Experience Safe Outdoor Adventures with East Coast Kayaking - Melbourne's best sea & open water Kayaking Specialists. 


The team at East Coast Kayaking are passionate about the outdoors and open water. Come and meet them today to learn the fun and excitement of kayaking.


Book your own Adventure today!

Experience the beauty and diversity of natural Victoria, all from the open water with our diverse range of customised tours.

Kayak Melbourne and experience our lively and historic city from the iconic Yarra River with our half day sunset and sunshine tours..

Kayak Victoria and cast off and set adrift by kayak for a day on the water and explore an underwater shipwreck, swim at a calm Bayside beach, visit historic sites along the foreshore or kayak around the coastline of the mighty Gippsland lakes & 90-mile beach. You’ll walk through tall trees and sandy beaches, sea kayak along dolphins and discover wild coastlines. Whatever ideas you have in mind, we have it covered!

Learn, experience and specialise in the open water

Versatile and extremely sea worthy, it can take you to some amazing coastal locations. Port Phillip Bay is an ideal training ground for learning the fundamental kayak skills needed for safe and enjoyable paddling. Whether your dream is to paddle the bays or traverse the open seas, the qualified Instructors at East Coast kayaking can help get you there!

Explore and learn to your full potential

East Coast Kayaking has been delivering innovative Outdoor Education programs to Victorian Schools since 1997. Our kayaking based programs are designed in partnership with school staff to ensure a positive experience for your students. Our convenient location on Sandringham's waterfront offers protected paddling and a range of activities that compliment your student’s sea kayaking experience.

Want to Hire or Buy?

We stock the latest and the best sea & open water kayaks brands available, plus all the gear you need to get out on the water! 

Come and get the right equipment the first time! Hiring before you buy makes a lot of sense so whatever you have in mind,  our centre is right on the water and you can try as many boats as you like before you make that important purchase!

For expert advice and training on how to use our range of products, come visit us in person at the Kayak Shop, 37 Jetty Road, Sandringham - right on the water! 

Exciting Kayaking Adventures & Events

Join in the latest events and activities at East Coast Kayaking. Meet our instructors and find out more about the open water and having fun and an amazing experience with sea kayaking.

Our next event takes place on Saturday 4 February 2017 at the Kayak Shop where we are hosting a pop-up sale of AQUAYAK Kayaks - great Australian-made family and fishing kayaks, with discount packages to get you ready to get out on the water. In conjunction with our sale we are running 1.5 hour introductory kayaking sessions - learn about safety, weather, kayak clothing and basic paddle strokes - get our on the water with our friendly instructors and learn the basics of kayaking in a safe and supportive environment.

Training & Kayak Hire Centre Melbourne

Our Training & Hire Centre is conveniently located right on the beach at 37 Jetty Rd, Sandringham, Melbourne a short scenic walk from Hampton Station. Sandringham Harbour is a great venue to learn the fundamentals of sea kayaking and is a good base for hiring craft to explore Port Phillip Bay. If you are new to sea kayaking or wondering how you might take it up, come down to the centre and have a chat with our friendly staff.

Kayak Repairs and Repair Kits


On any kayak journey you should have on hand some basic safety items and repair materials specific to your kayak so that if something goes wrong you can effect minor repairs and call for help if all else fails.

We can also assist with advice for when you need repairs to your plastic or composite kayak.

Gift Giving

Give a paddling themed gift to one you love (or treat yourself!).
Check out our range of gift ideas or if you can't choose, we can supply a Gift Certificate.