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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 September 25 to October 01

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Fri 25 Sep
Sat 26 Sep
Sun 27 Sep
Mon 28 Sep
Tue 29 Sep
Wed 30 Sep
Thu 1 Oct

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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Rani Jayne from Australia wrote on 20 August 2020

Great Day.

Amazing day. Highly recommend. Looking around the abandoned resort was particularly fascinating.

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Luis from United States wrote on 15 March 2020

Best tour and guide!

Spent 10 days in Australia doing plenty of sightseeing, and, I must say, booking this tour with our guide Andy was the highlight of our trip! Had a fantastic time kayaking and snorkeling in some of the most beautifulcrystal clear waters in Palm Cove area. Andy knew exactly where to stop to see turtles, the best jump off spots to see coral and fish while snorkeling, and was an all-around genuine nice gentleman easy to get along with. I highly recommend Andy with Pacific Watersports!

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Ninda & Anthony from Australia wrote on 05 January 2020

Great kayaking experience

We had such a great time kayaking with Andy. He’s very passionate and professional and wanted all of us to enjoy our experience. We saw turtles along the way, beautiful corals and Andy even picked out some fresh oysters for us. An absolute must do if you’re looking to go kayaking in Cairns.

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Stephen from Australia wrote on 02 December 2019

Great experience

Had great time kayaking with very friendly and informative guide. Highly recommend

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