Orlando Area Manatee tour!
Blue Springs is the Florida manatee Orlando winter sanctuary and one of the best kayak tours in the Orlando area. Blue Springs is about forty minutes from the Orlando area and about an hour and thirty minutes from St Augustine. Our Blue Springs kayak tour is a great chance to get up close to the amazing Florida manatee and enjoy a beautiful kayak tour in this little wildlife paradise. You will be amazed of the natural splendor as we meander up beautiful Snake Creek which is part of the St Johns River Watershed. Alligators, turkeys, deer, bald eagles, owls and vast array of marsh birds call this manatee sanctuary their home.
We offer this manatee experience as a public group or private kayak tour daily, from November through March during the active manatee season.
Paddle Distance: About three miles
Paddle Duration: 3 hours plus
What to Bring: Wet shoes or shoes that can get wet, hat, sunblock, bug spray, lunch/snacks, change of clothes and camera. We will supply bottled water.
Lunch: Bring a lunch and explore the beautiful Blue Springs state park. There is a long boardwalk that runs along the springs so you can view the manatees. Bring your camera.
Tour Includes: kayak, PFD, paddle, dry bag, small cooler, and a friendly, professional kayak guide equipped with a camera to capture lasting memories. We offer tandem or solo kayaks for this adventure. Kids under 16, must ride in a tandem kayak with an adult. We will provide bottled water. We will give you launch spot directions when you reserve.
Public Tour Price – $65.00 per person
Private Tour Price – $90.00 per person. Four person minimum charge. Discounts for groups of 6 or more. Please call.
Our guides are great, please remember them. Gratuity is not included in the price.
Tour Time – 10:00 a.m.
Reservations for this tour must be made and pre paid 48 hours in advance on line or by phone – 904-315-8442. Credit card is required. Must be 18 yrs old or accompanied by an adult. Kids under 16, must ride in a tandem kayak with an adult.
We require a 48 hour cancellation notice for any and all refunds.
Any and all cancellations by Kayak St Augustine due to weather or for any reason, the customer will receive a full refund of all charges. You will be notified by phone of weather updates and in the event of a cancellation of this tour.
Phone for more information ~ 904-315-8442
We had a great time with Greg at Blue Spring State Park! He was an outstanding guide with a wealth of knowledge about the flora and the fauna! We would definitely recommend this trip to anyone. Here is a brief look at our adventure.