Description

Pittwater Kayak Tour – Small group tour maximum 8 people per tour

Explore and discover the majestic Pittwater waterway on a guided Pittwater Kayak tour


Tour Description

ECOTREASURES Advanced Eco Tourism Certified Pittwater Kayak Tour departs from the Basin campground, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. ECOTREASURES are very lucky to have exclusive rights to launch our Pittwater Kayaking Tours from the Basin campground, West Head. This allows our Pittwater Kayaking Tour groups more time to explore the secluded beaches of Pittwater and West Head. Your experienced guide with lead your small group tour along the mesmerising Pittwater waterway. Our small group Pittwater Kayak Tour of maximum 8 people will allow you more time with your guide to ask questions, and receive tips on how to improve your paddling technique. Enjoy a intimate nature experience with your family and friends while you connect with nature.

Do you like an adventure??? and do you like to get you fit while you connect with nature??? Then the EcoTreasures Pittwater Kayak Safari is the perfect 3 hour kayak adventure for you. The Pittwater Kayak Tour is only suitable for experienced paddlers 15 years +.

Pricing: Adult $89 (15yrs +)

Hotel pick up and drop off available at extra fee of $200 for groups of 3-8 persons. Please select in extras when you book and list hotel name and address.

Tour inclusions

  • Friendly experienced and informative local guide
  • 3 hour Pittwater Kayak Tour
  • Safety brief
  • All equipment included
  • Photos package available

Tour Highlights

  • Interpretative Kayak Eco tour in Pittwater – Sydney
  • Small group tour maxium 8 people
  • Paddle your kayak to secluded beaches of Pittwater in your small group tour
  • Enjoy snacks and refreshments on a pristine National Park beach
  • Hear stories of the early settlers in Pittwater
  • Search for fish species in the clear waters while local Pittwater birds species flying overhead
  • Local wildlife include Wallabies, Sea Eagles, Kookaburras, Goannas, Lyre Birds
  • Learn how to Kayak while your guide provides you helpful tips to improve your paddling stroke
  • Discover the Aboriginal cultural significant sites of the Pittwater and Ku-ring-gai Chase
  • Great fitness and core workout (depends how hard you paddle)

Group bookings and private bookings inquiries welcome. A date will be booked for your group depending on your requests and availability. Any questions please feel free to email info@ecotreasures.com.au or call 0415 121 648

Meeting  location: The Basin Campground Pittwater, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Duration: 3 hours

Pricing: Adult $89 (15yrs +)

How to book:

Click on the availability tab on the left side of this page. Select a date and complete the online booking process. If you need any assistance please email info@ecotreasures.com.au or call 0415 121 648

What to bring:

  • Swimming gear
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Re-fillable drink bottle
  • Walking shoes
  • Polarised sunglasses

How to get there:

There is no public car access to the Basin campground in the protected Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. You can come across the water or walk. Please read information below. Email or call if you need any help.

From Palm Beach: Catch the breathtaking ferry across Pittwater to the Basin campground, West Head with Fantasea Palm Beach Ferry service or Palm Beach Water Taxi from Palm Beach Wharf to the Basin Campground. Please click on Ferry timetable link to view departure time. The ferry ride from Palm Beach to the Basin take 20mins. Please note Opal cards do not work on the Palm Beach- Basin ferry service.

By Bus from Sydney: The 1.5 hour public L90 bus ride from Wynyard, Sydney city will drop you off directly at the Palm beach Wharf. Opal card have a Sunday reduce rate for cheap travel.

Driving to Palm Beach or West Head: If you are driving to Palm Beach there is free parking available on the street. Always check street signs. You can also drive to West Head via West Head road and park at the top of the Basin Trail and walk in to the Basin campground on a 2.75 km hike with a steep descent. Please always check NPWS website for updates and important information before entering the Park.

The journey is part of the experience so embrace the adventure which ever way you decide to come to the Basin.

Photo package available shot with GoPro:

You will receive 10 photos taken on the Pittwater Kayak Tour by your EcoTreasures guide while on tour. $30 for 10 x photos of you or your group. The photos will be sent via email file transfer. To confirm select photo package when booking your tour in the shopping cart.

Please go to the EcoTreasures home page to view the other Sydney Eco Tours we offer

Extra information:

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM 50 METERS FREESTYLE UN-ASSISTED TO JOIN THE TOUR

The Basin Campground area has picnic and BBQ facilities, Overnight camping, toilets, showers, bush walking trails to ancient Indigenous rock engravings and open space to relax under a tree with family or friends or play sport in the open grass area. Great place for Birthday Parties.

*Day entry – Please note you must pay National Park landing fee on arrival at the Basin Wharf Adults $3, Children $2 and entry fee by car is $12 per car.

Camping fees – All campsites – site fee – $32 per night (2 person inclusive); $16 per night per additional adult (16 years+); $8 per night per additional child (5-15 years); infants free (0-4 years). Overnight camping information and online booking.

Perfect activity for School groups, sporting clubs, social clubs, corporate groups, birthday parties, couples, individuals, fitness groups, church groups, scout groups and families.

Available Dates

Group bookings and private bookings inquiries welcome. A date will be booked for your group depending on your requests and availability.

Any questions please feel free to email info@ecotreasures.com.au or call 0415 121 648

PLEASE NOTE ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM 50 METERS FREE STYLE UNASSISTED TO JOIN THE TOUR

Directions

How to get there: There is no public car access to the Basin campground in the protected Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. You can come across the water or walk. Please read information below. Email or call if you need any help. From Palm Beach: Catch the breathtaking ferry across Pittwater to the Basin campground, West Head with Fantasea Palm Beach Ferry service or Palm Beach Water Taxi from Palm Beach Wharf to the Basin Campground. Please click on Ferry timetable link to view departure time. The ferry ride from Palm Beach to the Basin take 20mins. Please note Opal cards do not work on the Palm Beach- Basin ferry service. By Bus from Sydney: The 1.5 hour public L90 bus ride from Wynyard, Sydney city will drop you off directly at the Palm beach Wharf. Opal card have a Sunday reduce rate for cheap travel. Driving to Palm Beach or West Head: If you are driving to Palm Beach there is free parking available on the street. Always check street signs. You can also drive to West Head via West Head road and park at the top of the Basin Trail and walk in to the Basin campground on a 2.75 km hike with a steep descent. Please always check NPWS website for updates and important information before entering the Park. The journey is part of the experience so embrace the adventure which ever way you decide to come to the Basin.