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Sunset or Sunrise Lake Tinaroo Stand Up Paddle - 5 Hours

Make the most of Lake Tinaroo with a stand u paddle board session at sunset or sunrise, taking in the scenery with a scrumptious meal along the way.
Sunset or Sunrise Lake Tinaroo Stand Up Paddle - 5 Hours


  • 2.5 hour paddle of Lake Tinaroo at sunrise or sunset

  • Explore the serene lake waters during golden hour

  • Scenic drive in the Atherton Tablelands from Cairns

  • Sunrise: Fruit, yogurt and yummy homemade scones

  • Sunset: homemade soup pumpkin/potato and leek

  • Bonfire dinner after the sunset stand up paddle board tour

Lake Tinaroo is simply breathtaking during the rising and setting of the sun, and there's no better way to admire it than floating on a stand up paddle board. Pick up is scheduled for 2pm if it's the sunset you're catching, or 5am for the sunrise paddle. The drive to the lake takes around 2 hours, which is broken up with a leisurely stop for coffee along the way.

On arrival at the lake, the team will take a safety briefing and full lesson to ensure all boarders feel happy and safe before we get paddling. With 2.5 hours on the water, there will be ample time to look for wildlife and admire the region's scenery before catching the sun's grand rise or set and enjoying a delicious vegan-friendly bite to eat. The sunset tour will see you back at Cairns at around 9:30pm, while the sunrise tour takes you home by about 10am.

More info


  • Stand up paddle board lesson
  • Equipment hire
  • Professional guide
  • Pick up from Cairns accommodation
  • Sunset tour includes a light dinner
  • Sunrise tour includes a light breakfast  


  • Sunset tour: 2pm depart Cairns - Return to Cairns around 9.30pm
  • Sunrise tour: 5am Pick up from cairns - Return to Cairns around 10.30am  


  • The duration of this experience is 5 hours with a total of 2.5 hours stand up paddling time on the water.


  • This experience takes place at Lake Tinaroo in the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland

Departure Location

  • This tour collects passengers from Cairns accommodation
  • Those who wish to self-drive can meet at the Platypus Camp Grounds at Lake Tinaroo

Terms And Conditions

  • Children under 8yrs are free and ride your parents board
  • Participants must be a confident swimmer
  • Life jackets are available and everyone is recommended to wear one regardless of age or swimming level

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

* Nine passengers can be transported in a vehicle; the maximum tour limit is 18 guests

  • We can paddle in most weather unless the tour guide says it's unsafe

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