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    Nature Spirit Soundscape Kayak Experience | Waterlines at Hinze Dam

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    Nature Spirit by Corrina Bonshek & Collaborators

    A Soundscape Kayaking Experience on Hinze Dam with Seaway Kayaking Tours

    Join us for a guided kayak tour as your senses are awakened. Paddle on Hinze Dam while you listen to the serene and spectacular soundscape created by Corrina Bonshek & Collaborators. Nature Spirit is a unique opportunity to experience something very special, through movement, sight and sound. On this adventure you are invited to take delight in the sound and the spaciousness it can create inside you while floating within the spectacular serene waterscape of the dam itself.

    "15-years ago I started listening to nature sounds differently. Sounds became luminous, vibrant. The more I listened, the more I felt compelled to “sing back” by writing instrumental music.” - Corrina Bonshek.

    Take delight in sound and the spaciousness it can create inside you on this guided listening experience crafted by composer Corrina Bonshek based on her own creative journey. This soundscape includes Nature Spirit, composed by Corrina for pianist Alex Raineri, “a soloist of superb virtuosic skill and musicality” (Limelight, 2015), who has performed this work all over the world including UK, Europe, USA, and beyond.

    What's included:

    • Qualified and friedly guides (kayaking safety induction provided)
    • Super stable and comfortable kayaks. Seats provided for back support
    • Kids equipment available from 4 yrs (paddles and lifejackets)
    • All equipment provided: Dry bags for your belongings, kayaking gear, lifejackets
    • Digital pictures


    What to bring:

    • Water bottle
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Towel
    • Comfortable clothes that can get wet (long sleeves recommended for sun protection)
    • Change of clothes
    • Water shoes recommended


    Terms & Conditions:

    • Participants require a low to medium fitness level to carry out the activity. No previous swimming or kayaking experience needed. We offer a physical activity where a certain fitness level is required, no refunds or rescheduling options are entitled for those who are not able to complete the activity. Our kayaks' weight capacity is 220kgs for double kayaks and 120kgs for single kayaks. This tour is not recommended during pregnancy or if you suffer from back problems. 
    • Weather dependent. We reserve the right of last minute cancellations due to unfavourable weather conditions or minimum number of participants not met. In this case, we will offer rescheduling options, credits or refunds. Wildlife spotting may be affected by the force of nature (e.g. winds, rainfall, tidal currents) and Seaway Kayaking Tours are not responsible should this occur. 
    • All participants must sign our waiver of liability before commencing the activity. Young people aged under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. If the participant is a minor, a parent/guardian must sign the required waiver of liability. The minimum age required is 4 years old
    • Please note the tour group will be made up of single and mostly double kayaks, and if solo may share a double kayak with another participant.


    SWELL Sculpture presents Waterlines

    With a strong focus on land art, Waterlines is an 11 day immersive experience with sculptural installations and eco programming. Two larger-than-life land art installations and soundscape kayak tour, long table forest feast, artist talks, permaculture, edible gardens, bushwalking, yoga and more. 26 April to 6 May 2024, Hinze Dam and surrounding Gold Coast Hinterland. There is something for everyone - come and see for yourself! Click here for more


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