Kayak to Goat Island in Sydney Harbour with Local

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Come enjoy a morning sea kayak adventure on Sydney’s beautiful harbour. No engine noise or fumes, just the sound of your paddle in the water and the sea birds squawking above! We’ll experience the built environs and get up close and personal with many of the harbour’s natural wonders and marine inhabitants. We’ll paddle to the center of the harbour where we’ll get some photos of you framed by the Harbour Bridge (I’m a professional photographer in my other job so expect good pics – no charge of course!) We’ll then land and explore Goat Island (Memel in the local Aboriginal Language) before paddling back via Darling Harbour. Goat Island is closed to the public and landing is by special permit only. Your permit is included as part of the tour. After we’re finished your welcome to have a hot shower before treating yourself to a great lunch at the famous Sydney Fish Markets a short walk away.

Additional Info

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Starts: New South Wales, Australia
Trip Category: Water Sports >> Kayaking & Canoeing



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Come enjoy a morning sea kayak adventure on Sydney’s beautiful harbour. No engine noise or fumes, just the sound of your paddle in the water and the sea birds squawking above! We’ll experience the built environs and get up close and personal with many of the harbour’s natural wonders and marine inhabitants. We’ll paddle to the center of the harbour where we’ll get some photos of you framed by the Harbour Bridge (I’m a professional photographer in my other job so expect good pics – no charge of course!) We’ll then land and explore Goat Island (Memel in the local Aboriginal Language) before paddling back via Darling Harbour. Goat Island is closed to the public and landing is by special permit only. Your permit is included as part of the tour. After we’re finished your welcome to have a hot shower before treating yourself to a great lunch at the famous Sydney Fish Markets a short walk away.

Itinerary

We’ll use professional grade sea kayaks and high end paddles to kayak right to the heart of Sydney Harbour. After getting some spectacular photos of you framed by the famous Harbour Bridge we’ll land our kayaks in a secret cove on the seldom visited Goat Island (Me-mel) where your guide will take you on an exclusive tour of this very special place. Goat island is a designated conservation zones with lots of bird life, remnant native bush and some of Sydney’s oldest convict built sandstone buildings. Your National Parks Landing permit is included as part of your tour. We then get back in our kayaks and head back to where we started at Blackwattle Bay not far from the Sydney Fish Markets and lots of other great cafes and restaurants where you can treat yourself to a well earned feed.

Stop At:

• Paddlepirates, Sydney, New South Wales 2037 Australia
• Goat Island, Sydney, New South Wales Australia



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