The waters off Bundeena and the Royal National Park in the south of Sydney truly are a paddling paradise. Kayaking is a perfect way to explore this stunning area, with long stretches of sandy swimming beaches, secluded picnic areas and breathtaking scenery.
Bundeena Kayaks offers a selection of kayaking activities, including self-guided kayak hire, guided kayaking tours and kayaking fitness sessions.
Bundeena can be reached by either car or public transport (20 minute ferry ride from Cronulla).
More info: Bundeena Kayaks, Phone: 02 9544 5294 or 0419 254 981 (international +612 9544 5294, +61419 254 981)
Colourful Trips is a tour operator and travel agency specialising in the international youth and adventure market. We offer a schedule of regular departures for day trips from Sydney that give people the opportunity to explore the amazing range of national parks on offer, within a three hour driving radius from Sydney.
Private or charter groups are also catered for so call us or send an email, so we can help you explore nature.
More info: Colourful Trips, Phone: 02 9318 0853 (international +612 9318 0853)
EcoTreasures experienced local guides are going to show you some hidden gems around Sydney's Northern Beaches. Choose from a range of nature experiences including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling, bushwalking, coastal walks and Indigenous walks.
The Basin Campground - EcoTreasures offers guided stand up paddle board (SUP) safari, snorkelling tours and SUP Hire and kayak hire during the school holidays and by group request all year. Indigenous guided nature/culture walk to ancient engravings available by request. Customised group programs available with transport and catering options available for all tours. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Sydney Harbour National Park - EcoTreasures provides guided coastal walks around Manly's foreshores, North Head and through Sydney Harbour National Park. If you are a family, team building group or a private groups who would enjoy a local nature experience with a local eco guide then the Coastal Walk is a perfect option. Customised programs, educational work sheets and team building programs are available specifically designed to meet the aims and objectives of your day.
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park - You be in charge and tell me what your group would like. Private Tours are available by request. Choose from a range of nature based experiences options including stand up paddle boarding, snorkelling, bushwalking, bird watching and Indigenous guided walks. Perfect for school groups, team building groups, family and private groups.
More info: Ecotreasures, Phone: 0415 121 648 (international +61415 121 648)
Higher Ground Group
As one of Australia's leading outdoor education providers, Higher Ground specialises in the development of individually customised, curriculum integrated, sequential programs with dynamic, high quality delivery.
We offer a large range of programming options from centre-based to full expedition experiences in a host of locations throughout NSW and QLD. We have the ability to provide an option to cater to every group's programming and budgetary requirements.
More info: Higher Ground Group, Phone: 1300 093 316
Life's an Adventure
Visitors to Sydney and the Blue Mountains will love Life's An Adventure's extensive range of active day experiences and overnight adventures. Choose from a range of unique and personalised kayaking, hiking and mountain biking guided tours with a maximum of 15 participants. Adventures are paced to suit you, with average fitness levels suitable for most activities. Tours are available daily and include gourmet food and the option of hotel pick-ups from the Sydney CBD or Manly area.
More info: Life's an Adventure, Phone: 02 9913 8939 (international +612 9913 8939)
Southbound Adventures provides quality outdoor education for school groups. Our highly trained guides offer a wealth of knowledge and experience that ensures a quality program is offered to all participants.
You can choose from a variety of venues, including national parks in close proximity to Sydney, Southern Highlands, and the South and North coasts.
More info: Southbound Adventures, Phone: 02 4257 4888 (international +612 4257 4888)
The Collaroy Centre
The Collaroy Centre is one of Australia's leading conference centres. Located at Collaroy Beach, on Sydney's Northern Beaches, the centre provides accommodation for up to 500. The centre not only has a superb location, but also provides all guests with exceptional dining and meeting facilities.
The centre offers education and recreation activities, including abseiling, high ropes, adventure courses, archery, canoeing, surfing etc. Offsite programs and activities in national parks are also available. We specialise in Duke of Edinburgh and school excursions, and offer canyoning canoeing, and bushwalking expeditions.
The Collaroy Centre is always focused on its guests, so all programs are tailored to specific needs and desired outcomes.
More info: The Collaroy Centre, Phone: 02 9982 9800 (international +612 9982 9800)
The Outdoor Education Group
The Outdoor Education Group (OEG) is a unique, independent, not-for-profit organisation that provides experiential adventure-based learning programs to schools throughout NSW and Victoria. OEG runs programs in a diverse range of natural environments throughout NSW.
Our programs run from one day up to 30 days and offer activities such as bush walking, canoeing, rafting, cycling, snow shoeing and many more.
OEG envisages a world where more people respect and take responsibility for themselves, others and the natural world, and act to support positive relationships, healthy communities and the sustainability of life.
Our mission is to deliver excellence in outdoor education through partnerships with schools in order to prepare young people for the personal, social and environmental challenges in their lives.
More info: The Outdoor Education Group, Phone: 02 4869 6700 (international +612 4869 6700)