From paddle-surfing Hawaii-style to sailing high above the sea (then bobbing down into it), here are the best ways to get wet in our city this summer


Rose Bay

Explore inlets from Woolloomooloo Bay to Camp Cave by kayak. Then check out our list of the best places to paddle

Scuba Diving


Go from pool to dive site in days with a Snorkel Safari course.


Around Sydney

Spot coral, kelp and cod without leaving town at our picks of the five best places to get head-first in the water this summer. 

Paddle Surfing


Learn the Hawaiian hobby on Balmoral’s calm waters.



Learn to stand up and, of course, stay up, at Manly Surf School.



Discover a natural, cruisy high on Sydney Harbour.

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First published on 13 Nov 2012. Updated on 19 Dec 2013.

By Sam Egan   |   Photos by Frames Evans   |  

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