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The Byron Bay Sea Kayak Tour provided by Go Sea Kayak at Byron Bay

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The Byron Bay Sea Kayak Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Updated 20-08-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-08-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The beaches of Byron Bay are among the most popular in New South Wales. On this tour, explore the coastline by kayak and admire the beautiful beaches, coves, and historic landmarks from the water. See Byron Bay lighthouse, the Julian Rocks, and Wategos Millionaire Row; look out for dolphins, sea turtles, and whales; and learn about the history of Byron Bay as you paddle around Cape Byron.
  • Spectacular views of Byron Bay from the water
  • Chance to spot dolphins and whales in their natural environment
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transfers from Byron Bay
  • No experience necessary: full instruction and equipment provided
Important Information
Departure Point
Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay, 56 Lawson St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guides, trained to the highest standards. Long term local staff, the benefit of experience
  • Free Photos for download. Check our Facebook timeline for your tour photos uploaded in high res.
  • Secure storage area for belongings. Big Lockable area for valuables
  • All Kayaking & Safety equipment. Super Stable Double Sit on Top Kayaks
  • Kayak lesson on the beach before you start. You will need some physical fitness to partake this tour
  • Beginners & Non-Swimmers are welcome, not recommended for people with phobia of water
  • Our promise - if you don't see a Dolphin, Turtle or Whale you can paddle again for free
  • Wetsuits available to keep you warm in cooler months
  • Free sunscreen
  • Alcoholic drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children 5 to 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Women more then 15 weeks pregnant should consider the safety risks of undertaking such a tour
  • Minimum age 5 years old
  • Roadside parking available (paid), Free 4 hour parking is available nearby on Massinger St
  • Remember: we run on NSW Daylight Savings time between Oct and April each year
  • Please let our staff know of any medical conditions at check in, you do this confidentially by completing our waiver form at check in
  • Not recommended for people with phobias, poor physical fitness or chronic lower back injuries
  • Mother Nature dictates the day - everyday is different on the Bay, we will do our best to find all sorts of wildlife for you.
  • Should conditions be dangerous: We conduct risk assessments of conditions several times per day. If the ocean is too dangerous from things like string winds, stingers or large surf we will contact you to cancel. In this case you are entitled to a full refund, don't worry we don't take your money. Sometimes you are just better off not going then being out there in unnecessary danger
  • We do run the tours in the rain
  • In winter we have wetsuits for you to put on before the tour to keep you warm
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Jackie A wrote a review Oct. 16
3 contributions
This experience is definitely one not to be missed when visiting the Byron Bay area!! We were thrilled and surprised to see not only turtles and muliple pods of dolphins putting on a show, but reef sharks and whales, directly bedside our kayaks!! We were only expecting to
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Date of experience: October 2020
ajkillen84 wrote a review Aug. 2020
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
Really fun activity, with friendly staff & decent equipment. We didn’t see any dolphins, but were lucky enough to spot a couple of turtles & see a juvenile humpback. There can be a lot of waiting around on the water, so younger kids may get inpatient. Only slight downside is
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Jess R wrote a review Aug. 2020
Breakfast Point, Australia16 contributions2 helpful votes
Great team to kayak with. Very knowledgeable and passionate about the ocean. We saw whales and dolphins and sea birds. Heaps of fun!
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Date of experience: August 2020
Chris C wrote a review Jul. 2020
2 contributions
It was an amazing experience with a small group (6 people) where we were able to see a vast amount of wildlife including turtles, whales and so many dolphins. The staff were very experienced and accommodating.
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indiannajade wrote a review Jul. 2020
Byron Bay, Australia1 contribution
This was such a great trip, and by far the best way to see Byron Bay! As promised we got to see whales and dolphins up close which was amazing! Dougie and the team were magnificent, they have such a great respect and love for the Bay, and to have such passionate locals take you
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About the operator

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By: Go Sea Kayak at Byron Bay
Dolphins and serenity
I undertook this tour with my two daughters aged 10 & 11. One of the guides (Sean) took my youngest in his kayak an
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Great activity for the whole family
The Bruswick River nature tour was excellent. The day was perfect weather for kayaking and the leaders were friendl
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Must do
A lovely morning on the river with humble beginnings starting at the local scout hall. The area is not well marked
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Really good
Would really recommend this tour. Dougie really knows his stuff and at no point do you feel like you’re against the
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Must do!
Such a nice experience, everything was great. Our tour guide was lovely and genuinely knowledgeable of the local ar
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Great company!
Unfortunately we weren’t able to go on the tour as an admin mistake was made however the manager Kurt was exception
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Terrific kayaking sunrise experience
Getting to the Kayak facility is a challenge in the dark. Best to orient yourself to it during daylight hours to kn
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Fun morning out
We thoroughly enjoyed our sea kayaking tour. We saw lots of turtles and even a sting ray. The staff are excellent,
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Great service
Had a wonderful time with goseakayaks on the 6am dolphin tour. The staff are very caring and nothing was too much t
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Amazing morning
Kevin was such a good tour guide. So friendly and good to chat to made the morning fun. Definitely give it a go
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No signage, shoddy appearance, poor surroundings
The Scout Hall was cordoned off. There is no signage indicating that you've arrived at the correct place. Surroun
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Gary L
The river before tourism
Beautiful part of the world where creeks and river converge. You sense that under the surface of the tourists ther
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Beautiful area to kayak in. Friendly team. Didn’t see any dolphins. Fun but the group was far too large and made li
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Not as expected
When doing the morning bridge kayaking you don’t get as close as you would expect. You are still far from the bridg
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Good all round experience made better by a great guide
We did the sunrise sea kayak with Kevin and it was fantastic. Unfortunately didn't get to see the actual sun rise b
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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