There is nothing as incredible as gliding in the lake or ocean on a kayak. This is a great outdoor activity for anyone who has the spirit for extreme sport activities. Kayaking serves both as an entertainment as well as an exercise, hence promoting physical health. Problem is, where do you find a perfect kayaking spot? Finding the right place to engage in this fun filled activity, guarantees you the adventure of a lifetime. This piece of writing will provide you with five amazing kayaking destinations in Queensland, Australia.
Cape Tribulation, Tropical Northern Queensland
Cape Tribulation had a population of 101 during the 2006 census and is among the only places in the world where two wonderful World Heritage Sites come to meet; Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the Daintree Rainforest. There are several operators who offer kayak guide services where you can take up to 5 day trips in order escape further from the crowd and explore what this astonishing scene has to offer. Be sure to carry goggles and a snorkel as for you will paddle right above the reef and have great underwater activity to observe.
Magnetic Island, Townsville
The magnificent beaches of the magnetic Island (usually called Maggie Island by some) offer awesome photo scenes during sunrise and sunset as the spectacular sun lazily sinks into the ocean. Any visitor on this beautiful island is guaranteed nothing short of a fun filled adventure. Crack a bottle of champagne as you paddle on the blue glowing waters surrounding the island as the sun sinks past the horizon. Be sure to carry a camera with you to capture the unforgettable moments.
Whitsundays is an awesome National Park you can explore. With canopied tall pine trees growing right next to the water’s edge, white sandy beaches placed around the headlands, the Whitsunday waters are just perfect for many oceanic adventures. Here, you can go on camping and kayaking expeditions. There are plenty of kayaking and camping outfitters around to help you with your adventure.
Low Isles, Tropical Northern Queensland
Ask anyone who has visited this island before and they will assure you of a superb stay. The island is full of impeccable coral reefs which serve as home for turtles, rays, and reef sharks. A frequent activity on the island is kite-flying due to the warm soothing winds especially before darkness checks in. While on a kayak in the beautiful waters, you’ll see tons of marine life and have gorgeous snorkeling opportunities.
The Lady Musgrave Island
This is the furthest of all the Islands in the Great Barrier Reef. This is a location filled with lots more activities to engage in. Besides kayaking, you can take a guided expedition into the deep vegetation of the island which has exotic species of birds. You can also indulge in a sea expedition offered by some companies on the Island.
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