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Australian Kayaking Adventures

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Address: River Drive, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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+61 412 940 135
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00

Australian Kayaking Adventures has been operating kayaking &...

Australian Kayaking Adventures has been operating kayaking & snorkelling tours on the Gold Coast for over 15 years. Enjoy local knowledge from friendly, experienced tour guides. We have the Half day Dolphin & Stradbroke Island Tour, Surfers Paradise Sunset Kayaking Tour, Kayak Hire and Stand up paddle board hire from Budds Beach in Surfers Paradise. We look forward to showing off the natural environment the Gold Coast has offer.

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Beautiful morning on the water

A beautiful and relaxing morning paddle. Easy, enjoyable and entertaining. Max the tour guide also made it interesting with his knowledge on the local flora and fauna. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Flaxton, Australia
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Flaxton, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful and relaxing morning paddle. Easy, enjoyable and entertaining. Max the tour guide also made it interesting with his knowledge on the local flora and fauna. We were even lucky enough to spot a golden stradbroke wallaby! Would recommend!

Thank rstirton93
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent tour guide: very pleasant person, funny and knowledgeable. Straddy was a beautiful site and I really enjoyed going for a swim. The snorkeling was ok: no fins provided and the area was really small. While not a fan of kayaking itself (I just couldn't find a good position and was uncomfortable the entire time), I recommend the overall adventure.

Thank asmartscreenname
Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The kayak/snorkel/walk trip was a great morning. The guide, Max was informative and helpful, giving advice and sharing all sorts of info. Proper seat backs on the kayaks would have made the paddling better in the wind and current.

Thank Lawrence S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Highly reccomend this as a must!!! The tour guide was awesome reccomended places to eat/visit was verry knowledgeable about the area the kayaks are realy stable and easy to use for first timers like myself and my partner had such a blast today. Verry enjoyable day!! :)

Thank Ariane J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the morning trip. Plenty of fish with the snorkelling. Good guides with clear instructions. Great introduction to kayaking. You can leave all your dry gear and bags on the bus. Take a rash top, sunscreen and water. A lot of fun.

Thank Uxbridge_2
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This tour was wonderful! Our guide/owner Steve was fantastic, his dad jokes & knowledge really added to the experience. We saw dolphins which he promises so we feel it was worth it! I've snorkelled & kayaked a lot, but this was one of my best experiences.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I recently did the Stradbroke Island kayaking tour which left from Marina Parade at Main Beach on a gentle paddle around to the first stop at Wave Break Island. Steve and Sam, the guides, were really helpful for those who hadn't kayaked before and talked the group of around 10 of us how to use the correct technique. The first... More 

Thank Andrew6128
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous morning with Steve & Sam on the water kayaking & snorkeling. Steve was friendly & knowledgeable. Great outing with teens & fun way to see seomthimg a bit different. Highly recommended 👍

Thank Vanessa E
Ampthill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We went out as a family and had a fantastic morning out . Early start for us night owls but well worth it . The guides where excellent explaining the environment we where in as well as the islands we visited . Kayaking is not to strenuous although the break and breakfast on beach was great fun along with the... More 

Thank Jim P
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had a great day, Steve the guide was very informative, the Kayaking was at a leisurely pace and very enjoyable, we saw a Dolphin with her baby and you could also snorkel with the very colourful fish. I would definitely recommend this tour. Well Done Steve.

Thank finch72017

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