Multi Day School Sea Kayaking Expeditions are one of the most unique form of outdoor education activities available. Testing out navigational, communication, group management, organisation, leadership and camp craft skills. Ideal for Duke of Edinburgh gold and silver awards. Suitable for Outdoor Education and Environmental Science classes and Duke of Edinburgh silver and gold awards. Locations are remote but safe and there is real sense of adventure, challenge and a once off experience.
These tours are conducted in marine coastal national parks and hinerland national parks, so the wildlife is plentiful and scenary is spectacular. Camp at remote sandy beaches and sit around at dinner and chat about the day and watch a beautiful sunset or have a late swim to cool down. During the trip students will go on a journey and have to cooperate in a group. Navigation, leadership, team work and camp craft will all be practised. Environemntal issue can also be discussed along the way.
Sea kayaking expeditions are unique and each day students will work with and try and understand the elements and adapt.
All sea kayaking venues have been tried and tested many times for safety, access and a well rounded adventure experience.
A training day is usually conducted 1-2 weeeks before hand to familarise students with how to pack, what to bring and what to expect. Students will also develop there paddling skills. Also refer to FAQ section for schools.
Multi Day School Sea Kayaking Expeditions are offered at 6 locations:
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. Call before hand to make sure kayaks are available and make a booking. Open every day in April and May 2018.
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. View the sunset at dusk and see the spectacular "fire balls" at the Crown Casino. One the great experiences when in Melbourne for locals and visitors. Snacks and drinks included. VIDEO LINK