The purpose of half day tour for schools is as a short recreational days activity or as sampler for what a day or multi day tour might be like.
The session would cover basic strokes plus a short paddle.
All tours are in conducted in protected areas. Safety procedures conducted before and during all tours. You will be in a double sea kayak to ensure stability, speed and comfort.
So come along and view Melbourne from a different perspective; the water!
All half day tours are 3 hours long with 2 hours on the water. All sites are chosen for their safety, environmental issues and ease of access.
Half Day Tour Format:
Meet and greet, unload kayaks, gearing up, pairing up, adjust rudders, safety briefing, capsize drill on land, load kayaks on the water, basic skills taught, paddle to destination. Discussion of environmental and resource management issues at key points along the way. History and European impact on indigenous culture is also discussed. Pack up, load kayaks.
We have a variety of half day tours for schools: