The County has officially proclaimed twenty-twenty as the year to gather. To gather a basket full of local produce, meats, and spirits from a local farm store or market. To gather your friends and family around a big table (or kitchen island), to celebrate each other and the local bounty before you. To gather around a restaurant table and appreciate the love the chefs bring to your plate. It’s the year of you, and your connection to this place through the food you eat and the people you spend time with.
This Access Point has parking and can be the takeout point for the Epping to Heathcote paddle or the launch for the 1 hour/3 kilometre paddle from Heathcote to Slabtown. Small rapids and eddies may be encountered in this section. Once in Slabtown, disembark on the left (west) bank before the town dam. This launch is also home to Free Spirit Tours. Shuttle service back to your car up river is available.
For 17 years, Free Spirit Tours has been offering innovative tours in the area. In the warmer months you can join us at Metcalfe Rock for some rock climbing or caving.
At the Farmer's Pantry you'll find pick your own apples, raspberries, pumpkins and cherries, a petting farm, our Wildlife Interactive center, Farmer's Mini Golf, a Cedar Maze, a Rope Maze, events and activities on some weekends throughout the summ
Parking is available at Access Point 4. This is the takeout for the Heathcote to Slabtown paddle.