The Real Florida Adventures...

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

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.

Kayak the Talbot Island Preserve near Jacksonville

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.

Airboat Rides into the Wilderness Near Orlando


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

Camp, Canoe and Kayak on the Peace River in Arcadia

The Peace River gently meanders through
 the wilderness beside high, forested banks, 
low pastures and sandy outcroppings.
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.

St. Johns River Eco Tours- Near Orlando

St. John wild blue bird black bear
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.

St. John's River Tours- Ocala National Forest


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.

Tour Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge

      Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge abounds with wildlife:
   manatees, dolphin, alligators and beautifully plumed
    shorebirds like the Roseatte Spoonbill (below). Climb
     aboard for a spectacular nature boating adventure.
                            Click Here

Paddle Wheedon Island Preserve in Tampa Bay

Paddle the pristine backwaters of Wheedon Island Preserve
 with guided or self-guided kayak and SUP Adventures. Also:  
day trips and multi-day trips within Florida and beyond.
Sweetwater Kayaks  CLICK HERE

Paddle the Springfed Rainbow River & the Withlacoochee

Paddle two of Florida's most scenic waterways. The
           clear, springfed Rainbow River shimmers like an opal;
        the deeper Withlacoochee winds through dense forests.

Kayak Sailing Trips & More From Vero Beach

                Paddle quiet backwaters, cross expansive
            grass flats and along thick mangrove in the Indian
           River Lagoon, with more than 4000 animal and plant
          species including sea horses, dolphin and manatees.
             Also: kayak sailing trips and other multi-day trips.
                                          CLICK HERE