Melbourne City Sights Kayak Tour

Fitness level moderate
Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

View the city sights from a unique water-level perspective
Perfect experience for first time kayakers
Photo opportunities throughout the tour
Enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne's skyline from the Yarra River
Informative commentary from your friendly guide
Paddle through downtown Melbourne
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Discover Melbourne’s city sights and beautiful skyline on a 1.5 hour guided kayak tour along the Yarra River. The gentle paddle will take you downstream into the heart of Melbourne giving you a unique perspective of the city. Listen to interesting stories about the city and important landmarks along the way.

The guided kayak tour is a fun way to sightsee passing Flinders Street Station, the Docklands precinct, Crown Casino and South Bank District before finishing up at Boathouse Drive next to the Princes Bridge. No kayak experience is necessary. If you have a love of the outdoors and want to see a different side of Melbourne then this tour is for you.


What you need to know

  • All paddling equipment
  • An informative and friendly tour guide
  • Transfers
  • Paddle through downtown Melbourne
  • Check out eight unique bridges from multiple angles
  • Informative commentary about the sights from your friendly guide
  • View the city sights from a unique water-level perspective
  • Marvel at spectacular views of Melbourne's skyline from the Yarra River
  • State of the art fiberglass Sea Kayaks are used which provide a stable platforms for photo opportunities on the tour
  • Departs Wednesday to Sunday at 2pm and returns at 3:30pm
  • 1.5 hours
Departure Location
  • 1-7 Boathouse Drive, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Meet in front of the rowing sheds along the waters edge, directly across the river from Federation Square.
What To Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Medium sized waterproof bag
  • Eco-friendly bottle of water
Additional Information
  • Tours operate with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 18 participants
  • Suitable for first time kayakers
  • You may get wet, we recommend wearing clothes that are suitable for water activities
  • Minimum participant age is 10yrs old
  • Intermediate fitness required
  • Each kayak can accomodate medium sized bags
  • Lifejackets have a small zip pocket that can hold a phone or small camera
  • Tours will continue in wet weather provided the guides feel it is safe
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
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements