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Sydney by Kayak is a family run business, offering exclusive, small group kayak tours and locals paddles on beautiful Sydney Harbour, Australia. Husband and wife team and Head Kayak Guides, Laura and Ben, run daily Sunrise Tours (with coffee!) as...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Railway Avenue | Lavender Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9056 5045
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Reviewed today via mobile

We loved our kayak from Cammeray to Clontarf with Sydney by Kayak! Ben was a great guide and host, showing us some of the hidden harbour bays and making sure we all felt comfortable in the water (noting some of the group had not kayaked...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bamelia7
Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner and I did the weekend kayak from Cammeray to Clontarf, one of the longer trips. Ben and Laura were excellent and went above and beyond in every aspect. We were fortunate enough to be the only two people booked so were able to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amelia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best experiences of my life, so worth the 5am start. Ben and Laura were so helpful on email rearranging dates for us so we could coffee and kayak on our wedding anniversary. Great on the water instruction and history on Sydney's world...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kosmic_kellie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Sydney for 6 years, and the sunrise kayak tour offered by Ben and Laura is by far my favourite thing that I have done. They have thought of everything to make your experience unforgettable. The kayaks are top of the line, they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I did the 8:30AM kayak tour our first full day in Sydney. I’d recommend to do this your first day too as you will likely wake up early due to the jet lag. (I was up at 4:30AM.) This is a unique...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Evanston-Karen
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Sunrise Kayak which was incredible. You meet at 530am which is freaking early but worth it. I am an event planner and SERIOUSLY this company has thought of literally everything. You arrive and get your life vest, can drop off anything you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank angela7marino
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We had to get up extra early to get across the harbor to Lavender Bay to meet the group at 5:45, but it was worth it. The owner Ben and his assistant Sophie took our group...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BurtHonolulu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of our trip. Very nice weather, good coffee, great fellas. Ian and Ben were very nice and friendly. Also other 2 members that joined us were very nice and friendly as well. The only bad thing is that we unfortunately encountered someone trying...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank winsirin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancee and I completed this tour on 31st January 2019 at 08:30hrs. It was in our opinion the best activity we did in Sydney. We are novice kayakers but we found it easy to navigate the waters. The views were out of this world...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 792thomasf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the best time! It was a super friendly vibe and we were all well-informed by our guides about the area as they are super knowledgable. They really do take care of everything for you. You really only get wet due to paddle splash so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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23 May 2018|
Response from Betty4774 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the kayaks are all the same size, very stable, they adjust the foot rests to suit your leg length. I think the Sydney Harbour kayak tour would be described as busier because you need to allow for the ferries... More
14 April 2018|
Response from X4889RTlauras | Property representative |
Yes, we are! It’ll be a slightly reduced timetable as it’s our winter here in Sydney, but if people are keen to paddle, we’re happy to head out on the water :) Warm regards, Laura
21 May 2016|
Response from X4889RTlauras | Property representative |
Hi Lilly, I'm so sorry for my late reply. I have actually been away on my honeymoon. As I am the only Kayak Guide in the business, I did close down for the duration of my time away (which was 7 weeks). I am home now and... More