Our Cliffs & Caves Tour takes you by kayak to explore the stunning and imposing limestone cliffs of Blackwall Reach. This 500m section of weathered and majestic formations, is one of the Swan River’s special places, will leave you awestruck.

Our highly capable, experienced, local guides will share stories with you, from first Australians to the first European Swan River Colonists as well as some of the areas historical, cultural, geographical and horticultural secrets.

So come join us on this fun, upbeat and wonderfully engaging small group tour and actively connect with nature. We paddle tandem kayaks and cater for a wide range of ages and skill levels, aiming to leave you energised and with a strong sense of accomplishment. 


Tour overview

We meet and launch at East Fremantle Yacht Club and paddle slowly upriver through Bicton Bay, hugging the riverbanks. Here we take the time to admire the eclectic mix of houses, houseboats and watercraft all while enjoying the peace and serenity that is found whilst kayaking. 

We continue our paddle through the crystal clear waters towards the Blackwall Reach cliffs and spend time taking in the natural beauty the limestone caves, crevices and water bird nesting sites in the Swan River’s deepest location.

Our paddle includes several ‘raft ups’ where we get together ‘mid-stream’ for a chat and a story. A short paddle then sees us disembarking back at our start point and finishes at the ‘members only’ East Fremantle Yacht Club to enjoy the very scenic setting over a well-earned coffee, tea or soft drink.

Paddle duration & rating:

The Cliffs & Caves Kayak Tour is a slow paddle for approx. 45min up river to the Blackwall Reach cliffs. Whilst there is boat traffic in this area, the river here is quite wide and we hug the opposite shoreline to the traffic. The area we paddle in is tidal and subject to wind, depending on the day/season. Some people will experience short durations of elevated heart rate depending on
the wind. The paddle back is approx. 30 minutes.  

This tour is rated EASY to MEDIUM.


What is included:

Your kayak, paddle and life jacket

Safety induction.

Kayaking /paddling briefing - introduction to paddling, do’s and dont’s

A ‘Dry Bag’ to help protect your wallet, keys and phone

Knowledgeable guide - trained to keep you safe and show and provide you interesting information

The guide also carries a first aid kit for your safety


Covid-19 restrictions

Our kayaks are two person craft. At all times on the tour please remember to practice safe social distancing.


What to wear & bring

You need to bring your own weather protection clothing including a hat


A full water bottle   

Shoes that can be worn in the water eg: reef shoes, wet-suit shoes, sandals  or even old sandshoes (not essential)



There are public toilets located at the East Fremantle Yacht Club so just ask our tour guide if you need to use the amenities. 

You can also use these for changing clothes if necessary.


Start & finish locations

We start and finish at East Fremantle Yacht Club, Petra Street, East Fremantle. We launch from a grassed section and small beach just on the eastern side of the yacht club. Once you have booked this tour you will receive an email with instructions on where to park and a map on where to meet.

Things to consider

Children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Minimum age for participation in a kayak tour is 8 years old.

Tandem kayaks have a maximum weight limitation of 125kg per person and 250kg per kayak.

Key Info

  • alarm Duration: 120
  • person Age: All Ages
  • people Group Size: Min 1

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  • Available for all ages
  • Packages start from AU$69.00pp

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  • What is the minimum age for Kayaking at Riverton?

    The minimum age for Kayaking at Riverton is suitable for all ages.

  • How long does an Kayaking session at Riverton last?

    The average Kayaking session at our Riverton centre is 2 to 3 hour.

  • Is Kayaking Riverton open for bookings during the week?

    Absolutely, however Kayaking is busiest at the weekend - and our Riverton centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.

  • Is Kayaking Riverton open for bookings at weekends?

    Kayaking at Riverton is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Kayaking bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!

  • How popular is the Kayaking Riverton center?

    Geronigo® aims for all of our Kayaking locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Kayaking Riverton center is no exception. Book with confidence!

  • Can I buy a gift voucher for Kayaking Riverton?

    Yes you can buy Kayaking Riverton gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Kayaking Riverton vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).

  • What is the postcode for Kayaking Riverton?

    The postcode for Kayaking Riverton is Bicton WA 6157. Please note that sometimes our Kayaking centers are difficult to find from a postcode and satnav. We will supply detailed directions to Kayaking Riverton on your booking receipt.

  • Where is Kayaking Riverton?

    The Kayaking Riverton center is located at the following address: 132 Petra St, Bicton WA 6157, Australia. Please note that sometimes our Kayaking centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!

  • How much is Kayaking at Riverton?

    The average package price of Kayaking at Riverton $89.00. The lowest price is $89.00 with the most expensive option being $99.00.


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