Kayak Lessons Sydney

Sydney Harbour Kayaks

Free Three Hour Introduction to Kayaking Course -

'Learn to Kayak for FREE'

Start your paddling experience safely and comfortably with a Free Three Hour Paddling Session from Sydney Harbour Kayaks' Professional Paddling Staff.

The Intro to Kayaking lesson is our simplest introductory course, where we will focus on establishing the basic concepts that will allow you to be self-sufficient and efficient in your paddling.

We will cover many important aspects of paddling including safety and basic strokes, that will allow you to learn to maneuver your kayak (ie keep it going straight!) and allow you to enjoy the process of paddling.

If you do not have your own kayak, then we will be teaching you in a stable and comfortable sit-on-top kayak.

Prerequisites: You must be a beginner paddler, however you can do this lesson several times until you feel confident when paddling.

Note: we can teach children as young as 12 years of age however they must be accompanied by an adult.


This is a great family activity and we encourage you to learn as a family!

If you are a school group, then please call us to work out a customised plan.


The Paddle Safe / Paddle Smart Kayak Lessons are FREE.

If you do not have your own kayak then the kayak rental will cost $55.00 for the duration of the lesson - 3 hours.

Course Size: Minimum # of Students: 3, Maximum: 8

Booking a Free Kayak lesson with Sydney Harbour Kayaks is easy.

Please click the link below to access our booking form.

Safety Partner

Phone Lines

Line 1: 02 9969 4590

Line 2: 02 9960 4389





NSW Location

81 Parriwi Road - Smiths Boat Shed
The Spit Bridge, Mosman 2088


Victorian Location

Murray River Adventures

Cohuna, Victoria

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Certificate of Operation Holder.

Address for all official correspondence

Sydney Harbour Kayaks Pty Ltd

Eora Country

81 Parriwi Road - Smiths Boat Shed
Mosman 2088

There is a lot of parking close to us at the Spit Bridge, however it is council paid parking.

Free parking Information
There is some free parking north and south of us at Upper Parriwi Road, Mosman or Avona Cres, Seaforth.

Both locations will require a few hundred metres walk back to our Spit Bridge location.

Note: make sure you always check the parking signs.


Transport NSW 

Opening Hours

SUMMER HOURS - October to April

Monday & Tuesday: 9am to 3pm

(last rental at 1.30pm)

Wednesday: 9am to 5pm

Thursday: 9am to 5pm

Friday: 9am to 5pm

Saturday and Sunday: 7.30am to 5pm

Last rental each day is 3.30pm unless listed.

WINTER HOURS - May to September

Monday / Tuesday CLOSED

Wednesday to Friday: 9am to 3pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8am to 3pm

(last rental at 1.30pm)

Note: The last rental each day is 3.30pm

when we close at 5pm or it is at 1.30pm when we close at 3pm.

We will be closed:

Easter Sunday

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

New Years Day

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