This Melbourne tour is two parts water, one part air; from kayaking the Yarra's murky yet much-loved waters to scaling the heights of the Eureka Tower, you'll see Melbourne from above, and below.
This afternoon Melbourne tour by kayak is the ultimate Yarra River experience not to be missed. It’s a great way to not only get a feel for Melbourne but to also experience the city from a unique perspective – on the water and into the skies!
You’ll start this Melbourne kayak tour along Boathouse Drive in central Melbourne. After a quick but thorough safety briefing from your local guide, you’ll hop in your kayak and get acquainted with the waters.
You’ll head downstream under Princes Bridge and alongside the Flinders Railway Station. Kayak past swanky Crown Casino and alongside stylish Southbank and into the newly developed South Wharf and Docklands areas. With your local guide by your side, you’ll get all the insider info on these Melbourne landmarks.
The final stop on this Melbourne tour will take you out of your kayak and into the skies. Skydeck 88 at Eureka Tower is only a short stroll away, and offers unparalleled views of theMelbourne skyline. You’ll head up to this deck, and from here you’ll be able to trace your paddling route from Docklands to the thriving restaurant scene at Southgate, and peer out over Port Phillip Bay and the Dandenong Ranges. Once you’ve experienced Melbourne from sea level and the dizzying heights of the Eureka Tower, your evening tour in Melbourne will finish up back down on land. Melbourne’s Yarra River is an excellent location for novice paddlers to experience kayaking for the first time. No kayaking experience is needed to enjoy our Melbournetour; our patient guides will be with you every step of the way. With a new fleet of extremely stable Sea Bear sea kayaks, the experience will be even easier for first-time paddlers.