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Seal Island and Penguin Island or Point Peron Sea Kayak Tour

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    What to Expect
    Shoalwater Islands Marine Park is a roughly 45-minute drive south of Perth and is home to several limestone islands known for their marine life. Depending on option selected, your tour starts with pickup in Perth or by meeting your guide at the starting point.

    Receive your equipment for the day and hop in your kayak to take off on your first paddle to Seal Island, about 0.6 miles (1 km) offshore, where you should see sea lions. Under typical weather conditions (light easterly breeze), this section of your kayak tour takes about 15 minutes. Your itinerary then continues depending on what time of year you are traveling.

    Point Peron (June to mid-September):

    Continue to Gull Rock to look for osprey nests, and then to Bird Island to view nesting pelicans, cormorants, and other sea birds that live in the marine park. Finally, stop at Point Peron for a picnic lunch prepared by your guides. After lunch, set out to explore Point Peron, viewing rock formations and taking in the natural beauty. Paddle back toward Seal Island and return to shore to end your tour. 

    Penguin Island (mid-September to May):

    Paddle about 30 minutes (1.2 miles / 2 km) to Penguin Island, where you'll land and enjoy a picnic lunch. Then visit the Discovery Centre, where some penguins are fed. After this, you have free time to swim, snorkel, enjoy more kayaking, explore the coast and caves of the island, or simply take a nap under a tree. Depending on time on the day, your guide may lead a nature walk around the island to look for shellfish, starfish, crabs, sea birds (including a pelican colony), lizards, and dolphins, plus enjoy views of the bay. Your tour ends with return to your starting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel pickup in Perth central business district
    Departure Time
    Mid-September to June:
    7:45am to 8:15am for pickup from Perth CBD hotels
    9am at Shoalwater (starting point of tour)

    June to mid-September
    8:45am to 9:15am for pickup from Perth CBD hotels
    10am at Shoalwater (starting point of tour)
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off Perth (central business district ) (if option selected)
    • Lunch and snacks
    • All necessary equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Penguin Island
    • Entry/Admission - Point Peron
    • Entry/Admission - Shoalwater Islands Marine Park
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off if option not selected when booking
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I would be sea lyin' if I said we didn't have the best trip ever with Emily and Carl. Rivergods picked us up from our hotel and took us out with a friendly service which was as smooth as a skink's belly. A dolphin and its calf even came out to greet us as soon as we got out
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    We are a family of 5 with 3 kids aged 17, 14 and 10. We had a great time on this activity. Our guide Giulia was friendly and shared with us a lot of information regarding the area and the animals leaving there. The Sea Lions were HUGE and the Penguins were cute. It was
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    My family and I did a kayak tour with Lindsy as our guide. Lindsy was bright, bubbly, enthusiastic and informative. We had perfect weather and calm waters. A great day was had by all. Thank you Lindsy!
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    A group of youths 20-29 yrs olds experiencing kayaking first time. We went for the Penguin Island Tour where we had to kayak across the deep blue sea. The distance sounded far but it was really manageable. Along the way we stopped for pictures whenever we saw dolphins and sea
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    What a great day we had. Our guide Greg was brilliant. Our first time kayaking and his instructions were perfect.
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    Response from Rivergods, Manager at Seal Island and Penguin Island or Point Peron Sea Kayak Tour
    Responded 26 Feb 2019
    Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed your first time kayaking, be sure to make sure it isn't the only time! :)
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