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Address: 38 Lakeside Drive, Durras North, New South Wales 2536, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 4478 7777
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Description: A family business providing Sea Kayak Tours, kayak rentals, stand up...
A family business providing Sea Kayak Tours, kayak rentals, stand up paddle board rentals and kayaking tuition since 1999. Located in South Durras, 10 mins north from Batemans Bay we offer paddling on the sheltered waters of Lake Durras (great for families with younger kids) and the Clyde River. We also paddle the open waters of Batemans Marine Park along the coast of Murramarang National Park. Your safety and enjoyment are our priority.
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A beautiful experience -

My partner and I booked a sunset kayak tour on a Saturday afternoon which goes for roughly 2.5 hours. Phil - our guide - Phil was just brilliant, with a real wealth of knowledge... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My partner and I booked a sunset kayak tour on a Saturday afternoon which goes for roughly 2.5 hours. Phil - our guide - Phil was just brilliant, with a real wealth of knowledge and in the first minute of meeting him, my partner and I both felt really comfortable talking with him. He taught us how to use the... More 

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you out for a paddle and to show you the lake. It's looking a bit different today!! The lake has broken open to the ocean after all the rain and is tidal again. No more launching through the grass. Take care and hope to see you again when you are back down to Durras. Regards... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My wife has tried kayaking a few times before but found "the-run-of-the-mill" rental/recreational kayaks frustrating to paddle straight. "Bay and Beyond Sea Kayaks" have very good quality sea kayaks for hire and Loren found hers easy to manage. We had a very pleasant six hour paddle on the very picturesque Durras Lake after Phil gave Loren some initial instruction. Problem... More 

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thanks for your kind words and for adding the photos. Would be happy to get you out on to the ocean and also to help with tuition. Take care. Phil More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I took our minimoon down to Batemans Bay this past February and we strolled upon the "Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours" pamphlet at the information centre, and when we booked our sunset tour, it was just absolutely breathtaking and such a wonderful experience! Special mention to Phil, who led my husband and I on the sunset... More 

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Carmel. It was a beautiful evening and I was fortunate to be able to share it with you. We chatted about light pollution when we were paddling and I mentioned a map I had found that shows the light pollution in different areas. Here is the link to the map if you would like to have... More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Thanks to Phil at Bay and Beyond for a great 2-hour lesson in kayaking on Durras Lake. I learnt about 10 practical tips on how to paddle with power and control, and I got to try these out these in front of Phil's expert eye. The next day I hired a sea kayak from Phil ($35 for 4 hours), and... More 

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Roger it was lovely to meet you and help you discover some of the joy of kayaking. Thanks for your kind words, much appreciated. Regards Phil and Carolyn More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We loved hiring Kayaks and touring the lake. The staff were extremely helpful in recommending other activities to try in the area.

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Hi Elisabeth, Thanks for you kind review, glad you enjoyed your kayaking experience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We just spent two amazing hours kayaking through the Durras Lake. It's a picturesque area and the bird life is amazing. The crew at Bay & Beyond gave us fantastic instruction and we felt confident to go out on our own. This is an activity that will top our to-do-list when we are next in the area.

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Hi Annemarie, Thanks for the review, glad that you enjoyed your stay in Durras. Look forward to seeing you again. Take Care Carolyn and Phil More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Thank you to Phil and Carolyn for a brilliant conclusion to our management conference last week. We had team of 15 people in a mix of single and double kayaks. Time was taken to run through the mandatory safety aspects before Phil lead us up into the Lakes. Phil was so friendly and knowledgeable about the area and offered helpful... More 

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie, Thanks for the review, it was a lovely day for a paddle. Glad that we could help you finish off your conference with some fresh air and sunshine. Cheers Phil and Carolyn More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are a retired couple booked to go to the Antarctic next year, with the trip including an option to participate in sea kayaking. The essential requirement to participate in the kayaking was that we had to know how to do a wet exit.... So we booked two training sessions with Phil - to obtain basic skills in kayaking, and... More 

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BABSKT, Owner at Bay and Beyond Sea Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Have you had the trip to Antartica yet? I am looking forward to hearing about it and seeing some pictures. Safe paddling Phil More 

Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Having had a bit of experience in paddling sit on top kayaks, but not wanting to take our own boats with us on this trip, and wanting to know more about an area we had never visited, my husband and I signed up for a half day trip with Phil of Bay and Beyond, hoping for the right weather for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Phil and Carolyn are the proprietors. Phil goes beyond the extra mile in providing a friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable sea kayaking experience, especially for the novice kayaker. Time is taken to ensure all safety aspects are covered including a map of the area (for us this was Lake Durras) to take for reference by the kayakers during their adventure.... More 

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