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Byron Bay Dolphin Sea Kayak Tour

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    What to Expect
    A highlight of your stay in Byron Bay will be this ocean adventure kayaking up close with dolphins, whales and turtles in Cape Byron's Marine National Park and learning the local Aboriginal stories and sacred places.

    You will also have a great view of Byron's coast line and the stunning Byron Bay lighthouse , which was built in 1901,from the water.

    Your three hour kayak tour will start at Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay. This is the calmest part of the Bay, easy for launching a kayak. Meet your super friendly guide and all your fellow paddlers. Your guide will help you with your looking safety gear. Pair up on a two person kayak and learn the basics of paddling your kayak.

    It is then time to hit the ocean. Impress your friends (and yoursef) by getting out past the shore break. Learn about local Aboriginal stories and sacred places, Hear the Dreamtime stories about Nguthungulli (Julian Rocks). Paddle along The Pass surfing Mecca, Wategos millionaire row and Walgun (Cape Byron), Australia's most Easterly point.

    Keep an eye out for amazing local dolphins, humpback Whales (during their annual migration from May to October) and a variety of turtles popping up for a breath of fresh air. Kayak over volcanic reef and be amazed by the clear water, color and variety of the tropical fish.

    Take a break with some yummy refreshments and a swim before paddling back to Main Beach. Enjoy the stunning view of the Byron Bay coastline and lighthouse whilst paddling back to shore. You might like to surf a wave back to shore. Your guide will show you how, kayak surfing is awesome fun.

    Tell all your friends what an incredible time you had paddling with dolphins, whales and turtles on your Byron Bay kayak tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Opposite 56 Lawson Street , Byron Bay
    2h 30m
    • Beverages
    • Light Snacks
    • Local guides, trained to the highest industry standards
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
    • Free Photos for download
    • Free WiFi
    • Secure storage area for belongings
    • OUR EQUIPMENT: We use Double Sit on Top Sea Kayaks, they are very stable and easy to use, they can be triples with small children able to fit between two adults.
    • TOUR TIME: 2.5 to 3hrs , includes a kayak lesson on the beach before you start. We will have you paddling like an Olympic Kayak Champ before you know it.
    • Beginners are welcome
    • Non- swimmers are welcome
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • OUR GUARANTEE: We do NOT guarantee you will see Dolphins, we do guarantee that if you DON'T see dolphins you can come back for a FREE TOUR with us anytime. ** Please note: we see dolphins about 90% of the time on our tours over the last 11 years*
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children 5 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Women more then 15 weeks pregnant should consider the safety risks of undertaking such a tour
    • Minimum age 5 year old
    • Roadside parking available ( paid)
    • Remember: we run on NSW Daylight Savings time between Oct and April each year
    • Please let our staff know of any medical conditions at check in, you do this confidentially by completing our waiver form at check in
    • Not recommended for people with phobias, poor physical fitness or chronic lower back injuries
    • Mother Nature dictates the day - everyday is different on the Bay, we will do our best to find all sorts of wildlife for you.
    • Should conditions be dangerous: We conduct risk assessments of conditions several times per day. If the ocean is too dangerous from things like string winds, stingers or large surf we will contact you to cancel. In this case you are entitled to a full refund, don't worry we don't take your money. Sometimes you are just better off not going then being out there in unnecessary danger
    • We can run the tours in the rain
    • In winter we have wetsuits for you to put on before the tour to keep you warm
    • 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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    Excellent experience highly recommend this company, service is the best I’ve received from making the initial booking to the tour itself. We were lucky to see dolphins whales and turtles and the staff were friendly, professional and knowledgeable. I was so glad I booked with
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    Response from kurt t, Owner at Byron Bay Dolphin Sea Kayak Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thanks so much for your kind review :) We're so pleased you enjoyed the whole experience and that you got to see Dolphins, Turtles & Whales whilst out on tour with us! We look forward to having you join us again for another tour one day.
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    We have been coming to Byron for over 30 years and have always said we must do the kayaking tour but never get around to it. This year we did! Sunrise on the water was terrific, the whales breaching close to the kayaks was spectacular. The guides knowledgeable but not
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    Response from kurt t, Manager at Byron Bay Dolphin Sea Kayak Tour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you for such a lovely review. So stoked your 30 year wait was well worth it. Hope to see you again.
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    Super friendly staff all round. Unfortunately didn't see any dolphins but was put on a show from some whales which was amazing. Very hard work if you're unfit like me and I was over it quite quickly but that is only because I'm unfit-had someone been paddling for me, it'd be a
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    We went in August this year. 3 small kids, 3 adults. The crew were patient, kind and upbeat. My kids were in the kayaks with the 3 main instructors (which was great for my piece of mind!). I was in a kayak with my sister and I think I wet my pants from laughing so hard. It was
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    Response from kurt t, General Manager at Byron Bay Dolphin Sea Kayak Tour
    Responded 17 Sep 2019
    Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour with us!!
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    Dougi and David were awesome guides. The tour had a great mix of nature, adventure and quiet on the water and simply taking everything in. We saw 1 turtle, dolphins and whales with its calf. Dougi was great and his message throughout the tour was to feel and respect the ocean.
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    Response from kurt t, Manager at Byron Bay Dolphin Sea Kayak Tour
    Responded 26 Sep 2019
    Thanks for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour with us :)
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