The Hobart Paddle - Kayak Tour

    • 2 hours
    • AUUO
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $78
    • *Approx package price

Boring. Staid. Conservative. These words were all used to describe Hobart about 15 years ago. These days Hobart is hip, hot, and happening. Find out for yourself on this kayak tour - there's no better way to travel Hobart<em>.</em>


* Enjoy the real meaning of off-road touring and immerse yourself in the Hobart waterfront.

* Learn about Tasmania’s intimate connection to the Southern Ocean and its maritime history from a unique, local  perspective.

* Enjoy a snack of fresh fish and chips without having to leave your kayak.

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    The tour meets at Short Beach, on Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay (Hobart), Tasmania, opposite the address of 16 Marieville Esplanade.
    Note:  the start time of the twilight tours varies throughout the seasons due to the changing times of sunset as below:
    October: 3:30pm or 4:00pmNovember: 4:00pm or 4:30pmDecember - Jan: 5:00pm or 5:30pmFebruary: 4:30pm or 5:00pmMarch: 3:30pm or 4:00pmApril: 2:00pm or 2:30pmMay - September:  Closed
  • Finish:

    The tour returns to the same location as it started - Short Beach, Marieville Esplanade.
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Inclusions:

    Local English-speaking guide, light snack of fish and chips and drinking water, all the gear you need for kayaking.
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to your guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

Please contact Hobart Urban Adventures on 0417 547 857 or via to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.

Dress standard

Casual clothing, such as shorts and t-shirt, sandals, trainers, or flip flops, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and a camera if you wish.

Child policy

Kayaking is suitable for the whole family. Children of all ages (12 months and up) are welcome on the tour, however they must be accompanied by at least one adult.<br />Children under 5 years may travel free when accompanied by two adults. For children 5+ years, the standard tour fare applies. 



Tipping Info

Tipping in Tasmania is not comulsory and not expected.  However, if you are happy with the service provided by your guide/s then a tip is a way of rewarding their skills and excellent service.


Step off the street and pick up a paddle! On this relaxed, two-hour Hobary kayak tour, you’ll experience a journey of fun, serenity, and some of the best fish and chips you’ve ever tasted (that's right - we went there!).
Your Hobart city tour meets at the beach in Sandy Bay, where your guides will equip you with all the necessary clothing and equipment and provide an introduction to the kayaking skills that you will easily master.
Gliding across the waters of the Derwent Estuary, you’ll follow Hobart’s shoreline to explore historic Battery Point, vibrant Salamanca, and the bustling docks of the city’s waterfront. Learn about Tasmania’s historic capital from your experienced guides as you weave among stately tall ships, working fishing boats, sleek yachts, and modern cruisers. 

Work up an appetite in time to enjoy some of Hobart’s legendary fish and chips straight from a dockside fish punt – you won’t even have to leave your kayak!
The Hobart Paddle is the perfect way to soak up the true atmosphere of the city, and enjoy some outdoor acitivities in Hobart. Winning combo, we think!

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