Kayak Magnetic Island By Single Sea Kayak

Magnetic Island Townsville, Tropical North QLD

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    Enjoy the tranquillity of a kayak adventure around beautiful Magnetic Island in a single sea kayak. Paddle over the seagrass beds and coral gardens without disturbing the environment and enjoy a tropical breakfast on a secluded beach. We take only photos & leave only footprints!

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    • Duration - HalfDay
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    Why You'll Love This

    What's Included?

    After checking in, you will be given full instruction and a safety brief prior to being kitted out with a life jacket and spray deck. Next comes the exciting part of launching your sea kayak, where you will be given further instruction once afloat on how to control your current designs storm or squall single sea kayak at sea.

    This activity is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers.

    The guided kayak tour takes over as you follow the rugged coastline of the island around to one of its northern bays, usually the secluded Balding Bay - a bay with no road access or perhaps the picturesque Radical Bay.

    After pulling ashore, you will be given a tropical breakfast on the beach, time for relaxation and learn about the history and ecology of the island before launching for the return trip.

    On the return journey, you will get to kayak within metres of huge granite boulders, search the coastline for its many wading and sea birds, watch huge birds of prey soar above you, or look and listen for a sea turtle surfacing to breathe close by.

    You will return to Horseshoe Bay by approximately 12.30pm.
    On the Day

    Session Length

    We operate 7 days a week, subject to weather conditions. You will need to arrive for check-in at 8am and the tour returns by approximately 12.30pm. Bookings are essential due to the limited number of places available. We recommend booking at least 4 - 5 days in advance.

    Numbers on the Day

    Tours operate with a mix of single and double kayaks. (We have 2 single kayaks available). We operate with a maximum of 7 kayaks per tour (including guide) and a maximum of 12 people per tour. We require a minimum of 2 people (plus guide) for the tour to go ahead.


    Trip destinations and the start point may alter due to weather conditions and the group's ability. In the case of poor weather, we may reschedule your experience for a later date. If you do not show on the day of your activity or cancel with less than 48 hours notice, no refund will be provided.

    Dress Code

    Please bring bathers, shorts, t-shirt, footwear that can get wet such as sandals or joggers, long socks to paddle in and a water bottle & camera to take with you. A small bag with a towel and a change of clothes for when you get back. We also recommend wearing a hat and sunscreen.

    Other Info

    Your guide is an Australian Canoeing qualified Advanced Level 3 Sea Kayak Guide with over 25 years experience. A release form must be signed prior to the start of the activity. We provide life jackets and stinger suits during jellyfish season.
    ... and Importantly


    This activity is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers. You must be at least 15 years of age to participate (requires an adult to sign a release form). Sea kayaking requires a reasonable level of fitness and takes place in remote and wilderness areas.