Motukorea / Browns Island Kayak Tour

Kayak & Canoe

This is the perfect trip for anyone who wants a relaxed day on the Hauraki Gulf. No previous kayaking experience necessary.

This is the perfect trip for anyone who wants a relaxed day on the Hauraki Gulf. No previous kayaking experience necessary.

Browns Island, named Motukorea (island of the pied oystercatcher bird) is one of the best preserved volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic Field. Private boats and kayaks are the only means of access to this untouched island.

On arriving at Browns Island, you will be given the chance to walk to the summit, which will give you an opportunity to experience spectacular views and the island’s fascinating history. There are three pa sites on the island (Maori fortified village), with the largest occupying the slopes of the main scoria cone.

Light refreshments are provided on the island before you head back to the sheltered waters from where you started.


Moke Lake Experience - Kayak

Kayak & Canoe

Total duration: 3 – 3.5 hours. Total time kayaking 2 – 2.5 hours (depending upon safety briefing times)

Take the journey into the Queenstown backcountry with our breath-taking kayak experience to the stunning Moke Lake. Located just 20 minutes from Queenstown this quiet and peaceful setting allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of town and immerse yourself in a beautiful rural New Zealand environment surrounded by mountains.

One of our friendly kayak guides will pick you up from Queenstown and drive you in comfort to Moke Lake. Along the way you’ll get a knowledgable (perhaps even funny) commentary about the local region and feel free to ask any questions.

Once at Moke Lake we’ll run through a few safety features and let you paddle off at your own pace! When you return we’ll have a few kiwi refreshments waiting for you.

Inclusions:

  • SUPS or Kayaks, Paddles & Pumps
  • Life jackets (Your Personal Flotation Device PFD – must be worn at all times)
  • Waterproof splash tops/jackets
  • Safety briefing & map
  • Morning/ Afternoon tea & biscuits

What to bring:

  • Camera
  • Sun protection – Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Towel and Swimwear
  • Drink Bottle (Full)
  • Suitable footwear (Sandals/Jandals/Thongs or Flip Flops)
  • Extra warm clothing (preferably not jeans)
  • Trips are suitable for first-time kayakers but you must know how to swim. If English is not your first language no problem, but you MUST be able to understand our safety briefing.


Noosa Everglades Explorer

Kayak & Canoe

Canoe through ancient landscapes from Fig Tree Point to historic Harrys’ hut or Harrys’ hut to Fig Tree. The canoe experience allows guests to get up close and personal with the wildlife rich environment and is known as one of the most spectacular canoeing experiences in Australia!

Includes:

  • Morning tea in the Everglades
  • Full commentary
  • 5km Canoe experience (Optional)
  • Return shuttle from Noosa set locations

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Dolphin View Kayak & Great Beach Drive, Full Day

Kayak & Canoe

In this full day adventure from Noosa, experience the thrill of the  Great Beach Drive to the spectacular Double Island Point. View the highly active local marine life in a unique kayaking adventure to see dolphins, humpback whales, turtles and rays.

What’s included:

  • Noosa North Shore & cable ferry
  • Great Sandy National Park & Teewah Beach only able to be accessed on the beach by 4X4
  • On the drive spot many migratory shore birds & birds of prey, dolphins, whales & turtles.
  • Casual guided paddle in the crystal clear waters of Double Island Point & Honeymoon Bay.
  • Spectacular headland buzzing with marine life including dolphins, whales, turtles & rays
  • Lifetime experience > see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat, in the wild.
  • Large pods of dolphins & whales (35,000 pass each way this year on migration) .
  • Turtles, manta rays, local and migrating birds, soldier crabs in their thousands are all frequent – Kayak along the towering Rainbow Beach coloured sand cliffs with K’Gari (Fraser Island) views
  • Friendly local kayak guides > learn about all the history, wildlife and conservation of the Great Sandy National Park.
  • Beginner friendly environment suitable for all abilities.

What’s included:

4X4 beach drive experience, equipment, sea kayaking with local expert guide, Noosa North Shore & cable ferry, Teewah Beach & wildlife spotting, Double Island Point, Rainbow Beach coloured sands, National Park & entry fees, local knowledge commentary, light snacks & refreshments.

What to bring:

Please bring what you would usually bring to the beach e.g: towel, sunscreen, water, camera, snacks, change of clothes. Some extra food is recommended.

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Dolphin View Kayak & Great Beach Drive

Kayak & Canoe

In this half day adventure from Rainbow Beach, experience the thrill of the  Great Beach Drive to the spectacular Double Island Point. View the highly active local marine life in a unique kayaking adventure to see dolphins, humpback whales, turtles and rays.

What’s included:

  • 4WD Great Beach Drive experience, equipment hire, guided kayak & wildlife tour, National Park entry fees, pictures on request.

What to bring:

Please bring what you would usually bring to the beach e.g: towel, sunscreen, water, camera, change of clothes, snacks.

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Kayak with Dolphins in Byron Bay

Kayak & Canoe

Enjoy paddling your sea kayak out through the surf and later ride some of Australia’s most famous Byron Bay wave.

Get up close and personal with our friendly Bottlenose Dolphins and discover how inquisitive they can be. Spot Sea Turtles as they come up for a breath of air. Marvel at the size of the majestic Humpback Whales as they migrate through beautiful Byron Bay.

Our guides are kayakers, surfers, self proclaimed local historians and excellent watermen. With that in mind, you can relax and be guided around Byron Bay in our two person, sit-on-top-style sea kayaks, that are designed for ease of operation and stability. No prior experience is necessary.

Your safety and enjoyment are our priorities. We supply all safety gear: lifejackets, helmets, and wetsuits (if necessary) and free pick-up from your accommodation.


Surfboard, Kayak & eMountain Bike Hire

Kayak & Canoe

Surf lesson in World Surf Reserve- eMtn Bike National Park: first (& currently only) approved electric-bike operator for the legendary Noosa single-track- sample award-winning craft beers at our local brewery

Here in Noosa we have a world-class adventure playground. Whether you love water, waves, wind, walks or wheels, at By Earth & Ocean we have the perfect adventure days for you.

The Boards, Bikes & Brews tour is a full day tour providing you with a taster of all the best adventures Noosa has to offer.

We’ll kick things off with a morning surf, catching world-class waves in the World Surf Reserve. Whether you’re an experienced surfer or just starting out, we can cater for all levels.

Your guide will make sure any less-experienced surfers have the support and tuition to comfortably tackle the waves. Specialist, introductory surfboards are provided but surfers are welcome to bring along their own boards.

We’ll sort the post-surf snacks, local coffee and refreshments and next up it’s time to take a short trip over to the National Park where we’ve got 30kms of manicured mountain bike trails. With our state-of-the-art, dual suspension e-powered mountain bikes, we simply glide to the top of the trails. Get ready to zip up hills and cruise through tough terrain without getting puffed.

No day is complete without dropping into the local tap houses. We finish the day with a visit to a local award-winning brewery to tell tales and savour some craft beer. It’s the best way to wrap up an astounding day of adventures.

Inclusions:

  • surfboards
  • surf lesson
  • eMtn Bikes + tuition + tour
  • National Park Fees
  • Coffee, Tea, Light Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Brewery + Craft Beer sampling paddle

And remember, if this combination of activities isn’t for you, make sure to check out our other day tours and hire options. There’s something for everyone!

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Surf & Kayak Half Day Tour

Kayak & Canoe

Surf tuition in the World Surf Reserve- Kayak Noosa’s hidden waterways & creek.

OPTIONAL: add eMtn bike trails to go from half-day to full-day.

Here in Noosa we have a world-class adventure playground. Whether you love water, waves, wind, walks or wheels, at By Earth & Ocean we have the perfect adventure days for you.

The Paddles & Paddles tour is a half day adventure which helps you to experience Noosa like the locals do.

We’ll kick things off with surfing in what World Surf Reserves along with tuition for those who need it.  Follow this with kruisie kayaking down Noosa’s hidden creeks and waterways.

We’ll sort the post-paddle snacks, local coffee and refreshments.

If you want to make it a full day, then simply add on eMtn Bikes and we can take a short trip over to the National Park where we’ve got 30kms of manicured mountain bike trails. With our state of the art, duel suspension e-powered mountain bikes, we simply glide to the top of the trails. Get ready to zip up hills and cruise through tough terrain without getting puffed.

Inclusions:

  • surf boards, rashies/wet suits
  • surf lesson (for those who require)
  • coffee, tea & light refreshments
  • kayaks & life jackets
  • pick-up/drop-off

And remember, if this combination of activities isn’t for you, make sure to check out our other day tours and hire options. There’s something for everyone!

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Surf & eMountain Bike Half-Day Tour

Kayak & Canoe

Surf tuition in the World Surf Reserve- e-Mtn biking National Park trails: first & only approved tour operator for the legendary Noosa single-track.

Optional: if you can handle it, add-on kayaking to make it Paddles, Paddles & Pedals

Here in Noosa we have a world-class adventure playground. Whether you love water, waves, wind, walks or wheels, at By Earth & Ocean we have the perfect adventure days for you.

The Waves & Wheels tour is a half day tour providing you with a taster of all the best adventures Noosa has to offer.

We’ll kick things off with a morning surf, catching world-class waves in the World Surf Reserve. Whether you’re an experienced surfer or just starting out, we can cater for all levels. Your guide will make sure any less-experienced surfers have the support and tuition to comfortably tackle the waves. Specialist, introductory foam surfboards are provided but the keen or more experienced surfers are welcome to bring along their own boards and we’ll let you do your thing.

We’ll sort the post-surf snacks, local coffee and refreshments and next up it’s time to take a short trip over to the National Park where we’ve got 30kms of manicured mountain bike trails to pick from. With our state of the art, dual suspension e-powered mountain bikes, we simply glide to the top of the trails. Get ready to zip up hills and cruise through tough terrain without getting puffed.

OPTIONAL EXTRA:  if you want to convert it to a full day tour then simply add on Kayaking or Brewery visit (or BOTH!)

Inclusions:

  • surfboards, rashies/wet suits
  • surf lesson (for those who require)
  • coffee, tea & light refreshments
  • eMtn Bikes
  • National Park Fees.
  • pick-up/drop-off

And remember, if this combination of activities isn’t for you, make sure to check out our other day tours and hire options. There’s something for everyone!

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Noosa Hinterland Discovery

Kayak & Canoe

This is a lovely adventure tour for exploring Noosa’s true gem.

Explore The Hinterland- stunning lake kayak- electric Mtn Bike around mountains and enjoy the scenic views – choose to visit Pomona’s cafes or it’s Gin Distillery.

Nothing makes us happier than introducing people to the amazing Noosa Hinterland. The Hinterland Discovery tour is a 3/4 day tour where you’ll experience the hidden gem that is the Noosa Hinterland.

The typical meeting time is 9am & is located approx 20min from Noosa. You’ll kick things off with a 60min self-guided kayak across a stunning freshwater water in Noosa’s Hinterland. We can customise the length of the kayak depending on how long you want to work out for!

We’ll sort the post kayak snacks and refreshments and next up it’s time to e-mtn bike the stunning country side, forests & National Parks. Our state-of-the-art, dual suspension e-powered mountain bikes provide assistance as you pedal to give you a boost. Get ready to zip up hills and cruise through tough terrain without getting puffed. Ride is approx 2hrs around the edge of the local mountains (so great views & rest stops at the look-outs).

Around lunchtime, it’s time to finish the day with a well-earned drink and lunch in the incredible country town of Pomona. We highly recommend visit the Gin Distillery for great food & even better drinks, though pls note it is closed Mon+Tues. Alternatively you’re welcome to visit any of the cafes in town.  Around 2pm we return to the start point and your vehicles (or, you’re welcome to stay, hike Mtn Cooroora or just spend the afternoon in the Distillery. A taxi can be organised for you at a later time to take you back)

Please note, to keep the price as low as possible and to allow you the freedom to eat & drink as much (or as little) as you want, food/drinks are NOT included at Pomona Gin Distillery/Cafes

Inclusions

  • eMtn Bikes
  • kayaks
  • National Park Fees
  • light refreshments
  • Pick-up & Drop-off

NB: your lunch & drinks are NOT included (giving you lower prices & more freedom over your food & drinks of choice).

And remember, if this combination of activities isn’t for you, make sure to check out our other day tours and hire options. There’s something for everyone!

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