South Esk

Canoe Tas Inc

South Esk

South Esk River

Avoca to Llewellyn
Distance: 15.0 km.
Average Grade: 1 m/km.
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 1.
Paddling Time: 4 hours.
Entry Point: Avoca. At the junction of the South Esk and St. Pauls Rivers on the Storeys Creek Road. (B42) (Grid ref. 8414 593 742) or at the Bonneys Plains Road Bridge near Hanleth (Grid ref. 8414 511 712) to shorten the trip by about 4 hours.
Exit Point: Llewellyn.
Water Level: Minimum 1.80 m at the Fingal.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 South Esk and St. Pauls.
Shuttle: 
General Description: A pleasant grade 1 paddle of broadwaters puntuated by grade 1 shingle rapids that is possible most of the year although in dry condition would require lots of portaging. There is one tricky willow-bound section that could provide problems for beginners