Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour


  • Spot turtle, dolphins, and more while kayaking to South Stradbroke Island

  • Swim and snorkel in the tropical waters off of Wavebreak Island

  • This tour is suitable for both first-time and experienced paddlers

  • Includes all gear, breakfast on the beach, and hotel pickup and drop-off


Following pickup at your Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach hotel, head to the Broadwater Tourist Park, where you meet your guide for the morning kayak tour. Receive safety information, paddling instruction, and gear before launching your kayak into the calm Broadwater channel. As you paddle to nearby islands, be on the lookout for turtles, dolphins, stingrays, and eagles. You might even spot migrating humpback whales, if you’re traveling between May and November. When you reach Wavebreak Island, enjoy a picnic breakfast, and then spend some time swimming and snorkeling with the provided gear. Continue to South Stradbroke Island, where you stroll the surfing beach while spotting the hundreds of wild golden wallabies that are endemic to the island. Your half-day tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.

Tour info

4 hours - 5 hours
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Why take this tour?

Discover the quiet beaches and native wildlife of Australia’s Gold Coast on this half-day guided kayaking tour. Kayak to Wavebreak Island and South Stradbroke Island, where you snorkel and visit secluded beaches while your guide offers information about the local environment and animals. This tour includes kayaking and snorkeling instruction before heading out, as well as lunch and round-trip transportation from your hotel.

What’s included?

  • Surfers Paradise & Broadbeach Resorts pickup and drop-off

  • Light continental Breakfast

  • Professional & friendly tour guides

  • Use of kayaks and snorkeling gear

  • Lifejackets and safety equipment provided

  • Drinks

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4-5 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Australian Kayaking Adventures

About operator:

Australian Kayaking Adventures has been operating kayaking & snorkelling tours on the Gold Coast for over 18 years. Enjoy local knowledge from friendly, experienced tour guides. We have the Half day Dolphin & Stradbroke Island Tour, Surfers Paradise Sunset Kayaking Tour, Kayak Hire and Stand up paddle board hire from Budds Beach in Surfers Paradise. We look forward to showing off the natural environment the Gold Coast has offer.

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