River Adventure Experiences

Choose from one of our many options to get out there paddling and splashing about! All of our paddling adventure experiences are ideal for beginners or those with some experience.

Half Day Tours (3 hours), Full Day adventure experience tours or our special 3 hour “City Lights” Tour starting at the Docklands, or the Twilight tours past the roosting native Flying Foxes and Aussie bushland that also includes supper.

You can even try our Kayak & Abseil Combo where we do both in one day!

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White Water Kayaking

Go for the excitement of paddling through rapids or opt for the more tranquil scenic flatwater tour. Depending on the river levels, we use kayaks or canoes or small rafts for big adventures!

If you are visiting Melbourne, it’s a great way to see some of the great Aussie parklands and spot some of our wildlife. Sometimes we see koalas, snakes, turtles, fish, bats or wallabies and always a wide range of bird life along the river.

Children under 12 welcome to attend if accompanied by an older sibling or parent or guardian, children 13-18 can attend river tours alone if a parent/guardian or older sibling at drop off & pick up.

Average fitness recommended and an ability to swim is handy, but not essential, as you wear a safety vest. Children as young as 6 have enjoyed being in the front of a double kayak with a parent in the back for the half day or full day tours!

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Gain confidence and skills in a one or two person kayak on the Yarra River. Learn how to manoeuvre your boat using basic paddling strokes and negotiate some exciting grade 1 & 2 rapids as we paddle down-river. Learn more about the sport and have a fun day out as well. Check out Tour Dates or if you have a special date in mind, let us know and we’ll see if we can tailor a tour for you and your friends.

Our friendly, professional guides are trained specialists in their field and will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and equipment for an enjoyable Adventure Experience.

Price: Day Tours Adult $185, Child $115; Half Day Tours from $95 Adults, $75 children

Discounts available for schools or groups with 6+ people. Minimum group size is for 4 participants on weekend tours. Longer programs for school groups or specialised corporate training are available on request. Please call our office to speak with one of our friendly consultants or email us your specific requirements or email us at bookings@kaykaze.com.au

** Other rivers available on request including the Goulburn River, King River, Murray River, Thomson River & selected lakes providing suitable access and conditions.

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Twilight Kayak Tour

This is a great tour for nature lovers. Kayak through the Yarra River’s quiet waters at twilight for some relaxation among the gum trees. As you cruise in your single or double kayak, see Melbourne from a different perspective and look out for native birds and Flying Foxes.

Meet your guide at Yarra Bend Park, the finish point, where we leave your vehicle, then transfer to the start point in Alphington, Fairfield. Learn basic kayaking tips and paddling techniques before setting off either on your own or with your expert guide on the calm waters of the Yarra River. As you Kayak your way through an area once roamed by Aborigines, take in all the sights along the river, passing by historical boat houses, secluded riverside homes, many water birds and the “Bat Zone”—a stretch of the river banks where the Eucalyptus trees are home to a colony of Grey-Headed Flying Foxes.

As you kayak, immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of this part of Melbourne. As the light fades, we arrive at the end and get changed. Once you’ve built an appetite over the course of your Kayak tour, finish your experience with a picnic dinner in Yarra Bend parklands.

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Our friendly, professional guides are trained specialists in their field and will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and equipment for an enjoyable Adventure Experience.

Price: Adult $105, Child $85

Discounts available for schools or groups with 6+ people. Minimum group size is for 4 participants on weekend tours. Longer programs for school groups or specialised corporate training are available on request. Please call our office to speak with one of our friendly consultants or email us your specific requirements or email us at bookings@kaykaze.com.au

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Melbourne City Lights Kayak Tour

If you are visiting Melbourne, this is an easily accessible “city” tour with a difference
Experience a relaxing evening and take to the water in a kayak to admire one of the best views in town—Melbourne from the Yarra River. Paddle past some of the city’s most famous sights like the Iconic Bolte Bridge, South Bank and Federation Square.

Our guide will meet you with a light supper before a quick safety and paddle briefing. After you’ve learned a few helpful techniques, take to the water and explore Melbourne’s top landmarks. Head upstream and go under the Bolte Bridge toward the heart of Melbourne. Paddle along and watch out for the 19th- century tall ship, Polly Woodside, various Bridges dating from 1888, chance to see the Crown Casino gas flames, grand Flinders Station and more.

Once you’ve captured the best sights of Melbourne, slowly paddle back to your starting point at Victoria Harbour. Choose to enjoy a late meal or drink at one of the many restaurants near Docklands or relax and unwind for the rest of your night.

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Our friendly, professional guides are trained specialists in their field and will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and equipment for an enjoyable Adventure Experience.

Price: Adult $105, Child $85

Discounts available for schools or groups with 6+ people. Minimum group size is for 4 participants on weekend tours. Longer programs for school groups or specialised corporate training are available on request. Please call our office to speak with one of our friendly consultants or email us your specific requirements or email us at bookings@kaykaze.com.au

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White Water Rafting Day Tour

Experience the fun and thrills of the mighty King River or Goulburn River.

Enjoy lunch on the riverbank and play in the rapids! No experience necessary. Available from August to November, water levels permitting. Camp nearby!

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Our friendly, professional guides are trained specialists in their field and will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and equipment for an enjoyable Adventure Experience.

Price: Adult $195, Child $135

Discounts available for schools or groups with 6+ people. Minimum group size is for 4 participants on weekend tours. Longer programs for school groups or specialised corporate training are available on request. Please call our office to speak with one of our friendly consultants or email us your specific requirements or email us at bookings@kaykaze.com.au

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