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About Sydney by Kayak
Sydney by Kayak is a family run business, offering exclusive, small group kayak tours and locals paddles on beautiful Sydney Harbour, Australia. Husband and wife team and Head Kayak Guides, Laura and Ben, run daily Sunrise Tours (with coffee!) as well as morning coffee paddles, ice-cream tours, brunch tours, fitness classes and community clean-up paddles. Sydney by Kayak is still fairly young, officially launching in 2013. The vision was to create exclusive, small group tours, offering not only a guided paddle, but a complete experience on Sydney Harbour. Everything from fresh, hot coffee on the water, stable custom-made kayaks, memorable photos and experienced, qualified and friendly guides. We are proud to offer great kayaking adventures that are a wonderful way to enjoy the magnificent waterways of Sydney Harbour.
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Urvashi B wrote a review Jan 2021
Jalandhar District, India
Just went for the Sunrise Kayak and Coffee experience with Sydney by Kayak and I can not recommend them enough. Impeccable service from start to finish. The Kayaks are super comfortable and true to Ben’s words, un-capsizable. As an absolute beginner, I managed to comfortably get by through the whole tour and enjoyed the harbour like never before. Paddling under the harbour bridge at sunrise is an unforgettable experience and this coupled with Ben and Leah’s stories was just a brilliant start to the morning. If you’re in Sydney, do this! You won’t regret it :) Thanks Sydney by Kayak team!!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Eddie Mc wrote a review Dec 2020
Melbourne, Australia
Me and my girlfriend done this yesterday with a few others yesterday morning and the views of the sunset were incredible. The coffee was good , the staff were helpful and informative and they took great photos of us under the bridge with the opera house in the background. One of our favourite things we have done in Sydney so far!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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stevecrookau wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia
I cannot overstate how amazing it was to see a new dawn from the waters of Sydney Harbour. For all you who identify as “not a morning person”, as I do, the effort of a predawn rise is more than worth it. Chris, Ben and Alex did a fantastic job of making sure that this non swimmer felt totally safe and relaxed throughout the journey. They also quietly ensured that great pics were taken and later shared. For visitors to Sydney or long term residents alike, do yourselves a favour and take it all in from a truly unique perspective.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Helen wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia
Seriously cannot recommend this experience enough. I have been twice in the last 2 months on the Sunrise kayak and it’s just amazing. Watching the sunrise over Sydney harbour on the water is an experience to add to your bucket list. The guides are all fantastic and make you feel at ease on the water and tell lots of interesting stories about the harbour. Coffee is provided which you can take with you on the water. They also take loads of amazing photos which get sent to you for free. You can take your phone to take photos too - they give you little towels and there’s a zip pocket on the front of your life jacket. Thanks Laura, Ben, Alex and Chris for an awesome experience. I hope I’ll do it again sometime!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Vanessa Quinn wrote a review Aug 2020
Amazing value for money. I had a wonderful experience. One of the best things I have done in Sydney. The day of my experience because Covid and the weather, many cancelled yet the owner took me out solo. It was very important I went that day and I was not put off with the cold weather. I did not miss out on the experience as they kept my booking. I enjoyed a lovely coffee while on the water and enjoyed the amazing views that Sydney has to offer from a unique angle. The guided tour was complimented by being provided lots of the history of the surrounding area, as well as friendly conversation throughout the experience. Very interactive. I felt safe on the water at all times. The extra measures that have been put in place to ensure a COVID-19 SAFE Environment made me feel at ease also. Deep cleaning is completed after every use of equipment. I would recommend this experience to everyone. Also I was informed about the cheeper option of the experience if you agreed to cleaning the rubbish up in the morning while on the experience. This shows that is company cares, this Kayak experience is a big step above its competitors. Thank you SYDNEYBYKAYAK for an amazing experience. I will definitely be back with friends to repeat this amazing experience again.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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