Have fun kayaking along the beach in the hub of Melbourne in summer - St Kilda. See Little Penguins on the break water, catch a glimpse of Williamstown. Beautiful views of Melbourne cityscape. Stop for a break along the way and have lunch on the beach.
LOCATION: 300m north of Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, Pier Rd, on the beach side of Catani Gardens, St Kilda
DESCRIPTION: St Kilda beach is the hub of Melbourne in spring/summer so there is always alot to see and experience.
After a gearing you up, adjusting your rudders and a safety talk, you jump on the water. The adventure begins with a paddle towards the St Kilda Pier and kiosk. This area is protected by a break water so there is lots of time to get use to your double kayak and develop your paddling skills. See penguins along the break water, people fishing, kiteboards, people playing the drums etc.
The group then ventures out beyong the break water and experiences small swell as they make their way up towards Port Melbourne. You get great views of Melbourne City, Williamstown and Port Melbourne as you paddle along.
Half way through the tour you stop at Middle Park for lunch. Gourmet rolls and a drink is provided on the beach. There is a chance to socialise with your fellow paddlers.
The group then paddles back to the start.
This tour is a sampler of what sea kayaking is like with out getting too tired and still having fun.
This is a 3.5 hour tour with 2.5 hours of paddling time.
DURATION: 10.00am to 1.30 pm
INCLUSIONS: All equipment, lunch and drinks.
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. Melbourne City Delight Kayak Tour
The Melbourne City Kayak Tour is scheduled for Friday 29th September, 1:00 pm, 8 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 Tour
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 spring. Great weather this Sunday 10th September 2017. Call before hand to make sure kayaks are available and make a booking.