Turtle spotting from Sea Kayaks along Thala’s secluded coast

Port Douglas resort Sea Kayaking
To glide low on the water in a kayak is a magical experience. Keeping watch for marine life unperturbed by your silent passage. As you gaze at the lushness of rainforest clad mountains, life becomes timeless and takes on a whole new perspective. Our expert guide will take you sea kayaking to his secret places to look for marine turtles, stingrays, dolphins and dugongs. The reef adjacent to Thala Beach Nature Reserve is like a turtle highway, with so many turtles congregating for feeding and socialising.

On a clear day, you can look down into the magical waters to glimpse the rich marine environment of corals, urchins, molluscs, rays and brightly coloured coral-fish.

Green turtles are common in our northern bay and frequently approach the kayaks without undue concern. A head appearing above the surface followed by an unexpected whoosh of exhaled air may even startle you.

(Please note: Advance bookings are required, charges apply)