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Sydney Harbour Kayaks

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“eco tour”(30 reviews)
“morning tea”(24 reviews)
“free lesson”(10 reviews)
The Sydney Harbour Kayaks experience is more than just about going on a tour, buying or renting a kayak. Our team is passionate about all paddle sports, passionate about being out on the water and living our dream, to take time - enjoy life. Our...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
81 Parriwi Rd | Smiths Boat Shed / Spit Bridge, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
+61 2 9969 4590
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I did a eco tour by kayak anf it was amazing!! Beautiful views and a great guide with nice stories and information!

Thank annelies b
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I decided to buy a Kayak from Sydney Harbour Kayaks after some really great advice and support. Included in the deal was the offer of free lessons which was great to hear so I went ahead and had my first lesson with Ben. I found...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had an amazing beginner Kayaking session with Ben. He is a very professional patient and an attentive instructor. Also, the team behind is very helpful. Will definitely come back and highly recommend to anyone.

Thank Charith S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had two really great lesaons w Ben. We r just getting into Sea Kayaking and Ben provided some grt instructions on basic techniques and safety proocedures. Highly recommended.

Thank MattCumbo787
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Matt Thank you so much for the review of the INTRO and SAFETY Lessons. I am glad that you liked the courses and our instructor Ben. I do hope we get to see you again. Regards Shannon

Reviewed 28 May 2018

The weather turned it on for us to enjoy a truly informative, relaxing and sometimes physically challenging Eco Tour of Middle Harbour. Our guide Sol was incredibly knowledgeable and eager to assist us enjoying the experience as best he could, as were the support staff....More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The lessons were lot of fun. Ben is amazing trainer who has lot of knowledge and is wery helpful. The best part was learning to safe people in single and double kayaks.

Thank Lenka P
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a great part of the world. Having sailed Middle Harbour often, I wasn't sure that the experience would be much different. However, the kayak allowed us to travel slower and closer to the shoreline so we could observe and investigate more, and travel...More

Thank EuroTripping2013
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear EuroTripping2013 Thank you for taking the time to review our kayaking eco tour. I am so glad that it was a positive experience. It is good to know that you were able to experience many new things on a waterway that you already know,...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

My wife and I booked the the three hour free introduction to kayaking lesson. We just had to pay for the kayak rental. This was great value considering the lesson was for three hours and was a small group of 6 people. The teacher, Laz,...More

Thank naoiseguerin
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi there naoiseguerin Congratulations on completing your first kayaking course and thank you very much for taking the time to review the experience. It is good to know, that you were able to boost your confidence when padding. remember that we also offer a free...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018

My son and I just bought a tandem kayak and did the free (!) Intro course to Kayaking at Sydney Harbour Kayak. It was an excellent course! We both thought we knew how to paddle, but the friendly patient and knowledgable Ben taught us heaps...More

Thank Ingrid H
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Ingrid Thanks very much for your review of Ben's intro to kayaking course. I am happy for you that it was such a positive experience for you and your son. I wish you well in your future kayaking adventures and please remember that we...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

My sons, George and Hamish, had a great morning and learnt SO much. Ben, the instructor, was excellent! So enthusiastic and helpful. They would both love to come back to learn more. Thank you!

Thank Michelle D
OBrienSports, Owner at Sydney Harbour Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Michelle Thank you for your review of Ben's kayak intro course on behalf of your sons. It's great to know that it was a positive experience for them. We look forward to hosting them again for the free kayak safety course. Regards Shannon

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With a variety of outdoor attractions, the
sophisticated harbour suburb of Mosman has something
for everyone. Shoppers can stroll Military Road for
its unique offering of antiques, designer labels, and
hip restaurants and cafes. Nature lovers can take in
spectacular bushwalks like the Taronga to Balmoral
walk, while families can enjoy snorkeling in the
sheltered beaches of Balmoral Beach or scuba diving at
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Response from OBrienSports | Property representative |
Yes we do. We have a large storage area for bags and a secure area for wallets / keys etc. We look forward to seeing you.