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Kayak Trailer

Kayak Hire Melbourne

Tour operated by: Sea Kayak Australia

Address: 12 Turner St, Abbotsford, Victoria 3067

Mobile: 0410 329 090  


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Sea Kayak Australia is located just 300 metres from the Yarra River in Abbotsford, so you can start kayaking right from where you hire.

Choose from a wide range of single and double kayaks and equipment. If you choose to hire the kayaks for a day or two, please bring the appropriate roof racks or hire a trailer for two or more kayaks.

To hire equipment please ring to avoid disappointment especially if you are taking kayaks away for an extended trip. For day hire, please provide one days notice for hire down the Yarra River.

Please ensure that you read and understand the terms and conditions before hiring.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Rates are indicative and depend on equipment type. Please see the website for details.


Payment methods accepted

Cash Only  Cheque  MasterCard  VISA Card 

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: 18/07/14 - 20/06/15

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tour starting location

Kayak Hire Melbourne

Mode of transport

  • Canoe
  • Kayak


  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Seakayaking


  • Sports


  • Guide

Disabled access

Please contact for details.


  • English

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, eagles at close quarters in a tranquil setting. It is a great way to see the countryside and experience something new!

Half Day Kayak Tours start at any of the following locations within Melbourne: St Kilda, Docklands, Yarra River and Williamstown. Half day tours go for three hours and suit inexperienced paddlers who want to have fun or who want to sample sea kayaking for the first time. Include lunch and drinks.

Full Day Kayak Tour, one and a half hours from Melbourne, either Sorrento to Point Nepean or Phillip Island. Includes gourmet lunch and drinks. Full day tours also suit inexperienced paddlers who want to have fun or who want to sample sea kayaking for the first time.

All tour types include, all the kayaking gear, sea kayak guide, historical commentary, drinks and gourmet lunch.

Sea Kayak Australia have many other options for you to choose from, like the multi-day Kayak Tours located at Wilsons Promontory. They also have two day Introduction to Sea Kayak Courses located at St Kilda. This course includes supply of a single kayak, kayak gear and notes.

Kayak Hire in Melbourne is located 300 metres from the Yarra River (all year round) and Maribyrnong River (Summer). A kayak trolley is provided to transport your kayak down to the river. Ask us about the sights and places to stop for lunch when kayaking on the water.

Sea Kayak tours are a great idea for birthday parties, please contact for details.

Gift Vouchers are available online.

Opening hours

Gift vouchers available online all year round.

Seven Days
8:00am -7:00pm
Open 7 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 us before hand to make sure we are not out on a tour.


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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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