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Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours

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Address: Hobart, Tasmania 7155, Australia (Formerly Roaring 40s Ocean Kayaking - Day Tours)
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+61 455 949 777
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Paddle Hobart's iconic waterfront OR spend a day exploring sea caves, sea...

Paddle Hobart's iconic waterfront OR spend a day exploring sea caves, sea cliffs and shipwrecks OR take our scenic flight deep into World Heritage Wilderness for a 3 or 7-day kayaking expedition.

Roaring 40°s Kayaking offers premium sea kayaking eco-tours in the stunning waterways surrounding Hobart and into the spectacular Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey.

All day tours depart from Hobart and are suitable for beginners to experienced paddlers, include lunch or snack, all sea-kayaking equipment and experienced guides.

Or experience one of the worlds last great wilderness areas with a paddle in your hand on a Roaring 40°s Kayaking multi-day expedition into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This is Australia's ultimate sea kayaking experience, offering a combination of sheltered wilderness harbours, rugged ocean coastlines, remote islands and wild rivers.

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Great afternoon trip of Hobart from the water

Booked this 2.5 hour kayak visit of Hobart harbour starting in Sandy Bay at the last minute and was treated to a really lovely experience. We called in the morning, and confirmed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this 2.5 hour kayak visit of Hobart harbour starting in Sandy Bay at the last minute and was treated to a really lovely experience. We called in the morning, and confirmed for a 4 pm tour (they run twice a day - 10 am and 4 pm). We luckily had unseasonably hot weather and fairly calm waters, which made... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience and best way to see Hobart's beautiful harbour. Fortunate to enjoy local fish and chips with a friendly Australian fur seal - wow!

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for this fantastic review! Great to hear you enjoyed your kayak tour. We also love it when "Sammy" the seal joins us for lunch :) Cheers More 

Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic trip. Remote beautiful scenery, very well organised, great guides, equipment all excellent and very good food. One of the best trips you can do to explore world Heritage area in Australia.

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Cheers James and thanks for this fantastic review. It was our pleasure to share our World Heritage Wilderness with you. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Straight from the airport on a cold summer day we went for a 2 hrs kayak with Sue our guide. It was amazing paddling about round the historical hobart bay and wharf, leaning about local history, while getting much need exercise​ and beautiful sceneries. Our guide was very accommodating and friendly, always taking the time to look back and wait... More 

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and great to hear you enjoyed your paddle. Nice to do something active after travelling too. Hope your arms are feeling strong now after your paddle :) Cheers The Roaring 40s Kayaking team More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the "Wilderness on Water 3­Day Exploration" trip, starting with a flight to Melaleuca airstrip and spending our time paddling 2 person sea kayaks around the glorious SW of Tassie. The guides were great fun and kept us safe, happy and well fed. The accommodation was a real surprise. You just don't expect a queen size bed with inner-spring... More 

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this fantastic review Ian. Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your bed in the wilderness, as well as enjoyed your wilderness adventures. Hope to see you on the water again one day. Cheers Reg, Jen, Tory and Sue More 

Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner Gail and I did the tour from Marieville Esplanade in Sandy Bay to the Hobart harbour - and back! Perfect weather and super guide in Damien. He made the afternoon really fun. Even though we were all beginners, you felt like everything was being explained to you by a friend. Gail had been talking about trying kayaking and... More 

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

That is fantastic that you both enjoyed your first kayaking experience so much and are inspired to try more. We hope this is the beginning of many kayaking adventures for you. Cheers More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Tasman Peninsula tour - we had a wonderful day! Pip and Reg were lovely and very knowledgeable about all sorts of things in the area. I'm a novice kayaker (though have done some 3 day canoe trips and own a SUP) but did not find it difficult to keep up with the group at... More 

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

What a great day. Thanks so much for the fantastic review Melissa. The Tasman Peninsula put on a great show for you with the wildlife coming out to play. Hope to see you on the water again one day. Cheers Reg and Pip More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide Damien ("Damo") really knows his local knowledge and the history of Tasmania. My wife and I expected a fun afternoon but what we got was much better. We were "roaring" with laughter and even had fish and chips on the water! A great experience and well worth doing again when I'm back in Tassie!

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Fantastic to hear you had a fun afternoon with Damo. Sounds like his jokes must be getting better - he has been working on them. We will ensure he has some new ones for you for next time. Cheers More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I booked the 'Cliffs, Caves, and Beaches' day tour by sea kayak. Despite the mixed weather (heavy showers one minute, 30 degrees C clear skies the next!), we had a fantastic day! We were met bang on time at the town information centre by the minibus and introduced to the very friendly guides. The bus went on... More 

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for this fantastic review which gives a great description of the days paddle. Fantastic to also hear you enjoyed your day so much, and there was enough food to keep you going all day. A bit of training and you never know, we may see you paddling for 7 days next :) Cheers More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good coastal paddle on Fortesque Bay, our experience at "the candle" was next to none. Pip and Tori were easy to spend the day with and engaged with all their clients. Lunch was superb.

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Malcolm, Glad to hear you had such a wonderful day on our Tasman Day paddle! :) We agree - the geology of the area - the massive dolerite sea cliffs and sea stacks -such as the Candlestick - are such an interesting and exciting location to paddle! ...Especially if any inquisitive seals are following the kayaks...and you have... More 

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