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Sunrise Sydney Harbour Sea Kayak Tour

Sunrise Sydney Harbour Sea Kayak Tour

Take in the stunning views from your kayak as the sunrises on Sydney Harbour .

Go Sea Kayak on Sydney Harbour and escape from the urban life.
Let us unlock the door to the most picturesque piece of Sydney Harbour we will guide you along some of the most expensive waterfront real estate in the world before reaching Shark island a beautiful Harbour island with vantage points all the way back to the city CBD as the sun lights up the sky,

Our Guides are fully qualified professionals, you don't need any experience kayaking, they will conduct a thorough lesson before you pick up a paddle and strike the water. We use simple, super stable double sit on top sea kayaks that glide through the harbour waters easily.

All safety equipment is provided and we have a secure lock up area for your belongings.
Anyone from 5 years old and upwards with a sense of adventure can do this.

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Sydney Speed Boat Adventures

Sydney Speed Boat Adventures

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on our Speed Boat Adventure Tour®. Navigate and captain your own red speedboat for the entirety of the tour while following our trained and knowledgeable guides to experience the best of both worlds - the THRILL of driving your own speedboat, and the safety of having a skilled guide leading you around Sydney Harbour. See The Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Taronga Zoo, and more. See them from a whole new perspective that simply cannot be matched by big sight-seeing vessels.

Before the start of the tour each guest will participate in a boat safety and operations briefing. Once training is completed you will be able to operate your own boat as you follow your guide through Sydney Harbour. No license or boating experience is required.

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30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist

30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist

Experience what jet boating is all about on Australia's most exciting Jet Boat! Get ready to hold on tight as the 'Thunder' opens up with amazing stunts and wild spins through Sydney Harbour.

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Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Feel your adrenalin rush on a 30-minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride. As the jet boat powers across Sydney Harbour, see the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge from a different perspective, and experience the thrill of on-water maneuvers like 270-degree spins . This is Australia's most popular jet boating adventure, blasting off from Circular Quay every hour, every day.

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Bondi Beach High-Speed Offshore Thrill Ride

Bondi Beach High-Speed Offshore Thrill Ride

Climb onboard Sydney's fastest commercial vessel for a coastal journey like no other. Departing daily from Circular Quay, Ocean Extreme operates the only adventure vessel with an unrestricted offshore licence. Once you pass all of Sydney's stunning harbour landmarks you will be taken offshore and out into the open ocean at speeds of up to 100kmph. It's here that adrenalin really gets pumping as you jump the waves on your journey down the coastline all the way to Bondi Beach for a photo opportunity not offerred anywhere else. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, whales, seals and penguins.

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Manly Snorkel Trip and Nature Walk with Local Guide

Manly Snorkel Trip and Nature Walk with Local Guide

Enjoy a relaxed 2-hour snorkeling and walking tour at Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve in Manly, just a short hop from Sydney. This morning or afternoon tour gives both beginning and experienced snorkelers a chance to see some of the diverse marine life of Australia, launching right off the beach into calm waters with a variety of marine life. Your guide also takes your small-group, limited to 10 people, on a short walk on the headlands where you get great views of the Northern Beaches.

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Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Sydney Whale-Watching by Speed Boat

Board a speed boat for one of the most exciting and most personal whale-watching experiences in Sydney. You will blast out of Sydney Harbour and offshore into the Tasman Sea on your search for these magnificent creatures. Once located you will have plenty of photo opportunities as you travel alongside the migrating pod.

Aboard the the fastest commercial vessel in Sydney, you'll get to the whales quicker than ever before. The completely open design of the vessel, along with its low position in the water, offers the only unparalleled, unobstructed and up close whale-watching experience.

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Sydney Harbour - Try Sailing Experience

Sydney Harbour - Try Sailing Experience

Ahoy there, sailor! Embark on a three hour sailing cruise and experience the magic of Sydney from the water. Departing from Manly, you'll have the opportunity to help set the sails and steer the boat or you can simply sit back, relax and take in the views. Cruise past the multi-million dollar waterfront mansions of the rich and famous, discover hidden harbour beaches and revel in uninterrupted views of iconic attractions including the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. You're also welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy along the way.

Note: Courses will only go ahead if there are two or more individual participants enrolled. Should there not be enough participants to run a course our Sales Staff will contact you and offer you an alternative date.

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Kayak to Goat Island in Sydney Harbour with Local

Kayak to Goat Island in Sydney Harbour with Local

Come enjoy a morning sea kayak adventure on Sydney's beautiful harbour. No engine noise or fumes, just the sound of your paddle in the water and the sea birds squawking above! We'll experience the built environs and get up close and personal with many of the harbour's natural wonders and marine inhabitants. We'll paddle to the center of the harbour where we'll get some photos of you framed by the Harbour Bridge (I'm a professional photographer in my other job so expect good pics - no charge of course!) We'll then land and explore Goat Island (Memel in the local Aboriginal Language) before paddling back via Darling Harbour. Goat Island is closed to the public and landing is by special permit only. Your permit is included as part of the tour. After we're finished your welcome to have a hot shower before treating yourself to a great lunch at the famous Sydney Fish Markets a short walk away.

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Sydney Guided Shore Dive

Sydney Guided Shore Dive

The majority of diving in Sydney is off the shore and is second to none. Join us for incredible guided shore dives! Join our friendly and experienced dive guides and divemasters for our guided shore dives. Most of our shore diving sites reach a maximum depth of 18 metres, making them suitable for all divers including Open Water Divers.

HIGHLIGHTS
• We are the closest dive shop to Bare Island, arguably Sydney's most popular dive site, just five minutes from our front door.
• Single or double dives available!
• All scuba diving equipment is available for hire.
• Free transport is provided to the dive site.
• Knowledgable and experienced dive guides and divemasters.
• Rinsing facilities available after the dive at our shop.

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Sunset Sydney Harbour Sea Kayak Tour

Sunset Sydney Harbour Sea Kayak Tour

Sunset on Sydney Harbour is so special. Take in the stunning sunset views from your kayak as the sun sets behind Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Go Sea Kayak on Sydney Harbour and escape from the urban life.
Let us unlock the door to the most picturesque piece of Sydney Harbour we will guide you along some of the most expensive waterfront real estate in the world before reaching Shark island a beautiful Harbour island with vantage points all the way back to the city CBD as the lights of the city begin to twinkle, The Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Our Guides are fully qualified professionals, you don't need any experience kayaking, they will conduct a thorough lesson before you pick up a paddle and strike the water. We use simple, super stable double sit on top sea kayaks that glide through the harbour waters easily.

All safety equipment is provided and we have a secure lock up area for your belongings.
Anyone from 5 years old and upwards with a sense of adventure can do this.

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Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

Sydney Whale-Watching Cruise Including Lunch or Breakfast

This is Sydney's only true 3 in 1 whale watching cruise. Including a city sights cruise with live commentary on Sydney's history both past and present, BBQ lunch and whale watch experience on the ultimate Sydney Harbour cruise. Relax while you see the sights of Sydney from the water as you cruise around Sydney Harbour and dine on a BBQ buffet lunch or breakfast (sat/sun only) served on board. Then head out into the open sea to go whale watching, pass through the Sydney Harbour Heads. Your crew will locate and provide informative commentary on the whales and their activity. These giants of the sea once nearly hunted to extinction, it is believed in history the humpback population was once as low as 200 whales. The conservation of these beautiful animals has led to the humpback population being at a safe level to avoid extinction. Numbers are restricted on this whale-watching cruise, with plenty of room inside and out for viewing in comfort on board your spacious sightseeing vessel.

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Boat Day on Pittwater

Boat Day on Pittwater

Pittwater is a place that captivates the imagination. The crystal clear waters, pristine beaches, beautiful houses, magnificent wilderness of Ku-Ring-Gai chase national park and its world class bushwalking, sailing boats and occasional super yachts make it a treasure to explore. It's best enjoyed from the water, and this tour gives you a front row seat.

Cruise in comfort and style in our specially designed boat. Explore the bays, drop in a boat toy, pull up to a beach for a splash and a swim or a picnic and a play.

Hike to the incredible West Head lookout, or to the historic lighthouse at Barrenjoey Headland between the harbour and the ocean. Or just stay in the boat and admire the unique, water-access only settlements, which hold a special place in the hearts of Sydney siders.

Iconic waterfront restaurants such as The Boat House, Newport, Passadena or the Waterfront are on offer, or we can provide wraps to eat in the wild. Tea, coffee, and snacks are also provided.

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Self-Guided Sydney Middle Harbour Kayak 3 Hour Tour by Single Kayak

Self-Guided Sydney Middle Harbour Kayak 3 Hour Tour by Single Kayak

3 Hour Self-Guided Kayaking Tour:

Paddling a single sea kayak is a fun and unique way to explore Sydney's Middle Harbour. Choose your own adventure, paddle to some of Sydney's most pristine beaches, get a glimpse out the heads to the Pacific Ocean, or glide past the lush bushland of the Garigal National Park while looking for wildlife in their natural environment.

The Single kayaks that we provide are very easy to paddle, smooth through the water and moderately stable.

The deluxe single kayaks are made of lightweight materials like Kevlar, or carbon fiber. Less weight means less resistance through the water, making them easier to paddle. They are all Australian made and well maintained.

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Dinghy sailing group lessons

Dinghy sailing group lessons

Flying Fish Sail Academy is based in a spectacular setting at Middle Harbour Yacht Club.

The sailing environment is superb with reliable, warm sea breezes and lots great beaches to sail to.

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