Franklin River

Franklin River Rafting trip – Feb23-Mar3, 2019.
One of the worlds few remaining truly wild and uninhabited rivers, located in World Heritage Wilderness Area, South West Tasmania, Australia.

Delve into “the leech ridden ditch” that nearly got drowned.
>> View a FULL SCREEN slideshow HERE, [to Google Photos]
– simply click on the three dots at top right and choose “slideshow” 🙂

>> Franklin River VIDEO’s: [ YouTube playlist -Approx 80 mins total]
The most comprehensive film account of white water rafting Tasmania’s wild and remote Franklin River on the interwebs. Celebrating a 50th birthday, eight mates and two guides set off for the absolute time of their lives. An amazingly beautiful wilderness adventure like no other. If you ever get the chance … GO!!!

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If you made it this far, the graph above shows the water levels of the Franklin before and during our trip (black underline). We had perfect levels for an easy trip, the weather was fantastic, a great bunch of fella’s that became great mates, with our two guides “Low water” Leon and Johnny Rockhopper”, who instilled confidence from the get-go, cooked up an amazing array of goodness from thin air,  A big thank you to Franklin River Rafting for a well organised trip, fantastic gear and not a thing was overlooked. If you get a chance, do it! I’d highly recommend these guys 🙂

Happy Birthday 50th Lucas!! Without you this would not have happened, truly one of the absolute best weeks of my life, thank you. I think the photo of me grinning in front of Rock Island Bend speaks for it’s self – as do they all. Grin my friend, you did it!

Most images above were taken with a Sony RX100 III and edited from the RAW files. Some stills and all video were taken with a GoPro Hero7 Black and edited in DaVinci Resolve.

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