Employment Opportunities at Sydney Harbour Kayaks

Administration & Marketing Co-ordinator - Professional Paddlers - Beach Team - Internships

Customer Service / Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator - Outdoor Adventure

September 15, 2020

To start right now, we are looking for a strong Customer focused champion, that is also savvy with sales and marketing duties.

  • Customer Service / Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator / Beach Team

It is fun job, in an amazing location however it is also a VERY tough job and you get fit as it's an active, outdoor / indoor role.

Specifically, the role involves:

  • Managing our day to day admin and customer service with sales & marketing tasks.

  • Setting up the equipment (kayaks, surf skis, paddles, PFDs, safety signage, etc.) for each day of hire

  • Interacting with customers and getting them set up to head out on the water

  • Booking lessons, tours and future rentals.

Please let us know if you have any of the following skills

  • Kayak guiding qualifications.

  • Boat drivers license.

  • First Aid certificate (this is important to have)

  • Outdoor Education certificate (tafe or other)


This will be a long and hot summer - are you up for a challenge

Positions available NOW

Beach Team Members (Summer 2020 / 2021)

July 24, 2020

The Sydney Harbour Kayaks Beach Team is the driving force behind the smooth running of the rental fleet.

It is a tough job, however very rewarding and you get fit as it's an active, outdoor role.

You will be managing the movement in and out for our entire rental fleet.

Specifically, the role involves:
- Setting up the equipment (kayaks, surf skis, paddles, PFDs, safety signage, etc.) for each day of hire
- Interacting with customers and getting them set up to head out on the water
- Helping paddlers get accustomed to the rudder system
- Launching kayaks and skis to kick-start each paddling session
- Assisting paddlers as they on-shore at the end of their trip
- And packing up at the end of the day.

Ideal attributes of our beach-team members:
- If you are proactive, friendly, helpful, and happy to take on a physical, outdoor role, then we encourage you to drop us a line.

Professional Sea Kayaking Guides & Instructors

July 24, 2020

Do you love the outdoors? Are you passionate about kayaking?

Whether you've recently taken an interest in paddling or have already finished your professional guiding and/or instructing qualification we are keen to hear from you!

We now need current or aspiring Professional Paddlers! We have some amazing well-paid, part-time positions starting now.

If you have your Australian Canoeing Certification or an equivalent overseas teaching or guiding qualification (Paddle Canada, ASA, BCU, etc.) then please get in touch.

If your qualifications are out of date then please still get in touch with us, as we will be able to assist the right candidates.

For paddlers who do not have any qualifications so far, please contact Australian Canoeing or Paddle NSW for their schedule on guides and instructors courses.

The minimum you will need to guide or teach is the AC Flatwater 1 Guide's Certificate or AC Flatwater 1 Instructor's Certificate.

Go ahead and fill out your details to let us know where you're up to, whether you're ready to go or need finish your training before you cast off with us.

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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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