LOCATION: Melbourne City
DESCRIPTION: Get up and close to ferries and stationary ships while taking in views of South Bank and the City of Melbourne skyline. This kayak tour starts in the city centre, on the Yarra River. After a gearing you up, adjusting your rudders and a safety talk you jump on the water. There are a lot of things to see like the former Customs House, turning basin, Historical ships, former waterfall and "Mission for Seamen". This is the centre of Melbourne so there is lots of vibrant activity. Historical commentary on the old docks area is provided along the way.
There is a rest stop, half way through the tour, to stretch your legs and have a snack and drink.
View the sun set on the water and then on the way back observe the spectacular pyrotechnic "fire ball" display at Crown Casino after dark.
This tour is designed for people with little kayaking experience and who like to paddle in comfort without waves or sea spray.
The tour is 2.5 hours duration with 2 hours of paddling time.
Group discount for 10 or more people.
Discounted pricing for child 12-15 years old is $76, must be in a double kayak with an adult.
DURATION: Twilight session is 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm (September to November and March to May). 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm (December to February).
INCLUSIONS: Photos, snacks, drinks and all paddling equipment.