Beginners and experienced paddlers will find this area a real adventure. Sea life abounds with seals, penguins and the occasional pod of dolphins. No cars and roads can be seen. Paddle past huge granite cliffs, sandy beaches and explore sea caves.The lunch spot is a real “corker” with views down to Kilcunda.
LOCATION: Phillip Island Information Centre, on the south side of the main road in Newhaven. Melways ref. 532 H8.
DESCRIPTION: Located at the eastern end of Phillip Island is Cleeland Bight which offers sheltered conditions and amazing views.
After a gearing you up, adjusting your rudders and a safety talk you jump on the water.
The first section of the sea kayak tour is along a sandy bay where you get great views of San Remo and Kilcunda and practise your sea kayaking skills. You then sea kayak towards Cape Woolamai past huge granite cliffs (reminiscent of Wilson’s Promontory’s landscape) and paddle into or past sea caves.
Beginners and experienced paddlers will find this area a real adventure. Sea life abounds with seals, penguins, sea eagles and the occasional pod of dolphins.
The lunch spot is on the return paddle on a sandy beach surrounded by granite rocks. Gourmet rolls, hot and cold drinks, fruit and biscuits provided.
You then kayak back to the start.
GRADE: Novice with good general fitness
DURATION: 9:30am to 3:00pm
INCLUSIONS: Photos, lunch and all paddling equipment.
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