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Babinda Kayaking

330 Stager Road, Babinda, Queensland 4861, Australia
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My new favourite activity in the Cairns / Mission Beach area!

We went kayaking with 2 families, at all levels of age and fitness and this not only suited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eleanor C
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Melbourne, Australia
Awesome, Relaxing, Safe Experience - MUST DO!

This is our 4th time we have been and each time it is different according to the weather, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris A
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Townsville, Australia
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Re-opening 16th December 2017 Kayak down the gently flowing waters of Babinda Creek. A pristine, crystal clear mountain stream teaming with fish, turtles and the elsusive platypus
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330 Stager Road, Babinda, Queensland 4861, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went kayaking with 2 families, at all levels of age and fitness and this not only suited everyone, but each person agreed that it was the best fun they had had on any holiday. The river carries you down to your destination, so you...More

Thank Eleanor C
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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Eleanor, I am so happy you had a memorable birthday and every one had a great time, hope you had a great end to your holiday and the sun is still shining when you returned home.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 4th time we have been and each time it is different according to the weather, the animals that you see, the pace of of the water etc. The host, Paul, was excellent who is the new owner. The river is safe yet...More

Thank Chris A
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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Chris for taking the time for the review, so glad you are still enjoying the beautiful Babinda Creek

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our merry band of 8, had the most amazing day.. just after our wet season finally hit, and the water visibility had cleared ... it was bliss. Paul gave us an informative overview of what we could see and do ( cheers mate!) and agreed...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Jose and so glad that phone came back and you kept all those memories, see you on the return journey.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Staff assist in getting you prepared for your easy kayak ride down Babinda Creek in Babinda. When you get to the end of your trip you just ring staff and they will collect you and take you back to your car. Staff are friendly and...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks Debra, nice of you to take the time for a review and glad you had a great day

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Had the best day out kayaking the crystal clear waters of babinda creek! Do yourself a favour and book a half or full day trip now! Very affordable and relaxing! Good for the young and old! Paul the host was very friendly and I will...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks Angela, really happy that you and the family had a great day, keep paddling

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Babinda kayaking is fabulous! Paul, the host, is friendly and helpful; and the half-day or day can unfold at your pace. Lovely and relaxing, great swimming holes and places to picnic. The water is cool and clear, and saw only two other people during our...More

Thank Sharon M
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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks Sharon, glad you enjoyed your day, it is just beautiful out there at the moment.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Last Sunday five of us ranging in age from 8 to 60 year old had the most amazing morning kayaking on Babinda creek. Thanks to Paul for the helpful tips and the wonderful service and hospitality. Definitely recommend it for a great day out and...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks Cathy and Ian, just a beautiful day for the whole family, glad you enjoyed your day

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We did babinda kayaking in the rain and it was so beautiful! Completely clear and such a relaxing afternoon. Paul is a great host and picks you up at the end and drives you back to your car. Take some snacks and stop for a...More

Thank Amy K
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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks Amy, a bit more rain yesterday so even more water in the creek, sun's out clear water and relaxing times.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Yesterday 5 of us decided to try out Babinda Kayaking, we are so happy that we did as we had a FABULOUS afternoon. The water was incredibly clear and throughout our paddle we saw birds, butterflies, dragonflies, fish and lush green countryside everywhere. I had...More

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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Cherie, a few changes since you paddled, rain has done wonders for the creek, relaxing paddling and crystal clear water with no shallow bits, thanks for enjoying Babinda creek.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Paddling down the crystal clear Babinda Creek with friends was relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating. Highly recommend this to visitors and locals. Very affordable. Loved that I could bring my dog.

Thank Sandra C
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Paul O, Owner at Babinda Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks Sandra, it is a wonderful thing to share with our best friends and there pets, great exercise for the dogs.

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Nyssa M
3 November 2015|
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Response from Paul O | Property representative |
Hi Nyssa not sure if you are still interested but the Kayaking is back on and having a wonderful time, all details on Thanks Paul
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Lachlan K
4 October 2015|
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Response from Paul O | Property representative |
Hi Lachlan, might be a bit late but the Kayaking is up and running again, just loving life, Paul
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