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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour provided by Australian Kayaking Adventures

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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover the quiet beaches and native wildlife of Australia’s Gold Coast on this half-day guided kayaking tour. Kayak to Wavebreak Island and South Stradbroke Island, where you snorkel and visit secluded beaches while your guide offers information about the local environment and animals. This tour includes kayaking and snorkeling instruction before heading out, as well as lunch and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Charis Seafoods
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Australian Kayaking Adventures
    Stop: 4 hours
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  • 2
    South Stradbroke Island Resort
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Charis Seafoods
    Charis Seafoods, 371 Marine Parade, Labrador QLD 4215, Australia
    If you have own transport, please wait at tables next to the toilets of Charis Seafoods, Harley Park Boat Ramp. This is located across the road from The Grand Hotel, Marine Parade Labrador. The tour guide will arrive in a mini bus with Australian Kayaking Adventures on it.
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Highlights
  • Spot turtle, dolphins, and more while kayaking to South Stradbroke Island
  • Swim and snorkel in the tropical waters off of Wavebreak Island
  • This tour is suitable for both first-time and experienced paddlers
  • Includes all gear, breakfast on the beach, and hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Following pickup at your Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach hotel, head to the Broadwater Tourist Park, where you meet your guide for the morning kayak tour. Receive safety information, paddling instruction, and gear before launching your kayak into the calm Broadwater channel. As you paddle to nearby islands, be on the lookout for turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and eagles. You might even spot migrating humpback whales, if you’re traveling between May and November. When you reach Wavebreak Island, enjoy a picnic breakfast, and then spend some time swimming and snorkeling with the provided gear. Continue to South Stradbroke Island, where you stroll the surfing beach while spotting the hundreds of wild golden wallabies that are endemic to the island. Your half-day tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Charis Seafoods, 371 Marine Parade, Labrador QLD 4215, Australia
Duration
4–5 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Surfers Paradise & Broadbeach Resorts pickup and drop-off
  • Light continental Breakfast
  • Professional & friendly tour guides
  • Use of kayaks and snorkeling gear
  • Lifejackets and safety equipment provided
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under, children under 16 years must be with a adult.
  • The tour requires a low to medium physical activity: not recommended for participants with serious medical conditions
  • Please bring: water, wear swimwear, sunglasses, footwear that can get wet (eg. thongs, sandals), hat, towel and sunblock
  • Everyone on this tour must be wearing a lifejacket. If you don't know how to swim, please notify the tour guide and wear your lifejacket at all times
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
113Reviews
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Natalie D wrote a review Mar 2021
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Started off getting privately picked up by Steve, who was so friendly. We then joined the rest of the team by the beach, and were well informed, felt very safe and most importantly, had heaps of fun. Then a private ride home with a stop for delicious fish and chips. Great day,
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Mich E wrote a review Feb 2021
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BEST DAY EVER ever with Australian Kayaking Adventures! Highly recommend. Nick was so friendly and knowledgeable about the area. He was very attuned to the ocean and gave us good tips so we got the best out of our experience. Such an amazing feeling gliding over the water in the
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Steven V, Owner at Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
Responded 21 Feb 2021
WOW, thank you so much for your 5 Star review!! So happy to hear you had the best day ever with us!!
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Fiona wrote a review Jan 2021
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Nick was so nice and welcoming! Very patient & excellent instructor, worth the money! :D I recommend
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Steven V, Owner at Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
Responded 10 Feb 2021
Thank so much for your 5 Star review, will let Nick know about his awesome review.
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Emily C wrote a review Jan 2021
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It was a terrific experience for first timers and a wonderful experience. Our tour guide Nick was very polite, informative and made the experience very enjoyable! It was great the tour was able to pick us up and drop us back at our Surfers Paradise hotel. It was excellent to
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Steven V, Owner at Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
Responded 10 Feb 2021
Hi Emily, Thank you so much for your 5 Star review!!
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Aaron R wrote a review Jan 2021
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Had a great time on our kyacking tour this morning. Our guide was very friendly and great to have a chat with. We saw plenty of wildlife while snorkelling and some dolphins on the surface. Definitely recommend this for anyone who enjoys the outdoors with friends or family
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Steven V, Owner at Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
Responded 10 Feb 2021
Thank you so much for your 5 Star review, So happy to hear you loved your tour with AKA!
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About the operator

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By: Australian Kayaking Adventures
Pauline G
Pauline G
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Great experience
We just did this yesterday and had a fantastic time. Our guide Nick was brilliant, the organisation, timing and equ
198melg
198melg
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A really lovely morning on the Broadwater.
Great morning out with Australian Kayaking Adventures with my 12 year old. Steve was very patient & understanding a
extremelysxc
extremelysxc
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Awesome experience!
The whole experience is something that can not be topped! The effort put in by Steven to ensure that we had a great
836jadenf
836jadenf
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Australian kayaking adventures
Great relaxing time out on the water, the instructed Steve was a super chill and friendly guy. Awesome activity tha
Coffeemixed55
Coffeemixed55
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Nice snorkeling
Amazing and colorful fish and beautiful coral reefs, so imppresable 😘luv this sea activities and good exercise to
blounedpal
blounedpal
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Amazing Kayaking Trip,Australian kayaking adventures Rocks !!!
I am my wife went for kayaking with Australian kayaking adventures. The experience was wonderful. Our guide NICK wa
A5438FEsarahg
A5438FEsarahg
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Awesome fun kayaking and snorkelling
Awesome fun. Enjoyed the kayaking and excellent family activity. Snorkelling was a highlight. Lots of colourful fis
ritasnaga
ritasnaga
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Disappointing kayak
I was unimpressed by the owner. Wasn’t that very helpful in the water when slowed down. Made his assistant do a lot
NC35travellers
NC35travellers
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Amazing value for money
We went as a family group on this adventure. We were met at the hotel by Nick who greeted us warmly and found out s
Kyra M
Kyra M
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Disappointing
Very disappointing! We were set to meet at 3:50 for a 4pm set off however while awaiting the remainder of our group
Ashdashleighk
Ashdashleighk
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Sunset Kayak Tour
What an awesome tour kayaking down the river to watch the sun set. Our tour guide was friendly and informative. For
DanielleK374
DanielleK374
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Great tour with a great host
We really enjoyed the sunset tour with Josh. He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. There was only 2 of us on
Dreamer42348787490
Dreamer42348787490
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Must do
Great tour. The guides were very professional and shared interesting stories and information about the area and ith
melb0urnecity
melb0urnecity
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Spectacular!
Loved it! The kayaking to stradbroke island was just gorgeous. So peaceful and beautiful. We first went kayaking an
James B
James B
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Kayak and snorkeling trip
Trip was good fun. really enjoyed the snorkeling, hundreds of fish! Our guide was really good too. Very handy havin
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English
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