Half Day Kayak Tour From Airlie Beach

From: $110.00

  • No experience needed
  • Kayak on the amazing Whitsundays
  • See Amazing sea life
  • Fruit platters included on your tour
  • May see Whales between July & September
  • Snorkel equipment included




This guided half day kayak trip is undoubtedly one of our most popular adventures, catering to both seasoned paddlers and novices alike, with an emphasis on ensuring everyone has a fantastic and enjoyable experience.

Half Day Kayak Departures

  • Airlie Beach 8.30am
  • Return to Airlie Beach: 12.15pm
  • Courtesy bus available
  • 12.30 pm tour curently not available

Join us for our Half Day Inner Island Turtle Tour, our most sought-after guided trip, perfect for both experienced paddlers and beginners looking for fun and enjoyment.

Setting off from our base at Shute Harbour, we navigate over fringing coral reefs and venture to nearby tropical islands. These azure waters and islands boast a rich diversity of marine and birdlife, including graceful sea turtles and majestic eagles.

From July to September, there’s the exciting possibility of encountering humpback whales as they journey to give birth before returning to the Antarctic.

During the tour, we make a pit stop at one of the picturesque beaches or islands for swimming and exploration. Some may choose to unwind while our knowledgeable guides share insights about the area.

We provide cold drinks, muesli bars, and a fruit platter for refreshment before we head back to Shute Harbour, ensuring you have a memorable and enjoyable experience throughout.

Don’t miss out – book your spot now for an unforgettable adventure!

Half day kayak suitable for
Beginners to experienced paddlers, children welcome (7 – 15 years old), (accompanied by adult, 1 adult per child),

Half Day Kayak Inclusions

  • Stable double kayaks
  • buoyancy aid
  • safety briefing
  • snorkelling gear
  • stinger suits
  • snacks
  • dry bag for towel or spare clothes, (we cannot guarantee to keep sensitive electronics dry)

Looking for some other great adventures?

Visiting Cairns and it’s surrounding attractions is a must do for any traveller on the east coast of australia. There’s plenty to tick off your bucket list here with adrenalin activities like sky diving, white water rafting or bungy jumping that will get your heart pumping.

Explorers can tick off plenty as well with the lush tropical rainforest areas of the Atherton tablelands and Cape Tribulation. Also we can’t forget snorkelling or scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef of course!

What can I do?

Ok there’s alot to do but we’ll try and pack it into a few short paragraph breakdowns for you.

First up we’ll sort out the adrenaline junkies. Get your fix by jumping out of a plane at 14,000 feet for an epic skydive or if you don’t wanna go quite that high you can Bungy jump!  If you haven’t had your fix yet why not try your hand at white water rafting,The list goes on and on!

For the adventurers in us there’s plenty to see and do as well. Let’s tick the big one off the list first and visit the Great Barrier Reef on a one day trip. Add on a scuba dive for the ultimate immersion experience. Next up let’s have a day of fun visiting the waterfalls of the Atherton tablelands, remember to bring your swimmers!

A couple of hours plus a ferry crossing north of cairns and you’ll find yourself exploring the Daintree Rainforest in Cape Tribulation, a stunning area that’s beauty is beyond words. A bit closer to Cairns is the township of Kuranda, this is best explored using the scenic train and sky-rail as your transportation to and from this fun day-trip.

Enough exploring and you want to relax? Easy, head to the lagoon at Cairns foreshore or one of the northern beaches such as Port Douglas to get in some sun time and soak up some precious vitamin D.

There’s plenty of fun for everyone, we hope you enjoy your stay in Cairns.

Important info before travel

  • hat
  • sunscreen
  • bottle of water
  • swimwear
  • shoes that are suitable for getting wet (thongs, sandals or deck shoes are suitable)
  • Wear clothing appropriate for the weather

Cancellation by client – We understand that travel plans vary and that occasionally you may need to alter or cancel your reservation with us. Provided that sufficient notice is given, this is not usually a problem and we can usually organise a rescheduling of trip to a more suitable time or a partial refund. Short notice cancellations however means that we may have turned down other clients and will have occurred expenses for permits, food, transport, staff etc. In these instances, a refund is not available. Full details of our policy is set out below.

No-Shows & Cancellation Fees


Cancellation of half day and day trips and rentals within 48 hours will occur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds are made for cancellations within 48 hours. All other cancellations incur a 20% of full trip price cancellation fee.