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Double Island Kayak Turtle Tour - Palm Cove

Join us for a guided kayak tour of the beautiful Double Island. Departing from the south end of Palm Cove, we arrive at the island after a 20-30 minute paddle. Enjoy the experience of paddling along side coral reef and across beautiful white sandy shallow waters.

Because the water is often very clear, we will often see tropical marine life such as turtles and small rays on our journey.

What we supply:

  • Kayaks
  • snorkelling equipment is provided if conditions are right
  • Life jackets
  • Juice
  • Water
  • Fruit
  • Pick up from Cairns if required at for a small charge

How long is the tour

3.5 hours. The paddle to Double Island takes 20-30 minutes. Once we get there, it is time to explore the reef. Before paddling back to our start point at Palm Cove.

More often than not we see lots of different marine life like:

  • Eagle rays
  • Shovel nose sharks
  • Mangrove rays
  • Colourful fish
  • Sea Turtles

Price: $80

Transport: If you require pick up from Cairns this can be arranged direct with the operator after booking. $15 per person one way, of $20 per person return, minimum numbers apply.

Self Drive: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time

This is a wind and weather dependent tour, please keep in contact with the operator leading up to your scheduled tour date

Meeting point for tour: opposite Chill Cafe, Southern End of Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove

***IMPORTANT*** Prices below exclude $6.50 per person EMC (Environmental Management Charge). This is payable on the day of travel direct to the tour operator.

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Maria from Australia wrote on 23 November 2019

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Amazing - highly recommend!

Amazing tour - Andy was really knowledgeable about the area and we saw loads of great sites and wildlife!

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Helen Russell from Australia wrote on 06 April 2018

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Amazing!!!

Friendly knowledgeable amazing staff. Pick up service from hotel to kayaking. Awesome adventure. Everything supplied including a snack and drink. Couldn’t ask for anything better.

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Shengxin from Australia wrote on 17 March 2018

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Great

Perfect half day trip! It was great and highly recommended!

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David from Australia wrote on 21 February 2018

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Double Island Turtle Kayak Tour

Fantastic experience! Loved it!

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Susan Turner from Australia wrote on 28 December 2017

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Awesome Christmas present

What a fantastic trip!! Professional and informative yet relaxed and self paced with in the group. We saw sea turtles, snorkeled over the coral. Entered the small cave entrance. Had a great morning out! Our guide was fantastic!! Thanks for a great experience out in a beautiful part of paradise.

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