Bay Island Water Sports Tours

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Get on the water together with Queensland’s widest range of watercraft ready to take you on an unforgettable tour experience!

Their family by the Bay is committed to finding new ways for everyone to play on the bay, every day in every way! Explore the wonders of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and famous creeks brimming with wildlife.

Escape the bustle of city life to the calm blue water where laughter and adventure await. Enjoy the sandy white beaches, treat yourself to panoramic views from the Cleveland Lighthouse, embark on adventures searching for dolphins, turtles, and dugongs in-between the Islands and don’t miss the opportunity to explore the more mysterious winding waterways as you duck down under, and through the leafy covering to discover our famous little creeks full of wildlife.

Come experience a refreshment for your soul!

Services

From $65 to $95

Our Nature’s Music Tour for beginners (by Kayak/Water Bike) is led by a qualified Tour Guide, starting from the shallows of Raby Bay Foreshore Park Beach on the Redlands Coast.

Glide effortlessly along the waterways to the calls of the shorebirds. Meander through the tranquil mangroves looking out for the abundance of birdlife, sea eagles, ospreys, kingfishers.

We’re located 30 minutes from Brisbane CBD in picturesque Raby Bay Foreshore Park, located on Masthead Drive. There’s plenty of free parking available, and we’re just a 10 minute stroll from Cleveland Train Station.

This tour is suitable for beginners, intermediate and experienced kayakers, and caters for individuals, couples, families and small groups.

Minimum 4 people, maximum 8

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

We set off from the beach, and offer help getting in and out of the kayaks.

This tour duration is one and a half hours suitable for beginners, with Double and Single Kayaks available. Children must be over 8 to share a double with an adult.

Refreshments included.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

View the markets from a new angle, capture the excitement and buzz of the event while peacefully avoiding the crowds as you glide through the silky waters of the Marina in all it’s glory.

Disabled Access

From $95 to $150

This unique one way adventure will take you from Wellington point to Raby Bay.
We will follow the coastline along the unspoilt mangroves. Meandering past the hidden entry to Hilliard’s creek which creates a large sandy shallow bay teaming with sea life rays, turtles green and loggerheads, plus many more. Glimpse the gardens of Historical Ormiston house one of the finest examples of a colonial garden estate in Queensland built in 1860’s .
Then further into Raby Bay will you be lucky to spot the local dugong and dolphins.

The tour is for experienced kayakers (who have experienced 1 of their 90-minute tours) This tour duration is 2 to 3 hours.
This tour finishes at the first beach on Raby Bay foreshore park where you will be provided with refreshments.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

Our Canal Lifestyle – Beginners Tour (Water Bike / Kyack) starts from the shallows of Raby Bay Beach on the Redlands Coast.

Experience sight-seeing with a difference as we paddle through the canals and waterways of Raby Bay.

We’re located 25 minutes from Brisbane CBD in picturesque Raby Bay Foreshore Park, located on Masthead Drive. There’s plenty of free parking available, and we’re just a 10minute stroll from Cleveland Train Station.

This tour is suitable for beginners, intermediate and experienced individuals, couples, families and small groups.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

We set off from the beach, and offer help getting in and out of the watercrafts.

Details:

Duration -1.5 Hours

Experience level required – Basic / Novice

Led by experienced guide

Includes:

Refreshments

Water Bike/Kayak Hire

Basic instruction

Safety briefing

Life Jackets

What to bring:

Hat

Sunscreen

Water

What to expect:

Snacks, cold drinks, tea & coffee available for purchase.

Sandy beaches

BBQ & Toilet & Shower Facilities

Turtles, Dolphins & Dugongs

Classy boats & yachts heading out across Moreton Bay

Friendly and experienced crew

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $95 to $150

Our Tingalpa Creek – Intermediate Tour (by Kayak) takes you through the wildlife corridor on the city’s fringe with a water catchment of 150 km² perfect for Kayak adventures and fishing opportunities. From the Raby Bay Foreshore Park paddle to the beautiful scenic entrance from Moreton Bay, look out for houseboats and yachts and wildlife.

This tour is suitable for intermediate and experienced kayakers, and caters for individuals, couples, families and small groups. As a guide we recommend that you have experienced at least 2 of the 1.5 hour tours before embarking on a 3 hour tour.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

We set off from the beach and offer help getting in and out of the kayaks.

Details:

Duration – 3 Hours

Experience level required – some experience required

Led by experienced, accredited and qualified guides

Minimum age requirement 12 yrs for a single kayak. Children 8-11 yrs must share a double kayak with an adult.

Disabled Access

Our Historical Lighthouse Tour (by Kayak) starts from the shallows of Raby Bay Beach on the Redlands Coast

Cleveland Bay was a busy little port ferrying the produce of the market gardens and farms into Brisbane, 19th century the Lighthouse kept the boats safe from the shifting sands of the bay. Viewing the only remaining unique Hexagon shaped timber lighthouse in Moreton Bay is the icing on the cake after paddling over the sea grass beds and coral of the bay. But my favourite is glimpsing a Turtle, Dolphin or a Dugong the sea grass beds are their favourite.

This tour is suitable for beginners, intermediate and experienced individuals, couples, families and small groups.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

We set off from the beach, and offer help getting in and out of the kayaks.

Details:

Duration -1.5 Hours

Experience level required – Basic / Novice

Led by experienced, accredited and qualified guides

Minimum age requirement 12 yrs for a single watercraft. Children 8-11 yrs must share a double watercraft with an adult.

Includes:

Refreshments

Hire

Instruction

Safety briefing

Life Jackets

What to bring:

Hat

Sunscreen

Water

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $65 to $95

Our Historical Lighthouse Tour (by Chiliboats Water Bike) starts from the shallows of Raby Bay Beach on the Redlands Coast

Cleveland Bay was a busy little port ferrying the produce of the market gardens and farms into Brisbane, 19th century the Lighthouse kept the boats safe from the shifting sands of the bay. Viewing the only remaining unique Hexagon shaped timber lighthouse in Moreton Bay is the icing on the cake after paddling over the sea grass beds and coral of the bay. But my favourite is glimpsing a Turtle, Dolphin or a Dugong the sea grass beds are their favourite.

This tour is suitable for beginners, intermediate and experienced kayakers, and caters for individuals, couples, families and small groups.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

We set off from the beach, and offer help getting in and out of the kayaks.

Details:

Duration -1.5 Hours

Experience level required – Basic / Novice

Led by experienced, accredited and qualified guides

Minimum age requirement 12 yrs for a single kayak. Children 8-11 yrs must share a double kayak with an adult.

Includes:

Refreshments

Kayak Hire

Basic instruction

Safety briefing

Life Jackets

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

Their Good Ol’ Aussie Pub – Intermediate Tour (Kayak only) starts from the shallows of Raby Bay Beach on the Redlands Coast.

They’re located 25 minutes from Brisbane CBD in picturesque Raby Bay Foreshore Park, located on Masthead Drive. There’s plenty of free parking available, and they’re just a 10-minute stroll from Cleveland Train Station.

This tour is suitable for intermediate and experienced kayakers and caters for individuals, couples, families and small groups. As a guide, they recommend that you have experienced at least two of the 1.5-hour tours before embarking on a three-hour tour.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

You’ll set off from the beach, and offer help getting in and out of the kayaks.

Disabled Access

Their Hilliards Creek Wonderland Tour by Kayak is a journey of discovery where wildlife abounds! Glimpsing Ormiston House’s secret garden from the sea. Hilliards Creek offers a scenic paddle and Dewfish, Nile tilapia, and Surf Bream.

Disabled Access

Explore this iconic Island, although uninhabited now, it was once home to a family in the early 1900s. You can read all about this family living for two years, on the plaques erected there. Paddle from Raby Bay Foreshore Park, experiencing the journey north up the Redland Coastline.

Disabled Access

Travel to beloved Coochie, with its white sandy main beach, perfect for swimming stop in the peaceful shallow waters. And view the lineup of gorgeous islands from a whole new angle on the way back to Raby Bay Foreshore.

Coochie is fringed by beautiful bushland, and only 5 square kilometres and just off Victoria Point. Paddle through the protected waters to the white sandy beach which has inspired many artist markets and even draws crowds for the Annual Matthew Flinders Day every July, including live music, sailing and an outrigger canoe race!

Disabled Access

Our Ormiston Leisure Tour (Kayak) offers you the chance to treat yourself to the life of leisure as you float on by the golden sandy beaches and enjoy a good dose of vitamin-sea at your own pace exploring the Ormiston waterways, wildlife and marvellous colonial architecture of Ormiston House. This historical site and it’s surrounding 14 acres of equal beauty, is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register. Glimpse the curated gardens from the water along with the natural beauty of the sought after suburb of Ormiston, once a series of flower farms.

We’re located 25 minutes from Brisbane CBD in picturesque Raby Bay Foreshore Park, located on Masthead Drive. There’s plenty of free parking available, and we’re just a 10 minute stroll from Cleveland Train Station.

This tour is suitable for intermediate and experienced kayakers, and caters for individuals, couples, families and small groups. As a guide we recommend that you have experienced at least 2 of the 1.5 hour tours before embarking on a 3 hour tour.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure for fitting of safety gear, safety briefing and instruction.

We set off from the beach, and offer help getting in and out of the kayaks.

Disabled Access

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