Five Island Tour
14-20 May 2018

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The next 20 QSKC events are shown below. You can view ALL QSKC events on a calendar.

Date Event Location
17 November Bongaree to Skirmish Point (G1) Bribie Island
19 - 23 November Moreton Bay Cruise Grade 2 Moreton Bay
24 November Victoria Point to Pats Point Macleay Is (G1) Victoria Point
2 December Toorbul Point to Bongaree (G1) Bribie Passage
8 December Coochie Christmas Cruise (G1) Coochiemudlo Island
26 January 2019 Australia Day Paddle to St Helena Island (G1) Waterloo Bay


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2 months ago

Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc.

A merry group of 12 enjoyed sensational spring weather paddling the southern Moreton Bay channels to the northern point, Jumpin Pin of south Stradbroke Island. 20km total - tide assisted out and wind assisted back. Perfect!😁 ...

2 months ago

Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc.

Got that spring step in my paddle.....
At last warmer weather, sunny day.... GO PADDLING!
Three joined Gary Forest for the ocean paddle off Mooloolaba and a coffee whistle stop.
Check out the calendar for more ocean/surf paddles and get your paddle fit.
( PS thank you Graham Dredge for sharing the photos taken from mouth of Mooloolaba River).

Now that we have only a fortnight to go for winter it is a great time to check over your kayak before getting it ready for spring paddling. Check your safety gear as well. ALDI recently had plastic cutting boards and these make a great emergency repair with Gaffa tape if you end up with a hole in your kayak while on an expedition. ...

3 months ago

Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGreat paddle out from Mooloolaba to Mudjimba. Conditions were perfect and you would not know that it was supposed to be winter. ...

5 months ago

Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc.

Beautiful winter paddling conditions over the weekend Saturday around Wavebreak Island and Sunday around Coochiemudlo Island. ...

6 months ago

Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc.

Five Island Tour Moreton Bay May 2018.

Another successful QSKC expedition. BIG thank you and acknowledgement to the quality leading skills of our two trip leaders and instructors Mark Hessling and Tony Hirst.

Ian and Cathy most of the photos in this post are yours and they are as always stunning and beautiful. Thank you.

Thanks again to Simon Conlon for the cool tracks in earlier posts.


Five Island Tour Moreton Bay.
The rest of the tracks.

Amity to Big Sand Hills

Sand Hills to Cowan Cowan

Cowan Cowan to Bribie Island

Thanks to Simon Conlon for the very cool links of the paddle tracks.

Relive 'Morning May 18th'
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Day three was a well deserved rest day on Peel Island.
A few did a quick trip around the Island.
Lots of southerly winds.
Day Four our track shows our crossing to Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) and onto Amity Point caravan park. Hot showers 🚿 and eating out. Yum.

Relive 'Morning May 17th'
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Day 2 was brutal. We started 6:30 am on the water. For most of us that meant at least a 4-4:30 am start.
The track below shows our epic 35km day. It was a beautiful early start on the water, rolling swell through the pin, bird life, then glassy still waters up the Canipa Passage. The tide and wind assisted us and we felt sheer joy and relief to have made it to Peel Island.

Relive 'Morning May 15th'
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QSKC club expedition started Monday 14 May- the Five Island Tour. Starting at Runaway Bay we tracked north to Jumpin Pin. We are 12 kayaks and 13 people. See our day 1 track in the link below. (Track started at Couran Cove)

Relive 'Morning May 14th'
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