Learn a new hobby with our Aqua Hire Program located at Queens Wharf, Morpeth this Summer.

Come down to Morpeth and hire a single or double kayak or stand up paddleboard and explore the still waters of the Hunter River.

Aqua hire will be available from 9.00am to 2.00pm every Wednesday through to Sunday each week in January.

** Due to popular demand Aqua Hire will be available Australia Day – Tuesday 26 January from 9.00am to 3.00pm.

Booking for Australia Day will open soon ***


  • Wednesday 6 January 2021 – Sunday 10 January 2021
  • Wednesday 13 January 2021 – Sunday 17 January 2021
  • Wednesday 20 January 2021 – Sunday 24 January 2021
  • Tuesday 26 January 2021 – Sunday 31 January 2021

Prices: $5.00 per half hour, per item. Includes paddles and life jackets.

Maximum of two (2) items per booking. If you require more than two (2) items, please create a separate booking for the additional items.

Note: All aqua hire equipment is owned and managed by Lake Macquarie Kayaks ABN 21 359 601 849

To keep up to date with Aqua Hire at Queens Wharf, be sure to follow us on Facebook and for other ways on how you can Make it Maitland this Summer please visit our website. 

upcoming events


We acknowledge the Wonnarua People as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land within the Maitland Local Government Area. We pay respect to all Aboriginal Elders, past, present and future with a spiritual connection to these lands.