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Wekiva Island

1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779-2214
+1 407-862-1500
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Great way to spend a day!

We were on a couple's weekend and happened to be at Wekiva Island during a festival. We were glad... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tempe_Randy
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Tempe, Arizona
What a great place in the Orlando area!

We had a great day at Wekiva kayaking. We stayed most of the afternoon. After kayaking, we played... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Oh_i_o_Lady1959
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Stow, Ohio
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Wekiva Island is an environmentally friendly destination located in Longwood, Florida along the beautiful Wekiva River offering canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals, a boat launch, a bar serving beer and wine, a food truck, and river cabana rentals for your next party or event. Visit Wekiva Island day or night and experience an island oasis just outside of Orlando.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“food truck” (27 reviews)
“state park” (20 reviews)
“the river” (63 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779-2214
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+1 407-862-1500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were on a couple's weekend and happened to be at Wekiva Island during a festival. We were glad we used Uber since parking filled up quickly after we got there. The venue is nice with a large bar, food shack, picnic tables, and boat...More

Thank Tempe_Randy
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We completely agree! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us this weekend.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great day at Wekiva kayaking. We stayed most of the afternoon. After kayaking, we played cornhole and had some great beers at their bar. We also ate from their food provider. There was a craft beer festival going on that day but...More

Thank Oh_i_o_Lady1959
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for stopping by! This weather has been perfect for the outdoors. Come back very soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

My dog I love Wekiva Island. The best part is that it is a very dog friendly place. You can take them out on the water with you and enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds you. All the staff are very friendly and welcoming. My...More

Thank Itsalys F
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are glad you and your dog had a great time! Please come back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids LOVE Wekiva Island (21 and 24). It’s their ‘go to’ place when friends are visiting or when they just want to have fun! Not necessarily a classy place but an authentic, outdoor, fun place to visit! Swimming, beach volleyball, outdoor bar (beer, burgers,...More

Thank KGA2015
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Wekiva Island offers a look at authentic Florida. It's easy to forget how Florida looks in its most natural state. Thank you for sharing your experience with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's GREAT to sit in an Adirondack chair on the bank of the Wekiva River. Lots of beauty and waterbirds - even an occasional turtle or small alligator. One of the BEST and most extensive beer and wine selections in the area. Super place to...More

Thank Gerald E
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us, Gerald. We are thrilled to hear that you always have a great time when you come! Wekiva Island is definitely a great place for locals to relax and enjoy the wildlife. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We landed in Florida during unusually cold January weather (courtesy of "the Bomb Cyclone"/Polar Vortex) so when we'd read about a "Friday Night Bonfire" at Wekiva Island we incorporated it into an afternoon visit to nearby Wekiwa Springs State Park. Wekiva Island is fascinating and...More

Thank GhiaGirl
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and visiting us! Wekiva is known for showcasing the "real" Florida. Our locals enjoy getting an escape from the hustle of central Florida. We can't wait for you to return!

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Nice people, gorgeous scenery, good food and cold drink! Just sitting in a chair by the water... so relaxing. Make this a stop!

Thank NA K
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

We are glad you think so! We can't wait for you to come back soon!

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Did a day trip to Wekiva Island and rented a canoe. Took it up to the state park to swim in the springs - water was crystal clear while we were there. Beautiful scenery and lots of wildlife to view. The outdoor bar on Wekiva...More

Thank Vicki H
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review, Vicki! We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and scenery. It's the perfect place to experience the "real" Florida. We can't wait for you to visit again in the future.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you rent the cabana (reasonable fee!), you can bring in your own food/beverages. You can also rent canoes, kayaks! Pets enjoy it as well, just be warned there ARE gators in the water. If there's an event, parking will be tight. You may have...More

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WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, Lisa! We are glad you enjoyed yourself. The Wekiva River hosts a diverse variety of plants and animals, so Floridian wildlife is always something to be cautious of when visiting. We do apologize if parking was...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

This place has an amazing view of the river with a full bar (with great prices) and also a food truck with delicious basil french fries. Definetly a great place to hang out with friends

Thank LaisSilva
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We're happy to hear you love the view and our food and bar. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Kanona C
23 July 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
I rented one-person kayaks a couple weeks ago. It was $30 each for the whole day. They should give you some idea.
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ShannonJac
17 July 2016|
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Response from Lolasplace | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can swim there but keep in mind this is Florida and there are alligators in most water here. Many people use a raft, canoe, kayak, etc. The area close to the dock is best for swimming because of all the acitivity... More
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Lala9894
3 August 2015|
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Response from ksperling1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drive to it.
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