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Kayak /SUP tours, hire and lessons

Come try kayaking or paddle boarding at the Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard. We offer guided tours, hire or lessons in this spectacular environment. See dolphins, ship wrecks and explore a stunning wetland just 30min. from CBD!

Sea Kayak Tour including lunch

Rapid Bay is one hour south of Adelaide and is a spectacular destination for sea kayaking. We visit beautiful isolated beaches, mysterious sea caves and you can also meet the locals a growing colony of seals always...

Novice to advanced group and private lessons

A kayaking or paddle board lesson is the best way to learn the equipment, skills and safety required for the activity and explore the beautiful Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. Share some quality time with our highly qualified and extremely friendly instructors.

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are available for any of our tours, instructional sessions or for a dollar amount. An Adventure Kayaking gift voucher makes a unique present for any occasion. Vouchers can be purchased over the phone or by using our online booking system.

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Welcome to Adventure Kayaking SA

Kayaking and Paddle Boarding with us are easy, fun and adventurous!

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. By kayak, SUP or Hobie you can encounter sensitive wildlife without causing any damage or lasting disturbance. You won't even leave your footprints!

If you are visiting Adelaide our tours offer experiences even "locals" don't know exist; 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. The coastline of the Fleurieu Peninsula south of Adelaide is spectacular with towering cliffs, beautiful sandy beaches and amazing wildlife including seals, dolphins, birds and occasionally sea eagles!

We also provide fun social and team building sessions for business and social groups and and great educational programs for school groups including SACE kayaking and SUP courses.

We offer a paddling experiences that are just right for you, your family, friends or workmates. All you need is a sense of adventure.

We use one, two and three person kayaks, paddle boards and Hobie kayaks specifically chosen so that your experience is one of enjoying the places you explore and the company of the people you are with. We have recently added Hobie Mirage Drive pedalled kayaks to our fleet. These are ultimate high quality craft with ingenious pedal drives that take kayaking to a new high! See one in operation at: Hobie Revolution 13 in action.

Our guided adventures are lead by friendly guides who are fully accredited, carry first-aid kits and are trained in emergency response. When hiring we help you set up and launch, provide a safety briefing, a map and let you know the best places to find dolphins and explore the area. We are the only operator in Adelaide to provide kayaks at the water's edge!

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! Check out what others say on our Facebook and Trip Advisor pages.

Explore the other features of our website for further information and images of people like you having the best fun ever!

See you on the water!

Phil Doddridge

Owner Adventure Kayaking SA

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Christmas is only 1 month away!! OMG where did the year go? Our gift vouchers for a spectacular experience would be just perfect for that adventurous person in your life! Can be ordered online and delivered by email in seconds!

Tours and hire sessions now operating 6 days a week in the Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard. Dolphins everywhere at present and perfect temperature for kayaking and SUP. Weekend tours and hire sessions booking out several days in advance. Get in quick if you want a spectacular paddling adventure. If booked out go on the waiting list by completing all of your details on the booking system, you won't be charged up front and we will call you if kayaks are available. We do not put all kayaks online so there is a good chance you will be offered a place.

Rapid Bay tours during warmer months always fill quickly...dates are now published.

We have introduced Hobie Mirage kayaks this season. These are the best and you can upgrade to these in a guided tour or hire them on a self guided tour. See Self Guided Tours(hire) for more details.

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