Canoe Tas Inc


Meander River

Huntsmans Hideaway to Meander Falls Road bridge

Distance: 2.5 km.
Average Grade: 48 m/km
Peak Grade: 48 m/km
Difficulty: Grade 4.
Paddling Time: 1-3 hours.
Entry Point: At the footbridge upstream of the "Huntsman's Hideaway", accessed from the carpark at the start of the Meander Falls walking track, at the end of the Meander Falls Road (Grid ref DP 620 807).
Exit Point: Meander Falls Road bridge (grid ref DP 640 822).
Water Level: A minimum of 1.0m at Meander is required for this section to be paddleable, higher levels could be dangerous due to trees and the continuous nature of the rapids.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Meander, Tamar.
General Description: A steep continuous creek with many small drops, tight rapids and log hazards. The continuous nature of the river and the frequency of logs make this section a serious undertaking at higher water levels.
Huntsmans Hideaway bridge