Top Spots to go Kayaking on the Sunshine Coast

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The perfect activity all year round! Here’s our guide to the top paddling spots that will have you kayaking Sunshine Coast style!

The Top Spots for Kayaking Sunshine Coast

Currimundi Lake


Featuring a mapped out canoe trail, walking tracks and ideal swimming conditions for small children, Currimundi Lake is a perfect family spot! Kayak under bridges and alongside bushland and rock pools for a scenic paddling adventure. The kids will love riding along the gentle currents and spotting fish while kayaking the day away.

Noosa Everglades


For a serene day on the water Noosa Everglades is a gorgeous location! Calm waters, jumping fish and abundant native flora makes this waterway an amazing sight sure to be enjoyed by paddlers of all ages.

Lake Baroon


Located between picturesque towns Maleny and Montville, Lake Baroon is the perfect place to stop for a paddle during a kayaking Sunshine Coast Hinterland getaway. Views of the Hinterland’s rolling hills and trees will make this a very special kayaking adventure.

Old Woman Island


Ideal for more confident paddlers, Old Woman Island is accessible off Marcoola on the Sunshine Coast. A hot spot for sighting dolphins, jellyfish and even turtles, Old Woman Island is a fun filled Sunshine Coast kayaking destination.

Bribie Island


Bribie Island kayaking is a great option for beginners – the smooth waters and small paddling distance between Golden Beach and Bribie Island make this a very family friendly day out. After exploring the coastline why not pull up on the shore for some fish and chips to refuel!

Kayaking Sunshine Coast Hire and Tours

Noosa Everglades Half-Day Tour: a five-hour guided tour. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Where: starts at Boreen Point
Cost: adults $155, children $80
Contact: Kanu Kapers – 5485 3328

Twilight Kayak Tours: two-hour guided evening kayak tours of Pumicestone Passage, Bells Creek and Bribie Island.
Where: starts at Jensen Park, Golden Beach
Cost: $55 per person
Contact: Blue Water Kayak Tours – 5494 7789

Self-Guided Kayak Tours: explore Mooloolah National Park on a self-guided tour.
Where: The Wharf, Mooloolaba
Cost: single kayaks $25 for two hours (double kayaks available)
Contact: Hire Hut Mooloolaba – 5444 0366

Kayaking Sunshine Coast – our pick for sporty family fun!

Kayaking is a great family friendly activity and a fantastic way to see and enjoy all that the Sunshine Coast region has to offer!

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