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Wekiva River Kayak Tour

  • 4-hour kayaking tour of the Wekiva River
  • Paddle down the Wekiva River with a guide for opportunities to learn about the local ecosystem and see native wildlife
  • Tour one of the only National Wild and Scenic rivers in Florida
Wekiva River Kayak Tour
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Wekiva River Kayak Tour
Because of its abundance of wildlife, the 16-mile long Wekiva River is designated as a National Wild and Scenic River. And with its close proximity to Orlando, seeing the native alligators, manatees, and more is an easy day-trip away. This 4-hour kayak tour takes you down the river and includes select commentary about the wildlife and ecosystem for a fun and informative trip.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the departure point prior to 9 a.m. Remember to bring USD3.00 for a State Park parking fee, payable when you check-in for your tour. Then, meet your guide to sign a waiver and review safety procedures and kayaking basics before hitting the water.

As you paddle down the Wekiva River, your guide will help you spot native wildlife like alligators and wading birds in their natural habitat, as well as other key points of interest in the local ecosystem. The wildlife on the protected Wekiva River is typically abundant, earning it the status of a National Wild and Scenic River.

Break for a lunch of cold cuts, cheeses, crackers, cookies, fresh fruit, and bottled water at the halfway point.

At the end of the tour, a shuttle van will pick you up and drive you back to your car.
Reviews (8)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2018
What a wonderful way to spend your day.

I can not recommend Ryan and this Kayak tour highly enough. It was fun, exciting, informative, relaxing and the most wonderful day. Ryan was so knowledgeable about the local environment including the Alligators, birds, fish, trees and the nature of the river. We saw and...More

1  Thank Josiejo55555
Reviewed 1 April 2018
One of the best holiday trips ever.

We are a mid 50's couple who enjoy getting off the beaten track although my wife was a bit hesitant about kayaking and particularly being so close to the wild life. She went in the canoe with Greg and thoroughly enjoyed the trip as did...More

1  Thank Chris A
Reviewed 26 February 2018
Looked for something different from the theme parks and found the real Orlando

We wanted to do something different from the theme parks this visit to Orlando. We are so grateful we chose to go Kayaking. The Wekiva river was beautiful. We saw numerous species of birds, as well as several turtles. And of course if you want...More

2  Thank killpack2018
Reviewed 1 February 2018
Hungarians kayaking Wekiva

Wekiva river is a wonderful spot to discover by kayak. Our guide was Jeff, who knew the name of all of the birds and animals and entertained us during the entire length of the trip. He was a real GUIDE, added lots of value to...More

1  Thank BardosZsolt
Reviewed 15 January 2018
Great kayaking tour; saw alligators AND manatees!

My wife and I love kayaking, and we were eager to do that in Orlando as well. Greg was very professional, and we had a great time. The kayaks were in excellent condition; better than any we have gotten from other rental or touring companies....More

Thank AlanYHYu
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21 May 2018|
Response from Josiejo55555 | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely twin canoes but you will need to contact the company direct to ask about travelling with the guide. It was relaxing and not too strenuous but my arms and shoulders did ache a little the next day as this... More