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Paddlecraft Kayaks

1714 Pittwater Rd, Bayview, Pittwater, New South Wales 2104, Australia
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Well organised and fun!

We went over the Easter break. These guys are quick to respond via email and very easygoing. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
5undae
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Sydney, Australia
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First time on a sea kayak in open water Efficient service, fitted out and had kayak explained... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Alwayssotricky
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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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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1714 Pittwater Rd, Bayview, Pittwater, New South Wales 2104, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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

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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.

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Reviewed 21 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.

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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!!

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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

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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.

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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!

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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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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We're so happy we booked this tour. We had four wonderful hours together with Phil. Amazing views, tasty snacks, fun kayaking, beautiful weather and lots of interesting facts about the bush. We would love to do it again and can highly recommend this experience!!

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Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Many thanks, Lotta! I will share your kind words with Phil. Glad you enjoyed our half day kayaking tour on your holiday!

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We hired two double kayaks at Paddlecraft and had an amazing day. The weather was great and Pittwater is beautiful. We visited mid-November. The material was very good for a cheap price. Helen was very friendly and provided us with great service. Thank you for...More

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Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for this great review! Sorry my response is a bit tardy as the great Sydney weather has made us very busy!!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Great weekend activity with kids on the water. Helen was very friendly and offered good advice on the choice of kayak. A good selection of kayaks are available and life jackets for adults and children are included. We will be back very soon.

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Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a fantastic review! We really appreciate it and hope to see you back on Pittwater soon.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Paddlecraft is a family business specialising in a range of kayaks for hire or purchase. I took a group of six American university students there where we hired kayaks and paddled out past Scotland Island to the western shore of Pittwater. The kayaks are well...More

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Helen M, Owner at Paddlecraft Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks so much! Appreciate that you have taken the time to post a nice review of our small business!

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