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2016 Race 5 – Cowley to Etty Bay
August 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$29.00 – $66
Race 5 showcases some of the Norths beautiful beaches. Located just an hour and 40 minutes from Cairns, and 3 hours from Townsville. Competitors will paddle up the coast line from Cowley beach through the stunning waters of Etty bay. Competitors should ensure car and racks are at the Finish Line area (Etty bay) for the end of the race.
$2 Sausage Sizzle
The Etty Bay Surf Life Saving Club will be putting on the BBQ for this race so make sure you bring a few dollars to support them!
long individual $35
Team of 2 in a double boat $50 ($25 per person)
Team of 6 in 1 boat $66 ($11 each person)
The race starts at Cowley Beach, competitors will paddle 22km around the mainland through Mourilyan Harbour and finish in Etty Bay.
Race Start Time: 1:30pm
Start Location: Cowley beach, 4871
Finish Location: Etty bay, 4858
The short course starts at Etty bay. Competitors will paddle 1.5km out to a buoy in the beautiful Etty bay and then back again for 3 laps.
Race Start Time: 1:45pm
Start Location: Etty Bay, 4858
Finish Location: Same as Start Location.
If anyone is interested in staying the night at Etty Bay, the Etty Bay Caravan Park and Kiosk have some great deals for our Paddlers.
Prices as of 01/06/16 are as follows
Powered Site – $35/per night (up to 2 people)
Unpowered Site – $25/per night (up to 2 people)
Extra person – $10/per night
Deluxe Cabins – Sleep 4 and have an ensuite
$120/per night (up to 2 people)
Budget Cabins – Sleep 5 but have NO ensuites
$80/per night (up to 2 people)
Extra Person $10/per night
Here is a little video clip of Etty Bay where you can get an idea of what the cabins look like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yei_4ftggEw
They require a $50 deposit when booking. Give them a call on 07 4063 2314 to book!