Coorong kayaking adventures


Coorong Pelican

Guided Kayak Coorong Tours

Rivers End Explorer

Embark on a captivating 4 hour guided kayaking tour departing from the scenic Chapel Road on Hindmarsh Island—an ideal adventure for families and bird enthusiasts alike. This leisurely paddle promises an immersive experience through shallow, protected waters teeming with diverse birdlife.

As you navigate these tranquil waters, keep your eyes peeled for a plethora of bird species that call this area home. The gentle strokes of your paddle echo the soothing calls of the birds, creating a harmonious symphony of nature. This journey is carefully crafted to engage families and bird enthusiasts, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration.

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The highlight of the tour involves crossing the iconic Goolwa Channel, leading you into the heart of the Coorong National Park. Here, a guided walk over the dunes awaits, providing an up-close encounter with the untouched beauty of the Coorong. To add a unique touch to your adventure, indulge in the hands-on experience of collecting fresh cockles—a treasure from the Coorong’s pristine waters.

Upon returning, these freshly gathered cockles become the centerpiece of a delectable tasting before a well-deserved lunch. Our expert guides ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience, making this kayaking tour not just an outdoor adventure but a sensory journey.


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The adventure will be run by Experienced guides to these locations.

Summer Itinerary (daylight savings)

10 am – Meet your guide at the end of Chapel Road, Hindmarsh Island.

10:30 am – Explore the shallow water behind Rushy Island teeming with bird life.

11:05 am – Paddle across the Goolwa Channel to the gorgeous Coorong Sand Dunes.

11:30 am – Arrive on the Sir Richard Peninsula for a quick nibble.

11:45 am – Walk over the sand dunes to the beach to hunt for the tasty Goolwa Cockles.

12 pm – Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the beautiful Coorong National Park.

1 pm – Depart the sand dunes to complete the circumnavigation of Rushy Island.

2 pm – Arrive back at Chapel Road and return to the real world.

Limited Time
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Rivers End Explorer







5 - 14 years

Please note that, due to the nature of the tour, it is not suitable for children under 5.

Join us for a day of family-friendly fun, birdwatching bliss, and culinary delights against the breathtaking backdrop of Hindmarsh Island and the Coorong National Park.

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Chapel Road on Hindmarsh Island

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