Man rescued after Behana Gorge kayak incident

January 19, 2023 7:03 am in by

A man has been rushed to hospital after a kayaking incident south of Cairns.

It’s believed the man was paddling at Behana Gorge around midday yesterday when he crashed into a tree.

SES and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews worked for more than two hours to extricate the man from the difficult location.

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He has been taken to Cairns Base Hospital in a serious but stable condition to with suspected spinal injuries.