Canoe Tas Inc


Meander River

Birralee Road Bridge to above Westwood Road Bridge

Distance: 19 Km.
Average Grade: 2 m/km
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 2.
Paddling Time: 2 hours to get-out below Summerville Farm or 5 hrs to Westwood Bridge
Entry Point: The Birralee Road Bridge (B72) (Grid ref. 846 061).
Exit Point: Road on river right (pump house & power pole), 20min paddle below Summerville Farm or The Westwood Road Bridge (C732) (Grid ref. 949 056).
Water Level: 0.8m at Deloraine minimum
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Meander, Tamar.
General Description: The first 4 Km. are good grade 2 (or -3 in flood level). There are numerous simple rapids the first drop some 200m after the start being the most technical. After these rapids the river is flat until Hadspen. The lower reaches often have numerous log jams and are not recommended