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Central Florida Nature Adventures

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The highest ranked kayak and birding guide in all of Central Florida! Kenny is a local who will show you that secret oasis. Easy access from Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala, The Villages and Mt Dora, FL, you'll explore unique eco systems found nowhere...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Eustis, FL 32736
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kenny was a really nice guide and knows how to keep everyone comfortable. We did a great birding trip and saw great variety. It was easy to paddle flat water and we even spent an extra hour with the manatees. Jen made scheduling a breeze...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Destination551772
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great kayaking trip with my adult daughter. Kenny was super flexible with the amount of time we had and what we wanted to do. Had some cool manatee encounters and learned a lot about local birds, alligators and manatees from Kenny. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lauren B
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Kenny was awesome. He knew his flora and fauna AND his history. We saw alligators, manatees, lots of turtles and a plethora of birds. Kenny pointed out everything - and was a great conversationalist. We had a wonderful time. Kenny is prepared for anything so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Peg V
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Kenny and Jen provide a great experience for the novice to the experienced kayaker. From making the reservation to taking the kayaks out of the water...they provide 1st class service! We have taken tours with them many times and never been disappointed. We have seen...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 71charlenek
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

As all of us birders know, you can sometimes be outwitted by our feathered friends. On my day trip, there were many butterflies, beautiful native wildflowers and trees along our trail at Green Mountain. Both our guides knew their names and shared their expertise as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed November 8, 2018

My wife and I took the kayak trip on the beautiful, gentle Silver River on Nov. 6, 2018 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Kenny is a wonderful guide and quite knowledgeable of the local nature. Along with the majestic flora in this well-preserved eco-system, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank James M
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Had a wonderful kayaking trip yesterday morning with Central Florida Nature Adventures!! Saw adult and baby manatees near the Springs - so cool to see them up close - and tons of other wildlife along the river. Kenny is a great guide and shared his...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank kaze2tt
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Wow one of the best kayaking tours I've been on in terms of location and quality of kayak, instruction and guiding. PLUS Kenny is real expert on local birds, wildlife and ecosystems plants etc. this location was so beautiful and so peaceful. We did not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Justine M
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely excellent guiding by Kenny on this river trip. We were extremely lucky with the weather and wildlife seeing gaitors large and small, manatees, otters, turtles, fish, snakes, spiders and a huge array of birdlife. Kenny was really knowledgeable about all the wildlife and very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Catherine B
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Recently did a morning kayak trip on the Dora canals. We had a tandem kayak which meant hubby could do all the work at the back! We were with another couple, so just the 4 boats. We had a very leisurely 3 hrs paddling around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank llamacalmer
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NancyB2110
May 13, 2018|
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Response from DeedaTheExplorer | Property representative |
$64 for the 3 hour kayak tours and $94 for the 5 hour kayak tours. Typically max the tours out at 10 people but could eek in a few more. Kenny has a knack for finding the wildlife so these tours are great for anyone looking... More
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thendrixson63
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Contact them, they will let you know what locations and dates they paddle.
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Susan P
February 3, 2018|
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We paddle 7 different rivers (one is in Eustis, one is by Blue Springs State Park near Orange City the others are located near Mt Dora/Tavares, Orlando, Ocala/Silver Springs, and Daytona). Give us a call 352-589-7899 or... More
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