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Canoe Escape

12702 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2600
+1 813-986-2067
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Great day out on the river

Went out for an afternoon to get away from the city and it was amazing. The guys working at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cainan T
Edmonton, Canada
So. Much. Fun.

We did a 2 hour trip with our two kids- ages 8 and 10. We did 2 tandems, one kid with one adult... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Tarah H
Gladstone, Michigan
via mobile
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The leading canoe outfitter on the Hillsborough River offers trips anywhere from two hours to all day long.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12702 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2600
+1 813-986-2067
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went out for an afternoon to get away from the city and it was amazing. The guys working at the shop were extremely helpful, asked us what we wanted to do, and even recommended a different, cheaper option compared to what we booked that would...More

Thank Cainan T
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We did a 2 hour trip with our two kids- ages 8 and 10. We did 2 tandems, one kid with one adult. They gave us paddling instructions, a map, life jackets, and answered questions. (This was our first time ever kayaking!) It was an...More

Thank Tarah H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The people working here took very good care of my dog while I went out on the canoe. It is the nicest thing any place has done to accommodate my dog. Thank you very much for the awesome experience.

Thank Khawaja S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This was just what we were looking for. The river provided us with numerous sights and sounds. It was a hidden gem.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My children suggested this trip on this year's Father's Day. And we did found it was quite a popular place for family bonding activity. First time we visited Canoe Escape was four years ago and we liked it then. The service was superior and quality...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We done the 4 hour trip. We stoped at the bridge and stretched our legs. Took us 4.5 hours. Saw several turtles and birds. Saw 15-20 gators. Biggest one about 10' long. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank charlesw919
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Looking for something to do Memorial weekend... Found canoeing! Had a great time. Water was a little low at this time but still saw plenty of alligators, herons, egrets, and a turtle! Just enough shaded areas to keep the sun off of us (husband ziptied...More

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I live in Tampa Bay area. We have the best beaches - on the top 10 in USA lists. We have mermaids (manatees), dolphins, pirates, theme parks, nite life and winter... plenty to keep anyone busy. But if you want a taste of the Florida...More

Thank Gale P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

You may think that Disney and Space Mountain have all the thrills, however you haven't seen the Real Florida until you take a ride on the Hillsboro River in a Canoe or a Kayak. Canoe Escape makes it easy... Just show up with all the...More

1  Thank EDFeather
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I was looking for something a little different to do on our vacation that would allow us the joy of kayaking along with some adventure and new scenery. Canoe Adventures did not disappoint! The staff were helpful and pleasant. The wildlife viewing was amazing! Alligators,...More

Thank Tammy L
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2 March 2017|
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Response from Doc R | Reviewed this property |
No Beverages period or glass bottles
2 July 2016|
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Response from kmsmolen | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what trip number we did but we put into the river right at the boat ramp near the company's trailer. The water was fairly low that day but we had no problems maneuvering around gators. Whenever we got too close... More