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Address: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 6680 9555
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Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay
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Nice day out in the sea

I was a bit afraid of doing kayaking in the sea....the waves...and I have never done it before, but I enjoyed it so much. It was really good. The guides explain everything and it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2016
noerli88
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Melbourne, Australia

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16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I loved the tour! We saw tons of dolphins, we had two humpback whales come within 10 meters of our kayak and we saw a huge sea turtle! The guides were great! They helped out with kayaking through the waves, were very informative and made sure everyone was having a great time! There was morning tea on... More 

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Thank Erika W
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Hi Erika, Tahnk you for both paddling with us and for the review it is a great time of year out on the water and great to see you got the tri factor!! Whales Dolphins and Turtles!! Your right it can be a bit sore on the back luckily the wildlife and time tams help ;-) More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guys are great, knowledgeable and friendly. They know what they're doing and all appear to be locals. We saw whales, fish, loads of dolphins and a solitary turtle. I would 100% recommend this. Also Tim tams and tea on the beach afterwards! What's not to like!

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Thank GlutenFreeBread
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Thanks heaps for the review and for paddling with us so glad you were on the water to see the amazing marine life that both live here and visit....after all that excitement Tim Tams are by far the best recovery food!! More 

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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip! Saw Dolphins, whales and sea turtles! I where even able to catch some waves. So much fun!

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Thank Zeleste K
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Hi thank you for taking the time to send a review and it looks like you got the tri-factor!!! great to have you out on the bay paddling with us. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

What an amazing experience! Dolphins everywhere! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. I have never before felt comfortable kayaking in large waves, but the fantastic guides made me feel safe enough to sail through the breaking waves along the shore. Would 100% do this tour again.

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Thank NatalieHood
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

YEW!! sailing through the waves to the beautiful dolphins we are stoked you had such a good time and felt well taken care of. We hope you do visit again one day and come out and say hello again to our beautiful locals. More 

Durong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Personalized tour for us with only 2 others that morning, and we waited patiently quite a while out past the breakers, with our guide Myles telling us snippets about the Bay, the beaches and beyond. Then the dolphins arrived and we were treated to various pods surfing the waves near us, feeding and surfing again. It was very cool to... More 

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Thank Georgie S
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for paddling with us and for your review it is great when patience pays off with a personal dolphin show!! we are really glad you enjoyed your tour the dolphins coffee and time tams!! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I was a bit afraid of doing kayaking in the sea....the waves...and I have never done it before, but I enjoyed it so much. It was really good. The guides explain everything and it is really not that hard. We were lucky we saw few dolphins close. It was a nice experience and a nice day out!

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Thank noerli88
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Hi so glad you enjoyed your experience it really is lovely out on the water. Thank you for taking the time to review us and now you will never need to be afraid of ocean kayaking!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I visited Byron Bay for two days whilst on s short trip to Australia. Cape Byron Kayaks made my trip one to remember. The team were professional whilst being friendly and funny. All the equipment required was provided, including sunshine and sunscreen. Our group got to see two larger pods of Dolphins, along with their babies, which was a pretty... More 

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capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a "top banana" review we are so glad you had a memorable experience on your short visit here and got to see our beautiful local dolphins and their young. Hope you had a great time in Australia and maybe see you out on the water again on your next visit. More 

Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Completed the Cape Byron kayak tour today. What a great time with plenty of dolphins to be seen. Me and my friend have average fitness and the tour was done easily. Getting back to shore was a bit tricky as we capsized but guides were there to help us up. I would highly recommend this trip.

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Thank pxb123
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and even the guides capsize sometimes ridding the waves to shore so you did awesome. Paddling and seeing the dolphins swim by is an amazing experience and we are glad that you had this experience whilst paddling with us. More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Amazing morning on the very calm, warm sea with cape Byron kayaks. Free pick up from resort and swift, easy check in. Wetsuits provided for colder months and a quick informative lesson on how to kayak (perfect for beginners and advanced kayakers). Straight into sea and within 30mins spotted first dolphins. However dolphins soon became second best to 2 hump... More 

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capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

WOOHOO!! Some of our first whales this season in so close how amazing, so happy you enjoyed your kayak and had such a great encounter. Thank you for the review and for paddling with us. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

3 teens and a Dad . Nil much first time but a great half day out. No sightings = free 2 nd trip. We took the offer and perfect day including both whales and dolphins within spitting distance! Spectacular scenery also

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Thank Snowgums
capebyronkayaks, Front Office Manager at Cape Byron Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you for your rreview and we ware really happy that you had two enjoyable tours and took up the dolphin guarantee and saw them on your second trip they are amazing to see and ones again thanks. More 

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