Eco-Tours Orlando
Kayak, Canoe, Stand-Up Paddle Boards
Rentals & Tours on Shingle Creek in Kissimmee near Orlando Area Attractions.
Eco-tourism is the true nature of Florida Adventure.
Explore nature in Orlando while paddling your way on Shingle Creek 
Hourly Rentals & Guided Tours of natural Florida while Kayaking, Canoeing or SUP

 

2 Hour Out and Back Eco Tour 

 

This 2-hour, out and back, guided eco-tour is a great way to explore the natural side of Florida. Our certified guides will lead you down Shingle Creek, which is the headwaters of the Everglades, into a beautiful Cypress Forest. This unique landscape is visited by local wildlife such as turtles, various wading birds, birds of prey and even an alligator or two. On occasion deer and otters are spotted as well! Along the way our guides will be on the lookout for anything interesting, and will share with you their knowledge of the local flora and fauna. Questions are always welcomed and encouraged!

Reserve online or call – Available 7 days a week at 10:00am
Adult/Teen (12-99) – $55.00
Child (Ages 6 to 11) – $40.00

(Not Recommended for children 6 or younger)

*price does not include taxes or tour guide gratuity

*call us to avoid online booking fees

* tour requires minimum 4 people. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tour if minimum is not received.  

Advanced Kayaking Tour Kissimmee Orlando

Shingle Creek Kayaking Adventure Tour

 

This 2.5 hour, out and back, guided Adventure Tour is the perfect way for more  experienced kayakers to explore the most beautiful cypress forest ecosystem in Central Florida.  Your 4-5 mile, round-trip journey will lead you through several miles of windy, swampy pathways amongst Florida’s natural beauty.  Bald Cypress trees, various wading birds, turtles, wild bromeliad, and the occasional alligator highlight this wonderful trip.  This tour is not for beginners. 

 

All of our tour guides are kayak instructors, certified by the American Canoe Association (ACA), as well as First Aid and CPR trained.

 

Tour includes single kayaks (recommended) or tandem kayaks upon special request.  Paddling equipment and PFD are provided. 

 

Reserve online or call – available 7 days a week at 9:30am.

Adult/Teen (13-99y/o) - $65.00

(Not recommended for children under 13 years old)

*price does not include taxes or tour guide gratuity

*call us to avoid online booking fees

* tour requires minimum 4 people. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tour if minimum is not received.

1.5 Hour Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

 

1.5 hour paddleboard guided eco-tour:   Shingle Creek is the headwaters of the Everglades.  Tour includes paddleboard rental, life jacket, drinks/snacks, and 1.5-hour guided tour of Shingle Creek.  All guides have ACA Instructor certification, as well as First Aid, CPR & AED certification.  Free Novice Training is included for beginners. Paddleboard instruction will include at minimum 4 basic paddling techniques (forward, reverse, sweep, and rudder).  In addition, guides will provide information about the history and ecology of Shingle Creek, to include pointing out local wildlife and nature elements along the Creek.

 

Tour Available Daily - 10:30 am
Adult/Teen – $45.00 +tax  

*price does not include taxes or tour guide gratuity

*call us to avoid online booking fees

* tour requires minimum 4 people. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tour if minimum is not received.

Wildlife Tour, Kayaking Gators, Alligato

Florida Wildlife Kayak Eco-Tour, Blue Spring SP, St. Johns River. (OFFSITE TOUR)

Explore the waterways of Florida. This offsite tour gives you a full feel of Florida Wildlife. Bald Eagles, Turtles, Gators, Great Blue Herons, Wading Birds, possibly Manatee as well. Every tour is different, So Much Beauty!

 

Tours offered daily (Orange City, FL) - 9:00 am
Single Kayak - Adult/Teen – $65.00 +tax

Tandem Kayak - Adult/Teen - $120.00 + tax

*price does not include taxes or tour guide gratuity

*call us to avoid online booking fees

* tour requires minimum 4 people. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tour if minimum is not received.

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Manatee Expedition Tour

Blue Spring, Orange City, FL (OFFSITE TOUR)

 

3.5+ hour guided eco-tour

Paddle with us on this unique adventure into the winter home of the Florida Manatee at  Blue Spring State Park.  Our trip will begin with a short paddle to the mouth of the springs where hundreds of Manatees are known to gather on the coolest days of winter.

 

Tours offered daily (Orange City, FL) - 9:00 am
Single Kayak - Adult/Teen – $65.00 +tax

Tandem Kayak - Adult/Teen - $120.00 + tax

*price does not include taxes or tour guide gratuity

*call us to avoid online booking fees

* tour requires minimum 4 people. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tour if minimum is not received.

Rental Pricing (2 Hour Minimum):

 

  • Single kayak - $30* - 2 hour rental

  • Tandem kayak - $43* - 2 hour rental

  • Paddle board - $30* - 2 hour rental

  • 3 hours Rentals also available

  • PFD's and Paddles Included in all rentals

  • *price includes all sales taxes

 

Paddle at your leisure - Rentals Only - No guides provided

 

Children under 30lbs permitted in rentals with 

parent supplied Lifeguard Approved PFD (Lifevest)      

Online Reservations Available for Dates and Times as Scheduled  

Reservation number:
407-344-0881

Email: tours@paddlingcenter.com
 
*Minimum Tour Group Size 4 people
We will try to combine smaller groups if necessary to achieve this
minimum
We reserve the right to cancel a tour if the minimum is not met.