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Private Tuition - Learn to Kayak - 5x 2 Hours

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New to kayaking or have special needs that require our special attention?

Looking for ongoing training - this option provides 5x 2 hour sessions at a discount price (save $200)

If you are looking for specialised or individually tailor programs outside our scheduled course dates we can accommodate you.

Specialised Tuition for:

  • Anyone that prefers a personalised / 'one-on-one' learning environment
  • Anyone who requires instruction who is not available for weekend courses
  • Sea Kayaking groups who need a basic introduction to paddling to increase confidence before a journey
  • Paddlers looking for training ahead of an event - marathon paddling (Massive Murray Paddle) or Adventure racing
  • Singles, couples and families who are booked in for sea kayaking holidays who would like to gain some experience (Antarctic cruises!)
  • Paddlers with special needs

We can deliver any skills that you require, from a basic introduction to sea kayaking to more complex skills.

Any of our Sandringham-based courses can be delivered by Private Tuition:

  • Kayak Fishing
  • Sea Starters (one day intensive course)
  • Learn to Surf Ski & Ocean Kayak
  • Beyond Basics - Advanced Strokes
  • Recreational Sea Kayaking (3 hr course)
  • Learn to Paddle Sit-on-Top Kayaks (2 hr course)

We can also provide:

  • Eskimo Rolling training
  • Efficient stroke techniques (sea kayaking and Surf skis)
  • Expedition preparation
  • Adventure race preparation
  • Tuition for family groups
  • Sea Kayak introductory experience in preparation for your Antarctic Cruise, Whitsunday holiday or any other destination
  • Australian Canoeing Award assessment and training (see our AC Award page  - Mentoring days, priced separately)


We can deliver any skills that you require with our one-on-one instruction (or one to 2 or 3), from a basic introduction to sea kayaking to more complex skills such as Kayak Rolling. Accelerate the learning process with our qualified and patient Instructors.

Contact us to discuss your needs and availability prior to booking on info@eastcoastkayaking.com or 03 9597 0549.

Our specialised tuition classes are run from The Kayak Shop - Training & Hire Centre at Sandringham. Training is also available from other venues upon request (POA). 

Course fees include the use of kayaks, pfd, paddle and all relevant safety equipment.


Session Length  1 person 2 persons 3 persons Suits: 
2 Hours  $140  $210  $280 Instruction at any level from introductory sessions 
to advanced skills and kayak rolling 
3 Hours  $180  $270  $360
Full Day
$300 per person
U14s free - in a double kayak with an adult    

We can tailor our Sea Starter Course to fit
into a single day on a one-on-one basis

Discount rates for 2 & 3 persons for 2 or 3 hour sessions are per group - book in 3 people and you are effectively getting one person for free!
When the water is cooler a wetsuit (for rescue or rolling practice) or fleece is advised - hire additional (same discount applies for 2-3 persons).

For larger groups please contact us to discuss your requirements and for a quote.


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