Penguin & Seal Island Kayaking Adventure
Shoalwater Western Australia - Sun 18th February 2018

Max Participants:
16
Location:
153 Arcadia Drive, Shoalwater Western Australia
Date:
Sun 18th February 2018
Duration:
6 Hours
Non-Member Cost:
$180.00 per person based on twin share
Member Cost:
$170.00 per person based on twin share
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Client rating: 5/5 from 3 reviews

 Spend a full day sea kayaking, snorkelling, swimming, exploring and relaxing within the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park! Paddling a sea kayak is a unique and intimate way to explore Penguin & Seal Islands, as we get up close and personal with the sea lions, cruise past colonies of pelicans and take in the rugged islands. Kayaking Tour is led by a qualified instructor who will also take you on a guided walk and snorkelling on Penguin Island.  Sometimes we even see the dolphins! It’s a fun filled day suitable for beginners and advanced paddlers .... and it's a great way to meet other Adventurous Women!

Gallery

Girls coming into shore
Kayaking to the Islands

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Visiting the sea lions at Seal Island often that often swim and jump playfully amongst the kayaks!

● Silently gliding over shallow reefs, exploring secluded bays and getting up close to the islands all within an easy 700 metre to 1km distance offshore - easy paddling for beginners!

● Getting a close up water level view of the marine life.

● Swimming from beautiful sandy beaches and snorkelling colourful reefs with your tour guide.

● Seeing the little penguins at the Discovery Centre and then enjoying an island picnic lunch under the trees overlooking sweeping views of the marine park.

Includes

Qualified Instructor from Capricorn Sea Kayaking

Adventurous Women Host - Sue O'Connor 0403781803

Double sit in kayaks (traditional sit insides with rudders), paddles and life vest

Long sleeved sun shirts & hats

Dry bags to keep your valuables dry

Guided walk & snorkelling (mask and snorkel) on Penguin Island

Penguin feeding at the Discovery Centre

Morning Tea & Picnic Lunch on Penguin Island (Dietary Requirements will be catered for - Fill out Dietary Field when making payment)

Excludes

Transport to meeting point

What To Bring/Wear

- Bathers, thongs or sandals.

- A change of clothes for after your paddle or snorkel.

- Drinking water, sunscreen, towel and camera.

More Information

 

Self Drive to Shoalwater Bay / Participants must weigh less than 115kgs / Must be over 13 years old to participate  

 

Time/Where to Meet on the Day

Meet at 8.am at 153 Arcadia Drive, opposite the Penguin Road intersection, in the Pengos Cafe carpark.  Look for the Capricorn Sea Kayaking van/ute and kayak trailer in the car park and your Adventurous Women Host, Sue O'Connor (who will be wearing an Adventurous Women Orange Cap for easy identification) 

 

Please contact Sue on the day if you're unable to make it for any reason or you are running late.  Sue O'Connor 0403781803

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What ended up starting out with an accidental sleep in followed by a rush to make sure I had everything I needed was only the start of a great week and road trip ahead.  Arriving at the Rivergods depot as planned, all the gear was packed into the kayak trailor and our luggage and us ladies into the 11 seater bus we then headed towards Exmouth. 

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Most ladies on the trip I knew but got to know more outside of our normal day to day lives and of course as always got to meet some newbies!  Even though only a week and a great week at that you definitely felt like you had a holiday and of course an adventure. After dropping off the trailor in storage for the next group we started our almost non-stop journey back to Perth (arriving ahead of schedule) and boy I was glad to be back home.  Camping is an absolute hoot no matter where you are but you can't beat the enjoyment of that first shower when home.  I definitely slept well that night!!

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What ended up starting out with an accidental sleep in followed by a rush to make sure I had everything I needed was only the start of a great week and road trip ahead.  Arriving at the Rivergods depot as planned, all the gear was packed into the kayak trailor and our luggage and us ladies into the 11 seater bus we then headed towards Exmouth. 

Along the way I could feel it getting warmer so the cold of Perth became a distant memory. Having to make the usual pit stops along the way it was decided to camp overnight just outside of Canarvon to rejuvenate and obviously avoid running into any of the local wildlife along the way.  Another early morning upon us and we were back on the road only to arrive in Exmouth just in time for lunch.  After replenishing supplies we made our way out to the beach where we would spend the next week in the outdoors.

The week was filled with kayaking around Yardie Creek and beaches stopping to check out the sites as well as well earned morning snacks and lunches (I'm sorry Fee for polishing off half a can of baked beans).  For some that preferred to take a break from the kayaking mid week a hiking trip was on the agenda.  Even though there were surprises along the way 1 member in particular overcame some difficult terraine & obstacles only to come out the other end knowing she had accomplished something she never thought she'd make through with her fellow AWs there to share in such a feat and who were extremely proud of her.

I would have to say snorkeling the coral reef was the highlight of the trip for me.  Apart from surfacing every now and again to check I was still within the safety zone I could have stayed down there swimming with the ocean life for hours.  Turquoise Bay was as blues and the pictures showed and the sun as warm as a awesome summers day.  To know such a place existed in our backyard and I was there enjoying every minute was such a fantastic feeling. The nights around the campsite were filled with fun, laughter, stories, games and of course a late night walk to see what we could find or what wildlife was watching us with much interets.  All of us lent a hand to Jorien and Shaun preparing the meals and general campsite chores which really didn't feel like work at all.

Most ladies on the trip I knew but got to know more outside of our normal day to day lives and of course as always got to meet some newbies!  Even though only a week and a great week at that you definitely felt like you had a holiday and of course an adventure. After dropping off the trailor in storage for the next group we started our almost non-stop journey back to Perth (arriving ahead of schedule) and boy I was glad to be back home.  Camping is an absolute hoot no matter where you are but you can't beat the enjoyment of that first shower when home.  I definitely slept well that night!!

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Along the way I could feel it getting warmer so the cold of Perth became a distant memory. Having to make the usual pit stops along the way it was decided to camp overnight just outside of Canarvon to rejuvenate and obviously avoid running into any of the local wildlife along the way.  Another early morning upon us and we were back on the road only to arrive in Exmouth just in time for lunch.  After replenishing supplies we made our way out to the beach where we would spend the next week in the outdoors.

The week was filled with kayaking around Yardie Creek and beaches stopping to check out the sites as well as well earned morning snacks and lunches (I'm sorry Fee for polishing off half a can of baked beans).  For some that preferred to take a break from the kayaking mid week a hiking trip was on the agenda.  Even though there were surprises along the way 1 member in particular overcame some difficult terraine & obstacles only to come out the other end knowing she had accomplished something she never thought she'd make through with her fellow AWs there to share in such a feat and who were extremely proud of her.

I would have to say snorkeling the coral reef was the highlight of the trip for me.  Apart from surfacing every now and again to check I was still within the safety zone I could have stayed down there swimming with the ocean life for hours.  Turquoise Bay was as blues and the pictures showed and the sun as warm as a awesome summers day.  To know such a place existed in our backyard and I was there enjoying every minute was such a fantastic feeling. The nights around the campsite were filled with fun, laughter, stories, games and of course a late night walk to see what we could find or what wildlife was watching us with much interets.  All of us lent a hand to Jorien and Shaun preparing the meals and general campsite chores which really didn't feel like work at all.

Most ladies on the trip I knew but got to know more outside of our normal day to day lives and of course as always got to meet some newbies!  Even though only a week and a great week at that you definitely felt like you had a holiday and of course an adventure. After dropping off the trailor in storage for the next group we started our almost non-stop journey back to Perth (arriving ahead of schedule) and boy I was glad to be back home.  Camping is an absolute hoot no matter where you are but you can't beat the enjoyment of that first shower when home.  I definitely slept well that night!!

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