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“Relaxing paddle”

Freycinet Adventures
Ranked #4 of 17 things to do in Coles Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Discover Freycinet! Tasmaia's greatest sea kayaking destination The Freycinet Paddle- explore the breathtaking coastline of Freycinet National Park by sea kayak on this relaxed guided, award winning tour. Listed #4 Things to do before you die, in Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a thoroughly enjoyable 3 hour tour from coles bay this morning. Guides were knowledgeable and helpful. There were plenty of breaks in paddling for cookies, wildlife and local history. We saw a couple of penguins which was lovely. The weather was good luckily. I think we would have enjoyed whatever the weather or wildlife, though, these things can't be guaranteed. I recommend this tour as a great way to get a different view of the bays and mountains.

Thank Louise P
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FreycinetAdventures, Owner at Freycinet Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Louise- thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback. Little penguins are something we don't regularly see so you lucked in there! The National Park is truly spectacular from a kayak, a whole new perspective. Happy travels- Susan .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It helps if you have kayaked before and have some fitness.
Nice look at Coles Bay, good commentary.
Scenery is great.

Thank Wena G
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome time paddling along the bag with a really informative guide, Simon. Our advice is to go during clear skies and good weather to have an even better experience. And be sure to don weather proof clothing during cold weather

Thank Lua S
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful to experience kayaking on Coles Bay with Benjy and Chris. They were warm, welcoming and witty. We felt safe and well-looked after at all times. The kayaks, oars, fleeces, life jackets and 'skirts' were all first-class. The natural beauty of the area was enhanced by their explanations and historical commentaries. A hot drink and delicious biscuits on a gorgeous inlet added to the enjoyment. Thanks guys for a fabulous time!

Thank Frances P
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Susan C, Owner at Freycinet Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Hi Frances- thanks for taking the time to review our tour. We are thrilled you were so well looked after by the lads. Their connection to our beautiful part of the world certainly shines through. Safe travels- we hope to see you out on the water again soon. Susan

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

I did the 3 hour tour starting at 9am and after an initial safety and padding demonstration we were on our way across the bay. As a novice kayaker I found the kayaks to be very stable and they have a rudder to help you navigate your way around. We stopped at several points around the bay where the guides would conduct talks about the region and it's history. About 2 hours in we got to stretch our legs and have some morning tea on a secluded beach. It was a relaxed and very enjoyable experience.

Thank Darren B
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Susan C, Owner at Freycinet Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Thanks Darren- aren't the double kayaks great. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our experience, wishing you safe travels,Susan.

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