Today we are looking at great places to kayak Florida.
When we think of kayaking, a lot of us think about the relaxing waters of Florida. The Sunshine State has some of the most beautiful waters in the country. We can go from the crystal clear ceruleon ocean to the breath taking everglades. Going to Florida can give some you some of the best tours that you will always remember.
Location: Launch point located at 5722 Baptist Camp Rd, Apopka, FL.
Just past the floater’s paradise known as Kelly Park, this tour will make you feel like you’re kayaking through the Amazonian rain forest. The emerald hues of the water are perfectly accented by the dense coastal landscape, creating a truly relaxing feel.
Location: 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488
Located in central Florida, Silver Springs State Park is an hour and a half from Orlando. Only a short distance from the hustle and bustle of Disney, Florida’s current number one tourist attraction, yet Silver Springs feels like a lifetime away.
Explore the beauty of Natural Florida by paddling along the Silver River and Fort King Waterway in a kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board. Watercraft rentals are available from Paddling Adventures at Silver Springs State Park, the official onsite outfitter. Also, check out the new clear bottom kayaks!
Silver Springs State Park is open from 8:00 am until sunset 365 days a year. Park admission is $2.00 per person.
Location: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge – Titusville, Florida 32796
In the cooler Florida months, bioluminescent Comb Jellies congregate in the protected waters of the Indian River Lagoon. Living in the most bio-diverse estuary in North America, Comb Jellies are clear, glob-like creatures that, despite their name, do not sting! So as you paddle the calm waters laced with mangroves and palm trees, you can catch and hold these gentle glowing creatures. They’re right at your fingertips while having a safe, awe-inspiring kayak adventure with those who share your enthusiasm for new and unique experiences.