• Charal - Kacherikadavu Rd
  • Heggala, KL, 571218
  • India

COURSE INFORMATION 

This session is a combination of two of our most sought after courses, i.e. LTK  +  LTR Into. This course will be held in the pristine river section of the Barapole river as it leaves Coorg and enters Kerala.

DAY 1 (6 HOURS)

The first day of the course is meant to get you familiar with the basics of the sport. You will be taught and made to practice the following skills in a section of a river that is fairly still . 

 Getting the hang of the basics 

Getting the hang of the basics 

  • River safety protocol 
  • Swimming in the river
  • Gear familiarity and boat control 
  • Basic paddling strokes, forward, backward, side and turn strokes
  • Self rescue and eskimo rescue technique
 Negotiating Class II rapids 

Negotiating Class II rapids 

DAY 2 (6 HOURS)

In this session you will be taught to negotiate currents and we will introduce you to handling your kayak in moving water. You will be taught the different white water kayaking skills that are essential to maneuver the kayak down the river. 

The last 3 hours of this session we will guide you down a class II river section where will you have  an opportunity to test your newly acquired paddling skills. While kayaking down this section you will experience the true beauty of a wild jungle river, breathtaking views of the gorge along with the taste of adrenalin rush that is part and parcel of white water kayaking. 

 Learning to catch an eddy. Geting in and out of a current is one of the most important whitewater running techniques

Learning to catch an eddy. Geting in and out of a current is one of the most important whitewater running techniques

 The sweet taste of White-Water !  

The sweet taste of White-Water !  

COST : RS. 9,000/PERSON.

*Food, Accommodation and Transport are extra and charged as per actuals.  

Estimate of actuals 

  • Accommodation : Rs 1000 (per head, A/C, twin sharing basis)
  • Food : Rs. 1000 (approx, depends on how much you actually eat)
  • Travel : Rs. 2500 -3000 (ex-Bangalore)

PLEASE NOTE (IMPORTANT)

  • Kayaking is an extremely instructor intensive activity and therefore to ensure safety of the participants we have a small ratio of only 3/4 students per instructors
  • Our Students are given the top quality equipment which has been certified for use on any grade of whitewater.
  • Our courses are based on the syllabus as prescribed by the ACA (American Canoe Association)
  • Transport to and from the city can be arranged upon request at an extra cost

WHAT TO BRING ?

  • A change of clothes to get wet in
  • Water resistant shoes or sandals.  Absolutely no slip-ons or floaters (Very important). The Sandals/shoes that you bring should not come off easily when swimming or floating in the rapids.
  • Sun Screen
  • Medicines for any existing ailments of allergies 
  • Sleeping bags (optional, if you don't like using hotel bed sheets)

COURSE LOGISTICS

  1. We will leave from Bangalore early morning on Saturday. Some of the students can travel in the instructors vehicle and for the others we will arrange an innova and the costs for the two vehicles will be split equally among the group.
  2. Arrive at the location around 11am and we will have a 6 hour session on the river. We will wind up by around 5:30pm and head to a hotel which is around 10 kms from the location
  3. We will start early on Sunday and hope to be on the river by 9am. This will be your second day on the river so we will focus on moving water skills so expect to get wet. Finish the day by 4 / 4:30pm, lunch or snacks will be had on the river. 
  4. Drive out to Bangalore and aim to reach the city by 10 - 11 PM

COURSE REGISTRATION

1. Complete the registration form & waiver  :  http://goodwave.in/waiver

2. Click the "Cashfree" below button to make the payment.  You will be directed to their website and you can use your credit or debit cards/netbanking to make the payment. If this payment method doesn't work for you please transfer the amount of Rs. 9000 to bank account details mentioned below.  Note that Goodwave Adventures is a brand that is owned by Madras Fun Tools (www.madrasfuntools.com)

                                      

2. If you prefer a direct bank transfer,  then transfer the course fee of Rs. 9000 to the following bank account:

Name           :    MADRAS FUN TOOLS
A/C No         :    50200001237197
Branch         :    BESANT NAGAR, Chennai
IFSC Code   :   HDFC0000010
Beneficiary bank swift code- HDFCINBBCHE

Goodwave Adventures is a wholly owned subsidiary of Madras Fun Tools (www.madrasfuntools.in), India’s only online store dedicated to paddle sports.    

CANCELLATION FEE

  • 100 % refund between 7 days prior to the course date
  • 50% refund or 100% credit between 2-7 days prior to the course date
  • No refund or 50% credit between 0-48 hrs prior to the course date