Private Kayak Tours

Tailored private kayak tours for couples, corporates, families and friends

Book a private kayaking experience and let us tailor a tour to suit your wants and wishes. Start your day early, sipping coffee and watching the sunrise or enjoy a sleep-in and join us a little later. Either way, you’ll soak up Sydney’s most iconic sights—the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, perfectly framed by Sydney’s striking skyline. you’ll explore this water wonderland from the comfort of a kayak.

Your private kayak guide will tailor a private paddling experience just for your group. Whether you’re surprising someone on their birthday, popping the question, marking a special event or celebrating the bride (or groom) to be—we’ll help you make memories that last a lifetime.


2 hours

Beginner to


Starting from $380 for 2 people

2 to 8

What you can expect

Your friendly experienced guides will greet you at Lavender Bay boat ramp (just look for the bright kayaks) and they will get your group ready for kayaking.

After a safety brief, life jacket fitting and kayak instruction, you’ll head out onto the water for a picture-perfect paddle on Sydney Harbour.

You choose your own adventure on this tailored small group kayak tour.

Glide around beautiful Lavender Bay, paddle past Sawmillers Reserve, kayak around Goat Island or simply sit back and take in one of the most iconic and scenic harbours in the world.

Pictures of everyone with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House are guaranteed! We’ll take care of the little things, so you can relax and enjoy your time on the harbour with friends and family. 

Birthday kayak tour on Sydney Harbour with Sydney by Kayak

Included in your tour

  • All equipment including a single kayak, paddle and life-jacket (available in various sizes).
  • Qualified, experienced and friendly guides/instructors.
  • Full safety briefing and kayak instruction prior to departure.
  • Pre-ordered, barista made coffee, tea or hot chocolate from a local café on arrival. (If requested for your private tour)
  • Free digital photos, taken by your guides.
  • Hand sanitiser and sunscreen.