A guide for Walking Rivers is kneeling down in front of a group of kayaks on the edge of the lake during a Myall Lakes Kayaking trip

Newcastle NSW premier outdoors company, Walking Rivers, focuses on giving you, your family and friends, the experience of a lifetime. Let us share with you some of the incredible kayaking, abseiling & bushwalking adventures NSW has on offer. We always strive to be your teacher, guide, cook, and friend, encouraging you to immerse yourself in each day’s adventure activity fully. We know our journeys create lifelong memories for people just like you. Well-maintained equipment, qualified guides and accurate logistics ensure you will have a five-star experience on every Walking Rivers adventure


When Abseiling is high on your bucket list.

For people that want to mix some adrenaline with their time in the outdoors, our license allows some great cliffs for you to play on. People of any age and physical ability can do this, all it takes is some courage.


Bushwalking that’s more than a walk through the bush

Let us provide the opportunity for you to reconnect with nature. More than just a walk through the bush, you will learn navigation and survival skills in addition to using the bush as a therapy to de-stress.


Let Kayaking enter your life and you might get addicted

Enjoy a fully guided single day or multi-day Kayak journey on some of NSW premier waterways. Catering to all levels of experience and supplying everything you need to soak up some water therapy.


When You Can’t Find The Right School Program

In addition to a comprehensive list of Duke of Edinburgh adventurous journeys, all levels, we can tailor a full range of activities to suit individual school group requirements and outcomes.

Don’t take our word for it, read below what our clients are saying about us……..

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Jessica Yu
Jessica Yu
00:21 07 Jan 22
If you are after adventure, this is it! My friends and I had the fortune to do the 4 day Snowy River kayaking trip with... Ivan and Glenn, and we could not have asked for better guides. Though the trip was full of ups and downs, they somehow managed to get 5 complete kayaking newbies down 65 km of river and rapids safely and packed with laughs. Ivan and Glenn taught us so so much about not only kayaking, but also camp cooking as well as some extremely esoteric bush skills.I would not hesitate to recommend Walking Rivers and would love to go on another trip in the future. Thank you both so much for an amazing time!read more
Annie Kuang
Annie Kuang
10:24 15 Jun 21
It was a pleasure to have Ivan as a guide. He took us on a great day out to learn the basics of orienteering, and our... day's itinerary was broken down in a way where we could absorb knowledge and then practically apply our skills. I have no regrets participating in this course, and will be back for more adventures in the future. Thanks Ivan!read more
Andrea Johns
Andrea Johns
08:31 06 Jun 21
Very informative, fun, engaging day with great company & lunch in a beautiful scenic location. We are inspired to buy a... compass and get out bush. Thanks Ivan! We felt safe at all times. Looking forward to our next adventure with Walking Rivers in a months time.read more
Fletcher O'Connor
Fletcher O'Connor
04:42 02 Jun 21
Ivan is an experienced professional in outdoor adventuring and more than willing to share impart his knowledge. He made... an effort to ensure everyone understood each each matter and placed the group in circumstances where we could apply what we’d learnt. I feel that I now have better orienteering and outdoor survival skills than before I participated in the session.read more
Otis Dhanji
Otis Dhanji
23:57 16 Apr 21
Had a great weekend paddling the Barrington with Ivan and Glenn. They provided a fantastic experience for our group of... 4 beginner paddlers, taking us from grade 1 rapids to grades 2-lower 3. Glenn demonstrated an exceptional mastery of the camp kitchen, treating us to sticky date pudding by the fire on our second night. Ivan organised all the tents for us, all we had to do was rock up and paddle. Would highly recommend this trip to anyone who loves nature, good company and wants to try kayaking in river rapids.read more
Hament Dhanji
Hament Dhanji
11:30 15 Apr 21
A great experience. Ivan and Glen were fantastic - we really enjoyed kayaking the Barrington River, but the whole... experience was terrific. We felt completely looked after - tents were all set up for us and the best camping meals we have ever had. Highly recommend it.read more
15:37 02 Mar 21
Ivan was the best guide that I could have ever asked for. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional, incredibly... friendly, patient, and goes miles above and beyond to provide the best experience possible. Kayaking the extraordinarily beautiful Myall Lakes was positively a luxury with Ivan doing everything in his power to make it a wonderful, memorable experience. He is the very embodiment of a good, honest, and caring Aussie bloke. I have no hesitations in recommending booking an adventure with Walking Rivers and would certainly love to come back again myself. Ivan, thank you so much for all your time, effort, and care; and all that you have taught me!read more
05:22 22 Feb 21
Our group had a great morning with Ivan in the Watagans. The rains had changed the path so we had an adventure finding... it with our newly learnt bush skills. Everyone enjoyed finding out about the forest and it's history. Ivan is a wonderful advocate for the bush and natural environment - sharing knowledge about how to experience it while keeping it safe for future generations.read more
06:15 16 Nov 20
Awesome day out - especially for my boys.Small group, professional operation with quality equipment in good condition,... and the day was tailored to our needs.Safety was always at the top of the list with fun a close second.Worth it just for the look on my sons face when he made it to the bottom of the 60m cliff if nothing else.Highly recommended.read more
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