Dolphin Sanctuary & Ship Wreck Kayak - Adelaide

  • 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.

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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
    •  15 minutes prior for the arrival times

    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.  

    This kayak experience takes place at the Garden Island Boat ramp. If you could please meet at the Garden Island Boat Ramp at 8:45am we will be ready to start by 9am. You should be on the left hand side of the boat ramp with the blue car and kayak trailer.

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