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City Sights Kayak Tour

 

Join us on our City Sights Kayak Tour for the best way to take in the sights and scenery of Melbourne City and the Yarra River, all from a unique water-level perspective.

Accompanied by an experienced guide you will be taken downriver and into the heart of Melbourne. Paddle from there further down the Yarra River past Flinders Stations up to South Wharf. Check out the iconic Polly Woodside Tallship along the way.

After a break at the beautiful Yarra’s Edge Marina your guide with take you upstream past the Crown Casino and South Bank district before finishing back at Boathouse Drive.

This tour is appropriate for young and old, experienced and non-experienced – it caters for all.

 

Where: Starting and finishing at Boathouse Drive next to Princes Bridge, directly across the Yarra River from Federation Square.

 

Duration: It takes about 1 3/4 hours to complete the City Sights Tour of which approx. 1 1/4 hour is actual paddling time.

 

Price: $82.00 per person

 

Price Includes:

  • All paddling accessories
  • Waterproof bags
  • Bottle of water

Available Bookings from July 12 to July 18

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  • Per person$57.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per person$82.00

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Nathan Pyle from Australia wrote on 02 November 2017

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Amazing experience and highly reccommend!

Excellent tour , Definitely recommend doing the moonlight tour, you get to see so much more of the city at night then you would during the day and the fish and chips dinner is amazing. The tour guide Matt was very enthusiastic and informative about Melbourne's history and its present happenings around the city.

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Patty from Australia wrote on 26 January 2019

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Great way to have fun & see Melbourne

Easy to kayak. My 10yo & I both had fun. Lovely small group of 4 plus our guide Kent. Kent was easy going and cheerful. He suggested to change our time from afternoon to morning to avoid the heat yesterday which was a great idea and made the experience most enjoyable. It was nice and breezy on the river. Thx Kent!

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Lee from United Kingdom wrote on 11 May 2018

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Great afternoon

Fab afternoon on the river,there were only 4 of us so we were able to get going and kept up quite a pace managing to fit in quite a lot of the river,would’ve been nice to take more time to snap a few pictures though. The kayaks were a lot heavier than kayaks I’ve normally used and had a good pedal for steering which I found a bit hard to get to grips with,I’m used to a more traditional kayak and while this probably makes it easier for newcomers I ended up finding it more difficult.

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Thao from Australia wrote on 10 March 2018

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Melbourne view from the Yarra

As complete beginners to kayaking, it was a great choice to try kayaking for the first time on the tranquil Yarra River. It was a beautiful March day and we had a lot of fun going along the river, which gave an unobstructed and different perspective to the Melbourne skyline. Great first impression on kayaking and we'd love to do it again.

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Nicola Ballerini from Australia wrote on 25 February 2018

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Fun in the river

Amazing! You can see the city by other view. Easy and not so hard, is only fun!

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