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Address: Eustis, FL 32736
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+1 352-589-7899
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The highest ranked kayak guide by TripAdvisor in all of Central Florida!...

The highest ranked kayak guide by TripAdvisor in all of Central Florida! Kenny is a local who will show you that secret oasis. You'll explore unique eco systems found nowhere else with a wildlife enthusiast that will keep you smiling. Safely drift past the River Otters playing, the Alligator sunning on the log. Visit with the Manatees, the Monkeys and watch the Anhingas fish.

We kayak only 1 location per day, booked first come first served and our rivers are easy access from Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala, The Villages and Mt Dora, FL. Choose a family kayak tour, birding tour, photography tour or a trip for the adventurous soul and we'll provide all the equipment so you can have an awesome time on the river. Bring your camera and experience why our customers rate him Number One. Discover Florida's Wildlife with a true Floridian and take home memories that last a lifetime!

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Wekiva Springs was exactly what we needed

Kenny was an excellent tour guide! Friendly and helpful without being condescending or braggardly. Knowledgeable and very excited about what we saw. Lots of birds, gators... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nancy S
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kenny was an excellent tour guide! Friendly and helpful without being condescending or braggardly. Knowledgeable and very excited about what we saw. Lots of birds, gators, turtles... our only complaint was that it was almost too much fun! Very nice that they provided a cooler bag with bottled water, bug spray, sunblock (but bring your own too if you can... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was wonderful, Kenny Boyd did a fantastic job, he is very knowledgeable in all areas of Florida nature. He was very friendly and I enjoyed it immensely Highly recommend can't wait to book again

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just done a couple of amazing trips with Kenny and the places we paddled were absolutely stunning. There was the beautiful clear green waters of the Emerald Cut and what felt like a lost world of the Blackwater lake. Our guide Kenny is extremely knowledgeable about anything you would like to know. He also has a little stop... More 

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Grundy Baker you are a Marketing Genius! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome photos. It was great paddling with you again and we look forward to seeing you next time! More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Beautiful scenery, a lovely guide and a chance to escape from the city of Orlando. The tour was very easy to organise and Jen and Kenny were lovely to deal with. We saw lots of wildlife and had a refreshing swim in the springs. It was a fantastic way to spend half a day - highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer E
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were so impressed with Kenny Boyd and the kayak river tour! An excellent guide with lots of local knowledge. A great kayak instructor, easy going, funny. We saw alligators, baby alligators, manatee turtles, egrets, vultures, heron, ibis. Don't miss this great kayak tour!

Thank JimSuds1
The Villages, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My grandson and I went kayaking with Kenny as our guide. It was my first time kayaking. Kenny was patient and gave very good instructions. He is very friendly,laid back, fun to be with and knows everything about the river and it inhabitants. We saw birds, gators and manatees. It was a great trip. Can't wait to do it again.

Thank Karen T
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We really enjoyed our tour. Just a nice day out on the river .. with a slightly more challenging run a little way up the Emerald Run ... Kenny is a great guide, the kayaks were in fantastic shape and so clean. I would totally recommend this tour ...

1 Thank Rpdizy
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

My daughter and I went on the manatee kayak tour and we had an amazing time. Kenny and Jenny were fantastic and their knowledge of the river was outstanding. Having the manatees come right beside our kayak will never be forgotten. The trip is easy and good for any age. I could not recommend this trip more. Carson

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed a 3 hours trip with Kenny - it was absolutely amazing and the whole family loved it. We are 6 persons in the family and 4 never kayaked before - but with the intro of Kenny everything was great. We were blessed seeing so many animals - several gators, a manatee and several birds. Would certainly do this... More 

1 Thank 806stefanj
Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

It was so relaxing kayaking down the Dora canal. Beautiful scenery the cypress trees are magnificent. Our guide Kenny was very knowledgeable regarding the canal and it's wild life. I would highly recommend this tour.

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