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    What to Expect
    When booking, select the Hobart kayak tour that matches your interests and how much time you want to be on the water.

    For a short experience in central Hobart, select the 2.5-hour city tour, which takes you along the Derwent Estuary, providing unique views of city landmarks and attractions like Battery Point. Take the 7-hour cliffs, caves and beaches tour for a beautiful experience among rugged cliffs, sea caves, sandy shores and other coastal scenery. Or, for the longest time on the water, choose the 10-hour Tasman Peninsula tour, which gives you the chance to spot wildlife like wildlife fur seals, dolphins, sea eagles and penguins; this tour requires a good level of fitness.

    Each tour includes use of equipment (kayak, paddle, life jacket and spray jacket) and instruction from your guide. Read the Itinerary section for more details about the three different options.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2.5-Hour Hobart city kayak: Meet at Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay (at the beach near the rowing sheds)
    Full Day Cliffs, Caves & Beaches and Tasman Paddles: Meet at the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre, Corner of Elizabeth and Davey Streets, Hobart
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All required equipment including kayak, life jackets and spray jackets
    • Local guide
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Minimum age is 10 years. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Tasman Peninsula kayak tour is not suitable for children under 16 years
    • Previous experience is not necessary
    • A basic level of fitness is required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We were a group of four inexperienced kayakers, and our tour guide, Reg, made us feel like professionals! We had a super fun time kayaking around the bay, hearing some historic lessons, eating fish and chips and singing on the way back to shore. Couldn’t...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Melisa B
    Jenny828, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Gday Melisa B, You guys were all professionals. Complete with some crazy driving in the kayaks. Was great to show you Hobart from the water. Look forward to getting the crew out on the water again sometime. Cheers Reggie

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Tory was a fabulous guide- well versed and passionate about Hobart and it’s history. Highly recommend this trip even on cloudy cool days! Don’t let the weather influence your decision- great fun!! Fish and chips on your kayak table in the harbor!!More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Barbara B
    Jenny828, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Thanks for the review Barbara. You are right that paddling is still so much fun on cloudy and cool days, and we do have gear to ensure you are warm as well. Thanks for paddling with us and hope to see you again one day....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our guide Tory was helpful, enthusiastic and very well informed out Hobart harbor. Although the weather was a bit cold and windy, the provided jackets and spray skirts kept us warm and dry. A great morning on the water.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Dennis N
    Jenny828, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Thanks for the review Dennis. Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your paddle with Tory and that the gear kept you warm and dry. Cheers

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Thank you Tori and Reg for a wonderful morning experiencing Hobart's waterfront on the water. You were both professional and well organised. My family had an absolute ball. We will definitely consider a longer tour next time.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Hobartlocal123
    Jenny828, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Gday Hobartlocal123, Was a great morning. So pleased you and your family enjoyed a bit of local Tassie things to do. Look forward to seeing you out on the water somewhere.. Cheers Reggie

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Thanks so much Tori and Reg for an amazing Hobart experience. Your instruction was extremely professional and made the whole trip enjoyable. We would definitely consider one of the longer journeys on another day. Absolutely loved it!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank 815toddg
    Jenny828, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Gday 815toddg, Was great having you along on such a warm calm day. Yeah come along on a day trip. Hope to see you on the water again some time. Cheers Reggie

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