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Discovery Kayak Tours

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111 SE 21st Ter, Ocala, FL 34471-2550
+1 352-789-4959
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Exceptional service, memorable trip, must see attraction

Hands down the best kayak trip I've been on in awhile. The service was exceptional. They even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jeremywrightxco
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DeLand, Florida
Discovery Kayak Tours is absolutely excellent!

Ryan and his staff were knowledgeable, provided great equipment, explained the map in detail and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ReneeW3
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Davenport, Florida
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We are a full service guide and Florida kayak tour and rental company, based in the Ocala, FL area. We pride ourselves on the best customer service and kayak experience available. We want to help you get out and experience a day like no other. So,come see the "Real Florida". Check our schedule on the website and make a reservation today! Hurry we fill up fast.
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“silver river” (17 reviews)
“life jackets” (2 reviews)
“spring fed” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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111 SE 21st Ter, Ocala, FL 34471-2550
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+1 352-789-4959
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best kayak trip I've been on in awhile. The service was exceptional. They even dropped me and my personal kayak off right at my truck and helped me load it after the day was done. When we go back we will definitely...More

Thank jeremywrightxco
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad you had a perfect day and saw lots of monkeys. Please come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ryan and his staff were knowledgeable, provided great equipment, explained the map in detail and were waiting for us at the end of a perfect kayaking trip down a gorgeous spring fed river. The best kayaking trip I've done so for. Highly recommend kayaking Silver...More

Thank ReneeW3
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks guys and so glad you had a great day! Can't wait to see you next time.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

We use Discovery Kayak whenever we are kayaking the Silver Spring. They are an top notch outfit! Tony and Ryan are super! Excellent experience.

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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks guys... Can't wait to see you next time. Bring some more friends.

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Ryan and his staff are extremely knowledgeable regarding the geological and cultural history of the waterways and the areas that surround them. When my GPS put me in the wrong place Ryan talked me to the right route.

Thank James S
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Yes you finally found us and it was a pleasure to have you paddle with us on the tour. Please feel free to join us anytime on a different tour.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Four of us had an absolutely PHENOMENAL time on the Silver River, thanks to Ryan and Discovery Kayak Tours! Sososo thrilled with our experience from start to finish. The entire "process" - booking, transportation, instruction, etc - is uber professional and EASY. Ryan was on...More

Thank Kimberly S
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Wow! Thanks for the great feedback. We do try hard to give everyone a great experience. I am so glad it was a perfect day for you. I hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had planned a trip down the Silver River for my daughters 13th birthday. Unfortunately we had to reschedule several times due to illness and bad weather. However, each time Ryan with Discovery Kayak Tours was very understanding and helpful with our plans. We finally...More

Thank Denene W
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Yes you find all made it out on the river. It was a pleasure to finally meet you and your family. So glad you all had a great day. I look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Even though we called on short notice, Ryan responded back quickly and was able to add us to a trip. We had a great time, he and our other guide were well prepared and great at explaining the history and local flora and fauna. The...More

Thank Linda G
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks guys for allowing us to give you such a great experience. So glad you had a great time. I look forward to paddling with you again.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Three of us took the Silver River Trip and it was great. Ryan very efficiently checked us in, provided us with a map of the river, gave us a brief safety orientation, and got us in the water. We had two sit-in and one sit-on...More

Thank robnbett
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Glad you had a wonderful day on the river. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We spent a few hours on the Silver River this past Saturday with Discovery Kayak tours. Booking was easy; online, complete with payment. Staff were pleasant. They meet you at the headspring and unload the kayaks from their rig... But that is all. We had...More

Thank Tanaya L
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Wow. Sorry for your experience. We pride ourselves in giving the best service on the river. It was a very busy morning but that is no excuse. Each group should receive a map, directions and instructions, if needed, and rules of the river, etc. We...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

I definitely recommend this company. They were first class! Very friendly and knowledgable. Delivered exactly what they said they would deliver in a kind, service minded way.

Thank Bill M
Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you. We do try to deliver the best service, equipment and experience. Again, thanks for letting us know that we are doing that. And so happy that you all had a perfect day on the river. See you again soon.

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Tammie F
10 July 2017|
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Response from Ryan T | Property representative |
No you do not need experience but prefer that you are comfortable on the water and can be out for a min of 3 hours.
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Lisa B
18 February 2017|
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Response from Ryan T | Property representative |
Yes these animals live along the river. The monkeys are not native but have been living wild in the area since the 1930's. Alligators are a natural part of the FL landscape and are not a problem.
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Intuitivetouchsu
11 July 2016|
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Response from Ryan T | Property representative |
We offer guides tours in many different locations and rentals. Rentals are by reservation and only available on the Silver River. There is also a shuttle provided.
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