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Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour

Highlights
  • Spot turtle, dolphins, and more while kayaking to South Stradbroke Island
  • Swim and snorkel in the tropical waters off of Wavebreak Island
  • This tour is suitable for both first-time and experienced paddlers
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Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour
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Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour
From US$63,41
Overview
Discover the quiet beaches and native wildlife of Australia’s Gold Coast on this half-day guided kayaking tour. Kayak to Wavebreak Island and South Stradbroke Island, where you snorkel and visit secluded beaches while your guide offers information about the local environment and animals. This tour includes kayaking and snorkeling instruction before heading out, as well as lunch and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
What to Expect

Following pickup at your Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach hotel, head to the Broadwater Tourist Park, where you meet your guide for the morning kayak tour. Receive safety information, paddling instruction, and gear before launching your kayak into the calm Broadwater channel.

As you paddle to nearby islands, be on the lookout for turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and eagles. You might even spot migrating humpback whales, if you’re traveling between May and November. When you reach Wavebreak Island, enjoy a picnic breakfast, and then spend an hour swimming and snorkeling with the provided gear. Continue to South Stradbroke Island, where you stroll the surfing beach while spotting the hundreds of wild golden wallabies that are endemic to the island.

Your 5-hour tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.

Reviews (52)
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
***Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour ***GREAT Water Adventure

Now my husband and I are not in our 20's. Been married almost 30 years, so that gives you a good idea of our ages, we LOVED our guide Steve and the kayak and snorkel adventure. There were 10 people, mostly young, but we kept...More

Thank Sacramento56
Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jeanette, Thank you so much for your review and kind words. Haha, the Aussie chocolate cakes are called (Lamingtons). The fish have also been know to remove jewellery your lucky!! Thanks again, Steve

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Adventure packed activity

My husband and I thought we'd give this a go. We had a great group young and old. It was a fun experience, but be prepared to work (paddle). Lucky we were accustomed to exercise, although if you hit difficulty you will get towing assistance....More

Thank roula2015
Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Roula, Thank you for review, happy to hear you had a fun time while out on the trip.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile
Birthday Kayak + Snorkeling Treat

We had an amazing and fun-filled experience exploring the island through sea and land. The hike towards one of the best island for surfing is my favourite part because i felt really very safe despite knowing there could be ?snakes? (lucky there's none) plus the...More

1  Thank mayirisha
Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi May, Thank you so much for your kind words and so happy to hear you had a great birthday!!

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile
A great morning out!

All in all a very good trip. Easy pick up, kayak instructions, a nice paddling trip taking advantage of the currents. Guide is local and quite knowledgeable about the area. There were actually some clear waters to view lots of fish and they enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer, Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile
Calming moment

Lovely experience with my son, team leaders were leading group with care. Leaders were reliable. Great program for a day. We were so relaxed and loved it.

Thank Jasmine K
Steven V, Owner at Australian Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Jasmine, Thank you so much for your review and happy to hear you got to relax while enjoying the tour.

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27 June 2018|
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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
They are sit upon kayaks and very stable. I don’t think there would be a problem up to 300 lbs. Wet suit rentals of the right size may be a problem if it’s winter.
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