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Byron Bay Dolphin Sea Kayak Tour

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    A highlight of your stay in Byron Bay will be this ocean adventure kayaking up close with dolphins, whales and turtles in Cape Byron's Marine National Park and learning the local Aboriginal stories and sacred places.

    You will also have a great view of Byron's coast line and the stunning Byron Bay lighthouse , which was built in 1901,from the water.

    Your three hour kayak tour will start at Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay. This is the calmest part of the Bay, easy for launching a kayak. Meet your super friendly guide and all your fellow paddlers. Your guide will help you with your looking safety gear. Pair up on a two person kayak and learn the basics of paddling your kayak.

    It is then time to hit the ocean. Impress your friends (and yoursef) by getting out past the shore break. Learn about local Aboriginal stories and sacred places, Hear the Dreamtime stories about Nguthungulli (Julian Rocks). Paddle along The Pass surfing Mecca, Wategos millionaire row and Walgun (Cape Byron), Australia's most Easterly point.

    Keep an eye out for amazing local dolphins, humpback Whales (during their annual migration from May to October) and a variety of turtles popping up for a breath of fresh air. Kayak over volcanic reef and be amazed by the clear water, color and variety of the tropical fish.

    Take a break with some yummy refreshments and a swim before paddling back to Main Beach. Enjoy the stunning view of the Byron Bay coastline and lighthouse whilst paddling back to shore. You might like to surf a wave back to shore. Your guide will show you how, kayak surfing is awesome fun.

    Tell all your friends what an incredible time you had paddling with dolphins, whales and turtles on your Byron Bay kayak tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Opposite 56 Lawson Street , Byron Bay
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Inclusions
    • Beverages
    • Light Snacks
    • Local guides, trained to the highest industry standards
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
    • Free Photos for download
    • Free WiFi
    • Secure storage area for belongings
    • OUR EQUIPMENT: We use Double Sit on Top Sea Kayaks, they are very stable and easy to use, they can be triples with small children able to fit between two adults.
    • TOUR TIME: 2.5 to 3hrs , includes a kayak lesson on the beach before you start. We will have you paddling like an Olympic Kayak Champ before you know it.
    • Beginners are welcome
    • Non- swimmers are welcome
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • OUR GUARANTEE: We do NOT guarantee you will see Dolphins, we do guarantee that if you DON'T see dolphins you can come back for a FREE TOUR with us anytime. ** Please note: we see dolphins about 90% of the time on our tours over the last 11 years*
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children 5 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Women more then 15 weeks pregnant should consider the safety risks of undertaking such a tour
    • Minimum age 5 year old
    • Roadside parking available ( paid)
    • Remember: we run on NSW Daylight Savings time between Oct and April each year
    • Please let our staff know of any medical conditions at check in, you do this confidentially by completing our waiver form at check in
    • Not recommended for people with phobias, poor physical fitness or chronic lower back injuries
    • Mother Nature dictates the day - everyday is different on the Bay, we will do our best to find all sorts of wildlife for you.
    • Should conditions be dangerous: We conduct risk assessments of conditions several times per day. If the ocean is too dangerous from things like string winds, stingers or large surf we will contact you to cancel. In this case you are entitled to a full refund, don't worry we don't take your money. Sometimes you are just better off not going then being out there in unnecessary danger
    • We can run the tours in the rain
    • In winter we have wetsuits for you to put on before the tour to keep you warm
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews dolphins and turtles byron bay amazing experience keep in mind take advantage marine life great afternoon knowledgeable guides kayaking experience very friendly and helpful staff within metres few weeks safety talk solo traveller free return trip tim tams thanks guys
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    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    I booked the morning dolphin tour as a solo traveller (21/7/19). Immediately felt comfortable and part of the group! I was picked up from the hostel by Shaun who was really friendly and easy to talk to. Arrived at the trailer, everything was really organised!...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Maisie W
    Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

    I had a great morning with these guys who provided a memorably experience on the water. I had never done kayaking before but they gave very simple instruction and it was not at all difficult for what we did. The instructors who came were really...More

    Thank Alan K
    Reviewed 16 July 2019

    Had an awesome afternoon with these guys! The team at Go Sea Kayak were great from the start. Check in, giving out the gear, storing our personal belongings, kayak orientation and getting out on the water all went smoothly. Our aim of the day was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sophie B
    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    Highly recommend to anyone in the Byron area! The day is suitable for all. The guides are fun and very knowledgeable. We had a fairly close encounter with a pod of dolphins and saw some turtles. Don’t leave it until last minute as the date...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Erin D
    Reviewed 19 June 2019

    I did the afternoon tour and it was a fab experience. The staff are absolutely lovely and make the trip very worthwhile. We didn’t spot any dolphins, but we did see turtles and it didn’t really matter, as it felt like an adventure regardless. Highly...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    In my personal opinion it’s highly unlikely you will fall into open water while kayaking. When you are returning to shore you have to approach on a wave. It’s unlikely but the kayak may capsized, if it does you will only be... More
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