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    Living The Dream: Guided Kayaking Adventures & Canoeing Paddles

    Sydney Kayak specializes in personalised guided kayak adventures around Sydney Harbour, Manly, and Pittwater. We also offer wilderness river paddles and environmentally friendly kayaks on the Nepean, Hawkesbury, and Shoalhaven Rivers. Our tours provide great opportunities for wildlife and scenic photography while canoeing in Sydney.

    Our friendly kayaking adventure guides are all qualified, experienced, and trained to maximise the fun of your sea kayak paddle while at the same time sharing the local natural, colonial and aboriginal history. Whether you choose a custom romantic picnic for two, a family experience, a nature-lovers’ wilderness adventure, or a Classic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House postcard paddle, we will make sure you have a memorable sea kayaking experience in Sydney. We offer a paddling experience to suit all interests and abilities, from our traditional tourist experience paddling under the Harbour Bridge and over to Neutral Bay for gourmet café food, or our Harbour paddles with magnificent Sydney Vistas and gourmet picnic lunch, through to our wildlife Aussie bush paddles, bushwalks and overnight camping adventures where you can encounter the beautiful and unique Australian bush, birds, reptiles and animals. We have kayaking and canoeing Sydney experts to help you have plenty of fun while paddling through the sea.

    With such qualified instructors and kayaking experience, we strive to make sure that you enjoy your kayaking adventure with us. Nothing could have been better than starting your morning at the harbour with us while Kayaking. There is no fun walking on the edges or going over the bridge of the harbour using a taxi. There is a unique way, which is Kayaking through the bridge, and that’s exactly what we are offering. Unleash an overwhelming canoeing experience and environment-friendly kayaks led by our professional instructors.

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    Sydney Harbour Lunch Paddle


    Sydney Kayak offers over 10 unique and personalised adventures. All are fully customisable and cater to all ages and fitness levels, including solo travellers, couples, families and corporate groups.

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    Your accredited host Sam has had a passion for kayaking all his adult life and loves nothing more than to show valued clients our beautiful Sydney and surrounds.

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    For pricing, availability, bookings including custom kayak paddles and paddle skills and training courses please contact us.

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    About Us

    Our Kayak paddles

    We offer a range of guided wilderness paddles adventures as well as customised kayak instruction from the basic paddle strokes and techniques through to advanced rolling and surfing skills. We also have professionals to help you enjoy while canoeing in Sydney.

    • Basic paddling techniques
    • Harbour paddles
    • Overnight camping paddles
    • Custom paddles
    • Paddle roll skills
    • Paddling in the Surf
    • Children's introduction clinics
    • Wilderness paddles
    • Wildlife photography paddles
    • Romantic picnic paddles
    • Hand roll skills
    • Water safety clinics

    We offer much more than what is listed above to our visitors. Get in contact with us and book Kayaks in Sydney at affordable rates. Please contact us by email or phone to guide you through any questions or information you require regarding our tours. You can also get in contact for any inconveniences you have faced or rescheduling your tour with us.

    Unique Sydney Kayak Tours

    Our Tours

    Seal experience lunch paddle
    Harbour Bridge Breakfast Paddle
    Sydney Harbour Lunch Paddle
    Shoalhaven Gorge Overnight Paddle
    Nepean Gorge Bush Paddle
    An easy paddle with views of Seals in their natural environment. Length: 4 Hours / Paddling 3 Hours Price: $185 p.p inc lunch.
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    Paddle under the Harbour Bridge to a gourmet breakfast. Length: 3 hours / Paddling 2 hours / Price: $165 p.p inc b’fast.
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    An easy paddle with outstanding Sydney Views. Length: 4 hours / Paddling 3 hours / Price: $165 p.p inc lunch.
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    For the more adventurous fitter paddler over 2 days. Length: 2 Days / Paddling 4 hrs per day / Price: $750 p.p.
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    Intermediate paddle in Australia’s beautiful bush. Length: 6 hours / Paddling 5 hours / Price: $195 p.p inc lunch.
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    Seal Encounter
    Harbour Bridge
    Sydney Harbour
    Overnight Camp
    Nepean Gorge

    I have now been on a number of Sydney kayaking trips with Sam. He is professional, capable and delightful company. He has always demonstrated great care and his love of kayaking is infectious. On trips around the Northern Beaches and along the Nepean River he pointed out wildlife on shore and in the water, and one time we were privileged to watch a Sea Eagle soaring overhead before landing in a nearby tree. Kayaking is about enjoying the Sydney climate and beautiful environment up close and at a gentle pace. What's more, since many parts of Sydney can only be seen from the water, kayaking gives you a perspective many people aren't lucky enough to see. A five star tour leader!

    I can wholeheartedly recommend kayaking trips with Sam McLeod as leader. My first experience as one of a group of kayakers was with a bunch of mixed skill. We met at Rose Bay and Sam began by instructing us on land about the do's and don'ts of kayaking, which immediately made me feel safe and confident. On the water he was there for everyone: alert to each person's progress by moving amongst the group and giving helpful advice when needed. Sam is friendly and approachable and this set the tone for the trip. Our picnic lunch at Watson's Bay was delicious and we paddled back to Rose Bay now a cohesive group, chattering amongst ourselves, relaxed, pleasantly weary and in my case - a relative newbie to kayaking - pretty proud of myself!

    Jane – Australia

    My partner & I spent a day kayaking on the Tallowa Dam in the beautiful Kangaroo Valley with Sam

    Sam's knowledge of the area & his helpful, caring attitude to the whole group was invaluable.

    During the paddle we stopped for several breaks to swim & take in the peaceful enviroment. Healthy snacks &  lunch were provided.   Dinner was a gourmet's delight.  All made the better for the serene camping site, where we spent the night in a comfortable tent.

    I highly recommend Sam's kayaking tours.

    Everything is provided,  just bring yourself

    Jenny Taylor
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