Camping at Makinson Island 

"Catered Camping" on Makinson Island  Tour (Seasonal September-May)


Explore the nature preserve on Historical Makinson Island in Lake Tohopekaliga (Lake Toho) with your personalized catered camping experience. The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek will handle all the details needed for this Overnight Eco-Tourism adventure experiencing the "Real Florida Attraction" nature. 


Your catered camping experience on Makinson Island will include the following:


  • Basic camping items supplied such as tents, sleeping bags, kitchen and eating equipment/utensils

  • Sea Kayaks for those wanting to paddle out to the island, paddling training as part of travel to/from island

  • Small powered boat transfer to/from island for those not wanting to paddle

  • Meals, snacks, liquid refreshments

  • Available guided activities: walking tour of island, kayak tour around the island

  • Available unguided activities/games: cornhole bean bag toss, frisbee golf, whiffle ball home run derby, cocce ball, geocatche scavenger hunt, ladder golf

  • Firewood

  • Upgraded meals (TBD to include outside catering upon speciall request - this will impact overall cost)



Call Our Reservation Line to Schedule Your Catered Camping Experience




Please help keep our river clean by bringing back all trash found along the river. Remember, "Take only pictures and leave only footprints." 

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 The Paddling Center

  at Shingle Creek

4266 W. Vine St.

Kissimmee, FL 34741

Phone: 407-343-7740

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