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Adventure Kayaking SA

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Adelaide, South Australia 5018, Australia
+61 8 8295 8812
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Adventure Kayaking SA is ensuring adventure is alive in Adelaide, South Australia. Kayaking and Standup Paddle boarding are fun, safe and with us suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Our paddling tours, hire or lessons are designed for all to enjoy... whether your first time or if you are a seasoned paddler. If you are visiting Adelaide our tours offer experiences even "locals" don't know exists; if you are from Adelaide enjoy a spectacular short holiday without leaving home! Paddling at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard and seeing the Port River Dolphins has been voted one of the TOP FOUR MUST DO ACTIVITIES IN ADELAIDE. Exploring the sea caves and viewing the friendly seals at RAPID BAY by SEA KAYAK is a day of high adventure. We also provide fun social and team building sessions for business and social groups and and great educational programs for school groups. Our paddling experiences suit all ages. All you need is good general health and a sense of adventure. By kayak or SUP you can encounter sensitive wildlife without causing any damage or lasting disturbance. You won't even leave your footprints! We use one, two and three person sea kayaks and SUP boards specifically chosen so that your experience is one of enjoying the places you explore and the company of the people you are with. All our adventures are lead by friendly guides who are fully accredited, carry first-aid kits and are trained in emergency response. If you are adventurous, a family who plays together, friendship, business, social or school group we guarantee that our kayaking and SUP experiences will be enjoyed by all. Don't just take our word for about it , we're very biased! Explore the other features of our website for further information and images of people like you having the best fun ever! Come join us soon.
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“ship wrecks” (37 reviews)
“garden island” (35 reviews)
“see dolphins” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Adelaide, South Australia 5018, Australia
+61 8 8295 8812

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wild dolphins, mangrove creeks and friendly helpful staff, what more could you ask for? I've never been kayaking before, but with clear helpful instructions and guidance as we went along, I really enjoyed it. All ages and abilities were there enjoying the tour. Full marks

Thank mrsm360
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a 2 hour 1 to 1 kayaking lesson with a very professional and knowledgeable yet fun instructor. It was $130 well spent. Learnt a few tricks, gained a lot of confidence and saw a place in Adelaide that I didn’t know existed. As...More

Thank drk65
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Phil did an outstanding job of managing four couples with varying levels of experience. We were lucky with a clear and warm day, but he also planned to make best use of wind and tide to make it easy. He was happy to take photos...More

Thank erica d
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Owwhh thanks erica d that really makes my day!!!! So glad to hear that I made yours and you enjoyed exploring this great part of Adelaide!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've lived in Adelaide for 10 years and never knew this little gem of a place existed. Very protected and easy to paddle for a few hours. We saw dolphins, explored a few creeks and almost made it to the ship wrecks. Will do it...More

Thank Russell T
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Russell T glad we could introduce you to this little know part of Adelaide. As you have found out it is amazing and the Port River Dolphins beautiful!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did a three hour paddle today and saw dolphins, mangroves and old ship wrecks. It was a beautiful day, an easy paddle and our guides Sam and Jake were very friendly and helpful. Having the luxury of setting off from and...More

Thank Vicki J
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vicki J I am so happy my team shared such a enjoyable paddling adventure with your husband and yourself. It really makes our day when we know we have made yours!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would really recommend this activity, once you get on the river the scenery is surprisingly nice. Saw three groups of dolphins and managed to get to one of the shipwrecks despite it being quite a windy day. The leaders were very helpful and gave...More

Thank Clare A
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Clare A for your review. You group experienced one of the windiest tours this season and still had a lot of fun. The area is very protected and we don't get dangerous waves. I am so glad you enjoyed the area and it's dolphins....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I joined the 3 hour dolphin sanctuary tour with Phil as our guide. We have both kayaked a couple of times before but are by no means particularly fit or experienced. We shared a 2 person kayak and found it extremely easy,...More

Thank heatherbutterscotch
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks heatherbutterscotch for that fabulous recount of the tour we shared . Looking forward to providing similar for your whole family!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide Phil was super knowledgeable and informative about the wildlife and the area in general including a bunch of really interesting historical aspects. All round great bloke too. Really enjoyed the session, saw heaps of dolphins, a rare bird, and a baby stingray...More

Thank Luke J
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Luke J we really did have a great session on the water...as most days are at the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary! Thanks for taking the time to let "the world" know.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 2-people kayak. My wife is a first time paddler, while I have some experience somewhere before. Generally speaking the strength is acceptable, we went through almost the whole route in 2.5 hours. The landscape in the port is amazing! There are several...More

Thank Terrence H
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Terrence H for you kind comments. I am very happy that you found our experience so enjoyable.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Had the best day on Adventure Kayaking!! Sarah was the leader and I was also in her Kyak, ( I don't think I was much use, Sarah probably did most of the rowing😕 sorry Sarah)!! I was apprehensive about the day and seeing dolphins, because...More

Thank Jenni B
Phillip D, Owner at Adventure Kayaking SA, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks Jenni B and what a great day it was...perfect weather, nice people, lots dolphins. I will pass your review onto Sarah who will be thrilled she made your day!

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10 August 2016|
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Response from Phillip D | Property representative |
The start time is generally 10am however this can change due to tides and weather. To see the time for any given day go to the bookings calendar where all tour and hire sessions are given and the start time. This information... More
24 November 2015|
Response from Phillip D | Property representative |
Hi we would be able to offer a transfer from Glenelg to the kayaking. After the kayaking we would drop you to the Pt Adelaide Train station where you could catch a train into Adelaide and then tram back to Glenelg