Located at the eastern end of Phillip Island is Cleeland Bight which offers sheltered conditions and amazing views.
After a gearing you up, adjusting your rudders and a safety talk, you jump on the water.
The first section of the sea kayak tour is along a sandy bay where you get great views of San Remo and Kilcunda and practise your sea kayaking skills. You then sea kayak towards Cape Woolamai past huge granite cliffs (reminiscent of Wilson’s Promontory’s landscape) and paddle into or past sea caves.
Beginners and experienced paddlers will find this area a real adventure. Sea life abounds with seals, penguins, sea eagles and the occasional pod of dolphins.
The lunch spot is on the return paddle on a sandy beach surrounded by granite rocks. Gourmet rolls, hot and cold drinks, fruit and biscuits provided.
You then kayak back to the start.
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Visit the Sea Kayak Australia website for specific tour times and to book.
Sea Kayak Australia was established in 1994 and is based in Melbourne. Sea Kayak Australia undertakes kayak tours, kayak courses, kayak hire and outdoor education for secondary schools around Victoria.
Sea kayaking is unique, adventurous and environmentally interactive. 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 is located close to the Yarra River in Abbotsford (Melbourne). Kayak hire is available all year round. You can paddle into the city from the hire location or take a leisurely paddle for a few hours.
All kayak tours include kayaking gear, sea kayak guide, historical commentary, drinks and gourmet lunch.
Half day tours are located in Melbourne city and St Kilda beach. Full day sea kayak tours are five hours duration (four hours paddling time) and are located at Sorrento and Phillip Island. Multi day tours are located at Wilsons Promontory.
Outdoor Education for schools is also another service Sea Kayak Australia provide. They specialise in expeditions located at Gippsland Lakes and Nooramunga Nature Reserve.
Please see the website for further details.
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