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Come on an unforgettable kayak adventure on Sydney's magnificent Harbour. Paddle past all the great Sydney icons before landing your kayak in a secret cove on Goat Island which is right in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. We'll explore the island...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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123 Ferry Rd | Blackwattle Bay, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
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+61 418 166 508
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was such an awesome experience! It was superb to enjoy the harbour, the view of the bridge and goat island from the water! The kayaks were comfortable and fast. We had Meghan as our guide and she was super friendly, professional and knowledgeable. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ClaudiainOz
MattB6517, Owner at Paddlepirates, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad you had a good time and thanks for the review!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful trip with Matt exploring Sydney Harbour and Goat Island. We left from The Boatshed, Blackwattle Bay. Matt is a great guide. He ensured we were fitted correctly into the kayaks, ran through safety and good paddling tips for our journey. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic way to spend time exploring Sydney Harbour and the amazing Goat Island by kayak. Expertly led by the passionate and knowledgeable Matt you will thrive out on Sydney's iconic water. Amazing views of the Harbour Bridge, Barangaroo, Black Wattle Bay and more....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 849sharonr
MattB6517, Owner at Paddlepirates, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was great paddling with you both and I'm glad you had such a good time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matt's relaxed and professional leadership of this tour showed he really knows his stuff when it comes to sea kayaking and the route to Goat Island. This is great for Sydney locals, I'd lived in Sydney for 15 years and not been on a kayak...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Matt was a great host! His experience (he crossed the Bass Strait) made everyone feel safe. And mind you, we had a group with people up to 85 years old! His knowledge of the city’s history as well as Australia’s history was a great addition...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From our first introduction to our final send-off, Matt was a consummate host , guide, and leader. His demeanour combined with his experience made this kayak adventure a safe yet exciting experience. The equipment he provided was excellent. He even had paddling gloves for us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve P
MattB6517, Owner at Paddlepirates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Streve and I'm really glad you had such a good time!

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

It was a great morning with Matt! He took us on a fun kayaking adventure where we paddled, explored, and learned a lot of really cool history during a walk around Goat Island. Matt, being an Australian native, had a lot of knowledge and was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing day out kyaking! It was so nice being out in Sydney harbour seeing the harbour bridge and city, but I particularly enjoyed seeing the harbour from a different angle and learning some of the city’s history. It was also amazing getting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MattB6517, Owner at Paddlepirates, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks for the review and so glad you had a good day - that's always my main aim!

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Matt is a pansionate coach in kayaking. The skills he taught is very useful, especially for thoa have no experience in kayaking. He is also a knowledgeable tour guide who had introduced various historical structure along the harbor and the history of them. The walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Matt is very knowledgeable about the history of the Harbor and Sydney in general and THAT was valuable in understanding how the area evolved. He is also very knowledgable about the birds/wildlife, fish, trees and buildings of Sidney Harbour. He is very enthusiastic about what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Trefor O
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Hi Trevor, The cost is $100 per tour which run for about 3.5 hours. Check the BOOK NOW button for available dates. See you on the water!
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