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Hinchinbrook Island

6 Day Sea Kayak Expedition
$2900pp
  • One of Australia's best multi-day Sea Kayak journeys

  • 5 nights camping

  • 6 days beach & island hopping

  • 2-4 hours paddling per day, ~100km in total

  • Gourmet expedition catering

  • Short hikes & beach combing

  • Snorkelling and Swimming

  • Marine life Encounters including whales, dolphins, turtles, dugongs

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Wow ! Is often people’s reaction to this place. The 6 day Hinchinbrook Expedition is our flagship trip and one of the worlds best multiday sea kayaking trip. Imagine an island paradise lying off the North Queensland coast where towering mountains give way to pristine rainforest fringed by white, sandy beaches and warm, azure waters, on this island your footprints will be the only prints on the beach. Hinchinbrook Island is Australia’s largest island national park, and is wedged between lush UNESCO World Heritage rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef.

On this 6 day Sea Kayak holiday we paddle north from the small town of Lucinda out and along the beautiful east coast of Hinchinbrook island camping on secluded beaches, swimming in idyllic, clear fresh water holes and eating like royalty. Each day allows for just the right amount of activity as we paddle to the next stunning campsite. Its not all rush rush like many expedition trips and most days allow for some island time in the afternoon to chill out or go for a walk, a snorkel or just relax in a hammock. Each evening ends with a gourmet meal cooked by our skilled guides who are just as handy with a chef’s knife as they are with a paddle. All served up in natures restaurant, arguably some of the best alfresco dinning available. 

After we reach the northern end of Hinchinbrook we begin island hopping. Our first stop is the tranquillity of Goold Island where we camp with beautiful views of the Family Islands to the north and the towering peaks of Hinchinbrook to the south. Enjoy an afternoon stroll around the island or inspection of fish traps built by the Bandjin and Girramay people. From Goold we continue north to picturesque Wheeler Island, one of the Family Island group. We spend our last night here before paddling by Dunk Island then back to mainland Australia where we make landfall at South Mission Beach and end our trip. 

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The 6 day Hinchinbrook trip is an unforgettable kayaking journey through pristine, tropical islands and through most of the season a gentle SE tailwind helps us up the coast. This trip is renowned among sea kayakers and adventurers as the best multi day sea kayak trip in Australia.

What makes it one of the top kayak tours in Queensland, and in Australia? Hinchinbrook Island will never be overrun by crowds due to a strictly regulated permit system. Coral Sea Kayaking is currently the only commercial operator on the Island, so it is unlikely to see anyone else at the secluded beaches we roll into each night.

 

We run small group trips to ensure safe, quality experiences and environmentally sustainable practices. Due to this, our Sea Kayak tours often sell out. Book now to avoid disappointment!

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2024 Departures

  • June 23               Confirmed

  • June 30               Confirmed

  • July 7                   Fully Booked

  • July 14                 Confirmed

  • July 21   

  • July 28                 Confirmed

  • August 18

  • August 25            Confirmed

  • September 8       PaddleOUT

  • September 15     Vegan Wellness

  • September 22     PaddleAbility

Inclusions

  • All transport from Mission Beach

  • All permits and parks passes

  • Accommodation whilst on tour

  • Gourmet Expedition Meals

  • Camping equipment

  • All sea kayaking equipment

  • Professional sea kayak guides

Price: $2900pp

2025 Departures

  • June 29

  • July 6

  • July 13

  • July 27

  • August 3       -    Fully Booked

  • August 10

  • August 31

  • September 7

  • September 14

  • September 21

  • September 28

Infinity pool atop Zoe Falls at Zoe Bay
Whale and calf off Hinchinbrook Island
Sunrise on the Water
Relaxing at camp on Hinchinbrook Island
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Enjoying beach on Goold Island
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Hinchinbrook kayak whale sighting
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Aerial view of Hinchinbrook Island
Sunset from Wheeler island
Paddling up the coast of Hinchinbrook Island
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