For those of you who have never used a Hobie canoe with a “mirage drive” they are simply the most efficient way to move on a kayak
We have single and double kayaks available, and a clever system lets your legs do the work while your hands are free to steer or take photos. You don’t need any special skills and the tours are suitable for family groups and people of all ages
The tour will take in area between the Old Seaport and the lower reaches of the Cataract Gorge where the South Esk River meets the Tamar
Tamar River Hobie Canoe Tour
Take a short guided tour of the Tamar on Hobie pedal powered canoes. The unique Mirage drive foot powered flippers let your legs do all the hard work while your hands are free to steer and take photos.
The tour will depart on request subject to tide & weather.
Multiple tours daily. Contact us to check best tide conditions
Pontoon beside “Fish & Chips” restaurant @ The Old Launceston Seaport
Hobie canoe, PFD and safety equipment.
1 – 6
Approx 8 and up – As long as they can reach the pedals and sit in the front of a double kayak with an adult
Approx 90 minutes including briefing – 75 minutes on the water