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Salty Dog Sea Kayaking
Salty Dog Sea Kayaking
Salty Dog Sea Kayaking
Salty Dog Sea Kayaking
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Salty Dog Sea Kayaking
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Indicative Rate* $50.00 to $1490.00 Tour Only

07 4946 1388

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Join the Salty Dog team for an unforgettable experience on one of their fully guided trips or extended expeditions.

Explore the islands by joining a guided short or extended tour or let them customise one to suit you or your group's special requirements. Alternatively kayak throughout the Whitsundays at your own pace with a 'freedom' rental kayak, camping out under the stars or 'living it up' at luxury resort-style

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accommodation en-route.

Based in the spectacular Whitsundays Islands, Salty Dog Sea Kayaking have been renting kayaks and running kayaking expeditions since 1996. Their qualified staff have an intimate knowledge of the region and enjoy nothing better than sharing this with their friends and guests.

Comprising more than 70 islands, the Whitsunday Island group is the largest offshore island chain on the east coast of Australia. As part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, its tropical, clear, warm waters offer some of the most breathtaking and accessible paddling in the world.

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  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
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    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area


  • Kayak
  • Snorkelling

Other Information

Children under seven are not recommended for these tours unless it is a 'customised trip' catering solely for specific family/group. Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Please contact operators to discuss disability access and restrictions.

Cancellation Policy

For bookings to be confirmed, they require either valid credit card details or a minimum 20 per cent deposit. The balance of any payment is due on or before the day of departure. If a trip/rental is cancelled 45 days or more before departure, the full deposit, less a AUD50.00 per person handling fee is refunded. Where notice of cancellation is less than 45 days before the departure date, deposit will be retained up to a maximum of AUD200.00 per person. Salty Dog Sea Kayaking will endeavour to fill any cancelled spot on guided trips. If successful, the full deposit less a AUD50.00 handling fee will be refunded.

Departure Point

Tours depart from Shute Harbour.

Entity Restrictions

Luggage restrictions apply on all tours. Contact operator for a list of suggested luggage and personal items.

General Comments

Salty Dog Sea Kayaking are affiliated with the Queensland Commercial Sea Kayakers Association.

Hotel Pick-up

Pick ups from all Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Shute Harbour accommodation are included.

How To Get There

Their water-front depot is conveniently located at Shute Harbour (also known as Shutehaven) which is located a short drive from the centre of Airlie Beach.

Buses run regularly and frequently between Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour (which is approximately an eight minute drive). A free Courtesy Bus is usually available to collect and return clients on guided trips from their accommodation or dedicated pick-up locations in Airlie Beach.

6 Day Sea Kayak Expedition

Salty Dog Sea Kayak's expeditions are often described by clients as their best ever sea kayaking experience - with amazing scenery and an ever-changing ocean background. A paddling route includes both Hook and Whitsunday Islands with their spectacular beaches, rugged coastlines and tranquil coral-filled bays and lagoons.

Home to manta rays, turtles, dolphins, rare dugongs and humpback whales, the Whitsundays is truly a tropical marine paradise. With approximately four hours paddling each day, there's plenty of time for swimming, snorkelling, fishing or just taking it easy at the beach campsites.

Tour Information

6 days
Pick up included from all Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Shute Harbour accommodation.

Tour Departs From

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$1490.00$1490.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive (Single)

Half Day Turtle and Snorkel Tour

A perfect Whitsunday Paddle

A perfect introduction to sea kayaking or just a great opportunity to escape from the mainland for a few hours. Embarking from picturesque Shute Harbour, you explore Tancred, Repair and Shute Islands by kayak before stopping over for a swim/snorkel in the crystal-clear waters surrounding "White Rock", a tiny National Park island surrounded by breathtaking coral gardens. You then have time to relax on the island's white coral beach and enjoy a tropical morning snack before kayaking back to Shute Harbour via Cane Cocky's Beach and Gunn Island.

Tour Information

4 hours

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$80.00$80.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive (Single)

Tropical Islands Kayak and Snorkel (Full Day)

Beats Working

The golden sandy beaches, extensive fringing coral reefs and magnificent scenery, make the nearby Molle Group of Islands the perfect destination for the one day trips. Easily accessible by kayak due to their close proximity to the mainland, these islands and surrounding waters are home to giant sea turtles, dolphins and a myriad of other marine life. This is indeed a kayakers paradise. As well as paddling, there's also the opportunity to take in a guided bush walk and spend time swimming and snorkelling. The tropical beach luncheon is said to be the best around!

Tour Information

10 hours

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$130.00$130.00Adult Tour - All Inclusive (Single)

Sea Kayak Freedom Hire

Perfect Beach - perfect kayaking

Salty Dog Sea Kayaking has an extensive range of single and double sea kayaks available for hire by experienced kayakers. Whether its a short half-day trip or an extended expedition, with your own craft and itinerary, you'll have the independence and freedom to explore the amazing Whitsunday Islands at your own pace. Free advice and assistance with trip planning and route and camp site selection is available from their experienced guides.

Kayak Rental Prices

Daily Rates - one day, three days and four days

Single Kayak AUD50.00, AUD60.00 per day and AUD50.00 per day

Double Kayak AUD80.00, AUD90.00 per day and AUD80.00 per day.

Minimum of two paddlers for safety.

Hire includes kayak, paddles, lifejacket, spraydeck, charts and safety equipment.

Full and comprehensive briefing provided.

Camping and snorkelling gear and stinger suits also available for hire.

Tour Information

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To


$50.00$50.00Adult Tour Only

* 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.