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About Sydney by Kayak
Sydney by Kayak is a family run business, offering exclusive, small group kayak tours and locals paddles on beautiful Sydney Harbour, Australia. Husband and wife team and Head Kayak Guides, Laura and Ben, run daily Sunrise Tours (with coffee!) as well as morning coffee paddles, ice-cream tours, brunch tours, fitness classes and community clean-up paddles. Sydney by Kayak is still fairly young, officially launching in 2013. The vision was to create exclusive, small group tours, offering not only a guided paddle, but a complete experience on Sydney Harbour. Everything from fresh, hot coffee on the water, stable custom-made kayaks, memorable photos and experienced, qualified and friendly guides. We are proud to offer great kayaking adventures that are a wonderful way to enjoy the magnificent waterways of Sydney Harbour.
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All reviews amazing experience watching the sunrise harbour bridge sunrise tour birthday cake lavender bay beautiful sunrise great morning these guys early start great guide boat ramp cup of coffee great coffee tourists and locals views are amazing morning paddle
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For my husbands birthday I booked the private sunrise paddle and even though the weather wasn't on our side, we had an amazing time paddling under the harbour bridge. Ben made sure we had fun, got to see what we wanted and had enough time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Natisitas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful morning spent paddling around the beautiful harbour! Couldn’t recommend this highly enough. Great local tips from our guide too :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the water. Ben, our guide, was fun and friendly with lots of different stories about the bay to tell us. We kayaked under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which was brilliant, and the coffee was a lovely addition! Ben also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lli0m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the best time this morning kayaking around Sydney harbour with these guys. Ben and Ian were friendly, welcoming and professional guides who looked out for everyone’s safety and made sure our group had a great experience. As Sydney locals we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C0vgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the most amazing experience with Sydney By Kayak, we couldn’t recommend it enough! The kayaks were super easy to use and the guides were always there to assist if needed. We can’t wait to come back one day and do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gennamancer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a perfect way to spend a sunday morning, kayak around to to have a mid morning breakfast at a lovely cafe on the water! If you are visiting Sydney, see all the sights! If you live here, perfect start to the day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ibigfoot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the couple's private tour with Ben and loved it! The tour was tailored to us and the coffee was delicious. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ReeFog12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best thing to do in Sydney - the views, the coffee, the stories, and the giggles all made this an absolutely unforgettable experience. I would come back just to do this again. Thank you Ben - we had soooooo much fun!!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rinne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time, tooks some great pics of the bridge and had a tour with Laura. Highly recommend this, better than the bridge climb (cheaper too)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

We had a great kayaking trip. Benjamin was an awesome guide, telling us a lot about the city and taking heaps of pictures of us during in front of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House which he sent us after the tour. The coffee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SarahsBackstage
23 May 2018|
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Response from Betty4774 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the kayaks are all the same size, very stable, they adjust the foot rests to suit your leg length. I think the Sydney Harbour kayak tour would be described as busier because you need to allow for the ferries... More
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Zawing
14 April 2018|
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Response from X4889RTlauras | Property representative |
Yes, we are! It’ll be a slightly reduced timetable as it’s our winter here in Sydney, but if people are keen to paddle, we’re happy to head out on the water :) Warm regards, Laura
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Lilly062
21 May 2016|
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Response from X4889RTlauras | Property representative |
Hi Lilly, I'm so sorry for my late reply. I have actually been away on my honeymoon. As I am the only Kayak Guide in the business, I did close down for the duration of my time away (which was 7 weeks). I am home now and... More
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