Sea Kayaking Tour, Half Day - St Kilda, Melbourne

  • Sea Kayaking Tour, Half Day - St Kilda, Melbourne

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.

Item: ST12597KI
St Kilda (Melbourne)
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  • Description
    • Half day sea kayaking tour along St Kilda's waterways
    • See the cityscape, coastline and wildlife as you paddle
    • Enjoy snacks and drinks provided on the beach

    Get out on the water and see St Kilda's vibrant cityscape during this kayaking tour. Set up with all the equipment and guidance, you'll glide along this lively coastal down and pass by yachts, ferries and wildlife.

    Your adventure begins with a short discussion on the format for the day, 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.

    Depending on the wind direction, the group will either paddle towards Port Melbourne or Elwood. You will hear people playing drums, you will see yachts, kiteboards, and views across the bay to Williamstown, Port Melbourne and Melbourne City. You may even see birdlife such as penguins, swans and pelicans along the St Kilda break water. Snacks (fruit) and drinks are provided on the beach at either Middle Park or Elwood. 

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Participants must be reasonably active and over 14 years of age
    • Participants must be able to swim 50m non stop
    • Very tall (over 192 cm) and heavy people (over 110 kg) need to notify operator in order to provide a suitable kayak

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Shorts or bathers
    • Water bottle
    • Old running shoes/sandals/thongs or wetsuit booties
    • Spray jacket/thermal top (or can be provided if required)
    • Towel
    • Change of clothes for afterwards

    NOTE: Wetsuits are not suitable for this adventure

    What is Supplied

    • Spray jacket
    • Thermal top
    • Dry box and bag
    • Snacks and drinks
    • PFD and spray deck

    More Information

    • This experience is 2.5 hours in duration
    • Run on demand from mid-September to mid-May
    • 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

    Cancellation Policy

    • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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