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Ride On Mary...Kayak & Bike Bush Adventures

578 Lowe Rd | Bear Woods, Imbil, Queensland 4570, Australia
+61 400 297 678
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Platypus Central

I booked very last minute with Ian. He met us the next morning before first light, dropped us off... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Lisa H
A truely amazing and worthwile activity

Family kayak outing to see beautiful country, the Yabba Creek system and Platypus near Imbil, Qld... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Q J D
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Kayak the beautiful Mary River, Yabba Creek or Lake Borumba in the picturesque Mary Valley. The river winds through patches of rainforest, eucalypt forest and open farmland. 1/2 day to multi day hire. Overnight camping for longer trips available. Maybe you would prefer a gentle and peaceful twilight kayak, platypus and wildlife spotting. Hire bikes and maps are available for all levels of fitness We now have an ADVENTURE TRIATHLON available! Check out our website for more details.
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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578 Lowe Rd | Bear Woods, Imbil, Queensland 4570, Australia
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+61 400 297 678
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I booked very last minute with Ian. He met us the next morning before first light, dropped us off to launch and from there truly one of the most incredible journeys of our lives begins to unfold. I expected to see one platypus at best...More

Thank Lisa H
Ian H, Owner at Ride On Mary...Kayak & Bike Bush Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey Lisa hope it didn't take to long to warm up after your Kayak so glad you got to see so many platypus! Thank you for your lovely review. Ian

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Family kayak outing to see beautiful country, the Yabba Creek system and Platypus near Imbil, Qld. We weren't dissapointed, it was everything we could have hoped for. Early morning start to be on the water at dawn and observe several Platypus out and about -...More

Thank Q J D
Ian H, Owner at Ride On Mary...Kayak & Bike Bush Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your great review. So pleased you enjoyed your experience with Ride On Mary...

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Ian caters for everyone and is most accommodating. We were a large group and quite demanding but nothing was too much bother for him! Thanks Ian!

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

The 4.45am start was worth it to experience the joy of seeing platypus in their native habitat. We hired kayaks from Ian, who took us to the drop off point in the creek and gave us tips on what to look out for in our...More

1  Thank Marg_on_the_go
Reviewed 9 July 2016

On holiday in Australia with my son, hired bikes from Ian. Great bikes, maps provided and route advice. The route we chose included a stop at a tea shop for tea and cakes. Excellent, recommended.

2  Thank fleming208
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

My partner & I stayed one night in the accommodation & did the kayaking on the Mary River. What Ian has done with this place is unique and fantastic! The accommodation is located on 10 acres of beautiful bush land and while Ian & his...More

3  Thank Suzie D
Reviewed 10 September 2015

There are several canoeing and kayaking adventures on offer for visitors to Noosa but it's worth hunting out this really special one. The 'Ride on Mary' people have plastic kayaks and drop you off at a good spot on the Mary River or the Yabba...More

4  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Haven't stayed there since the new owners but is a beautiful place with country all around,birds everywhere and very quiet

2  Thank Geoffmoore
Reviewed 20 February 2015

My fiancee and I enjoyed a very relaxing stay in the beautiful cabin. The privacy is great, the accommodation is very nice, comfortable and "real". You truly feel you're in the bush and it's the perfect getaway (I suggest you stay 2 nights). We brought...More

4  Thank CarolineBakker
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597abdullah
19 August 2017|
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Response from Ian H | Property representative |
Hi Abdullah At the moment it is still breeding season for platypus which means they are very active. The best time to see them is early in the morning which makes this a good time to kayak. Cost $40 for single Kayak for up... More
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Froggy L
9 September 2016|
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Response from Ian H | Property representative |
Hi Froggy, Bike Hire is from $40.00 per bike per day if you pick them up from here. There is available for this Sunday. Please call me on 0400 297 678 for further information or to make your booking. Thanks for your... More
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