Only minutes from Orlando, this paddling trip is the most scenic in all of central Florida. Come enjoy a day of paddling clear water, sand pine scrub, hammocks, pine flat woods, and black water swamps. This trip offers a great opportunity to observe alligators, the rare black bear, manatee, and numerous wading birds all from the safety of your kayak. A light lunch is provided picnic style, riverside. Tour lasts about 4 hours and includes a shuttle back to your car at the river’s end.
Dates: Every day beginning at 9:00 am. Private tours are available any day or time for groups of 4 or more.
Price: $80 per person + 6.5% Florida sales tax
Katies Landing from Orlando From the Orlando Attractions drive east on Interstate 4. Exit right at exit 101b-c. The exit ramp splits into exit 101b on the right and 101c to the left. Go left to exit 101c. At the end of the ramp is a traffic light. This is Highway 46. Turn left and travel 4.7 miles. Turn right onto Wekiva Park Road. Drive 1 mile down and Katies Landing is on the left.
There are bathrooms and a parking lot. Please register your car and pay the $3. parking fee. Your guide and kayaks will be at the waters edge.
What You Need To Bring
- Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, and sun screen)
- Wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty
- Water proof camera
- Tips for your guides