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Following pickup at your Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach hotel, head to the Broadwater Tourist Park, where you meet your guide for the morning kayak tour. Receive safety information, paddling instruction, and gear before launching your kayak into the calm Broadwater channel.

As you paddle to nearby islands, be on the lookout for turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and eagles. You might even spot migrating humpback whales, if you’re traveling between May and November. When you reach Wavebreak Island, enjoy a picnic breakfast, and then spend an hour swimming and snorkeling with the provided gear. Continue to South Stradbroke Island, where you stroll the surfing beach while spotting the hundreds of wild golden wallabies that are endemic to the island.

Your 5-hour tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.

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South Stradbroke Island Resort
Australian Kayaking Adventures
Overview
Discover the quiet beaches and native wildlife of Australia’s Gold Coast on this half-day guided kayaking tour. Kayak to Wavebreak Island and South Stradbroke Island, where you snorkel and visit secluded beaches while your guide offers information about the local environment and animals. This tour includes kayaking and snorkeling instruction before heading out, as well as lunch and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
Highlights
  • Spot turtle, dolphins, and more while kayaking to South Stradbroke Island
  • Swim and snorkel in the tropical waters off of Wavebreak Island
  • This tour is suitable for both first-time and experienced paddlers
  • Includes all gear, breakfast on the beach, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Birthday Kayak + Snorkeling Treat

We had an amazing and fun-filled experience exploring the island through sea and land. The hike towards one of the best island for surfing is my favourite part because i felt really very safe despite knowing there could be ?snakes? (lucky there's none) plus the...More

Thank MAY IRISH A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
A great morning out!

All in all a very good trip. Easy pick up, kayak instructions, a nice paddling trip taking advantage of the currents. Guide is local and quite knowledgeable about the area. There were actually some clear waters to view lots of fish and they enjoyed the...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile
Calming moment

Lovely experience with my son, team leaders were leading group with care. Leaders were reliable. Great program for a day. We were so relaxed and loved it.

Thank Jasmine K
Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Jasmine, Thank you so much for your review and happy to hear you got to relax while enjoying the tour.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Tour.

Half Day tour was excellent. Super helpful tour guide. Relaxed and friendly. Provided good instruction for a novice kayaker. Knew lots about the area. Is a fair distance to kayak. I was on my own but thankfully paired with another taveller. I may have struggled...More

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Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much for you review, so good to hear you had a fantastic time on the Halfday Tour. Kind Regards AKA

Reviewed 23 April 2018
An Must do experience

Great and well organised. Good instruction, plenty of equipment and a great mix of kayaking and taking in the scenery. Don't miss it!!

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Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi Shazzer, Thank you so much for your kind words, so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself on the tour. Kind Regards AKA

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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
They are sit upon kayaks and very stable. I don’t think there would be a problem up to 300 lbs. Wet suit rentals of the right size may be a problem if it’s winter.
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