Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lesson and Safari

Kuring Gai Chase National Park, Sydney - Show on map
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Highlights

  • Learn how to stand up paddle board in a beautiful and protected estuary
  • Observe fish in the clear water, and local bird species in the sky
  • Safari and lesson

Stand Up Paddle Board the Basin which is surrounded by the pristine bush land of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and the majestic Water way of Broken Bay, Pittwater. The protected area of the Basin offers a variety of wildlife to view while paddling on the calm water with your local guide.

What's Included?

  • 60 minute stand up paddle boarding safari and lesson
  • 30 minutes of extra stand up paddle board hire after tour to practice your new skills
  • Local eco/stand up paddling guide

Suitable for everyone, learn how to Stand Up Paddle Board in the calm waters of the Basin estuary. You'll gain tips how to manoeuvre your board and improve your paddling with an Interpretative Eco tour to grow your knowledge of West Head and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. You'll have a great fitness and core workout, while having fun and experiencing nature!

The Basin is the perfect escape for the day. Plan a BBQ (free facilities available) or picnic and then take a bush walk after the tour to ancient aboriginal engravings and breathtaking views of Broken bay and Palm Beach. What a great day in the outdoors with family and friends!

Session Length

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early
  • Introduction with safety and how to use the equipment is included in session time
  • Duration of safari and lesson is 60 minutes
  • 30 minutes free time with the equipment after the lesson concludes

Restrictions

You will need to pay a National Parks and Wildlife Services fee to enter into our location. NPWS fees is not covered in the tour fee. $3pp by ferry and $12 per car if driving to west Head.

Guidelines

  • Must be able to swim 50m unassisted and not have any medical conditions which advise against physical activity
  • Minimum age is 8 years old
  • Participants between the ages of 8 and 12 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Maximum weight is 120kg
  • All activities undertaken at own risk
  • Not suitable for those who are pregnant
  • Life vest provided if needed

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Over 7 days prior to the experience date: No charge
  • 48 hours to up to 7 days prior to the experience date: you will be charged half the price of your tour
  • Within 48 hours of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances

Rescheduling

  • Over 1 week prior to the experience date:
  • 48 hours to 1 week prior to the experience date: A fee of 50% of the tour cost applies
  • With 48 hours of the experience date: you will not be able to reschedule

Numbers on the Day

This tour runs with a maximum of 8 people and minimum 4

Spectators

Spectators can watch you from the Basin picnic area.

Weather

In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless deemed unsafe. You will be contacted 2 hrs before travel time.

Dress Code

Please bring or wear a hat, swimming gear, towel, walking shoes, sunglasses and sun-smart clothing. Also bring plenty of water and food, as there are no shops at the departure point, only vending machines.

Other Info

Customers must complete Online Check in before arrival and inform guide of any medical conditions. You cannot participate if you are pregnant or have medical issues which requires medical clearance letter from your doctor.

Basin Campground, Kuring Gai Chase National Park.