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About Paddlecraft Kayaks
Choose your own experience! Get out on Sydney's Pittwater with Paddlecraft's hire kayaks and stand up paddle boards available from one hour up to multiple days. Or try our guided Pittwater Discovery Tours and explore the scenic waterways including McCarrs Creek, Lovett Bay, Clareville Beach, Scotland Island with your friends and family! We do all the work, so you can do all the exploring! Paddlecraft brings your kayaks to the water's edge at our beachside launch and provide all the hire kayaking equipment needed, as well as paddling advice and a map of Pittwater. Our very large and brand new hire fleet has a wide range of kayaks, including single and double kayaks, recreational sit on tops, touring sit in kayaks and ocean skis, that will suit beginners to the most experienced paddlers. We have boats to suit everyone! Only located 40 minutes from Sydney with plenty of parking at our Bayview Marina location, Paddlecraft offers the only fully licensed and fully insured kayaking center with exclusive access to the scenic waterways of Pittwater. Marina amenities include change facilities and showers, an outdoor cafe and picnic area. Get started on fulfilling your dreams.... and paddle now!
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Bayview, Pittwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Tours and Tickets by Paddlecraft Kayaks
Pittwater Discovery Kayaking Tour
US$90.73 per adult
Pittwater Kayaking Birthday Party
US$21.77 per adult
Sydney SUP Board Hire on Pittwater - (2) Hours on Stand Up Paddle Board
US$39.92 per adult
Sydney Single Kayak Hire on Pittwater - (2) Hours on Sit on Top or Sit in Kayak
US$39.92 per adult
Sydney Double Kayak Hire on Pittwater - (2) Hours on Sit on Top or Sit in Kayak
US$47.18 per adult
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tour was fabulous, ran so seamlessly and the whole time I felt safe, well catered for, able to speak up if I was having problems, and it was a very exciting and new experience for me. I loved your guidance, you had such a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

Helen was a great host, we had an awesome lesson on the SUP boards, and then did a SUP tour. We stopped for some snacks and tea and then went on a hike to a hidden waterfall and encountered amazing animals. It was a fantastic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leego456123
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thanks, Lee!! Really appreciate your wonderful review. Got a great video of the jellyfish and posted it on our FB page. Worth (almost) losing my paddle over board...! ;-) Cheers, Helen

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Whether renting or buying a kayak Helen provided the best solution to our long search for a new toy. Paddlecraft had a large range of boats and we were offered to chance to ray before we bought. The price was more than competitive and free...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ROBERT V
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks, Robert! We are so pleased that you are happy with your choices and have been out on the water too! We think Pittwater is pretty special too...;-) Helen

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Cherrie and I have become new kayak enthusiasts back in Montana recently so while we are here in Clareville, Sydney we decided to hire a couple of kayaks and we spent half the day exploring Bayview, Clareville area in totally perfect conditions on Pittwater. What...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Montanaaussie
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Awwww... Thanks so much for that GLOWING review. It was my pleasure! Can't wait to see you back down under again. Cheers! Helen

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We went over the Easter break. These guys are quick to respond via email and very easygoing. Our tour guide Phil was very personable and his kayaking skills are admirable!! Pittwater is beautiful and the waters are easy even for first-time kayakers like me. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 5undae
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thanks so much for the great review! I will let Phil know that you thought so highly of him!!

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

First time on a sea kayak in open water Efficient service, fitted out and had kayak explained. Friendly staff 5 hours of paddling the kayak performed better than the operator Beautiful little bays, great views. Laminated map provided Totally positive experience

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alwayssotricky
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your paddle on Pittwater with us! It is our special pleasure introducing "newbies" to our part of the world.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

This tour was well organized and communication was excellent from the time of booking to the day of the tour. Our international flight to Sydney was interrupted the day before our tour and we feared having to cancel. Helen not only made it possible by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The location is picturesque - the staff fantastically friendly. Boats new and designed for all levels of capability. Both my partner and I enjoyed it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Justin C
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks Justin! We can't take credit for this amazing spot on Pittwater or the gorgeous autumn weather we have been enjoying, but it is wonderful to hear that our customers appreciate our staff and equipment. We feel pretty grateful just doing what we do!!

Reviewed 17 February 2018

I had a great time kayaking with Paddlecraft. Our group was quite small – there were just 3 of us, plus our guide Phil. We did the half-day tour, which ran for about 4 hours and included lunch. The scenery was beautiful, and luckily the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Ollie, Appreciate the great review and also all the other social media postings about us. You're a legend!! hope the rest of your trip in Sydney has been amazing.

Reviewed 20 January 2018

Fabulous scenery and some lovely, secluded little beached for a quick dip. Good quality kayaks and good service & facilities. A great day out!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank denisem00
Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Denise, Thanks so much for your review. Just catching up after our summer rush but we really do appreciate all of our customer's great reviews. It can help out a small business so much!!

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