The Real Florida Adventures...

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

Grasshopper Airboat Eco Tours


Glide through the marshy environs of the St.
 Johns River and eco-tour with Captain Rick.
 reaching up to 40 m.p.h. searching for otters 
  alligators, birds, marsh rabbits and other wildlife.

Florida Eco Tours

Florida has a wide variety of eco tours offering a range of experiences through back bays, rivers and lakes of Florida. Knowlegeable guides navigate through the magnificent natural beauty of the Sunshine State.  CLICK HERE

Explore Anclote Key near Tarpon Springs With Captain Ross

Departing from the sponge docks you'll cruise to Anclote Island (above lighthouse) and other uninhabited isles brimming with wildlife. See dolphin then go shelling on long stretches of white sand beach. The islands are home to several shorebird nesting colonies. You might see bald eagles, sea turtles or rays. In cooler months manatee sightings are common.

Ride a MinIature Train in Fort Myers

Hidden in the scenic environs of this 279
acre park, a miniature train takes passengers
along an enchanting fifteen minute
1 1/2 mile route. CLICK HERE

Central Florida Nature Adventures-Eustis

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Choose from a variety of guided Kayak adventures
in central Florida to experience nature close
up in a relaxed, non invasive way. CLICK HERE

Cruise Sarasota Bay With Florida Native Captain Kathe


Cruise calm, azure back bays for a range of marine life with Captain Kathe and her canine mate Skipper. Click 

Explore Blue Spring State Park on a Nature Tour

Witness the pristine wonder of Blue Spring State 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.  CLICK HERE

Motorized Kayaks In Fort Pierce

Effortlessly glide through canopied mangrove forests aboard a battery-powered motororized kayak while your naturalist guide offers occasional insights, allowing a serene connection with the environment. CLICK HERE

Swim with Manatees at Crystal River

The clear waters of Crystal River are home to a large manatee population. After a scenic cruise, get in the water with these playful sea mammals. CLICK HERE

Aquatic Eco Tours and Fishing Charters on Sarasota Bay

Climb aboard with friendly and knowlegeable Captain Patsy for amazing encounters
 with nature in the clear, sparkling waters of Sarasota Bay. CLICK HERE

Dolphin and Snorkeling Cruise to Historic Egmont Key


Climb aboard for an unforgettable island adventure. See dolphins jumping in the boat's wake enroute to historic Egmont Key for snorkeling, shelling and sightseeing. CLICK HERE

Kayak Tours & Stand Up Paddleboard in Englewood


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

Experience the Thousand Islands Near Cocoa Beach

"In Search of Wildlife" 2 hour tour is suggested for birds, dolphins and herds of manatee. Naturalists point out various species and insights as you cruise unspoiled backwaters.

Paddle the Florida Keys near Key Largo

Educational paddling tours are conducted by experienced guides in the clear
 Gulf stream waters of the upper keys. Or, rent kayaks, paddle boards
 and snorkel equipment by the day or by the week.  Click Here

Kayak the Dora Canal,Dead River, and More


Jonathan Squires provides kayaking adventures in central Florida. Explore the Dora Canal, Dead River, Crystal River, Ocala State Forest and more. CLICK HERE

Paddle the Ocklawaha, Northeast of Ocala

Paddle the scenic Ocklawaha River and Silver River with drop-offs through scenic back woods then glide downstream with a gentle 3 to 5 knot current. Camp on the river, park your RV, or stay in one of the deluxe camping cabins. The resort rests on
 7.25 acres of natural beauty. CLICK HERE

Paddle the Loxahatchee River with Canoe and Kayak Outfitters

In these primitive environs you will observe native wildlife and become familiar with tropical and subtropical vegetation along the winding Loxahatchee.

Find Florida Hidden Adventures

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.