Jump on board and experience our Silver Springs paddle board tours. Paddle with manatees, monkeys and more. Enjoy the magnificent natural ambiance of wild Florida….standing on water. Fascinate your senses with incredible views through the crystal clear water of fish, turtles and even some of the diving water birds. The lavish and natural elegance of Silver Springs is home to abundant wildlife, including Rhesus Macaque monkeys living along the shore line. We rent paddle boards for self guided tours with full instruction for beginners. We also give you a treasure map, so you can have some fun looking for the underwater treasures of long ago.
Public Group Tour Time: 9:30 & 12:00 daily. We require a minimum of 4 people for this tour to go out. If you have less than 4 you may still book You will notified 12 hours by email and text if we did not reach the minimum, at which time you can reschedule or receive a full refund.
Public Tour Price : $65.00 per person. Tours includes – Instruction clinic, both off & on the water, paddle board, personal flotation device, paddle, dry bag for your phone. Your guide will also take lots of pictures of you and your amazing experience for you to have and share!
Prices do not include state park fees of $6.00 per person. You can pay the park fees when you arrive or you will have the option at check out for us to pay them for you and give you the receipt. Your receipt is good to get in the front gate and explore the rest of the park. There is usually a long line to pay the fees so if you opt not to have us pay them for you, then we suggest arriving at least 30 – 45 minutes early to be sure you get on the water on time.
Paddle Distance: About 2 miles. Difficulty factor – Easy.
Duration: About 2 hours. No hurries, No worries. Relax, Absorb and Rejuvenate!
Learn to paddle board on one of the most beautiful rivers in the world. You may sit or stand . We begin this tour with a paddle board instruction clinic of the basics. Your guide will go over paddle basics and safety before each tour. Max. body weight for this tour is 200 pounds. It is beginner friendly, however you must be physical capable and have fairly good balance. You can sit or stand. We offer a solo kayak option if you have someone in your group that may not feel comfortable on a paddle board. . Tour Location: Silver Springs State Park, Located at 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd. Silver Springs Fl. 34488 click for google maps.
What to Bring: Wet shoes or shoes that can get wet flip flops are fine. Hat, sunblock, camera and change of clothes. (just in case) Drinking water in a non disposable bottle.
Our paddle board tours come with full instruction. Our instructor/guide will have you up and standing in no time. We use real epoxy paddle boards, not plastic or blow up inflatables. These boards are super stable . We also use light weight carbon fiber paddles, which are easy on your arms and shoulders. We may be a little more expensive than our competitors however we take pride in offering you this amazing experience on one of the most beautiful rivers on the planet with new, updated, stable, lightweight and comfortable equipment.