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Manatees of Silver Springs State Park Experience the Manatees of Silver Springs State Park. Silver Springs is located in  Siver Springs Florida near Ocala. Silver Springs […]

Orlando Kayaking Tours - Florida Clear Kayaking Tours & Paddle Board Adventures

Experience amazing Orlando kayaking tours with our manatee kayak tours in Silver Springs State Park. We also offer kayak rentals as well as paddle board rentals, tours and lessons in some of the most beautiful springs in Florida. Kayaking Florida offers a chance to get up close to the Florida manatees of Silver Springs State Park. Silver Springs is a winter home to hundreds of manatees. Kayaking with these magnificent animals is truly the best way to interact with these mystical mermaids, and not disturb them in their daily routine. Our Florida kayaking tours are also an amazing Florida wildlife adventure, with abundant wildlife at every turn. we offer slow paced, informative kayaking tours in Silver Springs that truly are amazing, with possible sightings of wild monkeys, alligators , beautiful water birds, and manatees in their natural habitat. Silver Springs has several resident manatees that live in the silver river year round. Our Florida kayaking & paddle board tours and rentals are structured for easy paddling, with scenic landscapes, amazing manatees, and incredible Florida wildlife. 

Experience the Adventure

All of our naturalist guides truly love and care about what they do and it shows. Our exciting guides are CPR certified, and they take pictures of your adventure, so you can cherish your experience forever. The Florida manatees are gentle giants. Their elegant existence in the wild, is an amazing experience to watch. Viewing them from a kayak, is a simplistic and memorizing encounter. You can rest assured that your guide will conduct a safe, informative, friendly and fun wildlife adventure.


Our kayaks are super comfortable with integrated seat backs, which offer great support for your lower back. We also offer, carbon fiber paddles, which are super light and easy on your arms and shoulders.

We take pride in our service and equipment, and our kayaking tours are second to none.

Join us and step out into the beautiful wild with some amazing Florida kayaking tours today!

Excellent4.8 Based on 453 reviews from review us onLuckyson KhaidemLuckyson Khaidem ★★★★★ It was an amazing experience. Josh is an awesome guide.Angel RodriguezAngel Rodriguez ★★★★★ Ben ZimmerliBen Zimmerli ★★★★★ Scout SjostromScout Sjostrom ★★★★★ Beautiful location. Our tour guide, Roger, was very personable and shared great stories and facts about the area.jon vjon v ★★★★★ Tour was excellent as was the guideJodi YoungblutJodi Youngblut ★★★★★ Awesome guide!Alina BatanovaAlina Batanova ★★★★★ Hannah JordanHannah Jordan ★★★★★ Morristown HOSAMorristown HOSA ★★★★★ rodger was great!Mikayla CollinsMikayla Collins ★★★★★ Best experience of our trip! Thank you roger!!Emilee NelsonEmilee Nelson ★★★★★ Laurel PeaceLaurel Peace ★★★★★ My girls and I had such a good time! Our guide, Roger, was terrific, and told us some great stories about spots along the springs/river. Gorgeous place! And we saw a manatee and two alligators. The girls were thrilled!Lindsay LlewellynLindsay Llewellyn ★★★★★ Great tour guide! Was very energetic and you could tell he loved his job. Highly recommend this experience!Seth BrandesSeth Brandes ★★★★★ Trip was awesome! saw manatees and monkeys. Roger did a fantastic job.Cheryl BrandesCheryl Brandes ★★★★★ Fernando Coburn CardenasFernando Coburn Cardenas ★★★★★ Stephanie HarrisonStephanie Harrison ★★★★★ Amazing tour! Roger was so patient as I was afraid at first and he helped me to Overcome those fears, and I ended up having the best experience! I highly recommend you book with Roger, because he is also very funny!Zhan SHENZhan SHEN ★★★★★ Empowered AnimalsEmpowered Animals ★★★★★ Toby OpeloyeruToby Opeloyeru ★★★★☆ Andrea SchAndrea Sch ★★★★★ Great service from Kayaking Florida. Lance was super kind and helpful. The Spring is gorgeous from a clear kayak.Charlaine Lamael TugadeCharlaine Lamael Tugade ★★★★★ The kayaks are really nice and great quality. I love the clear kayaks especially! The staff and the owner are both very friendly and very helpful. I 100% recommend this company to visitors and would use them again in the future.Toni LairdToni Laird ★★★★★ Staff was so helpful. We saw wildlife right where he suggested. Equipment was in good shape. Will visit again. Thank you!John DoeJohn Doe ★★★★★ Great time! We saw tons of huge gators and a manatee!Nelly ChermakyanNelly Chermakyan ★★★★★ Levi MontgomeryLevi Montgomery ★★★★★ Roger was a great guide, took us further than usual to ensure we got to see the manatees!LauraLaura ★★★★★ Amazing tour guide Roger gave us an amazing experience. It was so beautiful here and worth every penny. Would recommend 10/10 times!The 803 LLCThe 803 LLC ★★★★★ Annalisa RosarioAnnalisa Rosario ★★★★★ We had a phenomenal time. Roger was the best guide. He was funny and knowledgeable and got the group to sing happy birthday to my daughter.thanks for a tremendous time.Iwona BajIwona Baj ★★★★★ Beautiful place. Roger was great, funny and knowledgeable. We will definitely go backKarla CastroKarla Castro ★★★★★ Roger was an excellent tour guide! We had a blast!Jess LudwigJess Ludwig ★★★★★ Roger was such a fun tour guide! Highly recommend!Marcellus WintersMarcellus Winters ★★★★★ Amazing time with tiger amazing hostBenjamin DonovanBenjamin Donovan ★★★★★ My wife and I truly love this park and we sincerely appreciate the fact no swimming is allowed. It absolutely shows and the nature is seriously majestic. If you get the chance make sure to take a Clear Kayak tour with Get Up & Go Kayaking here, Sam was a great tour guide and the clear kayaks are definitely the way to check the wildlife beneath the water out!Amy WillisAmy Willis ★★★★★ To say that Greg & Roger went above and beyond to make our time there fabulous would be an understatement. This tour was such fun! The glass bottom kayaks were great! The water was spectacular and the company was even better! Thank you guys for a truly great experience!ailed morenoailed moreno ★★★★★ The tour was very nice and Bry was an excellent guide through it all. She gave a lot of fun facts about the spring and the wildlife. Would definitely recommend doing your tour with her if possible!Lisa WeberLisa Weber ★★★★★ Enjoy the experience! Roger was an excellent guideLatisha BradyLatisha Brady ★★★★★ Amazing guide Roger made the whole trip better than All the rest! Def ask for Roger & do this trip! You rock Roger!Steve McDonaldSteve McDonald ★★★★★ This was well worth the 2 hrs drive from Orlando. Roger was a great tour guide, knowledgeable and entertaining. Would highly recommend taking this tour with this companyResponse from the ownerThanks so much Steve for the great review! So glad you guys had a great time!! Denise MDenise M ★★★★★ Absolutely amazing experience. The clear kayaks are in excellent condition and truly the best way to paddle through Silver Springs to see everything beneath you. Manatees, birds, alligators, fish! So much to see!!! Our guide was great and even shared photos with us.Megan AbreuMegan Abreu ★★★★★ What an awesome experienceLance BraswellLance Braswell ★★★★★ Beautiful place, beautiful weather, great kayaks, and wonderful people. Will book again!Sunshine WagnerSunshine Wagner ★★★★★ Had an AMAZING time today on this clear kayak tour. Our guide Bry was ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! Very knowledgeable in the wildlife and so friendly. Offered her snacks and all! I'd give 10 stars if I could! Definitely will be do this again! 👌 Ohhhh amd I got the BEST PICTURES!!!Larry ClementsLarry Clements ★★★★★ We had a great time. Will definitely be back!Dingsu WangDingsu Wang ★★★★★ We had a great time with Josh from get up and go kayaking. The trip was nice but we did suffer from the seat of the boat. It would be better to have a softer seat. Other than this, the trip is really enjoyable and we even saw a manatee!Scott ChildersScott Childers ★★★★★ Thomas RodinoThomas Rodino ★★★★★ Ove thus place and it's historyMarkMark ★★★★★ This is the best kayak tour anyone could do. Sassy was very informative & fun to be with.Ali HuneidiAli Huneidi ★★★★★ Silver springs Kayaking was absolutely beautiful and a great time! Lots to see and the path you follow is easy going snd lots of animals such as Turtles, fish, alligators and Manatees in the water and minkeys in the trees! Highly recommended Kayaking spot for family fun and even for adults alone.Response from the ownerThank you Ali. Yes it is a amazing place. One of the best in Florida. Summer MaySummer May ★★★★★ We had the best time!! Roger was so knowledgeable and chill, he really helped make the trip more enjoyable! We felt like we could have been out there all day. We saw manatees, alligators, snakes, turtles, birds, fish, and even MONKEYS. For sure worth the trip, money, and we will be back!Anna MinukhinAnna Minukhin ★★★★★ Great experience kayaking in crystal clear water. We saw lots of wildlife. It was really fun trip. Loved seeing all the alligators. Josh and Bry were nice guides as well.Angela KAngela K ★★★★★ We had an amazing time! Silver Springs is a gorgeous park and the clear kayak tour is a perfect way to experience the park. We got to see lots of wildlife, including a momma manatee and it's pup, which is rare this time of year. Our tour guide Sam was exceptional! He was very knowledgeable about the park history and the animals residing in it. He also captured some fantastic photos and videos of our trip for us. I would absolutely do this tour again!Sophia ValdesSophia Valdes ★★★★★ My boyfriend and I did the clear kayak tour for his birthday. The view in the kayak was beautiful and Roger, our guide, was absolutely perfect. Friendly and informative. It was just us on the tour so we were able to really soak everything in. We didn’t get to see any monkey which is totally fine because Roger led us to all the other wildlife. Will definitely be recommending.Response from the ownerThank you Sophia for the great review. It is a beautiful place! Thanks so much for coming. Emily SteubenEmily Steuben ★★★★★ Roger was a great guide. Tour was smooth and easy. Scenery was beautiful. Highly recommendResponse from the ownerThanks so much Emily. Roger is a great guide. Glad you enjoyed it! Suzie CoxSuzie Cox ★★★★★ Roger was a GREAT guide. He was very personable and he interacted with everyone in our tour group. We had a great time and would choose him again if we come back to Silver Springs.Response from the ownerThank you Suzie. Looking forward to seeing you guys again. Raymund Martin SaguinRaymund Martin Saguin ★★★★★ Kayaking with Jeff was beyond amazing. He gave us really good insights about Silver Springs and was very knowledgeable about the area. Gave us ample time to explore and took a ton of amazing videos and pictures of us. 10/10 experience with them. Def must see when visiting Florida. 💯🛶🐊Response from the ownerThank you Raymond for the great review. It was a pleasure having you guys! Ewan and martha MitchellEwan and martha Mitchell ★★★★★ We had a really memorable and fabulous time at Silver Springs with our two kids in double kayaks - saw lots of wildlife including a manatee! Really smooth booking and organisation with friendly guides.Response from the ownerThank you guys for the great review. It was a pleasure having you! Jenny MulqueeneyJenny Mulqueeney ★★★★★ We had a great time, Eric was knowledgeable, friendly, and funny was able to keep the attention of a group of 11 of us that admittedly get easily distracted. Greg was super easy to work with in advance. Could not recommend highly enoughResponse from the ownerThank you so much Jenny for the great review. Y’all come back and see us next year 😎 Gary WhiteGary White ★★★★★ We had a wonderful experience and Eric was a helpful, knowledgeable guide. We had originally signed up for the Blue Springs tour but Kayaking Florida asked if we wanted to switch to Silver Springs to have better chances of seeing manatees. So glad for the recommendation, as we saw not only manatees but monkeys too. I would definitely go with them again.Response from the ownerThanks so much for the review Gary. It was a beautiful day! Sylvia LewandowskiSylvia Lewandowski ★★★★★ Our Guide Eric was GREATTTTTTT!!! We had a nice time....Response from the ownerThank you Sylvia. It was a pleasure having y’all. 😎 Kelsey & Drew WilliamsKelsey & Drew Williams ★★★★★ So much fun! Saw TONS of wildlife, and our guide -Eric- was AWESOME! Got to the park at 8:45 just before tour. Glad they plan it this way- when we left the park after our kayak tour and walk to the Spring, it was absolutely packed to get into the park and walk the boardwalk. Kayaking Florida knows how to plan for a quiet, still morning with wildlife - get in early and enjoy the calm! Great break from amusement parks.Response from the ownerFantastic! Thank you Kelsey! & Drew! Quite is the way we like it! Sondra KramerSondra Kramer ★★★★★ Loved it. Dolphins came up to my kayak!!Response from the ownerThank you Sondra for the great review! Hamid ZahirHamid Zahir ★★★★★ I went on my very first kayaking trip to Blue Springs with Kayak St Augustine. Greg and his two leading tour guides were excellent to deal with. I will be going back soon and recommend them to everyone interested.Response from the ownerThank you Hamid. It was a pleasure to have you. Nancy McKinneyNancy McKinney ★★★★★ Kayak Florida is the best kayak tour company out there. The equipment was well equipped and very clean and waiting on us when we arrived. Our tour was well planned out and very relaxing and, somehow as if on queue, the manatees showed up and put on a spectacular show. That came right up to our kayaks. The tour guide, Greg, has an abundance of knowledge about wildlife, the ecosystem and history of the area and always has a great story to tell. I would highly recommend this company and will be using them many more times in the future.Response from the ownerThanks so much Nancy! You guys were a lot of fun! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Matthew ClarkMatthew Clark ★★★★★ Nikki McKinneyNikki McKinney ★★★★★ We had an Amazing Manatee tour at Blue Springs state Park with kayak Florida. We saw so many manatees, some coming right up to the kayaks. We saw an eagle, alligator and lots of other birds. Greg snd Matt were great guides. Soooo exciting! 5 stars!!!Response from the ownerThank you for the review Nikki! js_loader