Kayaks are available to hire now

Single or double kayaks are available, phone 02 4566 4308 to check availability and book.

Kayaks can be hired from 8:45am and must be returned no later than 4:45pm

WHAT TO BRING:
  • Paddling clothes (rash vest, board shorts, hat)
  • Drinking water
  • Sunscreen and towel
  • Thermal top, wind breaker (on cooler days)
  • Dry change of clothes for after the paddle

WHAT'S PROVIDED:

  • Kayak
  • Paddle
  • Life vest
  • Map explaination of our area of operation
  • Basic instructions, if required
  • Parking

KAYAK HIRE LIMITATIONS

Kayaks are picked up from the Able Houseboat Marina, kayaks are restricted to Webb's Creek, the MacDonald River and not beyond the Wisemans Ferry Ferry.

KAYAK HIRE RATES: Single Kayak Double Kayak
1 hour $30 $50
2 hours $45 $75
3 hours        $50 $85
4 hours $60 $95
5 hours $70 $100
6-8 hours $80 $120
Prices are subject to change, includes GST
  • Kayaking is only recommended if you can swim
  • Do not kayak if you are have a pre-existing medical condition
  • Wear your life jacked (PFD) at all times
  • Keep clear of marinas and middle channels
  • Paddle close to the shoreline as much as possible as there is less current
  • Be aware of the tides and what time they will be changing
  • Cross channels at right angles and by the shortest distnce only when it is safe
  • Give way to all motoring craft and car ferry's
  • Keep aware of the changing weather conditions
  • If you do not feel confidant return to Able Hawkesbury River marina
  • Please advise our staff where you are going to paddle
  • Beware of rocks/sticks on river banks
  • Do not separate from your group
  • Keep clear of larger vessels - cross behind them, not in front
  • Know your limitations

POLICY - RENTING KAYAKS WITH CHILDREN (2012)

Children between 3 years and 5 years of age are able to be taken kayaking ONLY in the double kayaks (with child seat) with TWO adults

Children between 6 years and 13 years of age can paddle in and double kayak with ONE other adult

Children between 14 years and 17 years of age are able to paddle a single kayak if there is an adult paddling with them (The adult MUST stay within 10 meters of this child at all times)

There MUST be ONE adult for every THREE children paddling in single kayaks

An adult needs to read and sign our Indemnity Form on behalf of the children in their care.

Stricter weather restrictions are enforced under this policy.

Hire Drive License HD0004