Wekiva River Day of Paddling, Oakland, FL
Experience ID: 371
Only minutes from Orlando, this paddling trip is the most scenic in all of central Florida. Enjoy a day of paddling clear water, sand pine scrub, hammocks, pine flat woods, and black water swamps. This trip offers a great opportunity to observe alligators, the rare black bear, manatee, and numerous wading birds all from the safety of your kayak. A light lunch is provided picnic style, riverside. This adventure lasts about 4 hours and includes a shuttle back to your car at the river’s end.
A wonderful experience for folks new to the area, tourists that want something different than theme parks, church groups, scout troops, or residents that are interested in learning more about Central Florida’s natural wonders.
- 4 hour adventure
- Every day beginning at 9:00 am. Private tours are available any day or time for groups of 4 or more.
What You Need To Bring:
- Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, and sun screen).
- Wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty.
- Waterproof camera.
Price: $90.00 p/p
More Info: There are bathrooms and a parking lot. Please register your car and pay the $3. Parking fee. Your host and kayaks will be at the water’s edge
What should I bring?
It is recommended to bring sun protection (hat, sunglasses, and sun screen), wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty,and a waterproof camera is ideal for this adventure.
What if I can´t swim?
Lifejackets are provided for everyone.
Is it safe?
Yes, instructors are qualifed and highly experienced and you are given lifejackets for additional safety.
Will I get wet?
Usually not, people are quite stable in the kayak, but on occasion some people do fall in.
I am not super fit, can I take part?
Yes of course, it is a leisurely activity. Plus they never paddle against the current.