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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(SUP) 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 or SUP 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 white bellied 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 can provide a paddling experience that is just right for you, your family, friends or workmates. All you need is a sense of adventure to give it a go!

We use one, two and three person kayaks and paddle boards specifically chosen so that your experience is one of enjoying the places you explore and the company of the people you are with.

Our guided tours 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!

Prefer to talk to a person before booking? Call Phil on 0429019141 between 5pm to 7pm Tuesday to Friday. Closed on Monday and usually out on the water on weekends.

See you on the water!

Phil Doddridge

Owner Adventure Kayaking SA

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WOW what a summer we are had! So many great kayaking and SUP adventures and happy paddlers. Thanks to all who have joined us and the feedback we have received. Check out our Trip Advisor and Facebook pages for more.

WAIT!! Paddling season is not over, the best conditions are from March to early June. Our kayaking tours and hire at the Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard will continue through to end of June before closing for our winter holiday...going snow skiing!

WAIT!! Paddle'n'Pint is a new event we are trialling in the heart of Port Adelaide. Enjoy and evening paddle around the historic inner harbour followed by a meal at the Port Admiral. Please enquire via email for further details or like us on Facebook for updates.

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