DIY Hawthorn to City / City to Hawthorn Tour

Melbourne, Australia
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Hawthorn to city

4:30 pm Friday 10:00 am Saturday and by appointment.

City to Hawthorn

Tuesday – Saturday and by appointment.

Details This tour

Time: 3 hours.
Ages: Suitable for ages 12+ (people 4-12 are welcome to share the canoe with two paying passengers.)
Introductory Price: $60 per person

Start : Boat ramp 4 Burwood Rd Hawthorn
End : Alexander Gardens adjacent to rowing sheds
Tucker : Canoeist picnic and thermos of Strawberry Gum tea available at checkout.

Keep your eye out for Salvador the seal and platypus as you paddle Melbourne.

Singles welcome.

Bookings run all year round with a minimum of 4 people. No experience necessary.

Journey Summary

Journeys begin with an agreement covering safety and objectives.  We want you to have a unique and memorable experience with us.  Following this conversation, get ready for a safe and rewarding journey.

The opportunity for a scupture walk picnic and  toilet break  on  Herring Island should not be missed.  Stroll through the artwork placed around the island. 

Once back on the water canoe further downstream into Melbourne ending at the rowing sheds in the Alexandra Gardens. The perfect beginning to an unforgettable Melbourne experience.

What to bring

A sun hat, sunscreen and sunglasses especially during the warmer months. You can wear your normal street clothes but bring a change of clothes in case. Water bottle.

What’s included

  • All Canoeing Gear
  • A Map
  • A dry place for your gear.
Book now and experience paddling through nature