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Manly Kayak Centre

East Side Pier Manly Whrf | Next to Manly Wharf Hotel, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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First time on a stand up paddle board

We visited Manly specifically for this, having bought a voucher. The weather was not on our side... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JanWard85
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Unique experience that I would happily recommend again

I organised a surprise Anniversary date for a couple. With the Help on Manly Kayak centre they had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ruby r
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Manly Kayak Centre has been established on Sydney Harbour since 1990 and is proud to be able to provide the most dirverse range of aquatic products and services in Sydney. We have 3 amazing locations where you can rent kayaks, stand up paddle boards, take a lesson or tour, or hire our leisure boat for the day. Our three locations provide access to the best inner harbour beaches and waterways to kayak Sydney Harbour. Join our guides on the 3 Beaches Kayak Tour & picnic lunch, or book your own exclusive Sydney Harbour Beach Picnic and paddle a kayak or be tendered by private boat. Having hosted dozens of proposals our beach picnics are perfect for those special occasions. Try your luck with a Stand up Paddle Board (SUP) or play SupBall the latest game to hit the Northern Beaches, lessons, sales and hire available. Open 8am-5pm 7 days a week. (Excluding some public holidays)
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East Side Pier Manly Whrf | Next to Manly Wharf Hotel, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Manly specifically for this, having bought a voucher. The weather was not on our side, and when we called to confirm our original time we were advised we'd need to wait and see if the weather settled. So off to the beach we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I organised a surprise Anniversary date for a couple. With the Help on Manly Kayak centre they had a wonderful time kayaking to a secluded beach and finding a romantic picnic surprise awaiting them. They have never been more happier and couldn't have thought of...More

Thank ruby r
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Craig M, Owner at Manly Kayak Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am glad the couple were able to experience such a beautiful day at Store Beach for their anniversary. Winter conditions are perfect to explore the very best of Manly Cove. The waters are crystal clear and the beaches deserted. Your guests were an absolute...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had a fantastic Sunday afternoon on the standup boards in Manly. it was our last day in Sydney and although we had never done it before we thought we would give it a go...despite our old age! The staff were friendly and a young...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Staff were friendly and easy going. We were taken by boat to this lovely little beach which I think can only be accessed by boat. A great ride on the harbour, There was the beach umbrella, chairs and table and ice filled esky. A delightful...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

My friend and I enjoyed a great afternoon on the water last weekend. The public group lesson was good value, the lesson in the first half was informative and Erica our instructor was really lovely and accepting of the various levels in the group.We also...More

Thank Melanie B
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were only in Manly for the day and my cousin wanted to try Stand up paddle boarding. The guys were very friendly and easy to talk to and gave simply easy instructions on how to get on and then stand up. They gave us...More

Thank AshleePuckett
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

A friend was down from QLD holidaying and this four hours on Sydney Harbour with a fantastic group of other paddlers and guide Lara couldn't have been better. We'll definitely be returning.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Work brought me to Sydney and I had a free weekend. Needed something fun and active that wouldn't eat up the whole day. This was perfect because I could go early, take the ferry right near my hotel and didn't have to worry about a...More

Thank Shaw L
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

A beautiful morning paddle with friends from Manly over to Store Beach, Collins Flat Beach and Little Manly beach. Water was crystal clear and calm with a light wind on the home stretch coming back to Manly wharf.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had a perfect day for SUP at Manly. It was hot and with the wind from the NE Cabbage Tree Bay was beautifully sheltered. There are lovely trees lining the bay with convenient seats for the spectators. The beach is perfect for beaching your...More

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