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“fitzroy island”(11 reviews)
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Stand Up Paddle allows for a whole new world of exploration, fitness, adventure and family fun. Whether you want to cruise Far North Queensland's beautiful beaches, paddle the freshwater inland waterways and lakes of the Tablelands or catch a wave...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently went paddle boarding with the family in the Goldsborough valley. Lots of fun with deals for locals. Only comment would be that you do get wet, so make sure your belongings are secured. Allie, the instructor, was friendly and provided delicious cake at morning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C7964ROkarend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the best time paddleboarding with Allie and her crew! We went to the Goldsborough valley and had a relaxed, beautifully scenic paddleboard down the river spotting wildlife and hearing the call of the cassowary. This tour is so personal and is a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 25 October 2018

The trip to Fitzroy was lovely and chilled. Allie and her neice met me at the reef terminal and we got the ferry to the island early in the morning before spending some time learning paddle board skills and paddling with beautiful green turtles. They...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Outdoors_is_great
Reviewed 8 October 2018

If you wanna avoid the hustle and bustle and big touristy tours, this is the tour to book! I believe this must be the best way to experience the beautiful Fitzroy Island with the best views!! Snorkeling with the turtles under the board was definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stine F
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time with Allie - beautiful spot to go paddle boarding at Barron River. It was great learning with Allie - she's so friendly and easy going! I'm so impressed she managed to get me balanced on a board and confidently getting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SModesti
whatsupc, Owner at What'SUP Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Great day and a new friend, happy life happy travels hope to see you again for an ocean paddle. Yahoo😎

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I were so lucky to book our stand up paddle board trip with Allie the owner of this wonderful business. Allie is so friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging. She has the knack of teaching you very quickly the tricks to standing up and...More

Thank holidayalongtheway
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I very much enjoyed this day trip with Allie on Fitzroy island. It’s the perfect day trip if you’re looking for something local, with a small group (we were only 4). Had never done stand up paddle before but it was not a problem as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Camille L
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Brilliant day touring Fitzroy Island with Allie. Four people took the ferry over to the island to explore the fantastic nudey beach first thing in the morning. After about an hour on the beach Allie setup all of the SUP board equipment and taught our...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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whatsupc, Owner at What'SUP Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Great day spent with beautiful people, thanks for vibes.....enjoyed the day very much

Reviewed 29 October 2017

My friend and I wanted to head out to Fitzroy for the day and do a paddle board tour. Only thing was that we weren't organised and were looking for next day availability. Thankfully Dan was a gem and got us all sorted the night...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Annie T
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A great day paddleboarding on the beautiful Fitzroy Island on 13 August. Chase our instructor was great (and very patient as we were all beginners). Snorkels and flippers were also provided to explore the reef. We saw turtles!! We were also really fortunate to witness...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank janetbailey21
whatsupc, Owner at What'SUP Cairns, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hey guys! Thanks for the review. So glad you had an awesome time. We will pass your kind feedback onto Chase. Cheers Jo

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