I'm in the process of moving my site to my blog site



Trip photos on Flickr

Photos - my favourite panoramas on Panoramio

Mt Anne Circuit - the long circuit from North-East Ridge to Red Tape Creek

Southern Ranges - Moonlight Ridge, Pindars Peak, Mt Wylly, Precipitous Bluff and finished at Cockle Creek

Frenchmans Cap walk - Jan 2012

Epic 18x & Epic 18x Sport sea kayak test

My Kayaks


Tasmania Circumnavigation Kayak Trips

0 - May 1999 trip from Hobart to Port Davey & return - then Smithton to Hobart - My first attempt [PHOTOS]

1 - My solo circumnavigation of Tasmania by sea kayak - Nov 1999 [PHOTOS]

2 - My second solo circumnavigation of Tasmania - November 2001

3 - The fastest kayak circumnavigation of Tasmania (non-sail assisted) - Feb 2007


Trip Reports

Mt Anne - North-East Ridge/Pandani Shelf and circuit trip - Feb & March 2011

Port Welshpool to Hogan Island & return - not quite a Bass Strait Trip

Frenchmans Cap walk - Oct 2009

Precipitous Bluff from Cockle Creek - January 2010

Precipitous Bluff - kayak & walk - Trip Report January 2008

Precipitous Bluff - kayak & walk - Trip Report March 2005

day kayak paddle - Huonville to Hobart

West Coast Walk 2008

Port Davey Track - December 2007; Port Davey Track - December 2009

Frenchmans Cap walk 2003 ; Frenchmans 2007 ; Frenchmans 2010; Frenchmans 2012

Bruny Island in a day (142km in 18.5hrs) March 1, 2001

Maria Island in a day (75km in under 10hrs) Feb 27, 2001

Bass Strait Crossing - Feb 2001

Federation Peak summit in under 48 hours

Farmhouse Creek/Judds Cavern Walk - with Farmhouse Creek in flood while I was walking back at night

Photos - my favourite panoramas


Some trips with my Dad (links to his website)

Day walk - Mt Roland

Bike tour - Flinders Island

Day walk - Mt Murchison

Day Walk to South-East Cape, Tasmania - February 2011

Overland Track South to North - June 2010; Overland Track - July 2006

Trip to Maria Island - August 2008

Walls of Jerusalem Walk March/April 2007

South-West Cape walk - Feb 2012



until I re-organise my website - here is a list of the other pages...

Epic 18x & Epic 18x Sport sea kayak test

Epic V14 & new Epic V10 photos

Browns River Kayak Races

West Coast paddle info, West Coast map page 1, West Coast map page 2, West Coast map page 3,

Wavehopper plastic down river kayak

John Brewster and Earle de Blonville - The first kayak circumnavigation of Tasmania - January 1979

Steve Dineen's sea kayak circumnavigation of Tasmania - February 1998

Steve Dineen and Lester Nation's Bass Strait Crossing - March 1998

Epic V10L Ocean Ski

Evolution Edge kayak & ski

Gear I take on trips

Grafton Paddle Sports - racing kayaks

Grafton Wizard kayak

Grafton Time Bandit kayak

Sladecraft Kayaks

Paddling Perfection - Slingshot sea kayak

Ocean Racing Surf Skis

Mirage double sea kayak

Hamish Saunders Coroners Inquest Findings - tragically washed off Pedra Branca rock, off the Tasmanian south coast

My Trip Plans

Other pages



Matthew Watton - email
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Last updated - 25 March 2015