Kayak Turtle Tour – 1/2 Day

Kayak Turtle Tour: The Ultimate Kayak Experience Awaits You

Freshwater Rainforest SUP and Kayaking
rainforest swim

What to Expect


Departure Point:

Join us at the heart of Palm Cove Beach, and kayak on a journey like no other.


Are you up for an extraordinary adventure? Embark on our Kayak Turtle Tour. Get up close and personal with the mesmerising Inner Great Barrier Reef.

Our journey starts from the vibrant Palm Cove Beach and leads us to the serene shores of Double Island. With captivating mangroves, vibrant coral reefs, and an intriguing cave (subject to conditions), the island promises a day packed with wonder.



  • Top-Quality Kayaks: Quality equipment for a smooth journey.
  • Safety First: Premium life jackets, and high-standard safety gear for peace of mind.
  • Expert Guidance: Navigate and learn with our qualified guides by your side.
  • Seasonal Gear: Complimentary stinger suits and snorkelling sets during the summer months.


What to Pack:

  • Refreshing Water
  • Protective Sunscreen
  • Light Snacks
  • Comfortable Light Clothing
  • Swimmers


Tour Duration:

Our immersive experience lasts for approximately 3.5 to 4 hours. After a steady 30 minute paddle to the Double Island reef, the real exploration begins. Regular marine sightings include:

  • Eagle rays
  • Shovel nose sharks
  • Blue spotted lagoon rays
  • Colorful fish
  • Green Sea Turtles
  • White Belly Sea Eagles


Embark on the Adventure!

Dive into the splendors of nature and make memories for a lifetime with our Kayak Turtle Tour. Join us and paddle your way to paradise!

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Pacific Watersports Kayak Turtle Tour
Palm Cove Kayak Tour

Tour Schedule

Morning Expedition to Double Island!

Check-in Time – 6:40am

Be ready to embrace the day! Join us at 6:40am, as the morning rays promise a day of adventure.


Gathering Point:

Meet us at 73a Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove,  opposite Petes Place.


Tour Departure – 7.00am

With the morning breeze as our companion, we cast off promptly at 7:00am, heading towards Double Island with its fringing coral reefs and teeming marine wonders.


Tour Conclusion – 11.00am

Rich with experiences and new memories, we plan to round off our morning journey by 11:00am.


Begin Your Day with Double Island’s Wonders!

From the vibrant fringing coral reefs to the multitude of marine life, Double Island promises more than just a visual treat. Let Pacific Watersports guide your morning voyage. Embark with us on this mesmerising journey!

Why the Kayak Turtle Tour?

Depart from scenic Palm Cove on our exclusive Kayak Turtle Tour. With limited group sizes, our passionate Pacific Watersports guides ensure a deeply personal experience. Glide through pristine waters adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. The vibrant marine life below complements the vast expanse of the shimmering ocean, making each moment truly memorable. Opt for this tour, and immerse yourself in a world of nature and discovery.

Sustainability & Eco-Consciousness

At Pacific Watersports, we are staunch believers in sustainable tourism. Our tours are designed to have a minimal impact on the environment. We are committed to preserving the pristine quality of the Great Barrier Reef and Coastal Cairns area. By choosing us, you’re not only signing up for an adventure but also supporting eco-conscious tourism.

Safety First

Your safety is our utmost priority. All our equipment undergoes regular checks to ensure it’s up to standard.  Our guides are trained in first aid and water rescue, ensuring that even if you’re a novice swimmer, you’re in safe hands.

Customised Experience

Do you have special requests or unique requirements? Let us know ahead of time. At Pacific Watersports, we aim to craft experiences that cater to the diverse needs of our guests. Whether it’s arranging a special surprise for a loved one or a happy birthday wish, we strive to make your adventure truly personalised.

Feedback & Memories

After the tour, we love to hear from our adventurers! We encourage you to share your experiences, photos, and videos with us. Not only does it help us improve, but it also allows fellow travelers to catch a glimpse of what awaits them.

How to Book Your Adventure

Securing your spot on the Kayak Turtle Tour is simple and straightforward.

  1. Navigate: Head to the “Kayak Turtle Tour” page to find detailed information about the Kayak Turtle Tour .
  2. Pick Your Date: Choose the perfect date that fits your travel plans.
  3. Share Your Details: Enter participant information and specify any special requests for a tailored experience.