle and raft building. These two new events complement the eco school paddles by John Tonkin College and Harvey School of Agriculture and Harvey High School.
Another new event this year which caters for walkers as well as paddlers is the eco cultral paddle and ramble with local Aborignial leader, George Walley.
Details of afacebookphotographic competition are featured on the Carnival 's community facebook page.
The Carnival is coordinated by Canoe Trail Friends of Mandurah & Pinjarra in partnership with local businesses, paddling clubs and groups and local government agencies.
Full programme details are available by visiting the Peel Paddling Carnival website at www.peelpaddlingcarnival.myclub.org.au