WHERE TO HIKE WITH YOUR PADDLE BOARD

WHERE TO HIKE WITH YOUR PADDLE BOARD

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO EXPLORE?


WHERE DO YOU WANT TO EXPLORE?


WHERE DO YOU WANT TO EXPLORE?


CONSIDERATIONS FOR WATER USE

Before you launch onto the water we recommend doing some research to make sure you are being a considerate water user. Not only will this keep you out of any potential trouble, but it will also help to protect the environment for the future. Here is our checklist of considerations before getting on the water:

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  • If you are crossing private land to access the water make sure you have permission from the landowner.
  • Many wildlife areas do not allow paddlers, so check to see if the area you want to paddle is an area of sensitive habitat. Avoid protected areas and breeding seasons.
  • Be sure to use the common access points like gates, stiles or gaps to avoid damage to walls, hedges, trees and plants. Leave gates as you found them and follow instructions you find on signs.
  • Do not block access to gates, paths or roads when parking your vehicle. Other people and emergency vehicles may need to access these too.
  • If there is a path, stick to it! It is easy to venture off the beaten path but this can destroy plants and wildlife habitat, and causes additional erosion.
  • If you are entering an area of historic importance, be careful not to disturb or damage any ruins.

WATER USE

  • Respect the peace and quiet. Allow the local wildlife to continue as normal by keeping noise to a minimum. The benefits of avoiding to scare wildlife is that you are likely to see more.
  • Launch you paddle board in deep water to avoid disturbing fish spawning grounds and try to steer clear of disturbing the vegetation growing on the sides of the water. Mangroves are a likely home for fish nurseries and you should avoid paddling through them.
  • If you do come across wildlife, keep a safe distance. Even if the species isn’t a threat, you want to minimise causing disturbance and stress.
  • If you plan to fish from your paddle board make sure you have the correct licensing and that the body of water you are on allows for fishing.
  • If you find litter in the water please pick it up and take it out with you. Littler can be potentially dangerous to wildlife not to mention an eyesore for fellow paddlers.

OFF THE WATER

  • Pack out what you pack in! The golden rule with being in the outdoors is to leave a place better than you found it. If you spy other rubbish please do you bit and take it with you. Trust me, karma working in funny ways and you will be rewarded for your efforts. Take only memories, leave only footprints.
  • A good habit to get into is to wash all your equipment and gear used in the water before and after each use. This is because you can spread potentially invasive and non-native aquatic species and diseases from different lake sources.  

TIPS ON CLEANING YOUR CRAFT

We want everyone to enjoy the outdoors and by following these simple considerations we can help protect the nature we love for future generations. Happy paddling!

CONSIDERATIONS FOR WATER USE

Before you launch onto the water we recommend doing some research to make sure you are being a considerate water user. Not only will this keep you out of any potential trouble, but it will also help to protect the environment for the future. Here is our checklist of considerations before getting on the water:

ACESS

  • If you are crossing private land to access the water make sure you have permission from the landowner.
  • Many wildlife areas do not allow paddlers, so check to see if the area you want to paddle is an area of sensitive habitat. Avoid protected areas and breeding seasons.
  • Be sure to use the common access points like gates, stiles or gaps to avoid damage to walls, hedges, trees and plants. Leave gates as you found them and follow instructions you find on signs.
  • Do not block access to gates, paths or roads when parking your vehicle. Other people and emergency vehicles may need to access these too.
  • If there is a path, stick to it! It is easy to venture off the beaten path but this can destroy plants and wildlife habitat, and causes additional erosion.
  • If you are entering an area of historic importance, be careful not to disturb or damage any ruins.

WATER USE

  • Respect the peace and quiet. Allow the local wildlife to continue as normal by keeping noise to a minimum. The benefits of avoiding to scare wildlife is that you are likely to see more.
  • Launch you paddle board in deep water to avoid disturbing fish spawning grounds and try to steer clear of disturbing the vegetation growing on the sides of the water. Mangroves are a likely home for fish nurseries and you should avoid paddling through them.
  • If you do come across wildlife, keep a safe distance. Even if the species isn’t a threat, you want to minimise causing disturbance and stress.
  • If you plan to fish from your paddle board make sure you have the correct licensing and that the body of water you are on allows for fishing.
  • If you find litter in the water please pick it up and take it out with you. Littler can be potentially dangerous to wildlife not to mention an eyesore for fellow paddlers.

OFF THE WATER

  • Pack out what you pack in! The golden rule with being in the outdoors is to leave a place better than you found it. If you spy other rubbish please do you bit and take it with you. Trust me, karma working in funny ways and you will be rewarded for your efforts. Take only memories, leave only footprints.
  • A good habit to get into is to wash all your equipment and gear used in the water before and after each use. This is because you can spread potentially invasive and non-native aquatic species and diseases from different lake sources.  

TIPS ON CLEANING YOUR CRAFT

We want everyone to enjoy the outdoors and by following these simple considerations we can help protect the nature we love for future generations. Happy paddling!

CONSIDERATIONS FOR WATER USE

Before you launch onto the water we recommend doing some research to make sure you are being a considerate water user. Not only will this keep you out of any potential trouble, but it will also help to protect the environment for the future. Here is our checklist of considerations before getting on the water:

ACESS

  • If you are crossing private land to access the water make sure you have permission from the landowner.
  • Many wildlife areas do not allow paddlers, so check to see if the area you want to paddle is an area of sensitive habitat. Avoid protected areas and breeding seasons.
  • Be sure to use the common access points like gates, stiles or gaps to avoid damage to walls, hedges, trees and plants. Leave gates as you found them and follow instructions you find on signs.
  • Do not block access to gates, paths or roads when parking your vehicle. Other people and emergency vehicles may need to access these too.
  • If there is a path, stick to it! It is easy to venture off the beaten path but this can destroy plants and wildlife habitat, and causes additional erosion.
  • If you are entering an area of historic importance, be careful not to disturb or damage any ruins.

WATER USE

  • Respect the peace and quiet. Allow the local wildlife to continue as normal by keeping noise to a minimum. The benefits of avoiding to scare wildlife is that you are likely to see more.
  • Launch you paddle board in deep water to avoid disturbing fish spawning grounds and try to steer clear of disturbing the vegetation growing on the sides of the water. Mangroves are a likely home for fish nurseries and you should avoid paddling through them.
  • If you do come across wildlife, keep a safe distance. Even if the species isn’t a threat, you want to minimise causing disturbance and stress.
  • If you plan to fish from your paddle board make sure you have the correct licensing and that the body of water you are on allows for fishing.
  • If you find litter in the water please pick it up and take it out with you. Littler can be potentially dangerous to wildlife not to mention an eyesore for fellow paddlers.

OFF THE WATER

  • Pack out what you pack in! The golden rule with being in the outdoors is to leave a place better than you found it. If you spy other rubbish please do you bit and take it with you. Trust me, karma working in funny ways and you will be rewarded for your efforts. Take only memories, leave only footprints.
  • A good habit to get into is to wash all your equipment and gear used in the water before and after each use. This is because you can spread potentially invasive and non-native aquatic species and diseases from different lake sources.  

TIPS ON CLEANING YOUR CRAFT

We want everyone to enjoy the outdoors and by following these simple considerations we can help protect the nature we love for future generations. Happy paddling!

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