Brisbane River Kayak Sunset and Evening Tour - West End Brisbane

Join us for the ultimate Brisbane River Kayak Tour as you discover the wonderful views of the city by night!


  • Experience the beauty of Brisbane by night on a guided kayak tour
  • See South bank promenade and the dazzling lights of Victoria Bridge
  • The small group tour ensures a fully personalised experience
  • Your friendly and experienced guide will share local knowledge
  • One of the most popular kayak trips in Brisbane!

What is the best way to spend a Friday or Saturday night in Brisbane? By kayak of course!

Soak up the wonderful views of Brisbane city as you explore Brisbane’s scenic riverside with a local, knowledgeable guide.

Embark on this unique journey with your friends as you paddle past the dazzling lights along the Riverside. South Bank promenade is spectacular as are the lights of Victoria Bridge. You'll love being out in the cool of the evening - there's no chance of sunburn! This is one of our most popular kayak trips and favourite of things to do in Brisbane.

These popular tours run every Saturday and Sunday - the perfect end of week activity!

If you have not paddled a kayak before, we recommend the Guided Tingalpa Creek Tour:

Click here for the Tingalpa Creek Tour

Per Person $66.00

What's included

  • Each tour includes full instruction, a safety briefing and all equipment.
  • Secure storage for your valuables while we paddle.
  • Kayak lights will be supplied.
  • All participants will be accommodated in a sit on top kayak for safety and stability.
  • All participants will be issued with a life jacket which must be worn at all times during the tour on the water.


  • Allow approx 2.5 hours for the whole experience


  • Starting Location GPS: West End Riverside Drive Pontoon

  • (From Jane Street drive toward the river, turn right onto Riverside Drive & drive 1.5km to the boat ramp & Pontoon)

  • Allow extra 20 minutes travel for heavy traffic.


  • Minimum age: 12


  • Kayak Fun reserves the right to cancel a tour if there are too few participants booked (minimum of 6).

    We meet at 5.30pm to 7.00pm depending on sunset times which are seasons. Kayak Fun will get in touch after booking to advise of an exact meeting time.

    Participants must be at least 12 years of age for night kayaking.

    We suggest downloading an app called "paddle prep", it has loads of kayaking information. A pop-up change tent will be available. The boat ramp can be slippery, so no thongs.

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Dario Zanesco from Australia wrote on 04 October 2020

Lovely views and a relaxed instructor

The views on the river are spectacular and the kayaking is calm, especially if the wind and tide are to your advantage. Hopefully you can get straight in the water without a long wait.

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From Brisbane River Kayak Sunset and Evening Tour - West End Brisbane

Many thanks for your review Dario we had a great group who paddled well & safely . The scheduled meet time was 5.30pm , some people arrived early & some arrived late. We were on the water at 5.45pm & arrived at our destination at South Bank as it was a fast trip I extended the tour & we paddled towards the Maritime Museum & turned around to paddle back to the boat ramp . Kayak Fun is owner operated by Andrew McCallum who is passionate about kayaking & makes regular improvements in our customers best interests Kayak Fun does not have any control over customers punctuality or the weather & tides Over the last four years Kayak Fun has allowed people free tours & free rescheduling bookings, sadly there are times when less than six people book we must cancel a tour for the Brisbane River Tour Happy Paddling Andrew McCallum

Vittoria Pompilio D’Alicandro from Italy wrote on 23 September 2019

Great experience!

Absolutely worth it :)

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Г. from Mongolia wrote on 14 July 2019


Was great experience

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jyotiv from New Zealand wrote on 30 January 2019


Not suited for beginners.

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Beginners sit in the front of a double kayak & are matched with a competent paddler. All participants are asked to download an APP called paddle prep Paddle prep has a series of videos about paddle strokes & studying paddle prep will enachance a kayak tour excperience

Klaudia Edmondson from Australia wrote on 20 January 2019

Great experience

Andrew was a great kayak tour guide, and experiencing a paddle on the river was something I’d always wanted to do. Thanks for a great night!

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Thankyou Kaudia , I am really pleased that you enjoyed the tour , It is often that the weather & tides that make a good tour & we were very lucky . Cheers Andrew


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