11 Best Kayaking Tours in Australia - 2020 (with 362 Reviews)

Australia is a land of golden opportunities. Rich in glistening beaches, feisty seas and bright sunlight, Australia is an ideal place to head to for kayaking tours. Kayaking tours in Australia are a wonderful way of enjoying the continent as they give tourists a chance to enjoy some water sporting action and the landscape at the same time. Since such tours are not common in all countries, embarking on a kayaking tour of Australia gives you a unique experience the like of which is rare to find anywhere else. There are many types of kayaking tours in Australia. Depending on where you are in Australia and how much time you have on your hands, you can look into packages varying from a couple of hours to several days. You can also add variety to your kayaking tour by choosing packages that also offer hiking, trekking, and camping stops. And you can choose the kayaking package based on whether you wish to kayak around a city or in the Australian countryside. There will be no dearth of excitement during your tour, regardless of which options you choose. The thrill of navigating the choppy waters all by yourself and the excitement of experiencing it with others in the group, gives a kayaking tour its special charm, so be prepared for countless wonderful memories coming your way as you undertake these tours.

 

Single day kayaking tours are generally focused on expeditions revolving around the city you are in. You can take a kayaking tour of Melbourne and experience its sights and sounds from a completely new perspective. Or you can spend the day kayaking all around the Gold Coast and enjoying the various activities taking place in its busy waters. Alternatively, you can choose a multiple day tour that takes you into the wild interiors of Australia and lets you enjoy the mysterious silence that hangs over the ancient trees and rocks. You can also take kayaking tours in the national parks around Australia. Take your Australian trip to another level by indulging in this unique and memorable activity. A kayaking tour in Australia is one adventure activity that should not be missed.

Popular Australia Kayaking Tour Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Kayaking Tour to Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast 2H ₹ 2698 3.0 star View Details
Sea Kayak Tour in Melbourne 1D ₹ 7307 4.0 star View Details
Kayaking and Hiking in Byron Bay 2D/1N ₹ 9759 4.0 star View Details
Kayaking and Sightseeing in Byron Bay 8H ₹ 8288 4.0 star View Details
Hinze Dam Kayaking Tour in Goldcoast 4H ₹ 5640 4.0 star View Details
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Kayaking Tour to Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast Featured
Kayaking Tour to Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast

2H

Gold Coast

About the Activity:Departing from Biggera, paddle through the amazing Broadwater, where you might have the chance to see dolphins, turtles and stingrays. Embark on this amazing kayaking experience, after a 25 minute paddle, and arrive to the northern point of Wave Break Island, a heavenly delight of nature.After a short bush-walk you will arrive at the beautiful reef, where you can snorkel among hundreds of tropical fish and a wide variety of marine fauna. On your way back you can relax whilst floating on the crystal, calm waters of this stunning Gold Coast hidden treasure (water mats included). Enjoy a delicious snack and drink with the amazing views, and get ready to paddle back to the launch point.The total duration of the tour will be around two hours and starts at 2:30 pm. 
Very Good

35 Ratings

3.0

35 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,698

Sea Kayak Tour in Melbourne Featured
Sea Kayak Tour in Melbourne

1D

Melbourne

About the Activity:Indulge into this two hours kayaking tour and paddle past the homes of rich and famous, colorful beach boxes and turquoise waters of Port Phillip Bay.Start your tour at 7.15 AM from Flinders Street in Melbourne head out for the day. Start by discovering the rich history of Point Nepean National Park and admire it's splendid beauty.During the tour, locate the dolphin sanctuary and get a chance to witness dolphins frolicking along your kayak. Get accompanied by professionals while kayaking in the crystal clear water.   Also explore and discover the rich history of the Point Nepean National Park as you admire the view surrounding it. Conclude this amazing tour at 6.00 PM after getting transferred back to Melbourne.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

Starting from

INR 7,307

Kayaking and Hiking in Byron Bay
Kayaking and Hiking in Byron Bay

2D/1N

Byron Bay

About the Activity:Ocean kayaking, wild dolphins, camp fires, night time stargazing, early morning bushwalking, ancient rainforests and jaw-dropping panoramic views await you on this tour.This overnight Byron Bay tour kicks off with a three hour afternoon ocean kayak with our partner Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay, that offers some of the best dolphin spotting in Byron Bay – not to mention turtles and migrating whales (during the winter months). From here, we hit the road for a scenic drive through the Byron hinterland to the Mount Warning National Park where we set-up camp for the night. Unwind and relax around the campfire while you enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner and toast marshmallows before spending the night in your tent under the stars.The next morning, after a delicious continental breakfast, take to the walking track for a two hour (4.5km) self-guided climb up Mount Warning reaching the summit as the sun starts to rise over the easternmost point of Australia.Soak up the awe-inspiring hinterland and ocean views before hitting the descent, which is equally as rewarding with the sounds of the rainforest, rich native wildlife and ancient palms and tree ferns. Every footstep on Mount Warning is like travelling back through hundreds of millions of years.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,759

Kayaking and Sightseeing in Byron Bay
Kayaking and Sightseeing in Byron Bay

8H

Byron Bay

About the Activity:Get ready to visit the beautiful Byron hinterland and explore the natural wonder of the World Heritage listed Nightcap National Park.Start your trip after getting picked up from Byron Bay at 9.00 AM in an air conditioned vehicle.Enthrall in a guided walk to the spectacular Minyon Falls and relish the stunning natural beauty accompanying you throughout this trip.Relish a delicious BBQ-style lunch with breath taking views before you set off for water adventure.Indulge in thrilling rounds of ocean kayaking ad beat the raging waves as you soar your way in the clear blue waters. Enjoy a great view of Byron’s coastline and lighthouse from the water. You might be even lucky to spot dolphins, turtles and whales.Enjoy free snorkeling and socializing over afternoon tea before ending this exciting tour at 4.00 PM when you will be transferred back to the city.
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,288

Hinze Dam Kayaking Tour in Goldcoast
Hinze Dam Kayaking Tour in Goldcoast

4H

Gold Coast

About the Activity:Indulge in an adventure tour at Hinze dam in Gold Coast, from there paddle through the calm and fresh waters for approximately 60 minutes.You will be picked from the hotel if it is located in Biggera Waters, Labrador, Southport, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach.If you are joining the team at the venue, please make sure that you are at Western Boat Ramp, Nerang-Murwillumbah Road, Advancetown QLD 4211 around 08:10 AM. During the journey, cruise along the beautiful mountain views whilst admiring the peacefulness and immensity of Hinze Dam.Upon arriving to the Eastern side of the dam, embark on a 25 minute walk along the top of the dam’s gates whilst enjoying the majestic views. Arrive at the Dam’s Museum and Observatory where you will enjoy a courtesy delicious hot meal at Hinze Dam’s View Cafe.The total duration of the tour would be 4.5 hours and it is functional every Thursday morning.
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,376

INR 5,640

Tour from Perth to Monkey Mia
Tour from Perth to Monkey Mia

4D/3N

Monkey Mia

About the Activity:Go on a fun 4 day tour from Perth to Monkey Mia and explore the Australian west coast. The group departs every Friday.Go passing through various towns and locations that highlight the uniqueness of the Australian west coast.This activity filled tour gives you a chance to go hiking and experience the Australian flora and fauna.Explore the Pinnacle Desert and interact with the dolphins at Monkey Mia.This is an ideal tour for those who wish to explore the Australian scenery and have a fun adventure.This tour includes accommodation, all meals, transport, and entry fees for attraction listed in the itinerary.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 31,631

Kayak Tour to South Straddie and Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast
Kayak Tour to South Straddie and Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast

4H

Gold Coast

About the Activity:Paddle across the short passage of Gold Coast's broad-water estuary and explore the beautiful white sandy beaches of the island. Start your trip from Biggera Waters at 8:30 AM, where an experienced tour guide will instruct you about the safety precautions then paddle through the amazing Broad water.While paddling to the island witness the magnificent aquatic creatures like dolphins, turtles or stingrays surrounded by coral reefs.After a 25-minute paddle, arrive to the northern side of the South Stradbroke Island. Here, embark on a short 30-minute walk to witness the Wallaby kangaroos.Then, embark on a 20 minute paddle to the paradisaical Wave Break Island, whilst enjoying Gold Coast city views that you have never seen before.Upon arrival to this spectacular virgin island, you will be welcomed to the Chill-Out Zone, a complete camp set out with good shade, music, comfortable chairs and mats.A friendly staff will introduce you to the whole range of activities that you can experience during the 2 hours stay on the Island.Take part in snorkeling, exploring the reef without getting wet in a Clear Bottom Kayak, fishing, floating on water mats provided to youEnjoy the complimentary delicious lunch at Wave Break island and click on some free digital photos.Also enjoy the other beach activities such as beach soccer, beach racquets, rugby, or ultimate frisbee (equipment included).This tour is available on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday morning.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,659

Perth to Broome Tour
Perth to Broome Tour

9D/8N

Perth

About the Activity:Experience 9 days of adventure, hiking, wildlife interaction, culture, cool hostels, amazing scenery and a lot more with this delightful trip from Perth to Broome.Join this journey along the West Coast and into the wild where you will experience a fantastic combination of adventure, cool hostels, amazing coastline, wildlife and outback tranquility. Visit Natures Window, the Monkey Mia Dolphins, snorkel the Ningaloo Reef, Explore the depths of Karijini, and finally relax on Cable Beach in Broome.This is a 9 day 8 night trip.The trip starts at 7 am.
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 75,767

Luxury Kayak Tour to Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast
Luxury Kayak Tour to Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast

3H

Gold Coast

About the Activity:Paddle across short passage of the Gold Coast's broadwater estuary and explore the beautiful white sandy beaches of the island. Start your trip from Biggera Waters where an experienced tour guide will instruct you about the safety precautions.While paddling to the island witness the magnificent aquatic creatures like dolphins, turtles or stingrays surrounded by coral reefs.After a 25-minute paddle, arrive to the northern side of the Wavebreak Island. Here, embark on a short 5-minute bush walk to arrive to the reef.Then put on your snorkeling gear, dive underwater into the vibrant marine landscape and take a chance to hand feed some tropical fish. Among the variety of fish species, you will encounter luderick, snapper, flat head, octopus, trevally, and parrot fish.Post the snorkeling session, the staff will set up a private umbrella and chairs for each group to relax and enjoy the background music.Enjoy a delicious tasty bowl of seasonal fruits with chocolate spread and whipped cream, biscuits and a glass of Champagne or a fruit juice.After which you will have the chance to utilize a unique transparent kayak to explore the sea in a unique way after which you will head back to the main land.This activity is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 2 pm.
Very Good

41 Ratings

3.0

41 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,875

7d/6n Trip from Perth to Exmouth
7d/6n Trip from Perth to Exmouth

7D/6N

Exmouth

About the Activity:Enjoy the journey up to the west coast on this delightful tour and experience a fantastic adventure, cool hostels, amazing coastline, native wildlife and the Ningaloo Reef along Western Australia’s Coral Coast.Exmouth is famous for its pristine, white sand beaches. The coastline and reef that you will see on the Exmouth tours will take your breath away. The north-west towns of Western Australia are all unique and are host a large amount of Australian animals and wildlife.The Exmouth tours will also allow you to visit the Monkey Mia dolphins, snorkel the Reef and relax on the beach in Coral Bay.This is a 7 day 6 night trip and it includes accommodation, all meals, transport, and entry fees for attraction listed in the itinerary.
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 55,170

Day Tour to Burleigh Heads National Park and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Day Tour to Burleigh Heads National Park and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

1D

Gold Coast

About the Activity:This tour starts with a healthy breakfast at 10 AM, followed by a bush-walk through Burleigh Head National Park, a prominent Gold Coast landmark.Take a 45 minute guided bush-walk around the mountains with wide range of flora and fauna, and enjoy the spectacular ocean views.At the end of this walk, kayaks will be ready for you to paddle through the peaceful and beautiful mangrove landscapes of Tallebudgera Creek. This Creek runs from the Springbook Plateau all the way to the southern slopes of Burleigh Head National Park, leading to the Pacific Ocean. During this 60 minute paddling session, you will cruise among the exotic landscapes, whilst admiring a wide variety of birds. To finish the day, you will be driven to Currumbin where you will enjoy the Wildlife Sanctuary. This Sanctuary is well known for being the only place where you can cuddle a koala, whilst professional photographers capture the moment at an additional cost.This trip enables you to feed the kangaroos, hold a baby crocodile, feed the rainbow lorikeets, and much more. The trip is only available on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,621

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