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Rapid Bay Sea Kayaking Tour

Rapid Bay Sea Kayaking Tour

Rapid Bay is one hour south of Adelaide and is a spectacular destination for sea kayaking. We visit beautiful isolated beaches, mysterious sea caves and seals and sea lions that always keen to play!

The tour begins on the beach at Rapid Bay on the lower Fleurieu Peninsula about 90 Km south of Adelaide. This is our "high end adventure tour". Here the rugged coastline is spectacular with towering cliffs and crystal clear water, a great place for a sea kayaking adventure. We meet you on the beach and after instruction on safety, paddling and fitting of the gear we are off to visit isolated beaches and mysterious sea caves. You can also meet the "locals"; a growing colony of seals that are always keen to make new friends!

All our guides love their work and the ocean environment and are keen to share their experiences with you. It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to this great way to explore Australia's incredible coastline. Sea kayaking is not only great for your health it is also the most environmentally friendly way to interact with this environment and it's inhabitants.The tour fee includes all kayaking equipment, guidance, lunch and non-alcoholic drinks. We pride ourselves on offering fresh, local foods and can cater for special dietary requirements on request.

We will provide quality 1 or 2 person sea kayaks which are very stable and easy to use, comfortable buoyancy vests and friendly guidance that will make the experience both safe and great fun. On this tour we prefer all participants to be in 2-person sea kayaks unless you have had plenty of experience paddling on the sea in a 1-person sea kayak.
This is a great experience to share with your partner or best friend!

Lunch is a healthy build your own "sub" or "wrap" (sandwich) on a beautiful, isolated sandy beach, only accessible by small boat. This includes a selection of meats, ham, chicken, cheese and fresh salads. Special dietary requirements can be catered for. 

 This tour is suitable for those who love the sea, live active lifestyles and have an adventurous spirit. Previous kayaking experience is highly recommended but is not essential. This tour is generally suitable for adults 16 years and over. 
If you are booking as a single paddler and have not had significant sea kayaking experience you may be able to share a 2-person kayak with one of our guiding team for a small extra fee($40). Family and small group discounts are available.Please inquire about these options by email or phone.

This tour is highly weather dependent...we will only go out if weather is virtually calm. A 30% deposit is payable upon booking with the balance being paid when the tour is confirmed given a suitable weather forecast roughly 4 days prior to the date of the tour. In the case of bad weather cancellation we transfer your booking to another suitable date. If this is not possible then your deposit is refunded. Please note if bookings by gift voucher these are non refundable; gift vouchers can be used for any of our kayaking or SUP products.

Bookings essential. Bookings can be made right now using our online booking system, you can book with a credit card over the phone or send an email to: bookings@adventurekayak.com.au 

If the date you want is sold out you can go on the "waiting" list by completing all booking details, your credit card won't be charged and we will get in touch if kayaks become available. If there are a lot of people on the waiting list we will put on another tour if possible.

Full details will be sent via email immediately  once your booking is made. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the starting time, location and transfer (if requested). Please check the terms and conditions also included. We will contact you by email the day prior to your tour if any of the details change due to weather or other conditions. Please contact us if you will not be checking your email or have any concerns about these details.

You will need to bring: 

  • NEW...Hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!

  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day

  • a shady hat and sunscreen

  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)

  • insect repellent

  • drink and snack 

  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container .

Next Tour Dates  

Final date for the 2019/20 season is:

Easter Monday 13th April

More dates for 2020 to be entered soon.


Please  Contact Us by email or phone 0429019141 for further details about this sensational sea kayaking adventure. Bookings essential. Book online or over the phone.

If the date you want is not advertised if you can get a small group together we may be able to offer a private tour!



  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $200.00

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Flat Water Fun Kayak Lesson × × × × × × ×
Flat Water Fun Kayak Lesson

Flat Water Fun Kayak Lesson

A 2 hour course introducing the basic techniques and safety aspects of having fun in your kayak on lakes, slow moving rivers and calm coastal areas. Lessons are conducted on any day of the week by negotiation. Please call Phil 0429019141.

Flat Water Fun Kayaking Lesson

This is a 2 hour session introducing you to the basic techniques and safety aspects of having fun on lakes, slow moving rivers and calm coastal areas. If you are paddling on West Lakes, the Port River, the River Murray and want to do it right, have confidence and be safe... this is for you! 


Although this lesson may not appear on our booking calendar and is offered by negotiation and may be available on any day of the week. Lessons are conducted in very small groups or on an individualised basis. Call Phil (0429019141) to enquire.

The course includes the following but can be modified in negotiation with our highly experienced instructors to suit your needs. After learning the skills we generally explore one of the beautiful mangrove creeks or visit a ship wreck.


Session content:

  • Basic kayak design, fit out and essential safety equipment

  • Posture and balance,

  • Launching and landing in varied locations

  • Kayak control skills (forward & reverse paddling, turning, supporting)

  • Wet Exit-what happens when you tip over!

  • Simple self rescue techniques

  • Weather and environmental basics
At the end of your time with the instructor you can opt to take another hour of kayak hire to go practice and explore this stunning location free of charge!

The lesson includes the use of a quality kayak, buoyancy vest, paddle, quality paddling jacket and any other required kayaking or safety equipment. You may use your own equipment if it is Australian Standards compliant.

We recommend that all kayakers become familiar with the Marine and Safety recommendations for kayaks and canoes. Check out this link for important information and resources.

Bookings essential. 

Full details will be sent via email immediately  once your booking is made. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the starting time, location and transfer (if requested). Please check the terms and conditions also included. We will contact you by email the day prior to your tour if any of the details change due to weather or other conditions. Please contact us if you will not be checking your email or have any concerns about these details.

We meet you at the  Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Garden Island Road, Gillman.

Relying on public transport? Unfortunately public transport doesn't travel to Garden Island. There are regular train and bus services to Port Adelaide and we can provide a free transfer from the  Port Adelaide train station. Please book a transfer when booking your kayaking. The local train and bus timetables can be accessed at: https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au. or download the Moovit app on iPhone or android. Note during January, 2017 the Port Adelaide train line is closed. During this time please take the bus.


Images shown in the advertisement for this product were taken prior to the COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $120.00

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Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard 2-person sit-in kayak hire Book Now 4 Available × × × × Book Now 4 Available ×
Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard 2-person sit-in kayak hire

Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard 2-person sit-in kayak hire

We are hiring kayaks at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at present. This is the best location for paddling in Adelaide. We'll have them ready, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe paddling-you then create your own unique adventure!

We are hiring kayaks at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at present following the COVID-19 regulations for small group exercise activities. Our equipment is throughly cleaned after each use. Kayaking is a great way to socially isolate and get some exercise at the same time! 

We hire kayaks from the Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location) in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard…the best location for paddling in Adelaide. You can explore the beautiful mangrove creeks and Ships Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail and search for dolphins with your family or friends. We have the craft ready for you at the launch site, help you set up, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe paddling-you create your own unique adventure!  

HIRE RATES

The hire fee is for a 2-seater sit-in kayak, two life vests and two paddles for up to three hours use from the start time you book. The fee is for the craft you are hiring-not per person. The hire fee is $30 per hour but if you book online we will give you a third hour free!  We ask for a 20% deposit for online bookings and the balance paid on the day. 

OUR HIRE SERVICE

Our service includes some time for assisting in setting up and providing safety and local area information. If you are a novice paddler this could be 20 minutes. 

We recommend inexperienced kayakers do not go to the Ships Graveyard. 

Due to legal reasons we cannot hire to persons under the age of 18 years unless accompanied by an adult. 

On certain days the Ships Graveyard may not be accessible due to the tide or weather conditions.

HOW TO BOOK

We recommend booking in advance and this can be done right now using our online booking system. If the date you want is sold out you can go on a waiting list by completing all booking details, your credit card won't be charged and we will get in touch if kayaks become available.

You can also book over the phone by calling Phil on 0429019141.

Full details will be sent via email immediately once your booking is made. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the date, starting time, location and transfer (if requested). Please check the terms and conditions also included. Please contact us if you have any questions about these details. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The terms and conditions of this service are provided as part of the booking process. Please read these carefully.

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Please bring some hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!
  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day
  • a shady hat and sunscreen
  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)
  • insect repellent
  • drink and snack 
  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container.

THE EXACT LOCATION OF OUR KAYAKING AND SUP SERVICE  

Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location). This is a public reserve; We are a mobile business and have no office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road Port Adelaide, will also supply a map if you call in on the way to to the kayaking. Check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!

GETTING TO GARDEN ISLAND  

Most people drive out to Garden Island. Unfortunately public transport doesn't travel to Garden Island. There are regular train and bus services to Port Adelaide and we can provide a transfer out to the kayaking and return for $10 per person...much cheaper than a taxi!  Please select a transfer when booking from the "extras" menu if you require this service.  If you are a small group of 4 or more a taxi or Uber will be cheaper. 

For the transfer we meet you at the Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide (green flag bottom left of map) 15 minutes prior to the start of your session. This location is about 10 minutes walk from the Port Adelaide train station; the bus stops very close to the Visitor Centre.  Some delay may occur after your tour before transfer back to Pt Adelaide. Train & Bus timetable can be accessed at : www.adelaidemetro.com.au or download the Moovit app on iPhone or android. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have further questions, specific requirements or wanting to make a large group booking please call Phil on 0429019141.

We look forward to sharing a great paddling adventure with you, your family or friends!


  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $60.00

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Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard 2/3person sit-on kayak hire × × × × × × ×
Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard 2/3person sit-on kayak hire

Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard 2/3person sit-on kayak hire

We are hiring kayaks at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary following the COVID-19 regulations. We'll have them ready, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe paddling-you then create your own unique adventure!

We are hiring kayaks at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at present following the COVID-19 regulations for small group exercise activities. Our equipment is throughly cleaned after each use. Kayaking is a great way to socially isolate and get some exercise at the same time! 

We hire kayaks from the Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location) in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard…the best location for paddling in Adelaide. You can explore the beautiful mangrove creeks and Ships Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail and search for dolphins with your family or friends. We have the craft ready for you at the launch site, help you set up, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe paddling-you create your own unique adventure!  

HIRE RATES

The hire fee is for a 2/3-seater sit-on kayak, 2 or 3 life vests and two paddles for up to three hours use from the start time you book. This type of kayak is suitable for 2 adults and a small child or even your furry friend(dog).The fee is for the craft you are hiring-not per person. The hire fee is $30 per hour but if you book online we will give you a third hour free!  We ask for a 20% deposit for online bookings and the balance paid on the day. 

OUR HIRE SERVICE

Our service includes some time for assisting in setting up and providing safety and local area information. If you are a novice paddler this could be 20 minutes. 

We recommend inexperienced kayakers do not go to the Ships Graveyard. 

Due to legal reasons we cannot hire to persons under the age of 18 years unless accompanied by an adult. 

On certain days the Ships Graveyard may not be accessible due to the tide or weather conditions.

HOW TO BOOK

We recommend booking in advance and this can be done right now using our online booking system. If the date you want is sold out you can go on a waiting list by completing all booking details, your credit card won't be charged and we will get in touch if kayaks become available.

You can also book over the phone by calling Phil on 0429019141.

Full details will be sent via email immediately once your booking is made. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the date, starting time, location and transfer (if requested). Please check the terms and conditions also included. Please contact us if you have any questions about these details. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The terms and conditions of this service are provided as part of the booking process. Please read these carefully.

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Please bring some hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!
  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day
  • a shady hat and sunscreen
  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)
  • insect repellent
  • drink and snack 
  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container.

THE EXACT LOCATION OF OUR KAYAKING AND SUP SERVICE  

Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location). This is a public reserve; We are a mobile business and have no office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road Port Adelaide, will also supply a map if you call in on the way to to the kayaking. Check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have further questions, specific requirements or wanting to make a large group booking please call Phil on 0429019141.

We look forward to sharing a great paddling adventure with you, your family or friends!



  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $60.00

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Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Hire-1-person kayak $40.00
GET NOTIFIED IF AVAILABILITY CHANGES
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Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Hire-1-person kayak

Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Hire-1-person kayak

We hire kayaks at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary following COVID-19 regulations. We have kayaks ready, will help you set up, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe kayaking-you then create your own unique adventure!

We are hiring kayaks at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at present following the COVID-19 regulations for small group exercise activities. Our equipment is throughly cleaned after each use. Kayaking is a great way to socially isolate and get some exercise at the same time! 

We hire kayaks from the Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location) in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard…the best location for paddling in Adelaide. You can explore the beautiful mangrove creeks and Ships Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail and search for dolphins with your family or friends. We have the craft ready for you at the launch site, help you set up, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe paddling-you create your own unique adventure!  

HIRE RATES

The hire fee is for a 1-seater sit-in kayak, life vest and paddle for up to three hours use from the start time you book. The hire fee is $20 per hour but if you book online we will give you a third hour free!  We ask for a 20% deposit for online bookings and the balance paid on the day. 

OUR HIRE SERVICE

Our service includes some time for assisting in setting up and providing safety and local area information. If you are a novice paddler this could be 20 minutes. 

We recommend inexperienced kayakers do not go to the Ships Graveyard. 

Due to legal reasons we cannot hire to persons under the age of 18 years unless accompanied by an adult. 

On certain days the Ships Graveyard may not be accessible due to the tide or weather conditions.

HOW TO BOOK

We recommend booking in advance and this can be done right now using our online booking system. If the date you want is sold out you can go on a waiting list by completing all booking details, your credit card won't be charged and we will get in touch if kayaks become available.

You can also book over the phone by calling Phil on 0429019141.

Full details will be sent via email immediately once your booking is made. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the date, starting time, location and transfer (if requested). Please check the terms and conditions also included. Please contact us if you have any questions about these details. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The terms and conditions of this service are provided as part of the booking process. Please read these carefully.

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Please bring some hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!
  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day
  • a shady hat and sunscreen
  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)
  • insect repellent
  • drink and snack 
  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container.

THE EXACT LOCATION OF OUR KAYAKING AND SUP SERVICE  

Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location). This is a public reserve; We are a mobile business and have no office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road Port Adelaide, will also supply a map if you call in on the way to to the kayaking. Check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!

GETTING TO GARDEN ISLAND  

Most people drive out to Garden Island. Unfortunately public transport doesn't travel to Garden Island. There are regular train and bus services to Port Adelaide and we can provide a transfer out to the kayaking and return for $10 per person...much cheaper than a taxi!  Please select a transfer when booking from the "extras" menu if you require this service.  If you are a small group of 4 or more a taxi or Uber will be cheaper. 

For the transfer we meet you at the Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide (green flag bottom left of map) 15 minutes prior to the start of your session. This location is about 10 minutes walk from the Port Adelaide train station; the bus stops very close to the Visitor Centre.  Some delay may occur after your tour before transfer back to Pt Adelaide. Train & Bus timetable can be accessed at : www.adelaidemetro.com.au or download the Moovit app on iPhone or android. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have further questions, specific requirements or wanting to make a large group booking please call Phil on 0429019141.

We look forward to sharing a great paddling adventure with you, your family or friends!


  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $40.00

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Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Tour × × × × × Book Now 5 Available ×
Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Tour

Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard Kayak Tour

Our Kayak Tour is 3 hours of fun and adventure exploring beautiful mangrove creeks, Ships Graveyard Trail and search for dolphins. Ideal for adults and older children. COVID regulations limit us to one family per tour; be quick to book.

The Kayak Tour is three hours of fun exploring the Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail...just 30 minutes from the Adelaide CBD. This is one of Adelaide's "secret spots", it is an area of surprising beauty. The sheltered mangrove lined creeks are home to a fascinating array of marine life, birds and the Port River Dolphins. The Ship's Graveyard is a unique feature of the area with spectacular relics from the past which have been abandoned in the river. All these make for an amazing adventure and kayaking is the most environmentally sensitive way to explore and interact with the dolphins.  When the Port River Dolphins come to play it is a memory you will treasure forever! This tour is recommended for adults and children over the age of 8 years, although we have had younger children come out and have great fun!  If you have never kayaked before this is the best way to give it a try...you will want to come back for more! 

If you are visiting South Australia paddling with the dolphins has been voted one of the top FOUR MUST DO activities in Adelaide! 

WHAT IS INCLUDED

The kayak tour is three hours of fun with you guide who will lead you on an unforgettable adventure. 

The tour is easy paced with plenty of time for photos and storytelling by your guide.

Tours are conducted in stable, very comfortable one or two person kayaks which are are suitable for all levels of fitness and experience.

Quality life jacket and paddles.

The tour includes basic tuition in safe kayaking. 

We launch from a boat ramp covered in non-slip matting. You simply step into the kayak and we slide you onto the water. You won't even get your feet wet!

We prefer to use 2-person kayaks as these are easier to use and virtually impossible to capsize allowing for a more social and engaging experience. 

If you are booking as a single a 1-person kayak will be supplied. 

OPTIONS

If you are booking as a pair or group and prefer 1-person kayaks these can be booked as an "extra" during the booking process at a slightly higher fee. 

If you are a novice and booking by yourself and would prefer a real easy experience you may be able to paddle with the guide in a 2-person kayak.Select this option from the extras menu when booking. 

Private and small group tours are also available. Please call to discuss your group's needs and preferred time. Discounts available for groups of 12 more more!

HOW TO BOOK

Bookings essential. Bookings can be made right now using our online booking system. 

You can book with a credit card over the phone by calling Phil on 0429019141. Best call between 4 and 6pm. 

If you have left it to the last minute you might be able to book on the day via phone. Call 0429019141. 

THE WAITING LIST

If the date you want is sold out you can go on the "waiting" list by completing all booking details.  We will get in touch if we can add you to the tour. Your credit card won't be charged until you have accepted our offer for a place on the tour. 

If there are a lot of people on the waiting list we will put on another tour if possible.

CONFIRMATION OF YOUR BOOKING

Full details will be sent via email immediately following the receipt of your booking. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the starting time and location map. Please check the terms and conditions also included. We will contact you the day prior to your tour if any of the details change due to weather or other conditions. Please contact us if you will not be checking your email or have any concerns about these details.

FINDING THE LOCATION FOR TOURS AND HIRE SERVICE  

We meet you at the  Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman. This is a public reserve and have no office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking SA vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide will also supply a map if you call in on the way to kayaking; you can also check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • NEW...Hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!

  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day

  • a shady hat and sunscreen

  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)

  • insect repellent

  • drink and snack 

  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container .


The following extras can also be added to your booking, follow the prompts during the booking process:

  • A quality paddling jacket- wind and waterproof; great for cooler days
  • A spray deck- a device to keep you much warmer and drier on cool days.
  • 1-person kayaks for partners and groups if you prefer to paddle individually.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have further questions, specific requirements or wanting to make a large group booking please call Phil on 0429019141.

We look forward to sharing a great paddling adventure with you, your family or friends!



  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $70.00

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Dolphin Sanctuary Family Tour × × × × × × ×
Dolphin Sanctuary Family Tour

Dolphin Sanctuary Family Tour

Our Family Tour is 90 minutes of fun for families with younger children(4-8yrs), even the grandparents. Join us to explore sheltered mangrove creeks & search for dolphins. COVID regulations limit us to one family per tour; be quick to book.

The FAMILY TOUR is 90 minutes of fun exploring the Dolphin Sanctuary ..just 30 minutes from the Adelaide CBD. This is one of Adelaide's "secret spots", it is an area of surprising beauty. The sheltered mangrove lined creeks are home to a fascinating array of marine life, birds and the Port River Dolphins. All these make for an amazing adventure and kayaking is the most environmentally sensitive way to explore and interact with the dolphins.  When the Port River Dolphins come to play it is a memory you will treasure forever! The tour is very easy paced with plenty of time for photos and story telling by your guide and searching for the Port River Dolphins. When the Port River Dolphins come to play it is a memory you will treasure for ever!  

This tour is aimed at families with younger children aged 4 to 8 years or grandparents.If you have never kayaked before this is the best way to give it a try...you will want to come back for more! 

If you are visiting South Australia paddling with the dolphins has been voted one of the top FOUR MUST DO activities in Adelaide! 

WHAT IS INCLUDED

The Family Tour is 90 minutes of fun with you guide who will lead you on an unforgettable adventure. 

Tours are conducted in stable, very comfortable two or three person kayaks which are are suitable for all levels of fitness and experience.

The tour includes basic tuition in safe kayaking. 

We launch from a boat ramp covered in non-slip matting. You simply step into the kayak and we slide you onto the water. You won't even get your feet wet! 

OPTIONS 

If you are a novice and booking by yourself and would prefer a real easy experience you may be able to paddle with the guide in a 2-person kayak.Select this option from the extras menu when booking. 

Private and small group tours are also available. Please call to discuss your group's needs and preferred time. Discounts available for groups of 12 more more!

HOW TO BOOK

Bookings essential. Bookings can be made right now using our online booking system. 

You can book with a credit card over the phone by calling Phil on 0429019141. Best call between 4 and 6pm. 

If you have left it to the last minute you might be able to book on the day via phone. Call 0429019141. 

THE WAITING LIST

If the date you want is sold out you can go on the "waiting" list by completing all booking details.  We will get in touch if we can add you to the tour. Your credit card won't be charged until you have accepted our offer for a place on the tour. 

If there are a lot of people on the waiting list we will put on another tour if possible.

CONFIRMATION OF YOUR BOOKING

Full details will be sent via email immediately following the receipt of your booking. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the starting time and location map. Please check the terms and conditions also included. We will contact you the day prior to your tour if any of the details change due to weather or other conditions. Please contact us if you will not be checking your email or have any concerns about these details.

FINDING THE LOCATION FOR TOURS AND HIRE SERVICE  

We meet you at the  Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman. This is a public reserve and have no office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking SA vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide will also supply a map if you call in on the way to kayaking; you can also check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • NEW...Hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!

  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day

  • a shady hat and sunscreen

  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)

  • insect repellent

  • drink and snack 

  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container .

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have further questions, specific requirements or wanting to make a large group booking please call Phil on 0429019141.

We look forward to sharing a great paddling adventure with you, your family or friends!


 


  • Duration : 90 Minutes (approx.)
From AUD $25.00

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Dolphin Sanctuary SUP Hire

Dolphin Sanctuary SUP Hire

We are hiring SUPs at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at present. We hire the latest standup paddle boards which are stable and easy to paddle. Come try this great fun activity and see the Port River Dolphins!

We are hiring SUP BOARDs at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at present. SUPing is a great way to socially isolate and get some exercise at the same time! 

We hire Standup Paddle Boards (SUP) from the Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman(click to see location) in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard…the best location for paddling in Adelaide. You can explore the beautiful mangrove creeks and Ships Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail and search for dolphins with your family or friends. We will have the craft ready for you at the launch site, help you set up, supply a map and advice on best spots and safe paddling-you then create your own unique adventure!  

The hire fee here is for a SUP board, life vest and paddle for up to three hours use. The hire fee is $20 per hour but if you book online we will give you a third hour free!  We ask for a 20% deposit for online bookings and the balance paid on the day. 

Our service includes some time for assisting in setting up and providing safety and local area information. If you are a novice paddler this could be 20 minutes. 

We recommend inexperienced paddlers do not go to the Ships Graveyard. 

Due to legal reasons we cannot hire to persons under the age of 18 years unless accompanied by an adult. 

SUP is suitable for active adults and children 8 years and over. Our boards are suitable for beginners up to approximately 100Kg weight. If you are near that limit please call before booking.

You will need to bring: 

  • Hand sanitiser as it is impossible to buy and supply for you!
  • Clothing to suit the temperature of the day
  • a shady hat and sunscreen
  • shoes/sandals that may get wet(bare feet or thongs are not suitable)
  • insect repellent
  • drink and snack 
  • A CAMERA! We can supply a waterproof container .

The terms and conditions of this service are provided as part of the booking process. Please read these carefully.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Bookings can be made right now using our online booking system, you can book with a credit card over the phone or send an email to: bookings@adventurekayak.com.au  If you have left it to the last minute you might be able to book on the day via phone. Call 0429019141. If the date you want is sold out you can go on a cancellation list by completing all booking details, your credit card won't be charged until we will get in touch if SUPs become available. 

Full details will be sent via email immediately  once your booking is made. If you do not receive this email please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the starting time, location and transfer (if requested). Please check the terms and conditions also included. We will contact you by phone the day prior to your tour if any of the details change due to weather or other conditions. Please contact us if you will not be checking your phone or email or have any concerns about these details.

To the many international visitors we have please contact us 24 hours prior to your booking or when you arrive in Adelaide.  

Find us at:   

Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman. This is a public reserve; We are a mobile business and have no office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide will also supply a map if you call in on the way to kayaking; you can also check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!


  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $40.00

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