- Duration: 30 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: South Perth, Western Australia
- Product code: EXPRESS
CYCLE ON WATER!
A UNIQUE FEELING OF FREEDOM
Cycle on water and enjoy the sights of the city skyline and South Perth foreshore in this great introductory
Great for families with young children who want to give it a try before embarking on a longer adventure!
An introductory waterbike experience, great for families with young
children who want to give it a try before embarking on a longer
adventure! Or those who want to get a group together for a quick spin on
the Swan with fantastic up close views of the City, South Perth & Kings
Park. However be warned - 30 minutes is never enough!!
Sit back, relax and take in the stunning views of the City Skyline and
South Perth foreshore as you glide along the Swan on a waterbike. A new
and unique perspective and and exciting new water adventure for most ages and
You'll see that Perth is best viewed from the water and that
riding a waterbike gives you an awesome vantage point to enjoy the city
Departing from the South Perth foreshore next to the Narrows,
Guided Waterbike rides are small, exclusive groups, with a private
guide. Personalised attention makes for a truly unique water adventure.
We have access to some amazing spots on City waters and for that reason
all our rides are guided. Our guide is well skilled at being as discreet or
interactive as you like. We pride ourselves on providing an experience
tailored to our client's needs.
Safe, stable and incredibly easy to use, waterbikes are a whole lot of
fun. Cruising at a leisurely pace, there's plenty of time to take in the
incredible views, stop for some iconic photos, and learn a thing or two along
the way (if you feel inclined)
There's also the opportunity to go really fast if you want to!
Regular stops to take in the sites and if you like, ask us
questions about the landmarks, history, and flora and fauna of the
beautiful Swan and the virbrant and ever changing City of Perth. Some
FANTASTIC photo opportunities.
Before we head off:
Meet 10 minutes before your scheduled
tour time, at Point Belches South Perth, on the beach right next to the Narrows
Our friendly guides will welcome you
and other Waterbikers
We will brief you on all safety
matters, fit you with your lifejacket, provide you with a waterproof clear
mobile phone holder, and get you accustomed to the waterbike before we head off
on this unique experience
Waterbike Tours Include:
Experienced qualified guide
Full safety briefing and instructions
Personal Floatation Device
Loads of photos taken by your guide
An amazing, fun & eco friendly
Waterproof mobile phone holder iwith lanyard so you can take photos with your phone on the move (please note this is currently unavailable due to Covid risk, however phone holders are able to be purchased on line at a reasonable cost when you book your experience)
Adjustable handlebars and seat
position adjustable for different leg lengths
Suitable for kids - ages 8and up (or
120cm and above, generally. 6 year olds have participated after individual
Very stable due to the catamaran
structure and low centre of gravity
The waterbikes are beautifully
designed and move along with minimal effort making this an acitivity suitable
for most ages and fitness levels.
Participant height minimum 120cm tall
(normally 8 + years old).
Children under 15 are to be
accompanied by adult.
Children under 18 to have signed
consent from adult.
Maximum weight of participant –
All participants will be required to
sign a waiver and indicate required medical information.
All safety instructions are delivered
in English only. Participants will need to have a sufficient level of English
to be able to understand safety instructions.
Participants must not be under the influence
of drugs or alcohol.
All pprticipants must wear a PFD at
all times. Refusal to wear a PFD will result in your removal from the tour.
What to Wear
Hat & sunscreen, comfortable clothing, board shorts or active wear
What to Bring
A sense of adventure!
You cam bring a hat, but please ensure it is firm fitting so that it doesnt blow off when the wind is up
Your guide is skilled at capturing all the fantastic photo
opportunities so you wont need your phone
Things to know
Our Waterbikes are incredibly safe and stable, however they have a
weight restriction of 120kg. Waterbike seats are adjustable for different leg
lengths. Our waterbikes glide through the water with little resistance
so high levels of physical fitness are not required.
All tours are subject to weather and may need to be cancelled at
short notice due to adverse wind, swell or other weather conditions. There are
numerous options for routes depending on weather conditions.
If we do cancel, customers will be advised by text message and
email and customers will be offered another tour time.
If you don’t want to reschedule, payment will be refunded.
As weather conditions can change quickly communication regarding the
cancellation of tours could be as late as the morning of your tour
so please keep an eye on your emails and text messages.
Do I need any experience to join the tour?
Our Express Pedal is suitable for beginners. Our experienced
tour guides will give you a comprehensive Waterbike and safety induction before
commencing the tour. Additionally they will be with you every step of the way
and will assist you if needed.
Do I need to know how to swim to join your tour
It is not necessary that you know how to swim to join our
tour. You will be wearing a life jacket for the duration
of the tour.
Do I need to be fit to join your tour?
Our tours are conducted at a leisurely pace to accommodate for
most fitness levels. There are plenty of stops along the way and time to enjoy
the scenery and learn about the Swan River and surrounding areas.
Can my children join the Waterbike tour?
The minimum height required for the Seabikes is 120cm which means most
children from the age of 8 can participate.(some as young as 6)
What if the weather is not right on the day I booked my tour?
We will keep the weather monitored at all times and will wait until the
last minute to make weather decisions. In the case we do need to cancel a
tour due to weather conditions (only in the case of very high winds, consistent or heavy rain or
storm) we will offer rescheduling options, and if unsuitable we will offer
a full refund.
Light showers, cloudy conditions and cool temperatures do not form a reasonable basis for cancellation as our guests have a fantastic experience in these conditions.
We encourage you to bring a spray jacket/warm jacket in these situations.
Please remember that only your feet get wet and this is otherwise a "dry" experience making it a year round experience.
How fast do the Waterbikes go?
The Waterbikes can go up to 15 km/hr however we like to take the tour at
a leisurely pace to accommodate all participants. There is always an
opportunity to cycle back and for the for those wanting a bit more of a
If you are in a group of speed demons feel free to see how fast they go but please build the speed gradually as there are internal mechanisms that could be harmed if you go too hard to quickly.
How stable are the Waterbikes?
The catamaran configuration provides huge stability and it
is virtually impossible for you to fall into the
water. Unlike Stand Up Paddle boards and normal bicycles, the
Waterbike does not require balance.
Where can I find my tours photos?
We will send you your photos via whatsapp within 48 hours of your
What do I need to bring to the tour?
You don’t need to bring much other than a sense of
adventure and the bare essentials. Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a
water bottle. A life jacket will be provided for all participants. A dry
bag is provided to put your belongings in.
Please leave personal belongings at home or in your motor vehicle
If you need to we can leave them in our vehicle, which will either be attended or locked, however this is at your risk.
Your guide will take photos and videos of you on
the tour, so relax and enjoy the experience.
Do I wear shoes?
Bare feet is best on our tours however this is completely up to you.
Please remember that your feet will get wet getting on and off the bikes
Can I pay for my tour with cash or EFTPOS on the spot?
Book your Waterbike experience online to secure your spot. We can
take payment on the spot however availability is not guaranteed.
What if for personal reasons I need to cancel my booking, can I get a
Cancellation of a booking may be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org not less than 7 days (168 hours) prior to the booking date. All cancellations will incur a $12 admin fee which will be deducted from the patrons refund.
Reschedules may be requested in writing to email@example.com not less than 3 days (72 hours) prior to the booking date. A credit voucher to the value of purchase will be issued allowing reschedule for up to 6 months from the cancellation date.
Bookings made after the 20th March 2020 (known risk of COVID related impacts) will remain subject to Perth Waterbike Co’s standard cancellation terms (above) By proceeding to book you are accepting all risks associated with your ability to make this date and agree to proceed under these terms. At all times, Perth Waterbike Co is required to follow any mandatory orders imposed by government regarding COVID-19 including, if applicable, the vaccination status of employees and/or customers.
Regular updates regarding staff and customer requirements, and how this may impact your booking, will be published in our “COVID-19 Notice” found here: https://www.perthwaterbikeco.com.au/covid-19-notice/