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Sea Kayaks Morning Tour | From $ 85

Expires 31 Mar 2019

Morning tour “We take only photos and leave only footprints”. Discover Magnetic Island’s National & Marine Parks from the quiet of your kayak on this fun and adventurous award winning tour. Paddle within metres of huge granite boulders to marvel... More
Morning tour “We take only photos and leave only footprints”. Discover Magnetic Island’s National & Marine Parks from the quiet of your kayak on this fun and adventurous award winning tour. Paddle within metres of huge granite boulders to marvel at the coastlines rugged beauty. Enjoy a tropical breakfast on a secluded, picturesque beach, drift over seagrass beds and coral gardens without disturbing the environment to view nature in the wild on the Island’s only “Advanced Ecotourism” certified tour.

Cost
$85 per adult (in a double sea kayak)
$160 for 1 adult and 1 child under 15 years (in a double sea kayak)
$310 per family (2 adults + 2 children under 15 years in 2 double sea kayaks)

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Sea Kayaks Sunset Tour | From $ 60

Expires 31 Mar 2019

Take a leisurely paddle in Horseshoe Bay’s calm waters as you soak up the last rays of the sun, reflect over your day with a drink as you watch the sunset behind the anchored sail boats.

Cost
$60 per adult (in a double sea kayak)
$115 for 1... More
Take a leisurely paddle in Horseshoe Bay’s calm waters as you soak up the last rays of the sun, reflect over your day with a drink as you watch the sunset behind the anchored sail boats.

Cost
$60 per adult (in a double sea kayak)
$115 for 1 adult and 1 child under 15 years (in a double sea kayak)
$220 per family (2 adults + 2 children under 15 years in 2 double sea kayaks)

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About Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks

Welcome to Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks

Welcome to Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks

Experience sea kayaking adventure tours. Discover the unique bays in the National Marine Parks and the rocky coastline of Magnetic Island in North Queensland from the tranquility of your sea kayak.

“We take only photos and leave only footprints”

  • Enjoy the adventure of this award winning tour with your friendly, experienced and relaxed guide
  • Discover Magnetic Island’s World Heritage National and Marine Parks from your kayak
  • Drift over seagrass beds and coral gardens on the Island’s first and only nationally “Advanced Ecotourism” certified tour
  • Paddle within metres of huge granite boulders while taking in the rugged beauty of the coastline
  • Spot turtles and native bird life from your kayak and learn about the area’s history and ecology

With the simple philosophy of “View Nature in the Wild from the quiet of your Kayak” Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks is an award winning operation with over 20 tourism and environmental awards including:-

  • Queensland Tourism Award for “Adventure Tourism”
  • Australian Tourism Awards Finalist
  • Townsville Environmental Sustainability in Business Award
  • GBRMPA high standards operations
  • Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks became one of the first businesses in the country to be awarded Australian Business Climate Action Certification
  • The islands only and the region’s first Advanced Ecotourism Australia accredited operator

Morning Tour

Morning Tour

Discover Magnetic Island’s World Heritage National and Marine Parks from the quiet of your kayak.

  • “View Nature in the Wild” on the Island’s first nationally accredited Eco tour
  • Take a relaxing break to enjoy a tropical breakfast on secluded and picturesque beaches.
  • Let your worries float away as you marvel at the rugged beauty of Magnetic Island’s coastline
  • Drift over seagrass beds and coral gardens without disturbing the environment
  • We have regular sightings of turtles, dolphins, whales (July to Sept) and a large selection of birds
  • Join in the fun, excitement and adventure with your friendly experienced guide
  • We take only photos and leave only footprints
  • Learn about the Island’s wildlife, ecology and history
  • No experience necessary as full instruction is provided

Tours operate 7 days per week (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)
Tours operate with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 customers
Minimum age for participation in the tours is 7 years; each child under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult
All tours are timed to coincide with the Sealink and Magnetic Island Sunbus services

Where

  • From Horseshoe Bay to either
  • The picturesque Radical Bay
  • The secluded Balding Bay
  • Or the remote Five Beach Bay area

Note: Trip destinations may alter due to weather conditions and group ability

When

Check in at 8:00am
Horseshoe Bay beach front across the road from the bus terminus and mini roundabout on the beach to the right of the public toilets
Tour returns and finished by approx. 12:00pm

Cost

  • $85 per adult (in a double sea kayak)
  • $160 for 1 adult and 1 child under 15 years (in a double sea kayak)
  • $310 per family (2 adults + 2 children under 15 years in 2 double sea kayaks)

Includes

  • Reef Tax, National Park Fees and GST
  • Tropical breakfast
  • All equipment
  • Instruction
  • Guided tour

Getting Here

  • Coming from town you would need to catch the 7:05am Sealink ferry from the Breakwater Terminal, which gets into Nelly Bay @ 7:30am
  • The MI Sunbus departs Picnic Bay @ 7:20am for Nelly Bay
  • There is a connecting bus which departs Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal @ 7:40am
  • Getting into Horseshoe Bay @ 7:55am

Suggested attire for partaking in sea kayaking

  • Bathers, shorts & shirt to paddle in
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Footwear to get wet (sandals, joggers, w/suit boots)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • A small bag containing towel and change of clothing for when you return
  • We do have bottled water available for purchase prior to commencement of the tour

Please Note:

  • November to May is stinger season
  • The wearing of stinger suits during stinger season is compulsory
  • We have a large selection of stinger suits for use in a variety of sizes
  • We encourage anybody with their own stinger suits to bring them along to use

Sunset Tour

Sunset Tour
  • A leisurely paddle to explore Horseshoe Bay
  • Drift over seagrass beds and coral gardens without disturbing the environment
  • Have a relaxing drink as you watch the sun go down

Tours operate 7 days (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)
Tours operate with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 customers
Minimum age for participation in the tours is 7 years; each child under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult
All tours are timed to coincide with the Sealink and Magnetic Island Sunbus services

When

  • Winter check-in time is 3:45pm, but in summer it is 4:30pm
  • Please reconfirm start and finish times with our office within 1 week your booking
  • Horseshoe Bay beach front across the road from the bus terminus and mini roundabout on the beach to the right of the public toilets
  • Tour returns approx. 2 hours later

Cost

  • $60 per adult (in a double sea kayak)
  • $115 for 1 adult and 1 child under 15 years (in a double sea kayak)
  • $220 per family (2 adults + 2 children under 15 years in 2 double sea kayaks)

Includes

  • Reef Tax, National Park Fees and GST
  • Drinks at sunset
  • All equipment
  • Instruction
  • Guided tour

Getting Here

  • Coming from town the last ferry you would need to catch is the 2:15pm Sealink ferry from the Breakwater Terminal, which gets into Nelly Bay @ 2:40pm
  • The MI Sunbus departs Picnic Bay @ 2:25pm for Nelly Bay
  • There is a connecting bus which departs Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal @ 2:50pm getting into Horseshoe Bay @ 3:05pm
  • You can travel over earlier in the day and spend longer on Magnetic Island and in Horseshoe Bay prior to check-in

Suggested attire for partaking in sea kayaking

  • Bathers, shorts & shirt to paddle in
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Footwear to get wet (sandals, joggers, w/suit boots)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • A small bag containing towel and change of clothing for when you return
  • We do have bottled water available for purchase prior to commencement of the tour

Please Note:

  • November to May is stinger season
  • The wearing of stinger suits during stinger season is compulsory
  • We have a large selection of stinger suits for use in a variety of sizes
  • We encourage anybody with their own stinger suits to bring them along to use

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