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Welcome to your best resource for finding Florida kayak tours. Since 1988 we have traveled the state in search of hidden locales and outdoor adventures. Throughout Florida a wide range of experienced outfitters guide you through hidden back bays, streams, mangroves and rivers for enjoyable trips on the water.

Use the maps or city guide above to locate the best paddling experiences in a given area. Click on a city area or on the state to discover a specific paddling location.  Or, scroll below for locations listed alphabetically by the city area. We are particular about what we include. All outfitters  bring an extra element of fun to kayak tours in Florida.

Alphabetical by City/Town
Amelia Island
kayak ameliaKayak Ameliakayak amelia
Apopka
nature water adventuresCentral Florida Nature Adventuresnature water adventures
Arcadia
canoeing peace riverCanoe Outpost-Peace Rivercanoeing peace river
Astor
Kayaking Florida Waters
Bradenton
Ray`s Canoe Hideaway
Crystal River
crystal river kayak Crystal River Kayak, Boat & Dive Tourscrystal river kayak
Daytona & Miami
sandy pointSandy Point Progressive Sportssandy point
Deland
St. Johns River CruiseNature Adventures - Blue Spring State ParkSt. Johns River Cruise

Florida Kayak Tours

We have recently included a new function on this website that has maps. Select from either the state map or the drop down menu of cities. By selecting the state map you will then drill down for  Florida kayaking in a particular area for Florida kayak tours. If you select the whole state you will then drill down on the icons to find the particular location that then takes you into Florida Secrets website where more  are listed. 

There are so many fabulous and hidden places to enjoy Florida kayak tours. Use this resource to find the very best ones that are out there by qualified owners and naturlists who have been plying these backwaters for years and also have an excellent safety record. For exampel you can kayak of canoe the Peace River from Arcadia with Canoe Outpost. They will drop you off upriver and even outfit you for a camping trip with primitive campsites  along the shore. On Captiva Island Captiva Kayak leads you through beautiful mangrove lagoons and pristine estuaries that provide rich habitat for a wide variety of wildllife, one of the most pristine of all Florida kayak tours. Commune with nature while your guide prives informative insigts into fascinating biological, cultural and other aspects of the placid barrier island waters. These Florida kayak tours are just waiting for you. In Crystal River paddle the clear spring-fed waters with Aardvarks.Also enjoy unspoiled surrounding coastal environs. Guided kayak and SUP tours (Stand Up Paddle boards) have frequent manatee sightings. Glide through secluded and pristine backwaters like Ozello,a quiet, uncrowded escape in St. Martins March Aquatic Preserve. Ideal for kayaking, the water is clear and shallow with grass flats, sand bars, oyster reefs and mangrove islands. Make the most of these Florida kayak tours .

RELAXING: Relaxing experiences  for the whole family. This is a Florida kayak tour that everyone can participate in, and even though it's a little slower paced than other tours, it surely does not lack adventure. These Florida kayak tours go through various types of saltwater and freshwater environments. From mangrove channels that enclose the trail forming tunnels filled with small fish, crabs, and nesting birds, to one of the few remaining natural barrier keys along Florida's Gulf Coast, you will be captivated. Experience white, sandy shores and rivers that meander through various natural environments where the scenic views and wildlife make every turn a discovery beneath cypress, oak, and hardwood hammocks. These Florida kayak tours provide habitats for animals we may spot. This is a piece of pristine, natural Florida. Parks include: Fort Desoto, Caladesi Island, Honeymoon Island, Weedon Island, Hillsborough River, Alafia River, and Little Manatee River. There are myriad locations for Florida kayak tours,  you just have to look for them on this site.

MODERATE: Moderate Florida kayak tours kicks things up a notch. You don't have to be a tri-athlete to participate in this tour, but you better be ready to get a solid workout. Parks include: Fort Desoto, Caladesi Island, Honeymoon Island, Weedon Island, Hillsborough River, Alafia River, and Little Manatee River. 

ADVANCED: Advanced Florida kayak tours are only for the experienced. It requires extensive paddling skills, due to the distance involved, and the ability to paddle in open water. Parks include: Fort Desoto to Shell Key, which is 4 hours and Hillsborough River, which is 6 hours long.

No matter what your level of Florida kayak tours you are seeking, they provide an exceptional way to escape the hustle and bustle of the 21st century and enjoy nature while gliding midst clear  waters for that special Florida Kayak Tour that only you will appreciate and are  often hidden from the public. Thats the great thing about going on a Florida kayak tour by an experienced guide. They know the waters already and are happy to point out various intriques of nater that only Florida has to offer and can be seen on kayak.

These are just part of our guide on FloridaSecrets.com which was first developed in1997 with an emphais on finding things like Florida kayak tours in Florida. We have also developed similar blogs like http://florida-kayaking.blogspot.com/  for finding those awesome jaunts. This is kept up daily to ensure that Florida has another resource that like this one is easy to use like this one. Easy navigation, exceptional graphics and most importantly. EXCELLENT CONTENT  is what sets us apart. Be sure and also check out www.Florida-Boat-Tours.com which like this one offers hidden boat  rides in Florida.

Get out there and discover Florida kayak tours among the many pristine backwaters that Florida has to offer both along the coasts as well as inland at the Crystal River and Santa Fe River near High Springs. All the operators are experienced and well traveled on their particular waterway so you will not have to worry about safety. These outfitters will point out many of natures interesting insights like: manatees, dolpin and various shore bids.

You will be amazed at the vast number and variety of paddling locations in Florida, both coastal and inland.

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