St Kilda is a lively coastal Melbourne town that is great to see from your kayak. Observe the cityscape, paddle close to yachts and ferries while taking in views to St Kilda.
Your experience begins with a short discussion on the format for the half day experience, including the distance expected to paddle and weather conditions. You are then kitted up with a PFD, spray deck, paddle jacket, thermals and a paddle before the all important Kayak safety briefing including a dry capsize drill. Most sea kayaks are double sea kayaks with a couple of single kayaks available for the more experienced paddlers in the group.
This kayak tour is a sampler of what sea kayaking is all about. St Kilda is a lively coastal Melbourne town that is great to see from your kayak. Observe the cityscape, paddle close to yachts and ferries while taking in views to St Kilda.
There are plenty of opportunities at the end of the kayak tour to visit one of many inner city restaurants along the coast for lunch or dinner; so why not make a day of it!
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Fantastic way to experience a different aspect of the beaches of Melbourne, cloud cover would be the best way to go.
NOTE: Wetsuits are not suitable for this adventure
The trip is weather dependant, particularly the strength of the wind and the effect on wave and swell size. Trips will be cancelled if the forecast is for 20 knots or above. Staff will contact participants 2 days before hand to confirm go ahead. Cancelled trips will be rescheduled.
Customers need to sign an indemnity form and medical form before they commence the trip.
All staff have a sea kayaking guide or instructors qualification, level 2 first aid or wilderness first aid and at least 5 years experience.
The experience lasts 3 hours in total. The trips run on demand from mid September to mid May.