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Gold Coast

Half Day Island Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

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The tour includes instruction for kayaking and snorkelling. Kayak to Wavebreak Island and keep a look out for dolphins on the calm waters of the Broadwater. Visit secluded islands, enjoy a light continental breakfast on the beach and go snorkeling with tropical fish off the beach Island. Suitable for low fitness levels and first-timers, we also include a interpretive talk about the islands and their environment from your friendly guides.
You'll start at
Charis Seafoods
Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Australian Kayaking Adventures
    Stop: 4 hours -
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  • 2
    South Stradbroke Island Resort
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Spot turtle, dolphins, and more while kayaking to South Stradbroke Island
  • Swim and snorkel in the tropical waters off of Wavebreak Island
  • This tour is suitable for both first-time and experienced paddlers
  • Includes all gear, breakfast on the beach, and hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Following pickup at your Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach hotel, head to the Broadwater Tourist Park, where you meet your guide for the morning kayak tour. Receive safety information, paddling instruction, and gear before launching your kayak into the calm Broadwater channel. As you paddle to nearby islands, be on the lookout for turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and eagles. You might even spot migrating humpback whales, if you’re traveling between May and November. When you reach Wavebreak Island, enjoy a picnic breakfast, and then spend some time swimming and snorkeling with the provided gear. Continue to South Stradbroke Island, where you stroll the surfing beach while spotting the hundreds of wild golden wallabies that are endemic to the island. Your half-day tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Charis Seafoods, 371 Marine Parade, Labrador QLD 4215, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels in Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise. Please be out the front of reception 5 mins before pick up time.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Surfers Paradise & Broadbeach Resorts pickup and drop-off
  • Light continental Breakfast
  • Professional & friendly tour guides
  • Use of kayaks and snorkeling gear
  • Lifejackets and safety equipment provided
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under, children under 16 years must be with a adult.
  • The tour requires a low to medium physical activity: not recommended for participants with serious medical conditions
  • Please bring: water, wear swimwear, sunglasses, footwear that can get wet (eg. thongs, sandals), hat, towel and sunblock
  • Everyone on this tour must be wearing a lifejacket. If you don't know how to swim, please notify the tour guide and wear your lifejacket at all times
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This was an excellent way to spend the morning! Lovely weather, friendly guide and so much fun! Shaun was great, very attentive and very safety conscious. Wavebreak island was beautiful and had way more sealife than I was expecting! Unfortunately we never made it to Stradbroke
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Very enjoyable trip - we got to see dolphins and plenty of fish while we were snorkelling. Had a lovely kayak around some of the islands in the Broadwater. Both guides were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!
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We loved this trip! Our guides were FANTASTIC! We kayaked out and saw some dolphins on our way to the beach for snorkeling. One of the guides even taught us a trick to have fish eat out of our hand! All gear was provided, nice little breakfast snacks, and our guide Nick even
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Everything was great but it was really windy the day we went so we didn’t get to see much fish or anything. We were on the shore and they gave us snorkeling gear but it was really shallow and the water was murky we spent the whole day kayaking basically
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This place doesn’t even deserve a 1 star review, they threw plastic is that water when we were there, all smokers, horrible people and words can’t describe how horrible this place is, please DO NOT GO THERE. 424patricks our tour guide was utterly disgusting. Sweating, sh.t
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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