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.

Guided Tours

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

Swimming holes

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)

Sunset Tour

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.

* Check our FullMoon Dates

* 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.

For all pricing on tours and hire please click the “Booking Enquiry” button below.

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