South Esk

Canoe Tas Inc

South Esk

South Esk River

Evandale to Perth

Distance: 6 km.
Average Grade: 1 m/km.
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 1-2.
Paddling Time: 2 hours.
Entry Point: Evandale.
Exit Point: Perth Bridge (Grid ref. 151 963) on the Midlands Highway or earlier at the Evandale Bridge (Grid ref. 198 978) or just after the Perth triple drops on the RHS.
Water Level: Minimum 1.80 m at the Fingal.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 South Esk and St. Pauls.
Shuttle: 
General Description: Flat broadwaters with "Glendessary Weir" a grade 2+ rapid some 1.5 km from the start. At the end of the trip is the "Perth Mill Weir" (easily shot on the right hand side) and the grade 2 rapids that follow.