The Freycinet Paddle Kayak Tour

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PLEASE NOTE: This tour departs directly from MUIRS BEACH, The Esplanade, Coles Bay. Please be at the beach 10minutes before departure time. There is free car parking and toilet facilities available.

Duration: 3 hours
- includes briefing, approx 2 hrs paddling and a refreshment break on a beach

The tour is undertaken in stable, double sea kayaks. Single bookings are welcome - you will share a double kayak with a guide or fellow participant.
Relax in the company of a small group – our standard tour is a maximum of 14 participants.
No previous experience is necessary to enjoy these adventures. You do not need to be able to swim as we operate by the philosophy we are ‘on the water’ not ‘in the water’.
Our trips are about good times, not hard work.

What to bring:
Casual clothing, e.g. shorts and t-shirt
Footwear, e.g. sandals, trainers, or thongs
Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, water bottle

What's included
All sea kayaking equipment, including warm polar fleece and Spray Jacket (if required)
Professional, friendly guide/s.DryBag for personal items e.g. cameras. Morning/Afternoon Tea, ie light snack

Age limits
Sea kayaking is suitable for all ages.
Families and young children (under 12yrs) are welcome, subject to availability. Where possible we offer a separate tour departure for family groups with young children to tailor the trip to suit the kids.

As we operate in the outdoors, weather conditions may affect our adventures.
In this case, we alter the tour route to suit the conditions. If conditions are unsuitable to paddle in Coles Bay, the tour will relocate to an alternative location in the local area, such as Swanwick Bay and the Greater Swanport River, a sheltered area rich in birdlife located only 5 mins drive north of Coles Bay (please refer to Freycinet Paddle Tour Routes map ).

Driving time to Coles Bay, from
Bicheno – 30 mins
Swansea – 45 mins
Launceston – 2 hours
Hobart – 2.5 hours
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Tour Details

  • Paddle in some of the clearest water in Australia
  • See the amazing pink granite cliffs
  • Spot wildlife such as dolphins and penguins
3 Hours
  • All sea kayaking equipment, including warm polar fleece and Spray Jacket (if required)
  • Professional, friendly guides
  • Dry Bag for personal items e.g. cameras
  • Morning / Afternoon Tea, ie light snack
Available October through to April
Regions Visited
  • Swansea, Coles Bay and Freycinet
Departure Point
Muir’s Beach in Coles Bay

Tour Description

Discover Tasmania’s greatest sea kayaking destination on the Freycinet Paddle. The Freycinet Paddle was listed as the #4 must-do experience in Australia on the Nine Network’s Things to Try Before you Die. On this relaxed, 3 hour guided tour of the Freycinet coastline, you’ll glide beneath pink granite mountains, past pristine sandy beaches and across waters so crystal clear you feel like you can touch the marine life below. You’ll experience Freycinet’s rich wildlife as you weave along the peninsula’s stunning coastline. Watch for soaring sea eagles, elusive little penguins and the sudden gleam of a dolphin’s back as it breaks the ocean’s surface. Take time out on a secluded beach and discover Freycinet’s rich stories from your guides as you relax with freshly brewed coffee and tasty snacks. This award-winning tour blends adventure and serenity with a deep appreciation of an incredible environment. An unforgettable way to discover the Freycinet Peninsula.