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Sydney Harbour Kayaks

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“eco tour”(30 reviews)
“morning tea”(24 reviews)
“free lesson”(10 reviews)
The Sydney Harbour Kayaks experience is more than just about going on a tour, buying or renting a kayak. Our team is passionate about all paddle sports, passionate about being out on the water and living our dream, to take time - enjoy life. Our...more
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
81 Parriwi Rd | Smiths Boat Shed / Spit Bridge, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9969 4590
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were joined by our son and daughter in law on a great kayak trip through the Gunbower forest. We were very well looked after by Shannon, his family and Greg. They were very knowledgeable about the area were were visiting. The...More

Thank Leonie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a Kayak Safety Course for beginners. Very professional staff and the instructor (young and handsome Peter?) was patient and excellent! I spoke to some of the customers who had done the guided tour and they were equally impressed. Hats off to Sydney Harbour...More

Thank OddNob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sydney Harbour Kayaks are an amazing company. The trainer Ben is legendary and patient and kayaking is something all can do. Life changing day

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

My friends and I did a eco tour by kayak anf it was amazing!! Beautiful views and a great guide with nice stories and information!

Thank annelies b
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I decided to buy a Kayak from Sydney Harbour Kayaks after some really great advice and support. Included in the deal was the offer of free lessons which was great to hear so I went ahead and had my first lesson with Ben. I found...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had an amazing beginner Kayaking session with Ben. He is a very professional patient and an attentive instructor. Also, the team behind is very helpful. Will definitely come back and highly recommend to anyone.

Thank Charith S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had two really great lesaons w Ben. We r just getting into Sea Kayaking and Ben provided some grt instructions on basic techniques and safety proocedures. Highly recommended.

Thank MattCumbo787
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Matt Thank you so much for the review of the INTRO and SAFETY Lessons. I am glad that you liked the courses and our instructor Ben. I do hope we get to see you again. Regards Shannon

Reviewed 28 May 2018

The weather turned it on for us to enjoy a truly informative, relaxing and sometimes physically challenging Eco Tour of Middle Harbour. Our guide Sol was incredibly knowledgeable and eager to assist us enjoying the experience as best he could, as were the support staff....More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The lessons were lot of fun. Ben is amazing trainer who has lot of knowledge and is wery helpful. The best part was learning to safe people in single and double kayaks.

Thank Lenka P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a great part of the world. Having sailed Middle Harbour often, I wasn't sure that the experience would be much different. However, the kayak allowed us to travel slower and closer to the shoreline so we could observe and investigate more, and travel...More

Thank EuroTripping2013
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear EuroTripping2013 Thank you for taking the time to review our kayaking eco tour. I am so glad that it was a positive experience. It is good to know that you were able to experience many new things on a waterway that you already know,...More

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With a variety of outdoor attractions, the
sophisticated harbour suburb of Mosman has something
for everyone. Shoppers can stroll Military Road for
its unique offering of antiques, designer labels, and
hip restaurants and cafes. Nature lovers can take in
spectacular bushwalks like the Taronga to Balmoral
walk, while families can enjoy snorkeling in the
sheltered beaches of Balmoral Beach or scuba diving at
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Response from OBrienSports | Property representative |
Yes we do. We have a large storage area for bags and a secure area for wallets / keys etc. We look forward to seeing you.