The Mysterious Blackwater Creek, Orlando, FL
Experience ID: 247
Just the name of the trip “ The Mysterious Black Water Creek ” is enough to get the spine tingling and the hairs raising on the back of your neck. Don’t worry, as eerie as its sounds it is a very fun adventure. The mystery part being the unknown; of the wild animals and nature that you will encounter on the way. In control of your kayak, riding solo you have full command of your journey. Considered a favorite amongst Florida residents who enjoy something with a bit more adventure and serious wildlife spotting. A welcoming activity for tourists too and a good foray into exploring the originality, wildlife and scenery that Florida has. A whole host of animals will be on show, some you will have to keep a good eye out for, includes such beauties as alligators, bears and owls.
The creek flows through an ancient, maybe prehistoric, cypress swamp. Born on the waters of Lake Norris, the creek stretches for over twenty miles, eventually emerging onto the Wekiva River just upstream from the St. Johns River. You´ll paddle the last five shady and twisting miles that are absolutely gorgeous.
Duration of trip:
- 4 hours Paddling and Exploring the Black Water Creek.
- Mondays-Fridays, beginning at 9:00am ti sunset. If more time is needed your guide may continue on...
What You Need To Bring:
- Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, and sun screen)
- Wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty
- Water proof camera
- Tips for your guides
This adventure is strictly limited to seven people. Participants should be in good physical shape and have had previous paddling experience
There are bathrooms and a parking lot. Please register your car and pay the $3. Parking fee. Your instructor and kayaks will be at the water’s edge.
What if I can´t swim?
Lifejackets are provided for everyone.
How fit do I have to be?
In reasonable shape, having done some moderate exercise with in the last few months you will be fine.
Is it safe?
Perfectly, the leaders are there to ensure your safety at all times.