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“One of the highlights of our Queensland holiday” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Babinda Kayak Hire

Babinda Kayak Hire
330 Stager Road, Babinda, Queensland 4861, Australia
(07) 4067 2678
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Port Douglas, Australia
1 review
“One of the highlights of our Queensland holiday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We had a really fun afternoon kayaking. Very peaceful - just the three of us and the wildlife. I had never been in a kayak but the creek was low and it was a safe and easy trip down to Babinda. Garry, the proprietor, was very friendly and professional and the whole area was delightful.

Visited October 2013
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Werribee, Victoria, Australia
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“leisurely fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

As we were staying in Etty Bay and we decided to so something. we chose Babinda Kayaking hire. A bit daunted that we had now guide but once we got going it was fun. A nice leisurely row down the creek. Had a few laughs on the way as the creek was low at places and we got stuck. we had an overcast day and a few light showers which was refreshing. if it was hot there is lots of banks that you can pull up too and have a swim or stop and have a drink and snack. was very relaxing and not hard work to paddle down stream. l would do it again.

Visited October 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“A great day in Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My family of 4 (children 10 and 8) did a 1/2 day trip with Babinda Kayak Hire back in January 2012 and loved it. When it is hot and humid up in FNQ (Far North Queensland) this is a great way to cool off and sit back, relax and enjoy the pristine scenery of Babinda creek. Lots of spots to stop and have a swim. It is a really easy and relaxing kayak trip any level of fitness welcome. Make sure you bring your camera. I highly recommend this tour for anyone coming to tour FNQ.

Visited December 2012
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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“A Tropical Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

On a weekend getaway,we discovered this absolutely incredible experience. Tucked away in the pristine surrounds of Babinda, away from the rat race, we had an excellent time just relaxing and letting the cool, clear waters of the creek take us on a slow, meandering journey downstream, for a thrilling half day. This left us time to enjoy the other gems in the nearby countryside. We will definiely do this trip again, and would recomend it to anybody of any fitness level, if they are looking for something just a little out of the usual tours. Thanks Gary, we had a great time.

Visited August 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great Family Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I took my 5 kids kayaking with Babinda Kayak Hire for a half day and we all loved it so much we went back three days later and did a full day. Kids aged 5-12 all had a great time. Full day allowed much more time for swimming, floating down stream, exploring and a great picnic stop. The area is SO beautiful, the water really is crystal clear and fantastic for swimming and floating in. Can't recommend highly enough for families. Kayaks, both single and double, were easy for kids to manage, but would recommend doubles because it allowed some of the kids to jump in to float and swim downstream which was a highlight for them. Also recommend hiring a dry bag because it allowed us to take towels and camera without getting wet! Owner Garry super helpful and business well organised. Really hope we get to do it again one day.

Visited September 2013
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