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Sea Kayak Eco Adventures
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Indicative Rate* $60.00 to $85.00 Tour Only

07 4778 5424
magneticisland@seakayak.com.au
www.seakayak.com.au

Description

"We take only photos and leave only footprints". Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks is one of the oldest running operations on the east coast established in 1993, they operate the Island's only Advanced Ecotourism Certified tour and the regions first Australian Climate Action Business.

Discover World Heritage Magnetic Island's National and Marine Parks from the quiet of your kayak on their fun and adventurous multi-award winning tours. Paddle within metres of huge granite boulders to marvel at the coastline's rugged beauty. Drift over sea grass beds and coral gardens without disturbing the environment to view nature in the wild on the Island's most informative and only true environmentally friendly tour.

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View nature in the wild on Magnetic Island's only environmentally friendly tours as you discover its World Heritage National and Marine Park from the quiet of your kayak.

Choose from a Morning Tour including tropical breakfast on a secluded, picturesque beach, or reflect over your day with a leisurely paddle and a drink on their Sunset Tour.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Guide
    Guide

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Kayaking
    Kayaking
  • Lessons/Tutorials
    Lessons/Tutorials
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Whale Watching
    Whale Watching

Other Information

Children:
Children must be a minimum age of seven years. Each child under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Cancellation Information:
Due to the limited number of spaces on tours they do not reserve any places unless confirmation is received.
For a booking to be confirmed full monies must be paid to Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks or one of their Agents or Credit Card details provided to Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks. The customer agrees that monies can be deducted from their Credit Card for tours cancelled with less than 48 hours notice or for persons that do not show for check-in at the appointed time on the booked day of departure.
The travel date of the tour may only be altered with more than 48 hours notice to Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks, prior to the originally booked tour.
For tours cancelled more than 48 hours prior to the originally booked departure date then monies will be refunded, less 25 per cent to cover agents and Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks costs incurred in the original booking.
No refund will be given, or departure date altered, for tours cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the originally booked departure date, or for persons who do not show for check-in at the appointed time on the booked day of departure.
For tours cancelled by Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks, customers will be transferred to another tour, or all monies will be refunded for customers who are unable to transfer.

Departure Details:
Tour departs from Horseshoe Bay Magnetic Island. Horseshoe Bay Beach Front, (Pacific Drive) opposite Horseshoe Bay bus terminus and mini roundabout, between public toilets and beach.
Check in at 8.00 a.m. prior to safety briefing and instruction before departing on a guided tour with a maximum of 12 customers, returning by approximately 12.30 p.m. Tour start point may alter due to weather conditions.

Restrictions:
Tours operate with a minimum of two and a maximum of 12 customers.
Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks will not be responsible for any loss or damage to goods left in their possession whilst the tour takes place, or goods carried on the tour, either by the guide, the customer or any other passenger.
Suggested clothing to wear includes:- footwear to get wet (eg. wet suit booties, reef sandals or joggers) swimmers, shorts, shirt, long socks, hat and sunglasses. Also needed are sunscreen and a bottle of water. A small bag containing towel and change of clothing can be left locked up at the start point.
Release forms must be signed prior to participation.
The wearing of life jackets (personal flotation devices) is compulsory.
The wearing of stinger suits is compulsory in the stinger season.
Weather conditions and group ability dictate where the tour operates from and where it goes.
All food provided is suitable for vegetarians, for those with other special dietary requirements they suggest bringing something suitable to eat.

Further Details:
If any person partaking in a tour with Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks has a condition that may affect the progress of the tour in any way, this must be disclosed to the guide prior to commencement of the tour and instruction.
All persons partaking in a sea kayak tour with Magnetic Island Sea Kayaks acknowledge there are potential dangers in sea kayaking and its associated activities, it requires personal physical exertion and they are fit to participate in sea kayaking and its associated activities.
It is the customers' responsibility to arrive on time prepared to start the tour.

Hotel Pick-up:
For customers travelling by public bus on the island, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are at the bus stop five minutes prior to the advertised time for pickup and are waiting in a position so the driver can see you as they approach the bus stop.
For customers travelling by ferry to get to Magnetic Island to partake in the tour, it is your responsibility to ensure that you arrive at the ferry terminal 15 minutes prior to the advertised departure time in order to purchase your ferry ticket and board the ferry.

How To Get There:
Horseshoe Bay beach front.
Next to public toilets (across the road from bus terminus and mini roundabout).

Tariff Information:
The cost of the tour is per person in a double sea kayak. Children, family and single kayak prices are available.


Accreditation

Sea Kayak Eco Adventures Tours


Sea Kayak Morning Eco Adventure


"We take only photos and leave only footprints"

Join in the fun excitement and adventure on this multi award winning tour with your friendly, experienced and qualified guide.

Discover Magnetic Island's World Heritage National and Marine Parks from the quiet of your kayak while drifting over seagrass beds and coral gardens without disturbing the environment on the Island's first and only nationally Advanced Ecotourism certified tour.

Take a relaxing break and enjoy a tropical breakfast on secluded and picturesque beaches. Paddle within metres of huge granite boulders and let your worries drift away as you marvel at the rugged beauty of the coastline, view nature in the wild and learn about the areas history and ecology on the Island's most informative and only true "Environmentally Friendly" tour.

Tour Information


4 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pickup is available, please contact the operator for more information.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
8:00am - 12:30pm
Weather and numbers permitting, a minimum of two and maximum of 12 customers.

Tour Departs From

  • Horeshoe Bay

Tour Travels To

  • Balding Bay and Radical Bays
  • Five Beach Bay

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$85.00$85.00Tour Only
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children must be a minimum age of seven years. Each child under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.



Sea Kayak Sunset Tour


Check in approximately two hours before sunset on the beach in Horseshoe Bay. Full instruction and safety brief is provided before launching and a little more instruction on the water to make the tour easier for everyone. The guided tour stays within the sheltered waters of Horseshoe Bay as you take a leisurely paddle out to Horseshoe Bay Point before drifting back over sea grass beds and coral gardens to watch turtles come to the surface to breath close by and wildlife prepare itself for the night's ritual. Reflect over your day, have a chat or sit in silence as you soak up the last rays of the sun with a relaxing drink in hand and watch the sunset behind the anchored sail boats.

Tour Information


2 hours and 15 minutes
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2014
3:45pm - 6:15pm
3:45pm - 6:15pm
3:45pm - 6:15pm
Due to the variation in times of sunset please reconfirm start and finish times with their office within one week your booking.

Tour Departs From

  • Horseshoe Bay

Tour Travels To

  • Horseshoe Bay

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$60.00$60.00Tour Only
Derived from 1 person rate.


Other Information

Children: Children must be a minimum age of seven years. Each child under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.



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Contact Details

07 4778 5424

 

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator . All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.



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