West Coast Downwind Camp

West Coast Downwind Camp 2019 (6 days) &

West Coast Downwind Mini Camp 2019 (3 Days)

Location: Perth Coastline, Mandurah & Lancelin – Western Australia


  • Sunday 24th November to Friday 29th November 2019 for the full 6 day camp
  • Sunday 24th November to Tuesday 26th November 2019 (PM) for the mini 3 day camp

Back by popular demand is the West Coast Downwind Camp 2019.

Hosted by Dean Gardiner and Guy Leech.

Experience an amazing 3 or 6 days, full of downwind paddling and events along Perth’s magnificent coastline, Mandurah and Lancelin in Western Australia.

The Program

Below is an outline of the proposed program. The camp starts on Sunday following the Doctor on Saturday. This may vary depending on the weather. 

Saturday Nov 23
The Doctor
The worlds biggest and most competitive ocean race. An event of the Australian Ocean Racing Series.

Sunday Nov 24

Little Island Adventure 10am

A paddle out from Hillarys to Little Island. The home of some incredible sea creatures and an easy 30 minutes from the boat harbour.

5PM Downwind Talk at Sorrento Beach Resort

Monday Nov 25

The Cut Run, Mandurah 

We will be paddling the famous cut run – a downwind paddling adventure to Mandurah located an hour south of Perth.

Tuesday Nov 26

Ledge to Lancelin

The place where the wind blows. 

An hour north of Perth lies the windsurfing mecca of Lancelin. As avid ocean paddlers we will take advantage of the same winds that hundreds of Euros travel thousands of miles to frolic in every summer.

Wednesday Nov 27

Downwinder Fremantle to Sorrento (PM)

This is the classic Perth metro downwind paddle. This is what the locals experience everyday.

Thursday Nov 28

AM – Small downwind paddle late morning

PM – Triple SSS Race Fremantle to City Beach


Friday Nov 29

A Run to the Reef 

A paddle to the reef for some waves and general wind down from the week. If conditions are really good we will do a run to Mindarie.



$1,400 per person for full 6 day camp

$950 per person for the Mini 3 day camp


  • Ski hire (Please note it excludes ski hire for The Doctor. If you are hiring a ski for the Doctor then a $150 discount on the 6-day camp only will be provided)
  • All transport
  • Expert guidance 
  • Ski storage

We recommend you book to stay at Sorrento Beach Resort as this is the easiest location to coordinate everyone from. There are various room options. Sorrento Beach Resort are offering our paddlers a discount. Please use WCOP when booking. 

We also recommend that you book a car to optimise your time in Perth.


Numbers are limited so please book early by emailing Oceanpaddler.

Email: contact@oceanpaddler.com

For more information on the trip please call Dean on 0427 171 403.