The Real Florida Adventures...

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



Find Florida Hidden Adventures


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Strike out off the beaten path to find a range of Florida adventures.  We have been seeking out the real adventures in Florida since beginning our travels in 1989.  CLICK HERE

Biolumiescence Kayak Tour in Titusville

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From June-October the Indian River Lagoon comes to life with anything that moves in the water. It takes on a blue-green aura that stretches the imagination. 

Paddle the Manatee River near Bradenton /Sarasota

  
Paddle unspoiled environs along the scenic Manatee River. For more than 25 years Ray's has provided access to this lush, jungle-like paradise brimming with wildlife.

Kayak Daytona with Progressive Sports

  

Paddle the hidden backwaters of Tomoka Basin, Mosquito Lagoon and Ten Mile Creek. Guided kayak and SUP tours of 3 hour and 5 hour duration. CLICK HERE

Everglades Adventure Tours


  
Explore the spectacular ecosystem of Everglades National Park and Big Cypress Swamp. Guided tours available by kayak, canoe, pole boat or paddleboard. Also: Swamp hikes, day safari, gladesmen culture folklife tours and fishing trips.

Airboat Adventure on Blue Cypress Conservation Area

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Breathtaking views and panaramas abound as you 
glide through unspoiled wilderness. See alligators, wading
birds and birds of prey on an unforgettable adventure.

Ghost Tours in Tampa Bay

What lurks in the shadows of Tampa
   Bay’s most haunted locations? Nightly 
candlelight walking tour in Tampa,
St. Petersburg, and John’s Pass

Eco Tours on Indian River Lagoon

 Ride with Captain Chop on a 90 minute eco-cruise
down the scenic Indian River.  The most biologically-
diverse estuary in North America has more than 2765
animal species, 1350 plants, 685 fish and 
310 species of birds. CLICK HERE

See the Suwannee River from Old Town

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Rent a boat and enjoy the majesty of the Suwannee River. Click Here

Life-Size Aviation, Race Car and 3D Space Simulation in Clearwater

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Imagine being at the controls of a jet airliner, fighter jet, 3D 360 degree Space Simulation or driving a Formula One race car. Simulators at the Sim Center Tampa Bay provide realistic visuals and sound for a life-sized experience. CLICK HERE

Airboat Rides on Lake Okeechobee

  

Knowlegeable and friendly Jason Williams provides custom airboat rides on Florida's largest lake. Expect a personilzed tour on a magnificent body of water brimming with wildlife

Boat Tours on the St. Johns River

Observe a rich bounty of wildlife along the scenic St.Johns River and its unspoiled tributaries. Your captain points out various flora & fauna along with historical insights as you revel in the natural environs.  CLICK HERE

Singing River Tours in Dunnellon


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Boat captain/musician Jon Semmes shares his knowledge of Florida history and ecology through story and song aboard a 40' pontoon boat. See a variety of wildlife and along the clear, spring-fed Rainbow River and the swamp-fed Withlacoochee. CLICK HERE

Airboat Rides near Orlando

 

The Real Florida awaits just outside Orlando with a thrilling airboat ride. Airboat Rides at
Midway takes you back into the Evergladesswamp land along the St. Johns River for
a glimpse of  the wild Florida outback. CLICK HERE

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.
 Contact 
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

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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.
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