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  • Location: Gold Coast, Australia
  • Duration:  5 hours (approx.)
Paddle to South Stradbroke Island and keep a look out for dolphins and whales on this half-day Gold Coast kayak tour. Visit secluded islands, enjoy breakfast on the sands and go snorkeling with tropical fish off Wavebreak Island. Suitable for all fitness levels, the tour includes instruction for kayaking and snorkeling first-timers, plus an interpretive talk about the islands and their environment from your friendly guides.


  • Morning kayak tour to South Stradbroke Island
  • Look for dolphins, turtles and whales as you paddle
  • Enjoy breakfast on a secluded island
  • Stroll along the beach and spot wildlife
  • Use of kayaks, snorkeling gear and safety equipment included

What You Can Expect

Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour

Snorkeling off Wavebreak Island

Be picked up from your Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach hotel, or meet at the Broadwater Tourist Park if you have your own wheels. Then launch your kayak into Broadwater channel, warm and calm year-round.

While paddling across to South Stradbroke Island, look out for dolphins, turtles, colorful tropical fish and stingrays swimming nearby. Pelicans and sea eagles fly through the air, and if you’re kayaking between May and November you might even see migrating whales!

The kayak tour takes you to two secluded islands, and includes a delicious continental breakfast on the beach. Spend an hour in the water off Wavebreak Island, and use the snorkel gear provided to swim underwater with tropical fish.

Stroll the fantastic surfing beach on South Stradbroke Island, and see if you can spot the island’s golden wallaby, found nowhere else in Australia.

With equipment included, and led by knowledgeable local guides, this kayaking half-day tour is a great way to get the day started on the Gold Coast!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Loved our morning kayaking and snorkelling in the sea. Steve is an awesome and enthusiastic guide! Add this activity to your 'must-do' list while on the Gold Coast!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Had a great time - Steve is very knowledgeable about the area and snorkelling was a blast as well.

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