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Canoe Outpost - Little Manatee River

18001 U.S. Hwy 301 S., Wimauma, FL 33598
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Camping and kayaking

Stayed in the studio. Kayaked the extended loop. Had a great time! The staff was very helpful, and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Blythe G
via mobile
Kayak the Little Manatee River

The people at Canoe Outpost were very professional and helpful. They made sure we knew exactly what... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
tbeckett2017
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“water level” (5 reviews)
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18001 U.S. Hwy 301 S., Wimauma, FL 33598
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the studio. Kayaked the extended loop. Had a great time! The staff was very helpful, and the cabin was secluded.

Thank Blythe G
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The people at Canoe Outpost were very professional and helpful. They made sure we knew exactly what to expect and how long it would take. They were prompt to pick us up after a very relaxing, enjoyable paddle down the river. I was very nervous...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I signed up my daughter and her husband for the Moonlight trip and they were looking forward to a great experience. Unfortunately, they were very disappointed. At the beginning of the trip, they were the third boat in and they noticed that the guide who...More

Thank Judy P
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The Outpost, which borders Little Manatee River State Park, rents kayaks and canoes and has a pickup service if you’d prefer that rather than paddling back against the current. We thought the staff was very helpful and friendly and our unguided paddle was amazing. We...More

Thank Lysanderraf
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We were a little afraid to do canoë with crocodiles with Kids (15.12. And 6 years old) but the staff is professional and advise well. At the end, no problem we 've made the 1st road (for beginers )2h30. it was cool. We have seen...More

Thank O R
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Our group had a great, overall experience. Part of our group stayed on the kool bus, primitive camped, and stayed in the one bedroom cabin. Brian was very accommodating and helpful. He also took good care of us for two days of kayaking. The camp...More

Thank Arthur C
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Water quite low, no rain. Out as stated when booked 6 or more, dragging over sandbar's. Quick to check in, great directions. 6 miles to pickup, promt, loaded all canoes/kayaks and back to venue. If you are not fit, rough with water being so low....More

Thank desertrose134
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We chose the Canoe Outpost for a family outing as it was a decent price and had canoeing and kayaking options. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We chose a canoe, which also held our cooler, and a single and a double canoe. The...More

Thank Letstravelmore
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The gentleman that checked us in on Saturday April 29, I believe the owner or the owners son, is always very kind and professional but he is the only one anymore that is. We have been coming here for several years and in the beginning...More

1  Thank Karri K
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We usually rent kayaks from Little Manatee River State Park but they were not renting due to their Spring event and demonstrations. We are both working Moms and have limited time, so our kayaks trips are a very special treat for us. We are usually...More

Thank Alexandria456
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TampaTraveloer
25 June 2015|
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Response from Brian R | Property representative |
The Little Manatee River is a natural habitat and does have alligators and other wildlife. Although we have fewer gators than some other local rivers, river swimming in Florida always involves risk and you should use great... More
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