A classic one day sea kayak tour for students and convenient to Melbourne. St Kilda is protected from most wind directions and thus is ideal for skill development and as a starting point. Students paddle towards Port Melbourne for lunch. The city scape may be observed while paddling along.
LOCATION: 300 m west of Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, Pier Rd, St Kilda, Mel. Ref. 57 J9
DESCRIPTION: St Kilda is protected from most wind directions and thus is ideal for skill development and as a starting point. Students paddle towards Port Melbourne for lunch. The city scape may be observed while paddling along. Students may also observe the great movement of ships under the Westgate bridge. Plenty to see and discuss for students. A great introduction to sea kayaking and close to the city. It is advisable to have transport available for the day as weather conditions may necessitate a change of location.
GRADE: Novice—years 9 to 12
DURATION: 9:30am to 3:00pm
MINIMUM GROUP SIZE: 12
INCLUSIONS: All kayak equipment and kayak guide
Sea Kayak Expedition along the scenic east coast of Wilsons Promontory for 6 days. Camping at all the best beaches. Amazing landscape and beautiful beaches. 10 km per day of paddling so plenty of time to fish, snorkel, walk and relax. Boat pick up at the end to take people back to the start.
Tour Dates: 4 - 9 December 2017, 6 - 11 February 2018, 8 - 13 March 2018, 2 - 7 April 2018.
Refer to Link: East Coast Wilsons Promontory Sea Kayak Tour
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
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 autumn. Call before hand to make sure kayaks are available and make a booking.