Sunday, June 26, 2016

KINCUMBER CREEK KAYAK - 23 JUNE 2016



I launched form the boat ramp at Carrack Road, Kincumber.


A nice place to start with a pretty view and a mangrove shoreline and a small jetty. It was early and it was a cold and slightly misty morning.


A short paddle along the Kincumber Broadwater to the east of the boat ramp was the start of Kincumber Creek.


It started in mangroves with the sun nearly directly in my face. This made for a dazzling display of light effects during the paddle.

After a short time, the shoreline on one side was dominated by homes, short piers and lawns. The other side was mangroves and reeds.


A one point the waterway widens and a car park and the back of shops can be seen. the last time OI was here there was a lot of rubbish and discarded boats. Now, they were all gone. :)

The creek narrows for here with overhanging branches. It is dark and in places the vegetation had grown across the water.


A fun 3.17km kayak with a sense of adventure in the upper darkened area of the creek.


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