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Kayaking in Hobart City

Hobart waterfront from a different perspective

Our Hobart City kayaking tour operates between 1 October and 30 April. 

Kayak Hobart's picturesque harbour

Nestled between river and mountain, Hobart has one of the most picturesque harbours in the world. Join our 2.5-hour city paddle and we’ll take you behind the scenes of our vibrant, working waterfront to discover the true heart of Hobart. Glide past prestigious homes perched along the edge of Hobart’s oldest suburb, marvel at Hobart’s wooden tall sailing ships, keep an eye out for Sammy the resident seal, hope for a pod of dolphins, peer through crystal-clear water at native sea stars, perhaps get up close and personal with a giant cruise ship, and take photos of Hobart from a rarely seen perspective.

Enjoy local fish and chips

Your discovery of Hobart wouldn’t be complete without some locally caught fish and chips from the city’s famed floating fish punts. Enjoy them with the best view in town - straight from your kayak!

No kayaking experience necessary

This paddle is also suitable for younger paddlers who can team up with an adult or one of our guides. 

Bookings essential



Tour Information

Departs: 10am daily (October to April)

               4pm weekends (October to March) and daily (December and January)

Duration: 2.5 hours (with approximately 2 hours of kayaking)

Ages: We can cater for children 7 years and over. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. (Children also must share a kayak with an adult or guide)

Departure and Finish Point: Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay (opposite 16 Marieville Esplanade on the beach near the rowing sheds). Click here for a map showing where we start from.

Bring: Hat, sunglasses, comfortable casual clothes and a bottle of water.

Cost: $130 adults, $80 children (ages 7-16) 

Includes: Our passionate and experienced local guides, stable double sea kayaks, all kayaking equipment, warm all-weather protection gear, fish and chips.

COVID Safe Policy

During the COVID-19 pandemic please do not join our tours if you are feeling unwell.  If you are feeling unwell or display flu-like symptoms we encourage you to contact us and cancel your booking. Full refunds are available for customers who cancel due to illness or travel restrictions during the COVID pandemic.  

For our full COVID Safe Policy click HERE