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School of Yak

61 Maud St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2304, Australia
+61 417 421 174
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First time, first Class, best experience

With absolutely no experience in a Kayak, we booked a trip around the Hunter Wetlands National Park... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Leanne S
Fruitful Marriage Guaranteed

Would recommend for everyone. Had high hopes that the two decade nightmare would end when told we... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
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61 Maud St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2304, Australia
+61 417 421 174
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

With absolutely no experience in a Kayak, we booked a trip around the Hunter Wetlands National Park hoping for a nice time on the water, where we might get to see some wildlife. The first attempt was cancelled waterside due to high winds (we were...More

Thank Leanne S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Would recommend for everyone. Had high hopes that the two decade nightmare would end when told we would be in the two seater "Divorce Canoe", but alas this was not the case. Unfortunately Glenn knows his stuff, and knew that the wind in our first...More

Thank ScaryhousePeople
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting a friend in the area for her birthday and was looking for something fun and special to do. Glenn was a fantastic tour guide. Unfortunately weather made our initial launch site a poor choice. Glenn sorted out a new location and had us on...More

Thank kermitB
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It was our first time trying Kayaking. But Glenn made us feel really comfortable and it was such an enjoyable experience along the harbour. Glenn explained views and sites of newcaslte as we kayak along the harbour as we are not from Newcastle. I highly...More

Thank Song P
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had breakfast with the birds and saw tons of birds including nesting eagles. Great instruction, wonderful stories and delicious breakfast in the beautiful Hunter river national park. Glenn provides a wonderful excursion with nature and local history. Great value for money!

Thank lesleyhowes8
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We met Glenn at Carrington Beach and dawdled up Throsby Creek for an hour or so. He pointed out different species of bird, told us about the history of the creek and really engaged with my two young children. The kids had a blast and...More

Thank Casey G
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Hubby, 11yo son and I spent a great morning on the water with Glenn. We are novices but hope to paddle in Canada later this year. Glenn listened and modified the morning to suit our needs. Hubby decided to try out a dip in the...More

Thank Ada M
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Glenn made the experience really enjoyable, smooth with a very simple organization ! Great 3h paddling to the lovely Awaba bay ! Thank you Glenn ! Emeline & Antoine

Thank Emeline L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I completed the Level 1 Kayaking Skills Course with School of Yak on Lake Macquarie and it was great. There was a god mix of practical and theory and the instructor was skilled and made it a fun and entertaining day. Highly recommended.

1  Thank KellyK79
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My teenage son and I went on a long tour of Lake Macquarie on a perfect sunny winter day with Glenn. He took us to some beautiful sites along the lake. His knowledge and experience made it so enjoyable and even though we were novices...More

Thank Cantthinkofgoodname
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