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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
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Sydney Middle Harbour Kayaking Tour from the Spit
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Self-Guided Sydney Middle Harbour Kayak Tour by Deluxe Double Kayak

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Enjoyable Kayak Tour

It was my first time to kayak so far starting from d'Albora Marinas the Spit across the Bay to our destination. It was an exhausting yet great experience to gave it a try, not to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time to kayak so far starting from d'Albora Marinas the Spit across the Bay to our destination. It was an exhausting yet great experience to gave it a try, not to mention the beautiful view along the journey. The staffs and other group members showed patient for waiting for each other. Thanks to Sydney Habour Kayak... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having rented a kayak from SHK and loving it, I bought one of my own and decided to go for a two hour lesson. SHK is perfectly situated for beginners like myself as it has access to very calm waters and when you're feeling comfortable enough you can venture out into the harbour for a more challenging ride. During the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time in a kayak and what a fun experience it was! Angela set us up beautifully and explained the techniques, where to go etc. off we went and it was awesome. The kayak was brilliant and the scenery wonderful. We travelled around the different bays and then paddled back after an hour out. Fabulous! We will... More 

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best kayak experience I have had. The location in Middle Harbour is perfect for exploring the beautiful bays and secluded beaches of this part of Sydney Harbour. Paying the little bit extra for the deluxe kayaks is a must, as their handling ability is far superior to the usual hire kayaks. This definitely gives a different perspective... More 

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you very much for your kind review of our kayak rental. We take great pride in making sure our rental fleet is a super high quality and well maintained. Middle Harbour is a perfect kayaking area and we are glad you had a wonderful day out. I hope we get to see you again Regards Shannon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rented the kayaks for 3hrs one morning in Spring. We made a late minute booking the day before online, and that didn't seem to matter. They were very nice and accommodating when we arrived. The boats were very quality, and once set up we were allowed to go anywhere we wanted. There are also shower facilities on site. I really... More 

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear archapman Thank you very much for your kind review of our kayak rental. We take great pride in making sure our rental fleet is a super high quality and well maintained. Middle Harbour is a perfect kayaking area and we are glad you had a wonderful day out. Our team really appreciates the recommendation to others. I hope we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a well informed lesson on the basics of kayaking. The instructor was very patient and explained the techniques clearly. Location and the views was a bonus!

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear Evon I am so glad that you enjoyed your kayak lesson. I really hope that this lesson will be the start of many safe years of kayaking. I do hope we get to see you again; maybe in the free kayak safety course? Best Regards Shannon More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a fantastic experience and well value for money. The four hour tour takes you under spit bridge and along the shore periodically cutting across sometimes choppy waters. Our guide did a superb job explaining all the important aspects of the area. Morning tea is a welcome respite and then we are off again across choppy waters. The day... More 

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear Richard Thanks for the nice review of our kayaking Eco Tour. I am glad that you had a wonderful time out on the water with our team. I do hope we see you again for more kayaking. Best Regards Shannon More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Took my partner as a gift on the middle harbour tour. This new perspective on the area was a real treat. A beautiful adventure, some easy exercise, and perfectly timed. Staff were professional and knowledgeable. Ferdinand, the guide, is a great bloke. Learned a bit, exercised a bit and had a very fun time.

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear cuugal Thank you very much for your review of our Kayaking Eco Tour. I am glad to hear that you and your partner had a lovely time out on the water. I will pass on your review to your guide and I hope we get to see you both again Regards Shannon More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I did the free lesson for beginners and absolutely loved it. Ben and Stewart taught us. None of us had any experience. They gave us individual attention. The staff are thorough and professional. I am looking forward to doing more courses with them. A great way to spend a Saturday morning.

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear Zara Thank you for your review on our Free Intro to Kayaking Lesson. I am very glad to hear that you loved the lesson and got a lot out of it. The staff take great care with all of our lessons, however the beginners lesson is always a special one to teach. We look forward to seeing you for... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I'm quite a beginner at kayaking and the staff was really nice and explained things very well. Such a nice area to do kayak.

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OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this review

Dear poppyrose2016 Thank you for your review of our services and I am so glad that you had a great time and felt that our staff were of good assistance to you. I do hope we get to see you again Regards Shannon More 

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