Kayaker Rescued at Red Rock

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Kayaker Rescued at Red Rock

A 67 year old man had to be winched to safety after getting lost whilst kayaking in Salt Water Creek at Red Rock on Thursday night.

The man was kayaking during the king tide before becoming disorientated and stranded on the outgoing tide.

After setting out for a paddle, about 4:30pm the man contacted '000' seeking assistance.

The man's location was established in the middle of Barcoongere National Park on Salt Water Creek.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched, and at 8:25pm the man was located and winched aboard. The man was taken to Red Rock boat ramp where he was medically assessed by NSW Ambulance.

The man had not received any injuries as a result of the incident.