Pittwater Discovery Kayaking Tour
After a half hour equipment orientation, we begin our approximately 1 1/2 hour paddle northward, around Scotland Island and into Lovett Bay, exploring Salvation Creek at high tide. Stopping at a little beach, we take a half hour bush walk to Lovett Bay waterfall and then enjoy a mid morning snack. Our return paddle is a leisurely hour paddle home.
Why take this tour?
Only an hour away from Sydney, explore bushland and beaches in the national park at Pittwater. Departing from our marina location on kayak, discover the sandy inlets, cliffs and gum trees of the western foreshore of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park – accessible only by water! Kayak around Scotland Island and drift down Salvation Creek past the mangroves, before paddling into secluded Lovett Bay for morning tea. Take in the tranquil surroundings while feasting on a picnic-style spread of fresh fruit and pastries. Choose to take a dip in the inviting waters or pop on your walking shoes for a bush walk among the gum trees. The destination? A hidden rainforest waterfall above Lovett Bay. Your experienced local guide will share in-depth knowledge on the region and its native flora and fauna. After a blissful time on the water, you’ll be ready to return back to shore with unforgettable memories!
Morning tea including fruit and pastries
Double sit in kayaks, Personal Flotation Devices and paddle
The listed price does not include parking fees, however free parking may be available. Please allow additional time to secure parking.
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Before you book
Duration: 4h 30m
Mobile tickets accepted
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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.
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