Kayak into the heart of Melbourne City, along the sheltered Yarra River. Get up and close to yachts, ferries and stationary ships while taking in views of South Bank and the City skyline. Historical commentary is provide along the way. One the great experiences when in Melbourne for locals and visitors. The twlight tour includes sunset views and pyrotechnics from Crown Casino. Snacks and drinks included.
LOCATION: Melbourne City
DESCRIPTION: Get up and close to ferries and stationary 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. There are a lot of things to see like the former Customs House, turning basin, Historical ships, former waterfall and "Mission for Seamen". This is the centre of Melbourne so there is lots of vibranct activity. Historical commentary on the old docks area is provided along the way. There is a rest stop, half way through the tour, to stretch your legs and have a snack and drink.
The Twlight tour includes the Crown Casino pyrotechnics display at dusk and views of the sunset.
Paddling in the afternoon or at twilight is a great way to unwind after work or other commitments.
This tour is designed for people with little kayaking experience and who like to paddle in comfort without waves or sea spray.
The tour is 2.5 hours duration with 2 hours of paddling time.
Group discount for 10 or more people.
Discounted pricing for child 12-15 years old is $76, must be in a double kayak with an adult.
DURATION: Day Session 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Twilight session 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm (December - February) or 6pm to 8.30 pm (September - November and March - May)
INCLUSIONS: Photos, snacks, drinks and all paddling equipment.
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.