Date - 19th September The Magnetic Loop Stage Race is back to get your adrenalin flowing. Such a great race with awesome scenery it is destined to become not just a favourite but a classic event. The 5 stage race will run with 2 groups of paddlers, those that are […]

Race 6 – Magnetic Loop 2021


Sunday 11th July A new addition by popular demand, Cairns will host race 5. Long course paddlers will take on 16km from Holloway Beach to Ellis Beach and short course paddlers head from Trinity Beach to Ellis Beach on their 8km trek. Long Course: Course Description Paddlers will launch at […]

Race 5 – Cairns 2021


Saturday 19th June This race is off the ocean in into the Ross River Dam. For many this will be the first opportunity to discover the wonders surrounding Ross Dam, an area that has been off limits to paddlers. We have been privileged enough to be granted permission to hold […]

Race 4 – Ross Dam Paddle Marathon 2021



Race 3 showcases some of the Norths beautiful beaches. Located just an hour and 40 minutes from Cairns, and 3 hours from Townsville. Etty Bay is the perfect place for a weekend stay. This hidden beach and resident cassowarys create the perfect atmosphere for a tropical getaway. Long course competitors […]

Race 3 – Etty Bay 2021


Race 2 – Saunders Beach This paddle is a favourite for locals all year round and has been on the NQOPS calendar many times over the years. The long course starts from Freemasons Park in Pallarenda. From there you head out to sea and around Bay Rock, to the north […]

Race 2 – Saunders Beach 2021


Race 1 – River Dash Sunday 21st March 2021 River Rush has been a consistent series favourite over the past few years because it is such a good rush, this year the tides don't allow for the RUSH factor so its more of a DASH! Are you ready to come […]

Race 1 – River Dash 2021