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Avon Descent

Experience the excitement of the world's greatest white water event at the Avon Descent- a 124km race through some of Western Australia's most picturesque scenery on 5 & 6 August.

This incredible race takes paddlers and power craft drivers down the Avon River through the historic farming regions of Northam and Toodyay, the steep and spectacular gorges of the Avon Valley, Swan Valley wineries and eventually into the tidal waters of the Swan River. For more information visit

Avon Descent Family Fun Days

The Avon Descent Family Fun Days are a series of family-orientated events held annually, alongside the race and are a perfect opportunity for family and friends to get outdoors and experience the excitement of the race. Find out more about the Avon Descent and the family fun days below.

Avon Descent Finish Line Family Fun Day

Experience live race action and family entertainment at the finish line of the 2017 Avon Descent, at the City of Bayswater's Finish Line Family Fun Day on Sunday 6 August, 11am - 6pm at Riverside Gardens, Bayswater.

Nothing beats an exciting finish! Join support crews and spectators to welcome competitors over the Finish Line. Pack a picnic, or enjoy scrumptious food from an array of food vendors on site.

Enjoy a sensational free day out with entertainment for the whole family and live commentary will be on the loud speakers as competitors come over the Finish Line. For more information call +61 8 9272 0622 or visit

The Avon Descent is a spectacular 124km race over two days through some of Western Australia's most picturesque scenery.

Avon Descent Finish Line Festival

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