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Kayak to Goat Island in Sydney Harbour with Local provided by Paddlepirates

Kayak to Goat Island in Sydney Harbour with Local

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2 adults
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Departure Point
Blackwattle Bay, New South Wales, Australia
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Expert Kayak Guide (your guide is a born & bred Sydney local who is fully qualified sea kayaking expert)
  • Top notch composite sea kayak - we have singles and doubles and can help you choose the best option on the day
  • Carbon fibre paddle
  • PFD (Life jacket)
  • Paddling Gloves, Water Shoes and a hat if you don't have your own
  • Sun Screen
  • We'll send you a link to your photos later - professional quality!
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Guests must be able to swim and be comfortable around water
  • Guest should not weigh more than 100KG (205 pounds)
  • Resonable fitness is required
  • Must not have any serious medical issues
  • A waiver needs to be signed
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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leaeisenhuegel wrote a review 8 Jul
3 contributions
Paddling with Matt was definitely the highlight of my Sydney visit! So much fun and such a great way to see the harbour, the goat island, the harbour bridge and the opera house! Matt is really knowledgeable and told me a lot about the history of the harbour. Definitely worth it
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Date of experience: July 2020
EMStephen wrote a review Jun 2020
Sydney, Australia13 contributions3 helpful votes
Beautiful morning for a little bit of fitness on the iconic Sydney Harbour. We learnt some great techniques to improve our kayaking and were also told some great stories about the harbour (which we practically had to ourselves due to the early morning). Despite being winter, the
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Date of experience: June 2020
kennethyiu716 wrote a review Mar 2020
Hong Kong, China9 contributions
One of the most unique and exciting adventures one can embark in Sydney! Matt was a great teacher and we managed a 0 capsize trip! Glad we got to explore Sydney and Goat Island with Matt! Big plus: the pictures were also amazing!
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Toronto2424 wrote a review Feb 2020
8 contributions1 helpful vote
A great way to see Sydney harbour and get the chance to explore Goat Island which is only accessible by permit which Matt has. Matt made sure everyone was safe and confident before we set out on the water . I really appreciated we did not have to bring our iPhones on the water
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Guy T wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom13 contributions
The kayaks and instruction from Matt were great. His upbeat attitude was awesome. We'd definitely do another trip with him in the future. Highlights for us was getting so close to the harbour bridge and going up onto goat island for the walking tour. Matt's knowledge of the
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Date of experience: January 2020
About the operator

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By: Paddlepirates
Fantastic tour
A really great morning - Matt was a great guide. Had a great paddle around the Harbour and got some great photos. G
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Fantastic experience for solo travellers!
I joined the trip alone but immediately felt welcome and like I was with friends. Probably going to be the highligh
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Wonderful trip
It was wonderful to get out on the water in Sydney! Matt was a great leader! All the equipment was high quality.
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Kayak Sydney Harbor
Matt is an exceptionally fun guide with great local stories on history and nature. Best tour in Sydney.
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A fantastic experience with Paddle Pirates
A fantastic experience with Paddle Pirates, well looked after and they tried to catered for everyone’s ability to
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Great way to experience the harbour!
Matt was great, very knowledgeable and fun. We had a great morning kayaking around the harbour, a unique experience
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Roland V
Perfect Pirate Experience
Just back ashore from a wonderfull morning on Sydney harbour with Pirate Matt and our crew of paddlers. We had broa
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Miriam K
Great trip
I made this trip yesterday and it was really great! At the beginning there was a detailed introduction and you coul
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Natalie B
Great kayaking experience!
This is my second kayaking experience with Matt so that says a lot right there! Matt really knows his stuff when i
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Christine Galer... C
A great day on the harbour
A wonderful experience on the harbour. Learning to kayak and learning about the history of Australia is a plus. It’
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Paddle pirates kayak to goat island
Matt, our passionate guide was absolutely wonderful. His passion for kayaking, the sea, his city and history made t
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David C
Great paddle with the pirate Matt
We were fortunate to have Matt all to ourselves for several hours. His knowledge of the area and it's history led t
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Fun kayaking experience
Matt was a great instructor and tour guide. He definitely knows his way around. He is a funny and sweet guy and jus
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Becki A
Definitely worth doing again!
I was impressed by how well we were treated. Excellent equipment and our guide Matt shared his knowledge about the
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Nu D
Kayaking on Sydney harbour
My mother and I had an excellent morning with Matt. He was patient and knowledgeable and I'd highly recommend it as
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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