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Sydney Harbour Kayaks

Mosman, Australia
About Sydney Harbour Kayaks
The Sydney Harbour Kayaks experience is more than just about going on a tour, buying or renting a kayak. Our team is passionate about all paddle sports, passionate about being out on the water and living our dream, to take time - enjoy life. Our passion is infectious. So when you're out on one of our tours kayaking into Middle Harbour, on a Freedom Rental kayaking to Balmoral or in our shop buying a kayak, we're here to guide, instruct and inspire you. Sydney Harbour Kayaks has been renting & selling kayaks, teaching kayaking and guiding tours around Middle Harbour from the Spit Bridge since 1991. Our kayak, surf-ski & stand up paddle board rental fleets are some of the best around, we offer a mix of plastic and composite sea kayaks as well as surf-skis. Our rental location is at the Spit Bridge in Mosman and you can paddle throughout all of Middle Harbour. We take great pride in our kayaking tours and aim to offer the best possible experience. Our backyard is the beautiful Middle Harbour and we get no more enjoyment then showing it off to our many visitors. The kayak tours and team-building activities are a lot of fun and offer a wholesome day out on the water. Lessons are our speciality and we teach from beginners through to a Professional level. If you are just learning about kayaking or stand up paddle boarding then you should try our Paddle Safe / Paddle Smart Program, which are FREE kayaking lessons.
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28 reviews
Discover Sydney’s green side on this 4-hour small-group eco tour and paddle your way around the Middle Harbour on a kayak. Admire the lush scenery as you cruise through the Garigal National Park, learn about the region’s diverse eco-systems from your guide and tuck into a delicious picnic lunch (included) on the beachside. With full instruction and all equipment included, this tour is suitable for all skill levels, including first-timers.
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from $87.48
2 reviews
Explore the waterways of Sydney’s Middle Harbour by kayak on a self-guided tour where you set your own course. You can paddle to pristine beaches, pass by Garigal National Park, or glimpse the Pacific Ocean through the Heads. Located in Mosman, just 5 miles (8 km) from Sydney, the kayak rental office provides paddling instruction and gear. Use of lockers, showers, and changing rooms is included.
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from $41.99
5 reviews
Escape the tourist trail as you paddle your way around Sydney’s Middle Harbour on this 3-hour self-guided tour. After picking up your rental kayaks and mastering some basic techniques, set off on an independent adventure, getting close to wildlife in the Garigal National Park or exploring some of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. With all equipment and full instruction included, this kayak rental is ideal for all skill levels, including first-timers looking for an adventure.
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from $69.98
Our main paddling area is within Middle Harbour (a beautiful off-shoot of Sydney Harbour) and depending on the conditions of the day, we can explore many amazing places.

We start at 6am to paddle out to see the sunrise over Sydney's Heads.

During our two hours, we could explore out to Grotto Point Light-house, or over to Cobbler's Beach and even into Balmoral. If the day is just right, then we can take a hike up to Middle Head and watch the manly ferries cruise past.

We will stop somewhere lovely for a hot coffee and some fresh fruit.
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from $94.48
During our 28 years on Sydney Harbour, we know all the top spots to visit. We can explore many different locations depending on the conditions and we will do it in style by using beautiful Australian made lightweight sea kayaks (made by Mirage Sea Kayaks).

On our paddle, it is more enjoyable that we cruise at a leisurely pace, therefore you will only need a moderate level of fitness.

You will need to be at least an intermediate or experienced kayaker.

We do not recommend this tour for beginner paddlers.

Beginner paddlers should first start with our Middle Harbour Eco Tour
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from $108.47
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Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed hiring a kayak for an hour. It cost $25 and was absolutely beautiful. Excellent location.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed June 19, 2019

Such a good day to start with kayaking! I joined the eco tour in Sydney Habour Kayaks in last week. It is super worthwhile as their instructor is professional, fun and caring. We had a 4-hour wonderful tour and the instructor always explained in detail...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank coey k
Reviewed June 17, 2019

Such a shame that you can only give a maximum of 5/5 ratings for the amazing kayak trip we had! The eco-tour by Sydney Harbour Kayak was hands down one of my best experiences in Australia. Our guide, the fun and charming Kip, was an...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank afhamash
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Did the free 3 hr introduction to kayaking and paid $50 for 3 hrs kayak hire as I do not have my own kayak. Worth every penny and Lars was a very good coach. As a beginner there are lots of techniques involved in kayaking...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank alborg
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Had an excellent free intro to kayaking lesson with my partner. It only cost us $50 each for the hire and a good three hour session with Ben, who is a warm, friendly and very knowledgeable (and patient!) teacher. Learnt plenty of basic techniques and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank daveinsydneynsw
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Sydney Kayaks situated in Sydney's Middle Harbour is a perfect launching pad to explore Sydney Harbour. The water was calm and the day we paddled, the autumn weather was beautiful. The guide was professional and gave confidence even for those in the group who had...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank anthonyirene7
Reviewed May 3, 2019

My wife and I did a private sunrise tour. It was absolutely gorgeous. We were lucky with amazing weather, smooth water, and a beautiful sunrise. It was our most memorable experience in Sydney. Our tour guide, Shannon, gave us so much wonderful history and commentary...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hoboveggies
Reviewed April 24, 2019

The safety lesson is a great introduction to kayaking. Our instructor Ben was excellent and made sure everyone in the group understood the skills and was able to master them in a relaxed and friendly environment. Managed to get wet a few times (my own...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Judith W
Reviewed April 7, 2019

A brilliant and valuable three hours in recovery and self-recovery from kayaks with and without aids. Very hard to find and even more necessary to know. The lesson was excellently run with the student put first. Even more amazing was it was quite free. Highly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Christopher Z
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

While visiting Sydney I did some research to find the best place to paddle in calm waters with a quality kayak. This was a great fit. Took the ferry/bus to get to Mosman Spit and a perfect boat was waiting for me on the beach....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen V
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Yes we do. We have a large storage area for bags and a secure area for wallets / keys etc. We look forward to seeing you.