RTS Tingira: perfect for boating and team building

51 Dorking Road Cabarita, NSW


Maximum Attendees  

At this time Bookings are limited to a Maximum of 20 attendees including all Leaders and Girls. This is to ensure we can adequately Social Distance and comply with our COVID-19 Safety Plan. 

Situated on picturesque Hen and Chicken Bay, on the Parramatta River in Sydney’s inner west. Making this the ideal boating location for everything from calm canoeing to open water sailing. RTS Tingira is a popular location for rowing regattas, boating days, team building activities, and a wide range of water activities.  

RTS Tingira is available exclusively to our Guiding Community, making it the hub for all Girl Guides’ water activities. With sailing, canoeing, rowing, power boating and more! It really is the perfect place for everyone from the young to the young at heart wanting to explore on the water.  

As RTS Tingira can only be hirerd by Guide Members. Unfortunately, this does mean that it not available to the public, or for non-guiding activities.  

 Fun Fact 

Did you know that RTS stands for ranger Training Ship? It's a name steeped in tradition. 


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At RTS Tingira we have two main buildings: The Boatshed and Woody's.  

Both the Boatshed and Woody’s can also be hired by our Members for Guide-related functions and meetings.  

The Boatshed includes a pontoon for launching our wide variety of watercraft.  

Within The Boatshed there is space for intimate meetings and team get togethers.  

It also provides us with a vast storage area where we house our canoes, row boats, power boats and sail boats.  

Woody’s is our galley building. Featuring a full functional kitchen, meeting/dining room and restrooms.  

Woody’s is perfect for group meetings and workshops.  



Throughout the year Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT organises several sailing courses, and activities at RTS Tingira. Please check the Upcoming Courses list on our Website for more details.  

For our Cancellation Policy  please click here.


RTS Tingira consists of two main buildings: the Boatshed and Woody's.

The Boatshed includes a pontoon for launching our many boats and for catching those local fish. Inside the Boatshed is a great space for meetings and award ceremonies as well as a storage area where our full complement of canoes, row boats, power boats and sail boats are kept.

Woody’s Galley is our fabulous galley building, with a full commercial stainless steel kitchen, meeting/dining room and toilets. Woody’s is perfect for group meetings and cooking workshops. Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT can organise sailing and power boating courses for private Guide only groups. The buildings can also be hired by our Members for Guide-related functions and meetings, including pre-approved overnight stay options for those travelling from interstate.


RTS Tingira provides state of the art equipment, qualified instructors, and the perfect location for Guides of all ages to learn the many aspects of boating and sailing.. General boating activities are available to Guide Units and Guide Members by arrangement with Guide House. 
Ready to find out more?

For any questions or for more information contact Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT  on 02 8396 5200 or by email.


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