The 1000km Paddle Challenge Begins June 2016

This particular month was chosen due to the wind and swell patterns this time of year, which usually come from the southeast. This is also close to the east coast whale migration time which should provide some life changing encounters and memorable moments mid paddle!

The entire 1000km paddle will take up to 43 days, allowing for weather/environmental conditions, as well as rest/recovery days.

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DateDayDistance
June 26Day 1Newcastle Harbour (Horse Shoe Beach) - Shoal Bay
June 27Day 2Birubi - Shoal Bay
June 28Day 3REST DAY
June 29Day 4Shoal Bay - Broughton Island
June 30Day 5Broughton Island - Seal Rocks
July 1Day 6Seal Rocks - Forster
July 2Day 7Forster - Old Bar
July 3Day 8Old Bar-Crowdy Head
July 4Day 9REST DAY
July 5Day 10Crowdy Head - North Haven
July 6Day 11North Haven - Port Macquarie
July 7Day 12REST DAY
July 8Day 13Port Macquarie -Crescent Head
July 9Day 14Crescent Head - Hat Head
July 10Day 15Hat Head- South West Rocks
July 11Day 16REST DAY
July 12Day 17South West Rocks-Scotts Head
July 13Day 18Scotts Head-Urunga
July 14Day 19Urunga - Coffs Harbour
July 15Day 20Coffs Harbour-Woolgoolga
July 16Day 21Woolgoolga-Wooli
July 17Day 22Wolli-Brooms Head
July 18Day 23Brooms Head - Yamba
July 19Day 24Yamba - Esk/Bundjalong National Park
July 20Day 25Esk/Bundjalong National Park - Evans Head
July 21Day 26Evans Head - Ballina
July 22Day 27Ballina - Byron Bay
July 23Day 28REST DAY
July 24Day 29Byron Bay - Pottsville
July 25Day 30Pottsville - Coolangatta
July 26Day 31Coolangatta - Surfers Paradise
July 27Day 32Surfers Paradise - South Stradbroke Island
July 28Day 33South Stradbroke Island - North Stradbroke Island
July 29Day 34North Stradbroke Island - Point Lookout
July 30Day 35Point Lookout- Moreton Island
July 31Day 36REST DAY
August 1Day 37Moreton Island - Bribie
August 2Day 38Bribie - Caloundra
August 3Day 39Caloundra - Mooloolaba
August 4Day 40REST DAY
August 5Day 41Mooloolaba - Coolum
August 6Day 42Coolum - Sunshine Beach
August 7Day 43Sunshine Beach - Noosa Heads
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