Adventure Kayaking SA

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Adventure Kayaking SA is ensuring adventure is alive in Adelaide, South Australia. Kayaking and Standup Paddle boarding at the ADELAIDE DOLPHIN SANCTUARY are fun, safe and with us suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Just north of Port Adelaide the “sanctuary” is the best location for paddling in South Australia. Just 40 minutes from the CBD.
Exploring the sea caves and viewing the friendly seals at RAPID BAY by SEA KAYAK is a day of high adventure.
We provide fun social and team building sessions for business and social groups and and great educational programs for school groups.
If you are adventurous, a family who plays together, friendship, business, social or school group we guarantee that our kayaking and SUP experiences will be enjoyed by all.


Adventure Adventure and Outdoors Tours Australian Tourism Accreditation Basic Beaches & Surf Birdwatching Canoeing/Kayaking Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for vision impairment Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Disabled access available Family Friendly Half Day or Less Moderate Nature & Wildlife Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet Sightseeing Tours Tourism Council Australia Walk Walking and Biking Tours Water - Self Propelled Wheelchair access


From $40 to $70

This tour explores the Dolphin Sanctuary & Ships Graveyard, 30 minutes from the Adelaide CBD. It’s one of Adelaide’s “secret spots”, an area of surprising beauty. The sheltered mangrove creeks are home to a fascinating array of marine life, birds and the Port River Dolphins. The Ship’s Graveyard is a unique feature with over 20 “wrecks” to view. All this makes for a sensational adventure and kayaking is the most environmentally sensitive way to explore.

Paddling with the dolphins has been voted one of the top FOUR MUST DO activities in Adelaide!

The tour is three hours of fun with your guide. It’s easy paced with plenty of time for photos . When the Port River Dolphins come to play it is a memory you will treasure forever! Recommended for adults and children over the age of 8 years.

Tours are conducted in stable & comfortable one, two or three person kayaks. If you have never kayaked before this is the best way to give it a try…you will want to come back for more!

Operates: Wednesday to Sunday inclusive and at other time by appointment. Tours depart from the Garden Island boat ramp, Garden Island Road, Gillman.

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet


Join us for one of Adelaide’s best eco-adventures. Explore the rich marine environment of the Port River Dolphin Sanctuary in environmentally friendly kayak. In the calm waters you will see a wide variety of birds, fish and other fascinating marine creatures up close.

Suitable for all ages, the Dolphin Sanctuary is one of Adelaide’s ‘hidden treasures’, a wetland of National significance and best explored by kayak.

This is a great way to experience an encounter with the Port River dolphins and explore the beautiful and sheltered mangrove creeks fo the Port River in Adelaide . Tours run all year round and are conducted in one, two and three person kayaks, which are easy to paddle, stable and very comfortable. Ideal for families with young children.

Operates: Wednesday to Sunday. Tours depart from the Garden Island boat ramp, Grand Trunkway, Gillman.

From $40 to $70

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is all the rage. The calm waters around Garden Island in the sensational Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is the best location to try this great activity for the first time or for more experienced paddlers to explore this amazing part of Adelaide. As part of the tour we will introduce you to the basics of Standup Paddle Boarding(SUP), the foundation skills, water safety and awareness that will open a new world of activity and adventure. We then go exploring the sheltered waters of the Dolphin Sanctuary around Garden Island to spend some time with the Port River Dolphins and explore the amazing mangrove creeks. This is a perfect activity to share with your family or friends.

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet

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