Canoe Tas Inc


Hellyer River

Hellyer Gorge to Blackwell Road Bridge
Distance: 13 km.
Average Grade: 6 m/km.
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 2.
Paddling Time: 3 hours.
Entry Point: At the Murchison Highway Bridge (A10) on the Hellyer Gorge (Grid ref: CQ 837 298).
Exit Point: The Blackwell Road Bridge over the Hellyer River (Grid ref: CQ 789 350). Take the gravel road on the RHS which starts some 300 metres before the Ridgley turnoff when travelling south.
Water Level: Minimum 0.9 m.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Inglis.
General Description: The river consists of small drops and easy grade 2 rapids. It flows through some beautiful rainforest.