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Babinda Kayaking

330 Stager Road, Babinda, Queensland 4861, Australia
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Absolute Bliss

Paddling the Creek with Babinda Kayaking is always magical. The water is crystal clear and clean... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessie S
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Taupo, New Zealand
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My new favourite activity in the Cairns / Mission Beach area!

We went kayaking with 2 families, at all levels of age and fitness and this not only suited... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Eleanor C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Re-opening 16th December 2017 Kayak down the gently flowing waters of Babinda Creek. A pristine, crystal clear mountain stream teaming with fish, turtles and the elsusive platypus
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330 Stager Road, Babinda, Queensland 4861, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paddling the Creek with Babinda Kayaking is always magical. The water is crystal clear and clean, and paddleboarding over the shallows is just mesmerising as you glide over the river stones below. We always pick fresh guavas as we float with the current under the...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jess, so glad you had a great day and took the time to tell us how much you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We went kayaking with 2 families, at all levels of age and fitness and this not only suited everyone, but each person agreed that it was the best fun they had had on any holiday. The river carries you down to your destination, so you...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thanks for the review Eleanor, I am so happy you had a memorable birthday and every one had a great time, hope you had a great end to your holiday and the sun is still shining when you returned home.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

This is our 4th time we have been and each time it is different according to the weather, the animals that you see, the pace of of the water etc. The host, Paul, was excellent who is the new owner. The river is safe yet...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thanks Chris for taking the time for the review, so glad you are still enjoying the beautiful Babinda Creek

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Our merry band of 8, had the most amazing day.. just after our wet season finally hit, and the water visibility had cleared ... it was bliss. Paul gave us an informative overview of what we could see and do ( cheers mate!) and agreed...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Thanks Jose and so glad that phone came back and you kept all those memories, see you on the return journey.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Staff assist in getting you prepared for your easy kayak ride down Babinda Creek in Babinda. When you get to the end of your trip you just ring staff and they will collect you and take you back to your car. Staff are friendly and...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks Debra, nice of you to take the time for a review and glad you had a great day

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Had the best day out kayaking the crystal clear waters of babinda creek! Do yourself a favour and book a half or full day trip now! Very affordable and relaxing! Good for the young and old! Paul the host was very friendly and I will...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thanks Angela, really happy that you and the family had a great day, keep paddling

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Babinda kayaking is fabulous! Paul, the host, is friendly and helpful; and the half-day or day can unfold at your pace. Lovely and relaxing, great swimming holes and places to picnic. The water is cool and clear, and saw only two other people during our...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Thanks Sharon, glad you enjoyed your day, it is just beautiful out there at the moment.

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Last Sunday five of us ranging in age from 8 to 60 year old had the most amazing morning kayaking on Babinda creek. Thanks to Paul for the helpful tips and the wonderful service and hospitality. Definitely recommend it for a great day out and...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Thanks Cathy and Ian, just a beautiful day for the whole family, glad you enjoyed your day

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We did babinda kayaking in the rain and it was so beautiful! Completely clear and such a relaxing afternoon. Paul is a great host and picks you up at the end and drives you back to your car. Take some snacks and stop for a...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Thanks Amy, a bit more rain yesterday so even more water in the creek, sun's out clear water and relaxing times.

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Yesterday 5 of us decided to try out Babinda Kayaking, we are so happy that we did as we had a FABULOUS afternoon. The water was incredibly clear and throughout our paddle we saw birds, butterflies, dragonflies, fish and lush green countryside everywhere. I had...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Hi Cherie, a few changes since you paddled, rain has done wonders for the creek, relaxing paddling and crystal clear water with no shallow bits, thanks for enjoying Babinda creek.

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Nyssa M
November 3, 2015|
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Response from Paul O | Property representative |
Hi Nyssa not sure if you are still interested but the Kayaking is back on and having a wonderful time, all details on Thanks Paul
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Lachlan K
October 4, 2015|
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Hi Lachlan, might be a bit late but the Kayaking is up and running again, just loving life, Paul
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