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Sydney Harbour Kayaks

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Address: 81 Parriwi Rd | Smiths Boat Shed / Spit Bridge, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9969 4590
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Sydney Harbour Kayaks experience is more than just about going on a...

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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Great Morning, welcoming staff - team building

A team building exercise for work. A group of approx. 17 people we set out on a beautiful morning with expert guidance from guides Francesco and Jake. They took us through all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mary D
Sydney, Australia
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Costa de Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did the Kayak Eco Tour 2 weeks ago. I chose this tour rather than just renting kayak on my own because I found the concept of learning about the natural and social history of the area interesting. However, Angela who was doing the tour doesn't have a voice very powerful and it was hard to hear her comments. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A team building exercise for work. A group of approx. 17 people we set out on a beautiful morning with expert guidance from guides Francesco and Jake. They took us through all safety requirements, and listened to all the experienced and non-experienced members. Lovely tour, very safe, staff friendly and approachable. The office staff too were great with our requests.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent equipment to hire, excellent customer service, great location to go paddling from. Hard work coming back against the wind but highly enjoyable and tranquil place to paddle. Saw some big movement in the water to close for comfort not sure what it was but defiantly a big fish, so paddled very close to the shoreline for the majority of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited SHK for a 3 hour group session to kayaking and what a fabulous place to do it! We had a great instructor - Laz, who was friendly professional and patient. I learnt so much, improved my paddle technique and practiced while taking a tour of some of the amazing beaches and making some new kayak friends too! I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is pretty spectacular and such a unique way to experience this beautiful body of water. You get to see protected coves, fish cruising about the underwater highways and ridiculously expensive houses that teeter on the harbour’s edge. I absolutely loved every second of it.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being an experienced kayaker, I like to take the opportunity to rent a kayak and go for a spin on the sea everywhere I visit. This time, even being in Sydney for business, I could spare few hours to go in the sea. Only 20mins cab ride from CDC, the staff and owner are totally sound , friendly and helpful.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful kayak tour at the middle bay area. Please bear the tide. Upstream with high tide, downstream with low tide.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired to try a few ocean skis and ocean kayaks, they were very helpful. They seem to charge full price, but they provide full service...

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I received a gift voucher for a kayak tour in the middle harbour and really enjoy it! Instructors are always checking everybody is safe and around Very nice views in the middle harbour. Kayaks are in good condition Nice activity to do with your couple/friends/family

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a refresher safety course with Lars yesterday which was great and a group of only 4 people provided lots of practice. Fully recommend this course to anyone who paddles and there is always something new you can learn even as a reasonably experienced paddler. Thank you Lars & SHK! Joern

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