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Lazy Paddles

Marine Drive | Anzac Park, Opposite The Fire Station, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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Great way to spend a morning

Both in our 70's but had a wonderful paddle with Jess as our guide. Darren and Jess lovely people... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Christine R
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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great experience of shallow water paddling in the bush

Jess has strong experience of paddling and local knowledge with useful advise. also very patient... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
choumei0218
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Sydney, Australia
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Lazy Paddles has provided guided tours and kayak hire from Tea Gardens since 2002. In that time they have helped thousands experience the joy of kayaking on the beautiful Myall waterways. Hire a kayak or join us on a guided tour. Whether you’d like to paddle for a couple of hours or the whole day, if you’d like a single or double kayak, or sit-in or a sit-on-top kayak or a stand-up paddleboard Lazy Paddles can get you on the water. Our kayaks are stable, easy to paddle and suitable for all ages and experience. Join us on a guided tour from Tea Gardens or the Myall Lakes. Experience the tranquillity of the mangroves, learn about the river’s history and observe wildlife up close. Keep a lookout for eagles and dolphins as we glide along. All Lazy Paddles tours are lead by a qualified guide and include kayaks, life jackets, paddles, safety equipment, safety briefing and paddle lesson. Light refreshments are also included.
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Marine Drive | Anzac Park, Opposite The Fire Station, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Both in our 70's but had a wonderful paddle with Jess as our guide. Darren and Jess lovely people very helpful to us 1st time paddlers. Hope to do it again. Highly recommended 😊

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Jess has strong experience of paddling and local knowledge with useful advise. also very patient and helpful

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Our family of four had a great couple of hours on the water with Darren. He guided us along the river. It was a lot of fun. Thanks Lazy Paddles

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Ease of hire, love the meet and greet at the roadside trailer. We hired one single and one double kayak for 2 hours. For inexperienced kayakers we needed that time to navigate the shorter course and changing tide. Amazing wildlife including eagles and dolphins. Simply...More

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

A very easy, relaxing and picturesque 2 hours paddling around the Myall River (Tea Gardens). The drinks break at the midpoint on an island in the centre of the lake was a bonus. Our guide Jessica gave great commentary about the river, its flora and...More

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Jessica H, Owner at Lazy Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review! It was a pleasure to take you and the boys out on the river - we all had a great time! Hope to see you again, Jessica

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had a smashing time with Darren as our guide - a two hour paddle for six people; only two of whom had experience. We had such fun but felt perfectly safe with Darren watching over us! He spent about 15 minutes on land first...More

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Jessica H, Owner at Lazy Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review - so glad you all had a great time. Best wishes, Darren

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We booked in for a morning tour with our daughter who is just over 18 months. That plus the fact that we were both inexperienced in kayaking did not affect the amount of fun we had AT ALL! We had Darren as our guide -...More

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Jessica H, Owner at Lazy Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a fantastic review! We're so pleased you had a great time - it was a pleasure to take you out on the river. Hope to see you again soon, Darren

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Spent a fantastic couple of hours on the water with Darren as my guide. The tour was indeed a 'lazy paddle' which was perfect for this inexperienced kayaker! The Myall lakes area is beautiful and enjoying it from the water with someone who knows the...More

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Jessica H, Owner at Lazy Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to take you for a lazy paddle! Hope to see you again soon, Darren.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a really lovely 2 hours with Darren as our expert local guide on the water. Good briefing before hand. The kayaks were sturdy and comfortable. Really enjoyed the calmness of exploring the river. Cruising through the Mangroves was a delight. The real bonus was...More

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Jessica H, Owner at Lazy Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your great review! We're really glad the whole family enjoyed going for a lazy paddle. Hope to see you again soon, Darren.

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We booked for our family of 5, children aged 6-14. Darren was a fantastic guide, very patiently taking us in and around the mangroves. For 2 hours we enjoyed a relaxing morning on the calm waters of the river, with beautiful weather. We would highly...More

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Jessica H, Owner at Lazy Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us - we're so pleased to hear that you family had a great time! It was a pleasure to take you out on the water. Looking forward to seeing you next time! Darren and Jessica

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