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Introduction to Sea Kayaking Course at St Kilda, Melbourne

04 10 329 090

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Sea Kayak Australia

Sea Kayak Australia is offering an Introduction to Sea Kayaking course. It is great for first time paddlers and those who have never had any formal instruction.

The aim of this class is to give you a good foundation in the knowledge and skills essential for safe and enjoyable paddling.

You will learn how to use kayak equipment, what to wear and how to manoeuvring your kayak. Basic skills such as manoeuvring your kayak forward, reverse it, move side ways, turning and steering.

Then learn more techniques throughout the day, from low support, sculling and edging to wet-exits, capsize recovery, rescuing others and towing.

Sea kayaking essential theory is also taught such as tides, weather, navigation, group management, safety and trip planning.

This course supplies you with a Kayak, paddling gear and course notes. The course is conducted over two days. Contact for more details.

Price & booking


$240.00 - $290.00

Two day course rate, All gear and course notes included. $290 per person or $240 per person if client supplies own kayak.

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    Departure details: 01/01/01 - 01/01/01

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Tour operator

Sea Kayak Australia was established in 1994 and is based in Melbourne. Sea Kayak Australia undertakes kayak tours, kayak courses and kayak hire around Victoria.

Sea kayaking is unique, adventurous and environmentally interactive as you get to see dolphins, seals and eagles at close quarters in a tranquil setting. It is a great way to see the countryside and experience something new.

Kayak hire is located 300 metres from the Yarra River in Abbotsford and located close to public transport via bus or train. Kayak hire is available all year round. A kayak trolley is provided to transport your kayak down to the river. You can paddle into the city from the hire location or take a leisurely paddle for a few hours.

All kayak tours include kayaking gear, sea kayak guide, historical commentary, drinks and gourmet lunch. Sea kayak tours are a great idea for birthday parties, corporate events and schools excursions.

Half day tours are located in the City, at St Kilda beach and Williamstown. Full day sea kayak tours are six hours duration (four hours paddling time) and are located at Sorrento and Phillip Island.

Gift vouchers are available online. Please see the website for further details.