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Paddletrek Kayak Adventures

8 Nicole Drive, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
07 40980062
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Paddletrek offers awe-inspiring tours of Cape Tribulation's beaches,reefs,mangroves and marine wildlife with spectacular views of the coastline and... more » Owner description: Paddletrek offers awe-inspiring tours of Cape Tribulation's beaches,reefs,mangroves and marine wildlife with spectacular views of the coastline and great photo opportunities where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Coral Sea.There is a morning adventure paddle and a shorter sunset paddle in tranquil Cape Tribulation bay.Paddletrek does not require any previous experience.Tuition and all equipment is provided including sturdy single and double kayaks.Children age six and upwards are welcome. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We had wet and less than ideal conditions - but a wonderful experience! Dwight was an amazing guide, he had so much knowledge and made me (a first time kayaker) feel completely safe. He tailored what we did to the conditions and made sure we could stay out as long as possible. I'm very keen now to do this tour... More

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Astrid012, Owner at Paddletrek Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Beck, we would love to see you back when the ocean is calmer. More

Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

The weather was iffy for the morning paddle but our guide Dwight advised giving it a go and we absolutely loved it! Even overcast with rain it was one of the loveliest tourist experiences you could hope for. We were in expert hands with Dwight and had some great stories to hear and tell. Homemade chocolate cake was a fantastic... More

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Astrid012, Owner at Paddletrek Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We love it when people decide to come out on tour, even if the weather is not that great, and then enjoy it so much. More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I was hesitant at first to do the kayaking especially since it had been storming all morning. We had one of the roughest conditions to go out in and it was the BEST TIME! I give this the highest recommendation if you are after something adventurous. The surfing was so much fun!

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Astrid012, Owner at Paddletrek Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Lana, we love the surf too! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Spent a morning on the water with Pete the Kiwi. Our party of three, a couple from Hong Kong and another family of four (in double seated kayaks) from UK. Our guide was Pete, very knowledgeable, very competent on the water and a likeable Kiwi now resident in Queensland. After some introductory oarsmanship we headed off towards the coral and... More

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Astrid012, Owner at Paddletrek Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you Howard, what a great review. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you want to see Cape Tribulation from a different angle, learn about its history and geography, while having the best time of your trip, you can't go wrong with PaddleTrek. Pete was an extremely friendly and helpful guide, very confident in sea kayaking and seemed to know a lot about everything around us. He made conversation with everyone in... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was the highlight of ourtrip to Port Douglas which was already filled with exciting activities. Caught one fish, but that didn't matter as we spent the day sailing and paddling along side the amazing Daintree and over the mysterious sea. It revealed one mystery for us - a humpback whale swam past about 20m from us, and then disappeared... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife & I did the sunset paddle. It was fantastic. Dwight, our guide, is a friendly bloke with lots of interesting info about the cape Tribulation & the waters around it. We loved the whole experience. It wasn't too physically demanding & we were fortunate enough to see a Dugong. Looking up at the rainforest & mountains from the... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My hubby and I went on the sunset kayak adventure and it was truly amazing. The views were magnificent and we'll worth what we paid for. Our guide Dwyght made the trip unforgettable, his excitement when we saw the Dugong and sea turtles truly show his passion for his surroundings. A true highlight on our honeymoon in the land down... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had an amazing tour guide Dwight, who knew a lot of really interesting things about the area and was so lovely! I went with my older sister and I think we both agreed this was the highlight of our trip, originally I was going to go in a double kayak but Dwight convinced me to go in a single... More

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Astrid012, Owner at Paddletrek Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

You are very welcome Jess and thank you for the great review! More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My sister and I did a half day morning tour and it has been by far one of the most beautiful (being an understatement) areas of that area/Australia we have been to. The day was perfectly clear and the water was amazingly calm and we could see the sea meet the sky in the horizon with one clean line. I'm... More

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