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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour
Short on time? Sample the natural beauty of the Gold Coast on this outdoor tour. Hop on a sea kayak and paddle your way over to Wave Break Island to swim and snorkel amid sub-tropical fish and marine wildlife. Look out for dolphins and stingrays and enjoy a snack before heading back to shore
2 Hours Dolphin Kayaking & Snorkeling Tour on the Broadwater
If you love getting outdoors and experiencing nature and making memories, this is the kayaking trip for you. We kayak on the beautiful board water on the Gold Coast where we see wild dolphins 80% of the time an a lot of the time very close. We snorkel with hundreds of Sup-Tropical fish right off the beach which you can try and catch, they come very close.
Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast
Spend a blissful day on Moreton Island exploring the beaches, snorkel sites, and enormous sand dunes during this full-day tour from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, or the Gold Coast. Travel with an experienced guide in a rugged 4-wheel drive vehicle, going from sea to sand as you snorkel at the Tangalooma Wrecks and kayak around the coral reef, then head inland to try sandboarding on the dunes. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach and soak in the tropical scenery of Moreton Island on this fun-filled tour. Please note: An additional cost of AU$70per adult and AU$55 per child is to be paid in cash to your driver prior to departure to cover national park and ferry fees during this tour.
Brisbane Kayak Tour
Discover the Brisbane River either by day or night on a 90-minute kayak tour. Enjoy a water perspective on the Story Bridge or the South Bank Parklands after learning the basics of paddling from your expert guide. If you choose the night tour, you’ll hop into illuminated kayaks and enjoy the multicolored displays on the Story Bridge or glide past the evening lights of South Bank. This kayak tour is suitable for all levels of experience and provides a fantastic look at the city’s vital waterway.
Kayak with Dolphins and 4WD Great Beach Drive Day Trip from Noosa
Go kayaking with dolphins and 4-wheeling on the beach during a half-day tour on the Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane. Visit a National Park location that is only accessible by 4WD vehicle, and kayak around Double Island Point looking for dolphins, migrating whales, turtles, rays and more. Includes kayak equipment and instruction, light refreshments, and transportation by 4WD and ferry.
Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
Spot humpback whales swimming and playing in their natural environment on this half-day Hervey Bay catamaran cruise. Observe the majestic sea creatures using the boat’s underwater viewing windows or listen to the whales sing using the onboard hydrophones. Learn all about the gentle giants from your expert guide, then tuck into morning or afternoon tea as you watch the whales from the deck.
Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
Go whale-watching from Hervey Bay on your choice of a 4-hour or 5.5-hour cruise. Ride the sheltered waters of Platypus Bay in a stable catamaran that offers superior comfort and clear views of the whales. You are likely to also see dolphins, turtles and seabirds, and perhaps even a dingo on the sandy beach at Fraser Island. The tour includes complimentary morning or afternoon tea, and the longer tour includes lunch and tea.
Hervey Bay Whale Watching Experience
Enjoy an unforgettable close encounter with the marine life of Hervey Bay on this 4-5-hour cruise, including hotel pick-up. Step aboard the specially designed MV Whalesong and discover the bay’s majestic whales and dolphins with the help of an expert crew. As well as guaranteed whale sightings, you’ll have chance to spot dolphins, sea turtles and endangered dugong, plus a rainbow of tropical fish.
Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise
Enjoy a premium half-day whale-watching tour from Hervey Bay that visits Platypus Bay, a prime location for whale watching near Fraser Island. Have plenty of time to witness the majestic humpback whales at play as they pass the Australian continent during their annual migration to the Antarctic. Your tour includes morning tea, a tropical buffet lunch, and an afternoon tea with a fruit and cheese platter. Learn about the whales and the marine environment from your crew's informative commentary during the tour.
Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns
Experience one of the wonders of the natural world up close and personal on this snorkeling and diving cruise on the Great Barrier Reef. Climb aboard a 35 meter superyacht in Cairns and set sail for the open sea. Reach the Barrier Reef and explore the colorful world underneath the water, and snorkel or dive for a closer look. Travel to 2 different locations on the reef to see more of this special place
Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns
Experience the natural wonders of Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands to visit different parts of the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest on this outdoorsy day trip from Cairns. With a guide, you’ll take easy walks to three waterfalls—Josephine Falls, Millaa Millaa Falls and Dinner Falls—and take a refreshing swim in Lake Eacham. See the Cathedral Fig Tree, take in views of the volcanic crater in Mt Hypipamee National Park, and enjoy lots of time for swimming and photo ops. Morning and afternoon snacks are picnic lunch provided
Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour to Fitzroy Island. After arriving from Cairns on a fast ferry, have free time to do what you choose: snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, lounge on the white-sand beach or see the coral from a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to add the Activity Pass Plus Lunch, which provides a picnic lunch, snorkeling gear, stinger suit, a glass-bottom boat tour.
Hervey Bay Whale Swim and Watch
Maximize your chances of seeing whales, and getting close to them, on this guided tour from Hervey Bay. In a small group of no more than 20 people, head out into the water in search of whales. Jump into the water for some snorkeling and, with luck, the whales will decide to swim close to you.
Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
Go snorkeling or scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day cruise from Cairns. Relax on board your 80-foot (25-meter) luxury catamaran as your captain sails to two exclusive locations on the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to snorkel or dive, with full instruction provided by guides, and see an array of colorful fish, sea turtles, and corals. Your tour includes morning and afternoon tea, and a buffet lunch, with additional beverages available for purchase.
Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns
Spend a day on the Great Barrier Reef at two different snorkel and dive sites on this luxury catamaran cruise from Cairns. Travel in style aboard a fast, comfortable catamaran to the outer edge Upolu Reef. Take an Adventure Snorkel & Glass Bottom Boat Tour through the highly protected no-fishing zone sites in the Marine Park. Refuel with a buffet lunch on board the catamaran before heading to your next destination, Upolu Cay reef. Enjoy the shallow azure blue waters surrounding this natural Coral Cay with both snorkeling or diving on offer. Be mesmerised by coral teeming with colourful fish.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
Take a leisurely river cruise from Brisbane to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to observe native Australian wildlife. This half-day tour departs from bustling Southbank and cruises along the Brisbane River with views of iconic landmarks on the way to Lone Pine. Upon arrival, enjoy ample time to meet the animals. Observe the platypus, and watch animal shows that feature sheepdogs and birds of prey. A great experience for animal lovers.
Noosa Kayak Adventure
Take to the Noosa River and its mangroves by kayak to spot stingrays in their natural habitat. Learn all about the local stingrays and the Noosa River’s hidden creeks and inlets from your experienced local guide, a biologist, whose enthusiasm for wildlife will push you on to spot as many species as you can. You will also see sea eagles soaring above the lake and have the opportunity for a close encounter with stingrays in the river.
Remote Fraser Island Experience
Enjoy swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing on UNESCO-listed Fraser Island with this full-day boat cruise, including hotel pick-up from Hervey Bay. Spot dolphins as you sail out to the island, swim with turtles at Wathumba creek, then discover the island’s wild side on a bush walk. After tucking into a delicious buffet lunch on-board (included), spend the rest of the afternoon kayaking, paddle boarding or snorkelling at the island’s beaches and bays. During the Hervey Bay whale season from mid-July to October, be on the look out for humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close to these majestic creatures as they frolic in the calm clear waters off Fraser Island.
All-Inclusive Dolphin & Tangalooma Wrecks Day Cruise
To truly immerse yourself in the marine biodiversity of Moreton Island, join this all-inclusive day tour. The island paradise is just a short journey from Brisbane. Take a guided snorkel tour of the Tangalooma Wrecks, enjoy a buffet lunch, and relax on the beach. Cruise on the Spirit of Migaloo II, keeping an eye out for dugongs, turtles, and dolphins, which are commonly seen around here.
1-Hour Single or Double Kayak Hire on Golden Beach, Caloundra
Save money and explore the waters of Pumicestone Passage and Bribie Island National Park at your leisure with this single or double kayak rental, which is far less expensive than a guided tour. The park is full of beaches and lagoons, and a great place to spot stingrays, sea birds, and kangaroos. Your kayak, paddles, and lifejacket come with a safety briefing and instructions for first-timers.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Adventure Moreton Island Day Pass
Experience an adventurous day exploring Morten Island with this full-day activity pass including return ferry transfers from Brisbane’s Holt Street Wharf to Tangalooma Island Resort. Once you arrive, you can spend the day relaxing on the beach and enjoying all the resort facilities, go bush walking, or grab snorkel gear and a SUP or kayak and head out on a self-guided exploration of the Tangalooma Shipwrecks.
Fraser Island West Coast BBQ Lunch Cruise from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Swimming
Set sail for a quintessential Aussie beach adventure with this 5-hour cruise to beautiful Fraser Island. Look out for dolphins and sea turtles as you cruise out across Hervey Bay, then enjoy up to 2 hours of free time to explore Fraser Island. Make the most of optional activities like kayaking, fishing or snorkeling; cool off with a swim or stroll along the fine sandy beaches. Back on-board, tuck into a scrumptious BBQ lunch, including fresh Hervey Bay prawns, as you float back to the mainland.
Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove
Hop in a kayak and paddle from Palm Cove to Double Island, where mangroves and coral reefs await. Along the way, you’ll meet turtles, fish, and small rays, and, if you’re lucky, even dolphins and whales. No previous kayaking experience is needed, and the tour is suitable for all; kids as young as seven can take part. Even better: Shuttle bus transfers are included from Cairns hotels for a convenient trip.
What people are saying about Kayaking Tours in Queensland
2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour"love the experience and staff are friendly. kids also love it and wanted to do it again. I recommend this group ."..."
2 Hours Dolphin Kayaking & Snorkeling Tour on the Broadwater"staff were very friendly. Got to go in the water with the kayaks.Had a memorable trip.Got to paddle. Had a great time.By Kris"..."
Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast"The trip was sooo worth it! The tour guides were friendly and patient. The whole day was well planned and organized. The experience is second to none and I would definitely go again. Definitely one of the best all day trips I’ve ever been on."..."
Brisbane Kayak Tour"The scenery and the atmosphere were amazing and I loved every minute of it. It was well organised and did not feel in danger at anytime!!"..."
Kayak with Dolphins and 4WD Great Beach Drive Day Trip from Noosa"We had a fun time and Vince was a great host. We saw a dolphin while kayaking and caught a couple of waves in the surf at the end which was awesome"..."
Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise"Excellent friendly knowledgable crew who went to great lengths to make the experience enjoyable. Size of boat was perfect."..."
Spirit of Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise"Seeing the whales and taking photos of them. It was a little cold. If I go again I’ll probably go in the middle of the season to see more whales up close."..."
Hervey Bay Whale Watching Experience"it was the best experience i have had the whales where so close and the staff and skipper where grrat"..."
Three-Quarter Day Hervey Bay Premium Whale Watching Cruise"Fabulous experience seeing an active chase pod of males, mothers with calves and sleeping whales. Wonderful happy and informative crew. Especially happy also that the crew took provided a delicious vegan lunch for us (by prior request) and also met our gluten-free needs so we didn’t have to self-cater."..."
Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns"The trip was excellent and it definitely worths it! The crew members are very nice and made us feel welcomed. The introductory dive added was fun. P.S. better take some sea sick pills before boarding just in case."..."
Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns"andrea, our tour guide, was the best! he made our trip unforgettable. he was knowledgeable, kind, funny, the sweetest, and made us feel safe. great tour for a great price. would 10/10 recommend and i would definitely book again with andrea/this company!"..."
Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns"Great day at Fitzroy, staff very friendly on board. Was a quick 45 minutes out to Fitzroy Island. The boat was very easy to find at the wharf. Definitely recommend this tour."..."
Hervey Bay Whale Swim and Watch"Fabulous crew and Captain. Made the most of seeing the whales at varied locations. So helpful. Food and snacks and hot drinks great. A fantastic day"..."
Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran"Great Staff and great food for lunch! Sato takes amazing pictures! The Reef locations were amazing and we were lucky enough to see a White Tip Reef Shark!"..."
Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Personal Luxury Snorkel & Dive Cruise, Cairns"Great group Lost my Sealife underwater phone case while snorkeling in 30 ft of water The crew Dove down search the area where it drop found it and handed it back I would highly recommend this boat and crew great group Thanks"..."
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise"We had a great time on the cruise, it was very comfortable and the tour guide was informative. Instructions were clear in terms of boarding times and sanctuary activity times. Great experience overall!"..."
Noosa Kayak Adventure"Great kayak tour with cece across the lake and into the creeks great way to spend a morning would recommend."..."
Remote Fraser Island Experience"Swam with a Green Sea Turtle, kayaked the crystal clear & sweet tasting creek waters, climbed a dune of the softest whitest sand and watch a sky-battle between a White-bellied eagle and Whistling Kite - amazing experience!"..."
Everglades Explorer - Noosa Everglades Tour"We had a great time on this trip. The driver made it very interesting and had a joke and a laugh with everyone. Explained everything to use and made a point of talking to everyone and making you feel like a part of the whole group. If you can ,definitely do this trip."..."
All-Inclusive Dolphin & Tangalooma Wrecks Day Cruise"It was a beautiful day to head out to Moreton Island and the Tangalooma Wrecks! The boat was clean, the day was well organized! The crew was fantastic! The lunch was delicious. Beach time was nice and the snorkeling was fun. Great day!"..."
1-Hour Single or Double Kayak Hire on Golden Beach, Caloundra"Excellent location to Kayak. Great spot for families and children with no current to battle. The waters are calm away from the waves."..."
Adventure Moreton Island Day Pass"The trip with Viator was awesome. They are professional and happy to help at every time. Thank you so much."..."
Fraser Island West Coast BBQ Lunch Cruise from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Swimming"heaps of fun , crew were amazing the day tour and cruise includes all water activities which we enjoyed a lots and Fraser Island stunningly beautiful 🤩"..."
Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove"Fantastic tour, saw lots of turtles bobbing their heads up from the sandbank. Loved exploring double island too. Guides are fun, knowledgeable and supportive."..."
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