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UWA Sport Tours 

Discover the many unique destinations Western Australia and Perth have to offer

UWA Sport Tours are exclusive adventures that allow you to discover the many unique destinations Western Australia and Perth have to offer. You will have the chance to experience a range of recreation activities, while seeing new and exciting places alongside peers in a fun, relaxing and affordable way.

UWA Sport Tours

We run our exclusive tours throughout the whole year, to over 20 different destinations during the following periods:

  • Summer break (November-February)
  • Semester 1 (March-May)
  • Winter break (June-July) 
  • Semester 2 (August-November)

How to Enrol

To register for a tour, you will need to complete one of two options

  • Check out the tours below and click ‘book now’ and register on our MyUWASport Portal; or
  • Complete the tour enrolment form and pay in person at the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre reception, UWA Perth Campus, no later than 3 days before the tour date.

Enrol Online  

Please note: Your enrolment will not be finalised until payment is received. We strongly recommend booking and paying for your course via our MyUWASport Portal to ensure your spot is secured immediately. To enquire about late enrolment for a tour please contact programs@sport.uwa.edu.au

Current Program

Our Summer 2018/19 Tours run from Saturday 24 November to Sunday 9 December 2018, and from 1 February to 24 February 2019.

Enrolments for 2018 tours open on Monday 22 October. and enrolments for 2019 tours open on 10 December 2019. Enrolments close 24hrs before the start date of each tour.

The UWA Sport online booking system is currently down and we are working quickly to fix the issue. If you would like to a book a course, please drop into the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre and we will process your booking for you. If you have any questions, please email programs@sport.uwa.edu.au 

What's on Offer

POINT WALTER SANDBAR & LIMESTONE CLIFFS KAYAKING ADVENTURE

This unique experience takes you on an adventurous paddle to Perth's longest sandbar stretching over a kilometre into the Swan River. Experience the area's Aboriginal heritage as you explore the limestone cliffs at Blackwall Reach and enjoy a relaxing picnic on the beautiful white sand. You'll also have the chance to spot dolphins and a range of birds on this exciting adventure. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sat 24 Nov | 8am-2pm
or
Sat 16 Feb | 8am-2pm
1 day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$51-UWA Student
$70-General Public

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LESMURDIE FALLS & PERTH OBSERVATORY NIGHT SKY TOUR

Enjoy a short walk and a picturesque sunset at one of Western Australia's most iconic waterfalls before heading to the award winning Perth Observatory & historical museum to experience an amazing Southern Hemisphere night sky through a wide range of telescopes as you are guided to target nebulas, planets, dying stars, and enormous star clusters. Click here for more information on the tour.

Fri 30 Nov | 5:30pm-10:30pm
or
Fri 8 Feb | 5:30pm-10.30pm
1 night
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$81-UWA Student
$100-General Public

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MATILDA BAY STAND UP PADDLING EXPERIENCE

Learn how to stand up paddle while exploring the beautiful areas of Matilda Bay. You'll have the chance to spot dolphins, pelicans and other wildlife on this exciting tour. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sat 17 Nov | 9am-12am
or
Sat 1 Dec | 9am-12pm
or
Fri 22 Feb | 4pm-7pm
Half day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$36-UWA Student
$50-General Public

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TASTE OF THE SWAN VALLEY TOUR

Enjoy a day in the iconic Swan Valley! This fun filled tour takes a unique journey through this scenic wine region that boasts rolling hills and gorgeous grape vines. It showcases a range of attractions, including visiting cheese and chocolate factories, coffee roasters, Aboriginal galleries and specialised tastings. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sun 2 Dec | 9am-4pm
or
Sun 17 Feb | 9am-4pm
1 day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$81-UWA Student
$100-General Public

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DISCOVER KANGAROO ISLAND BICYCLE TOUR

Enjoy the incredible scenery of Perth as we cycle along the Swan River to discover the hidden kangaroo island where you will be able to see wild kangaroos and other local wildlife on the traditional land of the Noongar people. You will also get the chance to stop off at iconic Perth locations including Elizabeth Quay and the South Perth foreshore. A must-do for anyone who loves the outdoors!  Click here for more information on the tour.

Sat 8 Dec | 9am-4pm
Half day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$36-UWA Student
$50-General Public

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DISCOVER SWAN RIVER KAYAK TOUR

Enjoy a morning paddle along the Swan River and discover the unique fauna and flora hiding in and around Perth. You'll have the chance to spot dolphins, pelicans, and learn about our native plants on this relaxing tour. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sun 25 Nov | 9am-12pm
or
Sat 23 Feb | 9am-12pm
Half day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$36-UWA Student
$50-General Public

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PENGUIN ISLAND & SERPENTINE FALLS DISCOVERY TOUR

Get off the coast of Perth and explore the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park with us, where you will see wild dolphins, rare Australian sea lions and the world's smallest penguins. On the mainland, we'll venture into the Serpentine National Park to explore the ancient landforms and verdant forest, including the stunning Serpentine Falls. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sun 17 Nov | 7:30am-5pm
or
Sat 9 Feb | 8am-5pm
1 day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$81-UWA Student
$100-General Public

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YANCHEP NATIONAL PARK CAVE & MANGO FARM TOUR

Get up close and personal with koalas, kangaroos and other wildlife in the amazing Yanchep National Parl and be enchanted by the jewelled city and other stalactites, stalagmites and helicities throughout a stream cave. Swim in a sheltered blue lagoon before picking and tasting the sweetest and juiciest cocktail seedless mangoes right off the branch. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sun 10 Feb | 8am-4pm
1 day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$81-UWA Student
$100-General Public

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PINNACLES OUTBACK & LANCELIN SANDBOARDING ADVENTURE

Experience the Aussie outback where you will explore Nambung National Park that contains Western Australia's majestic Pinnacles Desert. After experiencing the beauty of thousands of limestone formations, you'll get to try out surfing of a different kind on sand boards in the Lancelin sand dunes. Click here for more information on the tour.

Sun 18 Nov | 7:30am-5pm
or
Sun 24 Feb | 8am-5pm
1 day
Meet @ UWA Boatshed
$81-UWA Student
$100-General Public

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Tailored Tours

Can’t find what you’re looking for in our tour program, or looking for something a bit more unique? We’ve got you covered.

UWA Sport creates tour packages for groups to destinations in Perth and across Western Australia that include a range of unique sport and recreation activities that are tailored to your needs.

Let us do all the hard work for you, so that you can kick-back and enjoy the activity too! Reach out to us today. 

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Location

All our UWA Sport Tours depart at the UWA Boatshed on the UWA Crawley Campus. 

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