Take a riverbug course and learn how to stay safe and in control in whitewater. Course content, location and duration tailored to your needs. Contact us for details.

From $50/hour 

Learning how to navigate effectively in whitewater is both fun and rewarding. Being able to control your descent is key in keeping safe on the river and progressing to running more difficult whitewater. In small groups under expert supervision we teach the basics:

  • Equipment
  • Safety
  • Paddle technique
  • River reading
  • Group dynamics
  • Trip planning 
  • Eskimo hand rolling 

We tailor our courses to suit each group, utilising our regular tour locations and other river sections as required. Course duration is flexible, with hourly, half day, full and multi-day options available. Grab your mates for a group course, or take a private lesson


  • Departures & duration flexible
  • All equipment and safety personnel provided. 

Participant requirements:

  • Minimum height 1.25m
  • Maximum weight 120kg
  • Fit & able
  • Can Swim


  • Swimwear, towel, thin socks & sun protection. 

Additional safety information can be viewed in our Trip Waiver.docx