Enjoy Kayak Tours & Courses in Lower Daintree, Queensland
Enjoy kayaking in Lower Daintree, Queensland! Our most popular tour, taking in fringing reef, with the chance of seeing turtles, dugong, dolphins and numerous other marine life. We kayak the palm fringed coast, gliding over the Coral Sea, the view of the sweeping rainforest clad mountains is spectacular. There is no better way to see the Port Douglas area than from the seat of one of our kayaks. This is one of our most popular tours, to be appreciated by novices and experience boaters alike, only moderate fitness required. There is an amazing diversity of both bird and marine life, all in an easy enjoyable paddle. We have a wide variety of kayaks that we can use for our tours, and hire. These range from boats suitable for beginners, through to those with extensive sea kayaking experience Before a tour, we discuss your experience and expectations from the tour, and match the boat and paddle to suit. We are unique in the multi-day kayak tour area, offering experienced sea kayakers access to fast, capable boats that are a joy to paddle. • Elie, Double: These boats are used for half and full day tours. Being extremely stable and very comfortable, they are perfect for those new to sea kayaking. Being a sit on top, they are easy to get on and off and have a comfortable, padded seat with backrest. • Southern Light EX: This is an extremely sea capable, double sea kayak. This boat is available for hire and multi-day tours. It has a huge storage capacity for carrying camping gear, food and water. It has a foot contolled rudder, for the rear paddler. • Ice Flow (Single Sea Kayak): A classic, high volume, high capacity sea kayak suited to expeditions. These kayakas are designed to carry a large amount of gear and handling improves with additional weight. • Glide Mahi (Single Sit on top): These are our hire boats, suitable for light conditions and exploring close to the coast line. They are easy to paddle, and get on and off. Prices For Tours: - Turtle Tottle: $125 AUD for half day - Naked Dugong: $205 AUD for full day - Reef and Rain Forest: $1,150 AUD for 3 Days - 2 Nights - Residential Course: $545 AUD for 2 Days - 1 Nights Prices Include: - GST - Marine Park Fees • Sea Kayak Instructional Courses (2 Days - 1 night): $545 AUD We happen to live in one of the best Sea Kayaking locations in the world. Warm water, coral reefs, spectacular coastline and great fishing. Our Sea Kayak Instructional Course will give you the skills to select the right gear, use it safely and plan/enjoy trips along our coast. This course suits beginners and those who already do some kayaking, but would like to improve their skills, safety and confidence on the water. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
- 2 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
Our guides are the owners of the business and have decades of experience in many kayak disciplines. We live here, love the area and have a genuine passion for kayaking.We love nothing more than seeing the joy of our guests experiencing kayaking for the first time, in such a spectacular location.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
50% refund up to 1 day prior.
Additional Terms & Information
• Departing from Port Douglas at 9:30. • Pick up available Daintree Village to Port Douglas. Age Policy: - For Guided Trips: 14+ years - For Kayak Rentals: 18 years Frequently Asked Questions: • I have never kayaked before, can I still come on a tour? - Absolutely, one of the best ways to first try kayaking is with an experienced guide. Paul and Alex have decades of experience in introducing people to kayaking and will make sure you are given enough support to enjoy your tour. - When you book a tour, we will ask a few questions to get a feel for what you hope to see and learn on the tour. We will also ask some questions to guage your previous kayaking experience and fitness level. We do this to match you with the right boat and tailor your tour to suit. • How fit do I need to be? - A moderate level of fitness will make your tour more comfortable. The half day tour is designed to be accessible to beginners and is relatively easy. Feel free to give us a call to discuss if you are unsure. • What should I bring? - Sunscreen, towel, hat, change of clothes, bathers, waterproof camera and a sense of adventure. • How safe is sea kayaking? - Very safe, our guides are expert kayakers and have decades of experience in running tours, expeditions and training beginner kayakers. We take every care to ensure our guests are safe and comfortable whilst on a tour. We a perfect safety record. - Our maximum guide to participant ratio is 1 guide to 5 guests (this is an industry standard). You will always have the support and safety of an experienced and enthusiastic guide • What will we see on the tour? - Every Tour is different, the tides, the weather, and the time of year all play a part in what wildlife we see on a trip - We often see turtles, fish, and sea birds. Occasional Dugon or dolphin sightings are always a favourite. - Kayaking gives you a unique perspective on the region, you are up close and personal with the wildlife, the views to the rainforest are spectacular. We are locals, with a passion for the area and sharing what we know with our guests. • How are you different from other kayak tours? - We are kayakers, we love kayaking and the region. Because of this, we like to offer a more personalised experience for our guests. We match boats, locations and itineries to suit our guests and the weather on the day. This is not a standard tour, where you will be part of the crowd. - If you are keen on learning more about kayaking, just let us know and we can incorporate some additional kayaking skills into the day. • I don't have a waterproof camera, do you take photos? - Absolutely, we carry a waterproof camera and take photos along the way. We can email these to you at the end of the tour.