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Sydney by Kayak is a family run business, offering exclusive, small group kayak tours and locals paddles on beautiful Sydney Harbour, Australia. Husband and wife team and Head Kayak Guides, Laura and Ben, run daily Sunrise Tours (with coffee!) as...more
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Lavender Bay boat ramp, Railway Avenue | Lavender Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9056 5045
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How lucky we were to be blessed with a perfect day - beautiful weather, amazing view of the city and being able to be in the middle of the worlds most beautiful harbor! Thank you Ben for the amazing time, including the giggles!

Thank amandahreszczuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Sydney for the last two years, we’d umm’d and ah’d about booking the sunrise kayak as I hate mornings that much. I am SO relieved I put that aside for one day only and experienced Sydney’s harbour at 6.11am. Absolutely perfect end...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kayaking the Sydney Harbour was absolutely amazing. Laura made the booking process a breeze and was genuinely a pleasure. On the day of, Ben met us enthusiastically at Lavender Bay and we quickly shoved off. He gave us very clear safety instructions and insured that...More

Thank Jenn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant experience! Helpful from booking through to the day. Even made the paddle accessible for me and stored my wheelchair whilst out on the water. Photos and videos taken were amazing to! Great paddle and great team!

Thank bc56756
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Doing the sunrise kayaking tour of the harbour was absolutely beautiful. Not many people can say they have kayaked under Sydney Harbour bridge. Ben the tour guide was really good fun and friendly. I would definitely recommend doing this nice and early with the sunrise.

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We experienced the sunrise kayak with coffee today and it really was worth the early start. Although we may not have been the most enthusiastic of early risers, Benjamin was a brilliant guide! He has a wealth of knowledge and was an enthusiastic photographer for...More

Thank Carrie-Ann H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the sunrise tour and it was amazing. I had a lot of fun and the time went flying. A special thank you to our guide Benjamin for making this moment unforgettable

Thank Kolesoo1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a big night out in the city for a birthday we originally regretted booking the early kayak and coffee session. However seconds into it, that all changed. I could not recommend these guys enough. Having the opportunity to kayak under the harbour bridge was...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 29 July 2018

At 5.30 this morning I thought this was a bad idea, by 6.30 as we got in our Kayak I new this was going to be really good and as I sipped my coffee under Sydney Harbour Bridge looking at a great view of the...More

Thank malctcarter
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner did the sunrise kayak and coffee and can not recommend this enough! The instructors were super friendly and made you feel safe (this was my first time in a kayak)! There’s plenty of time for kayaking and also just relaxing and...More

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23 May 2018|
Response from Betty4774 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the kayaks are all the same size, very stable, they adjust the foot rests to suit your leg length. I think the Sydney Harbour kayak tour would be described as busier because you need to allow for the ferries... More
13 April 2018|
Response from Laura S | Property representative |
Yes, we are! It’ll be a slightly reduced timetable as it’s our winter here in Sydney, but if people are keen to paddle, we’re happy to head out on the water :) Warm regards, Laura
21 May 2016|
Response from Laura S | Property representative |
Hi Lilly, I'm so sorry for my late reply. I have actually been away on my honeymoon. As I am the only Kayak Guide in the business, I did close down for the duration of my time away (which was 7 weeks). I am home now and... More