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Melbourne City Sights Kayak Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meeting across the river from Federation Square in the centre of Melbourne, this tour gives you a unique water-level view of the amazing city skyline.  After a quick briefing and paddling lesson, participants will get kitted up and head downriver under the Princes Bridge and into the heart of Melbourne. The tour will continue along the Yarra River past Flinders Station and up to the iconic Polly Woodside Tallship at South Wharf before entering the Docklands precinct and the beautiful Yarra’s Edge Marina. After a short break the paddlers then head back upstream past Crown Casino and the lively South Bank district before finishing back at Boathouse Drive.

    This tour is an appropriate length for younger paddlers who can team up with Mum or Dad or one of our guides.  With a fleet of extremely stable Sea Bear sea kayaks, the experience will be even easier for first-time paddlers.
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    Departure Point
    Boathouse Drive directly across the Yarra River from Federation Square
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    1h 45m
    Return Details
    Boathouse Drive, directly across the Yarra River from Federation Square
    • All paddling accessories, waterproof bags, bottle of water, experienced & friendly guide
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel transfer
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • What to bring: A sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses. You can wear your normal clothes but you may want to bring a change if you are going out afterwards.
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    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 6 days ago

    My husband and I celebrated our first anniversary of marriage at the kayak moonlight tour. It was our first time and we thought it was super fun! we were so glad we chose this activity and will recommend it to all. The views were stunning...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Nohara K
    Reviewed 26 August 2019

    Matt and I kayaked ina double kayak on 24/8/2019. I thoroughly enjoyed being out on the river and Matt made the experience more interesting. Excellent. Would recommend.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ChrisH6166
    Reviewed 5 July 2019

    Today I had a blast on the River to Sky tour with Matt! He was an expert guide! We were totally relaxed the whole time. Matt knows his city! We were pleased to learn all about the recent and ongoing developments that are occurring along...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Katrina S
    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    It was a very nice trip. Good and safe instruction though out the hole trip. Nice stories about the city and the sights. The guide (Kent) was very help full. The dinner was nice as well.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank JohanneSDenmark
    Reviewed 24 March 2019

    Great experience but I feel the introduction and methodology of rowing in a kayak was a little rushed. Perhaps the leader could have sat in the kayak before putting it into the water and show us how to row and peddle for steering. Nevertheless, we...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Brendon L
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    • Duration: 1h 45m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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