Bellingen Canoe Adventures
Enjoy a great day out on the majestic Bellingen River with Bellingen Canoe Tours. Bellingen is a beautiful river about 30 minutes south of Coffs Harbour. There are canoe trips suitable for all ages and abilities from beginners through to advanced.
Its a fun day out with family or friends, the canoes are extremely stable and are easy to balance in and maneuver. As you make you way down the river you will encounter a variety of wildlife such as fish, birds, water dragons (lizards), koalas, pythons and plenty of local farm animals from one of the many farms spread along the banks of the river.
There is a good variety of canoes that you can hire and make your own adventure or you can take one of the guided tour options to get the most out of your time in the water. Check out the options below.
Flatwater Guided Tour
Half Day (approx 4 hours)
Wildlife Wonderland – dolphins, koalas, egrets, eagles, jumping fish and even swimming cows
Easy paddling discovering estuaries and billabongs
Relive the history of the Bellinger
Light refreshments served after the tour
Ride The Rapids Tour
Half Day (approx 4 hours) or Full Day (approx 8 hours)
Breathtaking scenery with lush rainforests in the Thora Valley
Gentle flowing Grade 1 + 2 rapids
Wildlife Wonderland – turtles, platypus
Swim in crystal clear waterholes
Gourmet Lunch (Full Day only)
Self Guide in the afternoon (Full Day only)
(All Rapid Tours depend on water levels of the river)
Tour length – 1 hour
Paddling at twilight hours
Wonderland of wildlife migrating before the end of the daylight hours
Watch the light fade over ‘Nungali’ and hear the Aboriginal story of the protector of the valley
Glass of Champagne or juice at the end of the tour to toast another beautiful day !
Fullmoon* or Night Time Tour
Paddling under the ambient moonlit sky
Experienced Guide will point out the various constellations + watch for shooting stars and satellite
Hear the nocturnal calls from the wildlife
Glass of Champagne or juice at the end of the tour to toast another beautiful day! Hot Chocolate available in winter.
* For groups with 4 or more people, they can organize a Nighttime Tour, especially for you! Check to see if it is a quarter moon, half moon or black moon.
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