The Real Florida Adventures...

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

Eco Tour on the St. Johns River

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Explore a part of Florida that has changed little over the centuries. Take in the unspoiled beauty and bounty of wildlife along this pristine corridor of the St. Johns River.

Paddle a 3190 Acre Preserve in Tampa Bay

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Paddle Weedon Island Preserve in Tampa Bay, a  3,190-acre unspoiled coastal system,  home to numerous species of native plants and animals and a rich cultural history.
Sweetwater Kayaks. Click Here

Paddle the Peace River Near Arcadia Fl.

Upriver drop-offs provide access to this 
pristine waterway for half day, full day 
or overnight adventures. Canoe Outpost
provides canoes, kayaks, tents and
other camping accessories.

Explore Children's Garden in Sarasota


Among the delights is a walk-through maze
of passion vines, a magical dome using old 
soda bottles and Mint Mountain . 
Just beyond, Safari Land includes a 
tree fort with slide, swinging 
bridge and tiki hut of 
woven fronds.

Explore the Everglades Wilderness Waterway

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The Everglades Wilderness Waterway extends 99 miles between Everglades City and Flamingo through an unspoiled realm of mangroves, sandy beaches and hidden coves. Mark Lamphere provides day and overnight trips as well as boat rentals.

Cruise the Dora Canal- from Mount Dora

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Join us for a narrated Eco-Tour into the 
  unspoiled Dora Canal, through towering 2000
year old cypress trees dripping with spanish
moss. Commonly seen on the tour are herons,
egrets, anhingas, osprey, bald eagles,
turtles and alligators.

Explore Big Cypress Preserve with EVERGLADES NATURE TOURS

Explore the vast, unspoiled Big Cypress Preserve. Experienced guides provide varied tours: Swamp Buggy, Airboat, Paddling, Walking, Hunting and Fishing. Enjoy an unforgettable adventure into the Florida Everglades. CLICK HERE

Kayak Amelia - NE Florida

Your "human powered adventure" explores
the pristine inland waters in and around
Amelia and Talbot Islands. Seasoned guides
provide amazing insights into this delicate 
eco-system of shellfish, migratory birds
and other natural wonders.

Kayak the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor Estuary

Kayak the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor Estuary for a
 tranquil encounter with nature. Scheduled tours are guided
   by a Master Naturalist from various departure points.
                                         CLICK HERE

Zipline, Canoe, Kayak, Camping and Cabins in Northwest Florida

- Adventures Unlimited -

Florida's most unique family adventure awaits in the Blackwater River State Forest near Milton in northwest Florida. Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, tubing, zipline and camping 
or rent a cottage or cabin. CLICK HERE

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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