Paddle into the heart of Melbourne City, along the Yarra River. Get up and close to ferries and historical ships while taking in views of South Bank and the City skyline. Historical commentary is provide along the way. Stop for a delicious Thai lunch and drink half way along the tour, right on the waters edge!
This is a new tour - ideal for work groups, friends, parties etc. Doing something different on the Yarra River. The first tour is scheduled for 24th September at 11am. 16 Vacancies at the moment.
LOCATION: Melbourne City - Boat House Drive
DESCRIPTION: Get up and close to yachts, ferries and ships while taking in views of South Bank and the City of Melbourne skyline.
This kayak tour starts in the city centre, on the Yarra River. After a gearing you up, adjusting your rudders and a safety talk, you jump on the water.
You then pass past many historical features along the banks of the yarra River. Including the former Customs House, turning basin, historical ships like the Pollywoodside, former waterfall and "Mission for Seamen".
Historical commentary of the old dock areas is provided along the way.
Half way through the tour the group stops for a delicious Thai lunch and drink on the waters edge. The group then returns back to the start.
This is one of the premier experiences of people wanting to explore Melbourne. Very relaxing and enjoyable.
This tour is designed for people with little kayaking experience and who like a unique experience of kayaking then having lunch on the waters edge.
The tour is 3 hours duration with 2 hours of paddling time.
Group discount for 10 or more people.
Discounted pricing for child 12-15 years old is $96, must be in a double kayak with an adult.
DURATION: 11 am to 2:00 pm.
INCLUSIONS: Photos, delicious Thai lunch, drink and all paddling equipment
The Melbourne City Sea Kayak Tour is scheduled for Sunday 3rd September, 1:00 pm, 10 vacancies. View the city up close, hear stories of the history of the port. Have a break and snack where Melbourne was first settled by Europeans.
Refer to link for full description of tour Melbourne City
Kayak Hire is from Abbotsford - Yarra River (all year round). We supply a trolley and are located just 300m from the water. We are open every day in winter. Call before hand to make sure kayaks are available and make a booking.
Introduction to Sea Kayaking Course for the 16th - 17 th September 2017. There are 8 vacancies at the moment. Comprehensive course covering all basic kayaking skills, capsizing plus theory on tide, wind, waves and trip planning. Kayak and kayak gear supplied plus course notes. Includes complementary after course kayak hire for 1/2 day. Full Description of Course refer to link Introduction to Sea Kayaking