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Swan River Kayak Tour

Gently paddle along the famous Swan River and take in WA’s unique wildlife & spectacular scenery.
Perth, Australia
Duration
Duration
3 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
9:00 am or 1:00 pm
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
4 yrs
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Low
What's Included

 

  • Double kayaks
  • Paddles
  • Life jackets
  • Professional guides

 

What to Expect

 

This half-day trip is run using open double kayaks in the Swan River through the beautiful Swan Valley. We start from Mandoon Estate and paddle along the Swan River from there.

 

Capture a glimpse of dolphins and birds of prey as we kayak through the tranquil waters, we'll stop on a secluded riverbank to enjoy captivating views of the city. Discover the fascinating history of this area as our local guides share ancient legends and enthralling stories, before we return to the city, feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and inspired. 

 

Itinerary

This half-day trip is run using open double kayaks in the Swan River through the beautiful Swan Valley.

We start from Mandoon Estate and paddle along the Swan River from there.
The tour ends at the same point after approximately 3 hours.
As you travel through Perth’s Swan Valley, our professional guides will inform you of the area’s rich history as well as wildlife spotting.
We’ll also stop halfway for a break where you can have a snack and re-energize before paddling back.
While the waters are generally calm, this area is enjoyed by both paddlers and motorboats, so basic paddling experience is recommended.

 

Meet us at Mandoon Estate Canoe Launch Area,  10 Harris Rd, Caversham WA 6055.The estate is large so..first find the playground area, then head downhill via the road or the steps, this will take you to the river so you can see the launch area.

 

This kayaking tour leads us all the way along the beautiful river to the edges of Perth’s city centre, where we take a break and enjoy the incredible vistas and the stunning contrasts between Western Australia’s beautiful capital city and the lush countryside. Take a break on a secluded riverbank and reenergize with a delicious and healthy snack as our guides tell us fascinating tales of the past.

 

Take in your spectacular surroundings as we make our way back upstream, soaking in the serenity of this riverside retreat. Keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of some of Australia’s most amazing birdlife as we paddle through paperbark forests and bring our truly unique kayaking tour to an unforgettable end.

 

Please Note
Children must be accompanied by an adult

While the waters are generally calm, this area is enjoyed by both paddlers and motor boats, so basic paddling experience is recommended. 

 

What to bring           
Shorts
Footwear you don’t mind getting wet
Towel
Hat
Sunscreen
Strap for glasses
Change of clothes for after
Waterproof camera
Dry bag for non-waterproof cameras and items

 

Dress for the weather and assume you will get a bit wet from the paddles. Bring something to drink, and there will be time for a snack also if you want to bring something to eat.

 

Departures
Meet us at Mandoon Estate. The tour ends at the same point after approximately 3 hours. 

 

Time
Please be clear about which start time you have booked for 
Morning sessions start at 9am
Afternoon sessions start at 1pm

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Terms & Conditions:

  • Trips may alter due to adverse water levels or weather conditions. Itineraries are offered as an example only, always the interests and safety of the group come first.
  • The supplier reserves the right to cancel or postpone trips if there are insufficient bookings. In this case, you will receive a full refund, or we will offer a suitable alternative trip.

  • The supplier recommends you have travel insurance to protect you if unforeseen circumstances require you to cancel your trip, and cover personal belongings taken on trips. Note that your own belongings taken on a trip are taken at your own risk and not covered by the supplier's insurance.


Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations or changes more than 24 hours before departure: no fee
  • Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of departure: will be determined on a case by case basis by the supplier
  • No-shows: 100% of the cost

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