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Wilderness kayaking adventure

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Experience hosted by Ian

7 hours
Includes food, equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Out in the wilds. From our launching point, we paddle upstream into the Nepean Gorge.
In the gorge we are between amazing sandstone cliffs. The Australian bush and wildlife come right to the waters edge.
Being wildlife there are no guarantees, however you would expect to see many different types birds and reptiles. If you get lucky you will see a Wallaby, Echidna or Wombat.
During this paddle we will stop several times for snacks and a stretch and/or swim.

SUITABILITY:
Suitable for people 8 years and older of moderate to good fitness. As the Kayaks are the much more comfortable sit inside type, you will need to be less than 2M tall and able to fit in a 40cm wide seat.

No paddling experience necessary, full instruction provided.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
2 gourmet picnic lunches, snacks, comfortable sit inside Kayak, paddle, PFD (lifejacket), spray deck, paddling instruction, Sunscreen.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Out in the wilds. From our launching point, we paddle upstream into the Nepean Gorge.
In the gorge we are between amazing sandstone cliffs. The Australian bush and wildlife come right to the waters edge.
Being wildlife there are no guarantees, however you would expect to see many different types birds and reptiles. If you get lucky you will see a Wallaby, Echidna or Wombat.
During this paddle we will stop seve…

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What's included

  • Food
    Everything is provided.
    Snacks while paddling.
    Juice and lunch....
  • Equipment
    All kayaking and saftey equipment supplied.
From $129
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Ian

Host on Airbnb since 2020
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I have had a passion for kayaking all my adult life.
I am also a competitive sportsman. I began competing in white-water slalom paddling in 1976 and progressed to canoe polo, in which I have represented Australia.

A Paddle Australia certified guide, I have been professionally guiding since 2004 and has helped countless people experience the beautiful waterways of New South Wales.

As a keen wildlife photographer with an extensive knowledge of Australian bird life, I will point out wildlife most people would miss.

My calm, confident approach and sense of humour combined with my extensive knowledge of local history and wildlife make me of Sydney’s most sought after and acclaimed kayak guides.
I have had a passion for kayaking all my adult life.
I am also a competitive sportsman. I began competing in white-water slalom paddling in 1976 and progressed to canoe polo, in which I have represented Australia.

A Paddle Australia certified guide, I have been professionally guiding since 2004 and has helped countless people experience the beautiful waterways of New South Wales.

As a keen wildlife photographer with an extensive knowledge of Australian bird life, I wi…
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Where you'll be

Paddling in the Nepean Gorge, we are in the Australian bush which comes right to the waters edge. This means we have the opportunity to see many different Australian birds and types of wildlife. Sam will point out wildlife most people would never know was there.

Activity advisory

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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

What to bring

Please bring at least 1 litre of water

NO COTTON or DENHIM - when it gets wet, it does not dry and remains cold and heavy! NOT EVEN JOCKS or socks! • When wet it must stay warm AND dry quickly! • The key concept to bear in mind is layering. Several thin garments will keep you just as warm as a