Canoe Tas Inc

Lower Derwent

Tyenna River

Maydena to National Park

Distance: 10.0 km.
Average Grade: 10 m/km
Peak Grade: 10 m/km
Difficulty: Grade 2- 3.
Paddling Time: 2 hours.
Entry Point: Fitzgerald Siding, Maydena (Grid ref. DN 707 675).
Exit Point: Lake Dobson Road Bridge, National Park (C609) (Grid ref. DN 768 743).
Water Level: Minimum 0.8m. at Westerway Bridge.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Tyenna.
General Description: This section is fairly easy but quite tight in sections. Extreme caution must be taken with the logs and the blackberry bushes on the lower sections.