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Straddie Adventures

Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 4183, Australia
+61 433 171 477
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Kayaking tour

The tour was a relaxed paddle in a twin kayak staying close to shore and moving through the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peter K
Incredible Cultural Tour

We had a wonderful time with Mark at Straddie Adventures. We took a short and relatively unplanned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marguerethe J
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Join us for an ultimate Straddie Adventure! Guided bay kayaking with a cultural twist and Sandboarding tours. Experience Straddie from a different perspective. Explore the waters off Straddie in a 2 person or single kayak. Keep an eye out for dolphins, turtles and tropical fish. Location changes with weather and tides. Sandboarding - "Snowboarding, Straddie style" - fun for all ages! We use real sandboards, so grab some wax and hit the sand dunes. Sit, stand or lie down - style is up to you! Want to explore Straddie at your own pace? Kayaks are available for hire. You can find us located at One mile. Phone ahead to check availability. Specialising in adventure tours since 1998. Contact us for an unique aboriginal cultural experience on your next Straddie holiday, group tours or school groups.Bookings essential. No experience required - just a sense of fun and adventure!
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Travellers talk about
“kayak tour” (4 reviews)
“sand dunes” (4 reviews)
“snorkel gear” (2 reviews)
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Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 4183, Australia
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+61 433 171 477
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The tour was a relaxed paddle in a twin kayak staying close to shore and moving through the mangroves. We are in our mid '70s and had no difficulty completing the tour. The guide, Mark, provided an interesting commentary about the areas we were paddling...More

1  Thank Peter K
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Peter, we thoroughly enjoyed the paddle with you and wife and age is no excuse as youse made it look easy. Thank you for the review. Cheers Mark J

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time with Mark at Straddie Adventures. We took a short and relatively unplanned excursion to North Stradbroke Island and were lucky enough to book a last minute cultural tour which was the highlight of our visit. Mark showed us several beautiful...More

1  Thank Marguerethe J
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Marguerethe, enjoyed sharing our culture & knowledge with you and ya mum & son. I was real glad your mum walked up the hill, for her age, it's a tuff walk for younger people and she proved that take ya time and you will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the combo sandboarding and kayaking adventures. Mark took us to some great sandunes and was very good in his explanation on how to sandboard, great fun for our 15 year old daughter, who loved it! The next day we met Mark and his...More

1  Thank cgth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This activity exceeded our expectations. Stradbroke Island is one of the most beautiful places on the planet for a start. Mark and his family made this (corporate) event special.Thank you Mark. We kayaked on Brown Lake, learned about Aborigial and Island history, were welcomed into...More

1  Thank petrus39
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Petrus39. We enjoy sharing our Aboriginal Culture, Knowledge and Hospitality to ALL

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sandboarding with Straddie Adventures was great fun! Mark, who was our instructor was great, very kind and super fun and chill guy. He took very good care of us and made the experience even better. We would definitely do it again any time!

1  Thank solveig a
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, was just as much fun for me, as it is every time we go sand boarding Fun & Laughter best medicine for the day!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We recently undertook both the kayaking and sand boarding adventures. What a great experience! The kids enjoyed paddling along the mangroves, and riding boards down the sand dunes. They also enjoyed learning about local indigenous culture of the Island. Great guide, and highly recommended.

1  Thank Adrian B
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you As much as you enjoy the experience, we enjoy sharing our kulcha, knowledge and giving an experience that is fun!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Recently I booked sandboarding for my nephews, aged 12 and 14 who came for a visit from Spain. They had a great time and were able to stand on the board. The different language was not a problem for Mark and for them. Highly recommendable!!!!

1  Thank Laura A
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you Enjoyed watching the young ones try a new activity

Reviewed 20 June 2017

The Kyak Adventure tour was great. The water is so calm and clear, and you paddle with the current so you don't have to do too much work. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the area and pointed out things to us that we would...More

1  Thank Andrew B
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you Enjoyed sharing the knowledge of where we grew up and now passing this information onto ALL!

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic day we had today. Not only had a beautiful paddle through the mangroves and saw string rays, mud crab, many fish and birds, including two pods of dolphins but learnt about local aboriginal culture and life. Mark was an excellent guide, not...More

1  Thank SerenaJaneB
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you We just happened to be there in the place at the right time and that what this tour is about paddling in the wild and seeing what decides to present itself. Once again thank you

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Mark took me and three friends out to the sand dunes for an afternoon of sand boarding and we all had the best time. Despite initial hesitations and concerns about falling, we all got fully involved after Mark talked us through everything and had a...More

1  Thank Evetemp
Mark J, Owner at Straddie Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you Enjoyed the fun and laughs

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10 April 2017|
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Response from tash162017 | Property representative |
Hi there, we don't do any snorkelling tours. We do kayaking and sand boarding tours. We have a Kayaking and sand boarding combo, they are both 2hr adventures fun and adventure for all ages. Yes the kayaking adventure gives... More
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21 August 2015|
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Response from StraddieAdventures | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, We will have kayaking and sandboarding available. At this stage all of those dates are free. They are not available online that far in advance but I can book them in for you. The times of the activities change each... More
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