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Rainbow Beach: Kayaking with Dolphins and Beach 4WD Tour

Rainbow Beach: Kayaking with Dolphins and Beach 4WD Tour

From US$ 63.87 per person

Enjoy a 4WD tour of the Great Sandy National Park, followed by a unique kayaking adventure off Rainbow Beach. Be on the lookout for wild dolphins, migrating whales, turtles, and rays.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Experience a unique Australian beach adventure by 4WD
  • Enjoy a guided kayaking trip around the spectacular Double Island Point headland
  • Witness bottlenose dolphins feeding on large schools of fish
Full description
Begin your 3-hour adventure with a 4WD beach drive in the Great Sandy National Park. Head to the spectacular Double Island Point to enjoy scenic views of Fraser Island and the colored sands of Rainbow Beach. Afterward, head out on a relaxed kayaking tour around the headland as you admire the beauty of the natural surroundings and take in the Double Island Point Lighthouse from a unique perspective. Keep an eye out for the curious bottlenose dolphin pods who are often seen in this area, feeding on large schools of fish. Also, see local and migrating wildlife, including humpback whales (June-November), turtles, manta rays, stingrays, soldier crabs in their thousands, and migrating sea birds.
  • Beach 4WD experience
  • Equipment
  • Kayak tour
  • National park entry fee
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Non-swimmers
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)
  • People prone to seasickness
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Kirchner Ave at Rainbow Beach bus stop, located opposite Sea Salt Café.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Children aged 4-7 years are permitted on the tour if it is deemed suitable (a child/infant safety seat will be required)
  • Departure times vary daily due to changing tides
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

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Had an awesome time, the guide was really knowledgeable on the area and the beach, and made the experience a lot of fun.

December 2, 2022

Excellent guide. We had a great day and spotted 5 dolphins

November 23, 2022

Great tour, got to see all forms of sea life and a fantastic way to see the area

January 24, 2022

Product ID: 401208