Dolphin Sanctuary & Ship Wreck Kayak - Adelaide

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  • Dolphin Sanctuary & Ship Wreck Kayak - Adelaide

Explore the wonderful world on mangroves just 25 minutes from Adelaide. Discover shipwrecks and paddle amongst this unique plant community on a day trip to remember.

Item: SE17617AK
Gillman (Adelaide)
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  • Description
    Explore Adelaide’s own Dolphin Sanctuary and shipwreck heritage trail around Garden Island by sea kayak. On this sea kayak tour you will paddle through wonderful mangrove lined creeks and see a wealth of bird life and sea creatures along with shipwrecks.

    There are over 25 shipwrecks scattered around this area. Some were grand sailing ships others were tugs or barges each with its own unique history including one of the very first iron built ships in the world.

    This trip is ideal for families and people who just want to relax and soak up the heritage this area has to offer. The lush forest of Grey Mangroves provides a haven for extensive bird and sea life.

    Located at Garden Island, only 25 minutes from Adelaide CBD, it makes it easy access for a day which is out of the ordinary. Tours run spring to late autumn and are conducted in double sea kayaks, which are easy to paddle, stable and very comfortable.
    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • If you need a break from everyday life and love the opportunity to be active in nature then this is the trip for you
    • Participants must have a reasonable level of fitness (ie should be able to walk briskly for 15 minutes with out being out of breath)
    • Minimum age is 6 years old

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Loose fitting clothes appropriate for the weather (Jeans are not suitable for kayaking for safety reasons)
    • Sandals or old shoes that can get wet - sandshoes are sufficient
    • Water - approximately ½ litre per hour for hot days
    • Sun hat with neck string
    • Personal medication
    • Sunscreen
    • Change of clothes and towel
    • Spray jacket
    • Sun glasses (with strap if you have one)
    • Lunch and snacks for the day

    What is Supplied

    • All kayaking and safety equipment including personal floatation device (life jacket)
    • Professional and well qualified leaders

    More Information

    Tour times vary depending on the tide but the usual times are 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Tours run from spring to late autumn and are conducted in double sea kayaks, which are easy to paddle, stable and very comfortable. Transport can be provided for groups or individuals at an extra fee depending on collection location.

  • 2 Reviews
    2 Reviews
    5 out of 5

    Brilliant day, the lad who took us was also brilliant. Very polite and welcoming

    Josh   5 out of 5

    Even in 40* it was still the most magical day ?? The kayak's are wicked fun... The ship wrecks are picturesque & the stories about the wrecks makes them feel erie yet beautiful... Then to finish off with a paddle down a secret inlet was purely majestic! They're were dolphin's on the way in as well but the camera was flat by then... I would highly recommend this to anyone as it was the most perfect experience to share with my Dad and a wonderful way to see a different side our beautiful state. THANKYOU ADRENALIN!!! ?

    alie   5 out of 5
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Gillman (Adelaide)

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