Tropical Island Sea Kayak - Full Day

Kayak with dolphins & snorkel over breathtaking coral reefs on this Whitsunday Islands adventure.

map Airlie Beach/Whitsundays, Australia
Duration
Duration
8 hrs 30 min
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
08:30 am
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Included
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
14 yrs
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Medium
Meals
Meals
Included
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What's Included

  • Transport to/from Airlie Beach
  • Top quality kayaks and equipment
  • Snorkelling gear (mask ,snorkel & stinger suits)
  • Dry bags
  • Morning tea and buffet lunch
  • A safety briefing
  • Experienced guide(s)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Explore Australia’s breathtaking Whitsunday islands on this epic sea-kayaking adventure. Relax on empty tropical beaches, snorkel over brightly coloured coral reefs and check out the incredible sea life of the Whitsundays. See if you can spot giant sea turtles, dolphins, sea eagles, tropical fish even Humpback whales!

 

Walk on white sand beaches, trek the Mount Jeffries walking track and enjoy sweeping panoramas of the Whitsunday and Hamilton Islands on this full-day adventure. From beginners to kayaking experts, this tropical island sea kayaking adventure gets you off the beaten track and helps you experience a different side to the beautiful Whitsundays!

 

Itinerary

We get our day of adventuring off to an early start, with an 8:30am pick up from Airlie Beach before driving about 10km to our jump-off point at Shute Harbour. After a safety briefing, our experienced guide will lead the way as we kayak through the inner harbour islands and cross over to the beautiful White Rock. Dive into the crystal clear waters and snorkel over colourful coral reefs..

 

After a nice relaxing swim, get ready to paddle across to the Molle Passage and Sandy Bay at South Molle Island. The waters around here are home to beautiful tropical fish, giant sea eagles and the occasional Humpback whale! Enjoy a relaxing paddle as you keep an eye on the skies for soaring sea eagles and scan the ocean for a pod of dolphins. 

 

When you reach South Molle Island you have time to take in the highlights of this lush tropical paradise. Kick back and relax on the white sandy beach, snorkel through a spectacular coral reef or maybe even hike across the island! Follow the Mount Jeffries walking track and you’ll discover ancient ‘grass trees’ and hundreds of butterflies, as well as the chance to take in truly incredible sweeping views stretching across the Whitsundays from Whitsunday Island and Hamilton Island to the lush Conway State Forest and Shute Harbour.

 

After a morning of adventuring through the Whitsundays, you'll head back to the beach to enjoy a delicious lunch. That afternoon you'll climb back into our kayaks for some more exploring of this breathtaking island chain before we head back to Airlie Beach at around 4:15pm.

 

Suitable For
Beginners to experienced paddlers (a medium level of fitness is required)
This tour is not suitable for children under 14
Children aged 14-18 must be accompanied by an adult

 

What to Bring
Sunhat
Sunscreen
Towel
A big bottle of water
Swimwear
Shoes that are okay to get wet, e.g. Thongs,sandals or deck shoes.

 

Departures
Daily 

 

Time
8:30am- 4:15pm

 

Pick up
Airlie Beach

 

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First available date: 25-06-2018
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Yes, we have beginners most days.

 

Yes, you need to be able to swim, we also provide life jackets and our kayaks are very stable.

Absolutely! We like to encourage families. If your child is under 15, they must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult per child, so they share the kayak). Minimum age 7 years, a half day trip is usually long enough for children under 15. Please talk to us in advance and we will endeavour to suggest a day when the weather is at its best.

 

A medium level of fitness is required. if you are concerned about your level of fitness – then a half day kayaking trips is probably the most suitable trip for you.  In need – feel free to give us a call to discuss.

No, our kayaks are specially selected for stability, comfort and storage space.

 

If your camera is waterproof, then bring it along. We do have dry bags – but we would suggest that you leave your non-waterproof camera behind. Our guide takes professional photos along the way. You can purchase a disc of photos at the end of your trip –  however, there is no” hard sell” and absolutely no obligation to do so!

 

Morning tea and a buffet lunch including salads, cold meats, and bread are provided.

Please inform us of any dietary requirements when booking.

 

Our guide carries extra water, first aid kit, flares, V-sheet, vinegar, maps,  waterproof VHF radio, & mobile phone. Each kayak has a pump and sponge.

Naturally, your safety is of utmost importance & we want you to enjoy your sea kayaking experience.  We don’t cancel if we have light rains, however, if becomes torrential and this causes visibility problems –  then we have to cancel or reschedule. Fortunately, the rain here is warm!

Strong winds make life on the water difficult  and dangerous so  we cancel  or reschedule trips if winds exceed 20 knots

 

Not on our Day trips or Half Day Trips.

Small print
Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellation before more than 48 hours before departure: 15% of the total cost
  • Cancellation within 48 hours of departure: 50% of the total cost
  • Cancellation within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost
  • In the event of a no-show: no refund will be given

 

 

 


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Salty Dog Sea Kayaking
Shute Harbour Airlie Beach QLD 4802 Australia

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