Kayak Tour of Dolphin Sanctuary and Shipwreck


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  • Experience Adelaide's shipwreck heritage trail
  • Discover wonderful mangrove lined creeks
  • View gorgeous bird and marine life

Join us for a kayak tour around Adelaide and discover shipwrecks in the Ship's Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail and meander through the mangrove lined channels around Garden Island. If you're lucky, you might even spot some of the resident dolphins on this tour.

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  • Duration - HalfDay
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Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

What's Included?

  • 3.5 hour kayak tour 

Explore Adelaide’s own dolphin sanctuary and shipwreck heritage trail around Garden Island by kayak. You will be taken through wonderful mangrove lined creeks and see a wealth of bird life and sea creatures along with shipwrecks. There are over 25 shipwrecks scattered around this area. Some were grand sailing ships others were tugs or barges each with its own unique history including one of the very first iron built ships in the world.

This half day trip is ideal for families and people who just want to relax and soak up the heritage this area has to offer. The lush forest of Grey Mangroves provides a haven for extensive bird and sea life.  Located only 25 minutes from Adelaide CBD at Garden Island it makes it easy access for a day which is out of the ordinary.

This tours run from spring to late autumn and is conducted in double sea kayaks, which are easy to paddle, stable and very comfortable.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience is approximately 3.5 hours in duration
  • It operates on weekends from spring to late autumn and on some weekdays during the school holidays.

Numbers on the Day

This experience operates with a minimum of 6 people in the group.


  • All adventure activities are outdoor based and are therefore subject to weather.
  • When the weather conditions is such that it may incur additional risk beyond what is acceptable then the experience shall be cancelled and rescheduled for a later date

Dress Code

  • Please wear clothing appropriate for the weather, a spray jacket and change of clothes
  • Don't forget any personal medication, your lunch, a drink and snacks for the day and sun protection
  • Jeans are not suitable

Other Info

  • You must have a reasonable level of fitness
  • The provider reserves the right to refuse anyone if they feel the safety of them or others is compromised in any way
... and Importantly


Minimum age is 12. You must have a reasonable level of fitness, i.e. you must be able to walk briskly for 15 minutes with out being out of breath.


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them.