Kayak Hire in Melbourne is located 300 metres from the Yarra River in Abbotsford (3km from Melbourne central). We are located close to public transport via bus or train.
Kayak hire is available all year round. A kayak trolley is provided to transport your kayak down to the river. You can paddle into the city from our location or take a leisurely paddle for a few hours. Ask us about the sights and places to stop for lunch when kayaking on the water.
Choose from a wide range of single and double kayaks and equipment.
Kayak hire on the Yarra River in Abbotsford can be for 1/2 day (3 hours) or full day (3-8 hours).
To hire kayaks please ring before hand to avoid disappointment as we may be out on a kayak tour or have hired out all kayaks already.
If you are taking kayaks away for an extended trip please organise this at least 3 days before hand. Issues like appropriate roof racks or trailer hire needs to be discussed. We can also help out in regard to trip planning, weather and tides.
Please ensure that you read and understand the terms and conditions before hiring.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Rates are indicative and depend on equipment type. Please see the website for details.
Cancellation and booking policy
All tours must be booked and paid before commencement of tour. If a tour is cancelled because of bad weather a suitable date for another tour will be scheduled in consultation with the customer. Because sea kayaking is an outdoor activity there may on occasions where it could be raining - the tour will not be cancelled for this reason. Clients who fail to attend a tour will not receive a refund. Clients who are sick or injured before the tour may reschedule however no refund will be provided if they do not decide to take up this option. For group bookings it is the responsibility of the person booking to fill these positions. If not everyone turns up a refund will not be provided as the group has received a discounted rate. For multi day tours at Wilsons promontory a refund will be provided if the tour is cancelled due to poor weather conditions or insufficient numbers. The refund will be 85 per cent of total cost.
Days of operation
Available any day. Please contact Sea Kayak Australia at least one day in advance on 0410 329 090
Departure details: 15/06/15 - 15/06/16
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tour starting location
Kayak Hire Melbourne
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Sea Kayak Australia was established in 1994 and is based in Melbourne, Victoria. Sea Kayak Australia undertakes kayak tours, kayak courses and kayak hire in Melbourne and Victoria.
Sea kayaking is unique, adventurous, fun, wet and environmentally interactive as you get to see dolphins, seals and eagles at close quarters in a tranquil setting. It is a great way to see the countryside and experience something new.
Kayak hire in Melbourne is located 300 metres from the Yarra River in Abbotsford (three kilometres from Melbourne Central) and located close to public transport via bus or train. Kayak hire is available all year round. A kayak trolley is provided to transport your kayak down to the river. You can paddle into the city from the hire location or take a leisurely paddle for a few hours. Ask about the sights and places to stop for lunch when kayaking on the water.
All kayak tours include kayaking gear, sea kayak guide, historical commentary, drinks and gourmet lunch. Sea kayak tours are a great idea for birthday parties, corporate events and schools excursions.
Half day sea kayak tours are three-and-a-half hours in duration (two hours paddling time) and are located at Docklands, St Kilda and Williamstown. Full day sea kayak tours are six hours duration (four hours paddling time) and are located at Sorrento and Phillip Island.
There are also gift vouchers available online. Please see the website for further details.
Gift vouchers available online all year round.
Open seven days a week. Tours can occur any day of the week however weekends are the most popular. Kayak hire is available all the time but just call them before hand to make sure they are not out on a tour.
Other tours by this operator
- Visitor Information Centre
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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land