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Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove

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    What to Expect
    You'll be picked up from your accommodation in Cairns at 6:15am by shuttle bus, or you can make your own way and meet at the southern end of Palm Cove for a 7am departure.

    This area is the closest part of the Great Barrier Reef to the mainland. The kayak tour is suitable for all levels and kids as young as 7 years old. 

    The tours normally go for 3.5 hours. You'll paddle over to Double Island. This usually takes 20 - 30 minutes.  Once  there, it is time to explore the reef.  More often than not we see lots of different marine life like Eagle rays, Shovel nose sharks, mangrove rays, all kinds of colorful fish and sea turtles

    Your tour concludes in Palm Cove, or the shuittle bus will return you to your Cairns accommodation at 11am. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    South end of Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    3h 30m
    • Light refreshments
    • Local guide
    • Use of all necessary equipment
    • Environmental Management Charges - All participants must pay $6.50 per person
    • Hotel Pick Up Fees - $20 per person (if requested)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Kayaking while the sun rises is a great way to start the morning! Luke guided us on a kayak tour from Palm Cove beach to Double Island during which we were on the lookout for sea life, including turtles! Luke was very knowledgeable and friendly,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Fspanti
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is the best thing I've done in ages! We were lucky to get a very calm stunning day, (today), and saw plenty of colourful fish, turtles, amazing coral, and not only did we do good kayaking, but also went for a snorkel and exploring...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank buffie38
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I had a very enjoyable time with a small group of like minded people paddling out towards Scouts Hat island then around Double island . The instructions were delivered in a timely, efficient and friendly manner. The pace of the kayaking was just right. We...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Viv120
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Many thanks to Andy and Luke for an amazing experience. With 9 & 13 year old children along for the ride, my wife and I set off with the guys to Double Island just off shore from the beautiful Palm Cove. We were rewarded with...More

    Thank B4282SIscotta
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Firstly thank you to Luke and Andy for making our day such fan! During our holiday in FNQ we were looking for an adventure that involved some physical activity and see some nature at the same time. We chose Pacific Watersports Turtle Kayaking tour and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank peter j
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    • Pacific Watersports
    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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