A short paddle around Encounter Lakes. This fully enclosed waterway is surrounded by houses and ideal for novice paddlers.The launch point is from a sandy beach adjacent a grassed area and toilets with a welcoming café nearby.
Always check weather and wind conditions before setting out
CM Thorpe Reserve (GPS 35.5642S 138.6045E)
This is a pleasant paddle in quiet waters ideal for novices.
The lakes are surrounded by housing, but there are a number of public access points around the lakes, however the best for launching canoes and kayaks is the CM Thorpe Reserve which has lawns and toilets and a sandy beach to launch from.
Note: The local paddling club runs a handicap race on the first Saturday of every month. All comers welcome.
Toilets and picnic area at the reserve (launch site)
Full facilities in Victor Harbor