2022 Avon Descent

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Northam, WA 6401


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124-kilometres of high intensity paddle and powerboat endurance, fun and comradery on the Avon and Swan Rivers in Western Australia!

About this event

The 49th Avon Descent will be held on 13 and 14 August 2022.

The event offers a unique opportunity to challenge yourself as a single participant or as a team.

Powerboats, kayaks, skis, Mini Jets, stand-up paddle boards, dragon boats and more are welcome to participate.

The Avon Descent is not just a race.

Register early to secure your place in this iconic, annual event!

Important - must be read before registering!

1. Terms of Entry and Event Waiver

2. Event Rules

3. Specifications

4. Code of Conduct

The Course

Day one - Northam to Cobbler Pool

Day one of the course starts with a 52km stretch beginning in Northam and proceeding downriver through the Shire of Toodyay into the upper reaches of the Darling Range escarpment.

Participants finish Day one at Cobbler Pool, and can camp overnight in the lead up to an early start on Day two.

Day two - Cobbler Pool to Bayswater

Day two is 72km long and sees participants tackle the valley containing major white-water obstacles and challenges including Supershoot, Emu Falls, Championship Rapids and Bells Rapids in the City of Swan. The last 30km section is a flatwater stretch, deemed the marathon, through to the City of Bayswater finish line.

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Sponsors & Supporters

Northam's Avon Descent Association thank the following sponsors and supporters for their involvement in the 2022 Avon Descent:

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For more information, please head to the Avon Descent website:

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There are so many places along the Avon Descent course to cheer on participants. Possibly the best places are at the Avon Descent Family Fun Days, hosted by our Local Government partners.

Check out what is happening this year here!

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