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 TRADING IN NOVEMBER!!

 Our trading will vary throughout the month, according to wind and weather, but we hope to be open each day:) Please contact us if unsure and ultimately, its always best to book via this website at least one day prior. Thank you..

 

 

Port Stephens Paddlesports

Kayak Tours,
SUP Boards, & Kayak Rentals
in Shoal Bay, Port Stephens
near Newcastle

CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE

ABOUT US

Paddle the waters of Port Stephens with us! by having a blast on the pristine waters of Shoal Bay or embarking on a wonderous journey through our neighboring coastline and marine park sanctuaries. It’s not uncommon to have the local dolphins hang out with you whilst you’re out there.

Shoal Bay is what we call our main headquarters and this is where you will see us working most of the time. Our shop is located here and the beach opposite is the safest and most popular location for our hire activities and lessons. This is also our kayak tour departure point. This large and beautiful bay provides a safe environment for beginners and those who prefer to kayak or SUP for fun, relaxation, or exercise.

We operate between September and May (weather permitting), except Christmas Day, New Years Day and Anzac Day, but trading days and hours vary according to season so it’s always best to contact us or book your experience prior to visiting, to avoid the disappointment of us not being open on certain days during low season, or having limited availability during high season.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BELOW TRADING DETAILS ARE APPROXIMATE. WE ARE A SEASONAL BUSINESS THAT OPERATES SUBJECT TO WEATHER, SEA CONDITION AND DEMAND. IT IS ALWAYS BEST  TO BOOK WITH US AT LEAST ONE DAY PRIOR….

DURING THE LOW SEASONS Our trading days and hours vary, so please check with us if visiting during this time.

DURING THE HIGH SEASONS We are open most days of  the school holidays, long weekends, and Easter from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm. We close at 1:30pm on Sundays, and fully CLOSED on Christmas Day (Dec 25), New Years Day (Jan 1), and Anzac Day (Apr 25).

DURING THE OFF SEASON We are generally closed and on holiday during the winter months of June, July and August. However, despite our shop being unattended, please feel free to call us on 0405-033518 to check if we’re available as we’re happy to meet up with you upon appointment. Midday rentals and Sunset Tour are the best options for this time of year.

ULTIMATELY Its always best to book with us prior to your visit:)

SUNDAYS and HOLIDAYS: Please Note! There will be a 10% Surcharge on Sundays and a 15% Surcharge on Public Holidays.

Become One of Our Happy Customers!

Trip Advisor
So much fun

Had a blast celebrating one of the girl's 40th birthday's. Port Stephens Paddlesports were friendly and so helpful. The location was perfect for us amateurs. Definitely planning on doing this again soon.

– Catherine B. | TripAdvisor
Trip Advisor
Amazing!

First time using paddle boards and after a quick 5 minute lesson by friendly staff we set off. Water was very calm and even a very nervous 50 years old managed successfully! A pod of dolphins appeared right next to us which was the high light of our holiday! Amazing experience!

– Jennifer C. | TripAdvisor
Trip Advisor
So much fun

Michael at Paddlesports was very helpful, especially considering the venue change due to wind conditions. Daughter and I had heaps of fun mastering the art of "Balance", lol.

– Shaun S. | TripAdvisor
Trip Advisor
I kayaked with dolphins!

I had an amazing time kayaking with Port Stephens Paddlesports. We were lucky to spot four of the resident Port Stephens Bottlenose Dolphins. Even without dolphins, it was an awesome experience. The water was bright blue and the kayak route was very scenic. We had great exercise and beached our kayaks to relax in the sun.

– Grace T. | TripAdvisor
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