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Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours

Hobart, Tasmania 7155, Australia
+61 455 949 777
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Paddle Hobart's iconic waterfront OR spend a day exploring sea caves, sea cliffs and shipwrecks OR take our scenic flight deep into World Heritage Wilderness for a 3 or 7-day kayaking expedition. Roaring 40°s Kayaking offers premium sea kayaking eco-tours in the stunning waterways surrounding Hobart and into the spectacular Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey. All day tours depart from Hobart and are suitable for beginners to experienced paddlers, include lunch or snack, all sea-kayaking equipment and experienced guides. Or experience one of the worlds last great wilderness areas with a paddle in your hand on a Roaring 40°s Kayaking multi-day expedition into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This is Australia's ultimate sea kayaking experience, offering a combination of sheltered wilderness harbours, rugged ocean coastlines, remote islands and wild rivers.
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

I joined the full day Tasman Peninsula tour and it was a day blessed with lots of sunshine and calm waters - we even got a chance to paddle through the gap near the Candlestick (our guide said that wouldn't be possible when waves are...More

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Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for this fantastic review of your Tasman Peninsula tour. What a fantastic day we had for your first day of sea kayaking. So glad to hear you enjoyed it so much. Cheers Mark and Jen

Reviewed 24 April 2017

My husband and I paddled the cliffs caves and beaches on our recent Tasmania trip. This was our Kayaking first and roaring 40s made the experience very easy and lots of fun. We were originally booked to paddle the Tasman Penninsula (cancelled due to poor...More

Thank Amber R
Jenny828, Guide at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for your review Amber. Haha yes, stretching is very important to prevent those sore muscles. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed the Cliffs paddle, and we hope you can join us again and get down to the Tasman Peninsular. Thanks

Reviewed 21 April 2017

My son and I enjoyed the Hobart waterfront tour this morning which included lunch.Reg was the perfect guide, have lived in Hobart all my life but learnt so much this morning I never knew about my hometown. It was the perfect experience...organization, professionalism and tour...More

Thank ASteele7612
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Gday ASteele7612, Thanks for coming out and enjoying the beautiful morning our home town. They don't get much better. Up close the the old sailing ships is always pretty cool. See you on(or in ) the water. Reggie

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We paddled out from Fortescue Bay to Cape Hauy passing groups of fur seals basking on the rocks. Negotiating the gap through the Cape we were treated to spectacular views of the Candlestick and the Totem Pole and overlooked by people watching from the viewing...More

Thank David R
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Gday David R, Yeah it is a bit surreal with people on the Three Capes Track looking down at us floating around one of their capes. The seals have been putting on a show this season so glad you enjoyed it. You even got to...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Wonderful day paddle along the beautiful cliffs south of Hobart, huge sea eagles and a close-up of a fur seal were highlights. Surfed in for lunch at Blackmans Bay, great food and hot drinks carried by our excellent guides. Lots of sheltered spots, pretty gentle...More

Thank Janette P
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

How fantastic was it to see seals and sea eagles. A special Easter treat. Thanks for this great reviews and we look forward to paddling with you again soon. Cheers

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We did the Hobart kayaking this morning as a group of 4 guys with 6 other people. The weather was exceptionally kind to us which always helps when doing something like this. Our guides Damian and Dan were very friendly, easy going and knowledgable. It...More

Thank Stephen P
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

What a treat we had to see a penguin and a seal on your tour. Possibly the penguin was a little lost, but there are some small hidden penguin colonies further south along the Derwent River. Thanks so much for taking the time to review...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Our guide was excellent providing us with interesting information along the way. We enjoyed fish and chips for lunch on the kayaks at Constitution Dock. Weather was perfect and we saw lots of birds.

Thank Paula W
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thanks so much for this great review of your Hobart City kayaking tour. We really appreciate it you taking the time and love to hear that you enjoyed your tour. Hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

This was the most fabulous trip - another wonderful sea kayaking adventure with Roaring 40s Kayaking. Just do it! From the helpful information and welcoming tone of the early email information, to the final planning and details, to the trip itself – wow! These people...More

Thank BrisbaneAlison
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review Alison. We have loved having you on our trips and sharing some of our favourite spots in Tassie with you, especially kayaking on the beautiful Flinders Island recently. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Reg,...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Roaring 40s kayaking trip was impeccably organised. Leaders were friendly, flexible, professional and provided appropriate cohesion and leadership to the group when necessary, finding easy solutions when different abilities became apparent. We felt confident in their hands in variable weather. Their knowledge of the environment...More

Thank djmas0n
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thanks for this fantastic review. We loved having you along and love hearing you enjoyed your trip so much. Hope to see you again one day. Cheers.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Booked this 2.5 hour kayak visit of Hobart harbour starting in Sandy Bay at the last minute and was treated to a really lovely experience. We called in the morning, and confirmed for a 4 pm tour (they run twice a day - 10 am...More

Thank Corinne O
Jenny G, Owner at Roaring 40s Kayaking - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

It was wonderful to get you paddling with us on short notice, and even better than you enjoyed your afternoon paddle. Thanks so much for the review and hope to see you back in Hobart again soon. Cheers

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Usmob
Hi Do your day kayaking tours run in July?
19 January 2016|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
Agree best to ask Roaring 40s directly. I suspect most of the tours would still be available but subject to weather conditions.
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