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    Riverhead ‘Paddle to the Pub’ kayak trip

Riverhead ‘Paddle to the Pub’ kayak trip

The acclaimed “Paddle to the Pub” kayak trip departs from Herald Island were after a safety briefing our qualified staff, you will make your way up to the Riverhead Historic Tavern. The kayak up is very sheltered, has varied scenery, and is perfect for novice kayakers. Food can be ordered at the Riverhead Historic Tavern which you can enjoy while drinking an ale or two.

The trip can be run after work, during the day or at weekends. Transport back to Herald Island on one way tours is possible. We require a minimum of 4 people to operate this tour (not only from your group).

As this is tidal the tour can only depart 3 hours before or after high tide. It is possible to kayak from Riverhead down to Herald island where we pick you up in our minivans and transport you back to Tavern.

What to Bring: Camera, Water bottle, Sun protection, T-shirt (No Cotton), Shorts or leggings to kayak in (No Cotton), Sun glasses and hat, Warm top, Medication

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Tour Cost

Cost

Price from $95 per person (min group size)

Duration

Duration

Duration one way: 2 hours including safety briefing

Start time

Start Time

Start time varies due to the tide

Start location

Start Location

Historic Riverhead Tavern and we transport you down to Herald Island to start the kayaking

  • “Safety instructions clear and sufficient with equipment of a high standard. We were taken to herald island by car and then a lovely calm paddle for about an hour and a half down to theRiverhead pub. Recommended.”

    Reviewed May 2018

  • “Great day out on the Riverhead tavern with 20 of my work colleagues. Its a great way to build up an appetite before having a few beers and lunch at the Riverhead Tavern. The gear was good condition, easy with them transport down to Herald Island and ending at the Tavern is a good idea. Fun afternoon.”

    Reviewed February 2016

Faqs

  • Is this tour catered?

    No, but food can be ordered at the Riverhead Historic Tavern which you can enjoy while drinking an ale or two.

  • When do we depart?

    As this is tidal the tour can only depart 3 hours before or after high tide. It is possible to kayak from Riverhead down to Herald island where we pick you up in our minivans and transport you back to Tavern.

  • How many people can go on the tour?

    4 people minimum are required for this tour to operate (not only from your particular group)

What you need to bring

What is provided?
We kit you out with all the specialist paddling gear including buoyancy aid, spray skirt, spray jacket, thermals and a dry bag for your camera. This tour is fully catered so please advise us of any dietary requirements. Kayaking is a water sport and you will get a little wet while kayaking.

What to bring?

  • Camera
  • Water bottle
  • Sun protection
  • T-shirt (No Cotton)
  • Shorts or leggings to kayak in (No Cotton).
  • Sun glasses and hat
  • Warm top
  • Medication

Meeting point
Historic Riverhead Tavern and we transport you down to Herald Island to start the kayaking
– Get Directions

Tour Start Location

This tour starts from the Historic Riverhead Tavern located at 33 York Terrace, Riverhead. There is lots of free car parking.

Meeting point
Historic Riverhead Tavern and we transport you down to Herald Island to start the kayaking
– Get Directions

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