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Melbourne Urban Adventures

Address: 2 North Wharf Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
Phone Number: +61 418 106 427
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Ranked #42 of 284 Activities in Melbourne
Owner description: Melbourne Urban Adventures offers exceptional day and evening kayak...
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Owner description: Melbourne Urban Adventures offers exceptional day and evening kayak and bike sightseeing tours. Guests enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne’s iconic sights as they paddle or pedal through the heart of the city. Our tours are led by passionate guides who love to share insights about the city, and one tour even includes a stop along the way for fish ‘n chips, a unique on-water dining experience. It is our pleasure to show off Melbourne from a unique perspective to locals and visitors. For the full range of tours check out our website Melbourne Urban Adventures dot com.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Mark and Dave were our guides and they took good care of the group. Kayaking gives you a unique view of the city through the harbor and up on the Yarra River. My only suggestion would be to give a little more information on the sights/history/buildings that we are paddling by. It would make the tour a little more rich... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great night had by all seeing Melbourne City, docklands, south wharf and southgate. Dave the tour guide was friendly, informative and a good group leader. We had fish n chips on the water tied up together in Docklands before heading off to the mouth of the yarra river and then head up into the city. Would all agreed this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

WOW....This was a absolutely amazing experience. Leisurely paddling on a perfect afternoon, delicious fish and chips, beautiful sunset reflecting on the city and interesting facts shared by Kent our guide. The flame display was the icing on the cake. Don't miss this trip. Thanks Kent.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

When you visit Melbourne, one of the things that jumps out at you is how perfect a city it is for cycling. There are so many gorgeous bike paths through the middle of the city and along the river, and Melbourne Urban Adventures takes full advantage. Kent was our guide, and he customized the route for a group of 3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We went on a bicycle tour of the city this morning and it was amazing! Our guide Kent met us and the others by the river, adjusted our bikes, gave us an overview of where we would be going, answered questions and off we went. We got to see so much more of the city than we would by foot.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

What a great way to see Melbourne and hear some really interesting stories of people from all around the world along the way. The fish and chips served at the pier was a great way to top of the experience! Kent, the gentleman who guided us through the docklands and up the yarra was fantastic and made the experience that... More 

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Fantastic way to experience Melbourne and one of the highlights of our holiday. The tour was suitable for beginners as well as those experienced kayakers. Our guide Kent was very professional and gave clear instructions and assistance in adjusting foot rests and using the paddle. The kayaks are very sturdy and there is a waterproof pouch in the life vest... More 

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Frankston, AU
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

What an incredible night we had! I was a bit apprehensive before I went but there was no need. David and Gavin looked after us. They paddled at the front and rear as we saw the incredible sights of Melbourne at night. We live in Melbourne but could never have imagined how spectacular the city looks like from the river.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great way to see Melbourne from a double kayak on the Yarra River. Kent our guide, was very knowledgable and able to steer us successfully away from the river cruisers. Paddling time about 1.45 hours. It didn't matter it was drizzling, all added to the fun. Would highly recommend the trip.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Riding bikes through Melbourne is the best way to see downtown. Kent got us through the area with minimal traffic, staying primarily on bike paths, but still catching all the urban highlights. He is a perfect guide. Organized, knowledgeable, and well prepared, yet very easy going and a fun part of the group. Will make sure everyone is comfortable and... More 

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