Canoe Tas Inc

Arthur-Hellyer

Hellyer River

Chilton Bridge to Hampshire link road
Distance: 5 km.
Average Grade: 7 m/km.
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 3.
Paddling Time: 3 hours.
Entry Point: Chilton Bridge. Take the Guildford Road (C191) from the Fingerpost turnoff on the Murchison Highway (A10) to the Hellyer River (Grid ref. 890 139).
Exit Point:  The bridge over the Hellyer River on the Hampshire to Murchison Highway Link Rd (B18) (GR 892 183)
Water Level: Several days rain needed.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Inglis.
Shuttle: 7 km.
General Description: The river drops very steeply with a series of vertical falls. There are a number of very tricky sections and at high water, these could be very difficult.