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Kayak Turtle Tour around Double Island - Palm Cove

Join us for a guided kayak tour of the beautiful Double Island. Departing from the south end of Palm Cove, we arrive at the island after a 20-30 minute paddle. Enjoy the experience of paddling along side coral reef and across beautiful white sandy shallow waters.

Because the water is often very clear, we will often see tropical marine life such as turtles and small rays on our journey.

What we supply:

  • Kayaks
  • snorkelling equipment is provided if conditions are right
  • Life jackets
  • Juice
  • Water
  • Fruit
  • Pick up from Cairns if required at for a small charge

How long is the tour

3.5 hours. The paddle to Double Island takes 20-30 minutes. Once we get there, it is time to explore the reef. Before paddling back to our start point at Palm Cove.

More often than not we see lots of different marine life like:

  • Eagle rays
  • Shovel nose sharks
  • Mangrove rays
  • Colourful fish
  • Sea Turtles

Price: $80

Transport: If you require pick up from Cairns this can be arranged direct with the operator after booking. $15 per person one way, of $20 per person return, minimum numbers apply.

Self Drive: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time

This is a wind and weather dependent tour, please keep in contact with the operator leading up to your scheduled tour date

Meeting point for tour: opposite Chill Cafe, Southern End of Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove

***IMPORTANT*** Prices below exclude $6.50 per person EMC (Environmental Management Charge). This is payable on the day of travel direct to the tour operator.

Available Bookings from October 27 to November 02

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Tue 27 Oct
Wed 28 Oct
Thu 29 Oct
Fri 30 Oct
Sat 31 Oct
Sun 1 Nov
Mon 2 Nov

12spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$70.00

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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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Sean K from United Kingdom wrote on 11 November 2019

Great experience

The tour is run by fun and friendly guys and left a great impression. It was all fun, but in particular seeing turtles and snorkelling on the reef were spectacular.

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K Shaw from Australia wrote on 26 October 2020

Wonderful Experience

Absolutely wonderful morning out on the water. We were able to relax take in our surrounds and see sea turtles, sting rays, snorkel & explore. Andy was a fantastic guide and we our group enjoyed the entire experience. Highly recommended for Cairns Locals to get out and explore a local gem!

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Francesca from Italy wrote on 24 October 2020

Beautiful

Luke is great and funny and made our experience very relaxing and pleasant!! We saw some turtles and the weather was perfect

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Jaimie Webber from Australia wrote on 14 October 2020

Kayak around Double Island

The experience was fantastic, could not say bad thing. Andy the tour guide was really great with us. I would do it again.

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Laura from Australia wrote on 12 October 2020

Great fun

Thanks for the lovely tour. The father&son team are amazing. They waited for and accompanied us all the way, as we were a bit slow than others. Nice sea kayak, beautiful beach walk, yummy oyster. We would love to join again in the future.

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