Special Z Unit: Kayak Adventure

Trek Details

Often known as Z Force, a joint Australian, British and New Zealand Commando Unit, which saw action against the Japanese during World War II. Z Special Unit carried out 284 covert operations in the South West Pacific Theatre. The most well-known of these are, a Kayak Raid on Singapore Harbour called Operation Jaywick and the subsequent Operation Rimau, in which all 23 participants were either killed in action or executed. This adventure reenacts the kayak assault of the harbour and will take a minimum of 8 and maximum of 14 participants.

An optional, self-guided Singapore shopping excursion can be added to the end of this adventure at an extra cost.

Departure Dates

Contact EE directly to express your interest and see our EE calendar to view dates of upcoming treks (note: we are seeking expressions of interest for 2014 Z Force departures)

Price & Inclusions

Price on application – ex Brisbane *Flight upgrades and single supplement available.

Contact EE to obtain pricing.

Price will depend on numbers.

Your trek costs include:

  • return economy airfare from Brisbane to Singapore
  • twin share accommodation
  • six week adventure fitness preparation program
  • safety boat
  • professional trek leader and medic
  • trek gear including back pack, sleeping bag,
  • trek shirt and cap
  • all transfers in country
  • personal travel insurance

Your trek costs do not include:

  • Personal expenses eg. phone calls, beverages at the hotel etc
  • Any inoculations required
  • Boots, a small amount of personal trek clothing
  • Connecting flights to and from Brisbane
  • flight or accommodation upgrades


Day 1 Travel Brisbane to Singapore.
Day 2 Accommodation, briefings, battlefied study “Fall of Singapore”, tour of specified areas.
Day 3 Check out; transfer to start point and commence kayak leg.
Day 4 Continue kayak leg, island camp out; clear customs.
Day 5 Final kayak leg, paddle north to Subar Island (the Z Force close recon point), then across the Singapore straights.  Continue to paddle north to Keppel Harbour, conduct service at Operation JAYWICK MEMORIAL, and visit to Kranji War Cemetery followed by EE celebratory dinner.
Day 6 Free day – shopping with optional historical tours of Singapore available. Transfer to Changi airport for check-in.
Day 7 Arrive Brisbane.

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