Water activity

Sydney: 4-Hour Clear-View Kayak Hire

4.7 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: Manly Sailing

Sydney: 4-Hour Clear-View Kayak Hire

Activity provider: Manly Sailing

From US$ 35.87 per person

Glide through the crystal clear waters of Manly Cove on this self-guided tour and admire the underwater world through a clear-view kayak. Explore hidden gems only accessible by kayak.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Admire the colorful underwater world from your clear-view kayak
  • Visit up to four different beaches which are only accessible by kayak
  • Go for a snorkel or simply laze on the beach
Full description

Venture out into the deep blue horizon and soak up the beauty of Manly Cove by kayak. After meeting one of the experienced instructors for a safety briefing and paddling demonstration, you will head out on your self-guided tour on board a clear-view kayak for up to 4 hours. The kayaks have transparent seats, that let you admire the stunning underwater environment of the Cove. With guidance from a convenient map, explore the most scenic routes and secluded beaches of the area. Visit up to four beaches during the day to relax and laze in the sun, take a refreshing ocean dip, or go for a snorkel. You're bound to feel completely immersed in the natural treasures of Sydney's backyard, as you gaze beneath the surface of its water. A dry bag is included, so you can bring along your mobiles and small cameras.

  • 4-hour clear-view kayak hire
  • Safety briefing and instructions
  • Paddle and life jacket
  • Handy map and information card
  • Dry bag for any belongings that you wish to bring
  • Storage for personal belongings
  • Access to changing rooms and showers
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 4 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Non-swimmers
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Your meeting point is very close to Manly Wharf, the best way to arrive is via a ferry. Once disembarking, take a right and follow the beach path to the office.

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Oversize luggage
    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • Participants under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
    • Life jackets must be worn when on the kayaks
    • To take part in this experience you must be able to swim 100 meters
    • Clearview kayaks have a weight limit of ~90kg and are not suitable in all weather conditions. The activity provider may substitute the clearview kayak with a single sit-on-top kayak if required for participants' safety
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    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 11 reviews

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    What a fun experience! In a nice area with multiple little beaches to visit. The lady who runs it was super nice

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    Product ID: 366955