The Real Florida Adventures...

Boat Tours, Land Safaris, Train Rides, Kayak Tours, Balloon Rides and More... The REAL Adventures in Florida

Manatee Kayak Tours - Fort Myers Area

Certifed Florida master naturalist Tim Martell leads you to the manatees with a guided kayak tour of southwest Florida inland waters. You'll likely see dolphins along with wading birds and a variety of other wildlife in pristine aquatic environs.

Explore the Everglades with Cooperstown Airboat Rides south of Miami

Learn the secrets of the Everglades aboard
a thrilling airboat ride, then relax with some
"Down Home" cooking at Coopertown, the
Everglades original airboat tour.

Explore the Headwaters of the Everglades - from Kissimmee

Explore the pristine headwaters of the Everglades with an exciting and informative airboat adventure. See a variety of wildlife amid stunning panoramas on your personal nature tour narrated by USCG airboat captains.   CLICK HERE

Paddle the St. Sebastian River

The river winds through lush vegetation of mangrove, palms, cypress and oak for glimpses of turtles, wild boar, wading birds and bald eagles. Depending on the month, you could see a bobcat or manatee. CLICK HERE

Ride with Captain Christy in Sebastian

Explore beautiful Sebastian Inlet that abounds with wildlife. Capt. Christy offers boat tours, shuttle for island camping, kayak tours, and paddleboard tours. Kayaks and
 paddleboards are also available for rental.  CLICK HERE

Escape to Shell Key in Tampa Bay

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A 10 minute boat ride takes you to the sand, surf
and relaxation of Shell Key. This pristine island is
is ideal for shelling, bird watching, sun bathing, 
swimming or just unwinding on an island. 

Paddle Mangrove Tunnels in Sarasota

Experienced guides lead you through the unspoiled
backwaters of Sarasota Bay and scenic mangrove
tunnels. See a range of wildlife as part of a small
group with minimal disturbance to the ecosystem.

Sail the Keys Aboard a Classic Schooner

Experience the adventure of a lifetime aboard
     this beautiful classic schooner: Choose from day
  cruises, sunset and night sails, as well as extended 
 trips to an island, the Keys, Dry Tortugas or beyond.

Blue Heron River Tours on the St. Johns

Your Blue Heron River Tour is a front row ticket to the world of nature. Our custom built vessel, "Great Blue", was specifically designed to cruise the quiet and shallow backwater areas
where wildlife viewing is best. 

Paddle the Shimmering Waters of Captiva Island

Explore Pine Island Sound Aquatic Preserve 
and the mangrove lagoons of unspoiled Buck
Key with the area's most experienced kayak
guides.  A unique adventure for the entire
family, the 2 hour guided tours offer direct
access to the pristine estuary and rich 
habitat in and around Captiva Island.

Ride with Captain Kathe in Beautiful Sarasota BAy

Select the type and length of cruise you prefer. With an eco tour you could witness manatees grazing near the boat or live crabs, conchs and other sea life retrieved by Captain Kathe.  Dolphins are seen on nearly all trips.  CLICK HERE

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Paddle the Estero River Near Naples Florida

Paddle the tranquil backwaters of the Estero River.
Since 1977 Estero River Outfitters has provided
access to one of Florida's least known yet
most scenic waterways.
Ask about Pedal Powered Kayaks 

Airboat Nature Tours in Lake Wales

Ride with experienced captains native to the area
 for a thrilling adventure into the Everglades. See
 reptiles and birds in a scenic encounter with nature. 

Cruises, Paddling & Segway Tours at Blue Spring National Park

Witness the pristine wonder of Blue Spring National Park.
Ply the shallow backwaters of the scenic St. Johns River via 
boat cruise or kayak tour. Or, take a guided Segway land  
adventure through the park's back country.

Paddle the Upper Florida Keys

      Enjoy educational paddling tours conducted by experienced
         guides in the clear, Gulf stream waters of the upper keys. 
                                                     Click Here

Kayak & Boat Fishing on Sarasota Bay & Tampa Bay

Outgoing, knowlegeable and friendly Jason Stock has fished
  all his life. He's been a top-notch guide for the past 8 years
     and was featured on various magazine covers including 
         Florida Sportsman, Kayak Angler and Waterline.

                                            Click Here

Airboat Nature Tours in Kissimmee State Park

Ride safe and fast on beautiful Lake Jackson, a part
   of the Everglades. See Deer, Gators and Wild Hogs.

Escape to Historic Egmont Key in Tampa Bay

         Ride aboard a safe and comfortable boat then enjoy the
      unspoiled seclusion of Egmont Key. Snorkel the ruins of
      Fort Dade, find shells on the beach, walk nature trails to
      the lighthouse built in 1858 and remains of a small town. 

SUP & Kayak Tours - Englewood / Boca Grande

 Come paddle the mystique of the mangroves. 
 SUP and kayak tours lead you through quiet, clear, 
waters, a mangrove tunnel and a spectrum of wildlife.
                               Click Here

Lions, Tigers and Bears

This non-profit refuge is found on 40 acres 
of oak habitat and pastured land in the 
country side just north of Arcadia.
You'll get close views of
a lion, tigers, leopard, lynx,
wolf, and a large black bear.
Also see a real Florida panther.