Coral Sea Kayaking

Multiple Locations

Coral Sea Kayaking, based in Mission Beach, offer trips paddling to many stunning rainforest clad National Park Islands within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Half day and one day trips visit Dunk Island or paddle along the tropical coastline.

Extended trips of three, five and seven days, include camping and paddling through uninhabited islands, such as World Heritage Listed Hinchinbrook Island, the Family and Barnard Islands. Their qualified, friendly guides have a wealth of knowledge regarding the local history, the island and reef ecology and they take pride in offering ecologically sound trips.

Coral Sea Kayaking's small group trips offer an active and eco-friendly way to explore and appreciate these areas of great natural beauty, with opportunities to also enjoy snorkeling and interpretive island rainforest walks. More than 12 years experience of leading sea kayaking trips throughout these islands means they have an impressive understanding of the local environment.

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Camping
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

After a short briefing by the friendly experienced guide, you leave South Mission Beach to paddle along the coast enjoying the beautiful views of the rainforest-clad islands and tropical coast. Turtles and the occasional dolphin or dugongs may be seen as you paddle along sandy bays and rocky headlands. The guides have plenty of interesting stories regarding the local history, mangrove and reef ecology. Along the way, stop for a swim or stroll, a light snack of homemade snacks and fresh tropical fruit. An active fun way to experience deserted beaches and stunning coastline.

Available for children over 13 years and adults.

Indicative rates

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$77 $77

Explore Dunk Island by sea kayak, away from the noise and bustle of motors. View the rainforest-clad islands as you paddle across to Dunk Island. Exploring the shallow waters and fringing reef, you may see turtles and rays swim past. Relax on the beach, swim in the warm tropical waters or try snorkelling. After a luscious picnic lunch, you may enjoy a rainforest walk and learn about the Island ecology and its Aboriginal past. Return to the kayaks for the afternoon paddle to further explore the nearby Islands and back to the mainland.

Available for children over 13 years and adults.

Indicative rates

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$128 $128

Three days spent exploring, paddling and camping on uninhabited tropical islands, peace and tranquillity of secluded beaches. Marine life abounds in these waters with dugongs, turtles and many tropical fish. The small group will paddle approximately two to three hours a day in double sea kayaks, leaving time to explore the islands, snorkel over the fringing reef or chill out and relax on beautiful beaches. Their guides have a wealth of knowledge about the local ecology and cultural history of this unspoilt region. In the evenings enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sunset before tucking into a delicious hearty dinner under a canopy of stars.

Available for children over 13 years and adults.

Indicative rates

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$765 $765

This seven day sea kayaking trip includes the five-day Hinchinbrook Island Itinerary, plus more time to explore the islands and beaches. Paddle on northwards to the smaller Family Islands. The waters which surround Hinchinbrook and the Family Islands are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, world renowned for its abundant marine life offering a chance to view many marine creatures including turtles and hopefully dugongs whilst on the water. This trip is a wilderness adventure that will be forever remembered as a truly special place and our small groups and excellent guides will ensure you are well cared for.

Available for children over 13 years and adults.

Indicative rates

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$1790 $1790

Sea kayak hire offers experienced skilled sea kayakers the opportunity to organise their own sea kayaking trip to the stunning islands within the Great Barrier Reef Marrine Park. One of Australia's top sea kayaking destinations, Hinchinbrook Island and the many other smaller uninhabited islands that sit of the coast of the Mission Beach region.

Indicative rates

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$70 $80

Sea kayak hire offers experienced skilled sea kayakers the opportunity to organise their own sea kayaking trip to the stunning islands within the Great Barrier Reef Marrine Park. One of Australia's top sea kayaking destinations, Hinchinbrook Island and the many other smaller uninhabited islands that sit of the coast of the Mission Beach region.

Indicative rates

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$55 $60

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Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park

Mount Garnet, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park features the stunning Blencoe Falls, where Blencoe Creek plunges 90 metres into a pool before cascading a further 230 metres to the bottom of Blencoe Gorge before joining the Herbert River in the spectacular Herbert River Gorge.

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
In the scenic Herbert River Valley, Abergowrie State Forest features tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Broadwater is a large grassy clearing, shaded by tall eucalypts, beside a cool waters of Broadwater Creek.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Goold Island National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Offshore from Cardwell, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, this tall forested island features granite outcrops overlooking white sandy beaches. Dugong and sea turtles feed on seagrass beds in shallow waters surrounding the island.

Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
You'll be amazed when you stand in front of Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall, located in Girringun National Park. In between the forest clad ridge tops and rainforest lined gullies and creeks, Wallaman Falls stands at 268 metres.

Edmund Kennedy, Girramay National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This scenic part of Girramay National Park features lowland rainforest, open eucalypt forest, paperbark woodland, sedge swamps and extensive mangrove forests as well as secluded beaches with island views.
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