Saturday, November 14, 2009
CENTRAL COAST - Iron Ladder Beach - kayak - 12 november 2009
Leaving Ettalong, all was well until the currents in the centre of the river caused fast flowing, very choppy water. No problems though. I paddled to Lobster Beach and used the outgoing tide to get out to Iron Ladder Beach.
The beach at Iron Ladder was exellent for a swim with a sandy bottom. The view across Broken Bay gave a feeling of isolation. I walked around and found the track which leads to the beach. So far, I haven't been able to find the other end.
There were plenty of birds and a pod of dolphins cruised out of Brisbane Waters while I was resting at Lobster Beach.
Time: 3 hours
Warnings: used the tides to help paddling, even so, it wasn't as hard paddling as I thought it would be when I was paddling against the tide.
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