Our hotel is located in the perfect location for those embarking on kayaking tours. We are centrally located between such popular kayaking destinations as the Withlacoochee River, Lake Panasoffkee, Rainbow River, 3 Sisters Spring, Homosassa Springs, the barrier islands along Fort Island Gulf Beach and Crystal River. Although many tours are available, we have partnered with several Florida providers including 2 Sisters Kayak Tours, Crystal River Kayak Tours and Discovery Kayak Tours to bring you the adventure of a lifetime.
2 Sisters Kayak Tours is a Citrus County based operation which provides a local perspective on the ecosystems along the waterways of both Central Florida and also the Gulf Coast. They offer traditional eco-tours as well as kayak fishing tours, manatee and dolphin viewing tours and more. Some popular destinations include the Weeki Wachee River, Three Sisters Spring, the Chasshowitzka River and the Gulf Coast islands.
Crystal River Kayak Company also provides kayak tours of the Gulf and Coastal areas of Citrus County. Additionally, they offer manatee and scalloping tours. Crystal River Kayak Company also has a storefront with water access to King’s Bay. Here you can rent or buy a kayak and all the gear that you need to go along with it.
Discovery Kayak Tours, based out of Ocala, Florida, is a premier kayaking outfitter that operates throughout all of Central Florida. With the option of half-day or full-day tours, Discovery offers a host of amazing destinations including tours of Silver River, Rainbow River, 3 Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Cape Canaveral, the East Coast Islands, and the Ocklawaha River. Tours will bring you up close and personal with Florida’s myriad of wildlife including manatees, dolphins, alligators, fish, waterfowl, turtles, and even monkeys!
In addition to teaching the basics of kayaking, these tours will open your eyes to the richness of Florida’s various eco-systems. Friendly and knowledgeable guides will provide interesting facts and lectures on the local flora and fauna. Spend the morning paddling over the natural springs, aquifers, and underwater caves that few visitors to Florida have the opportunity to explore. Enjoy lunch on the river’s bank shaded by magnolias and cypress, then take a break and snorkel in the 72 degree turquoise water of Rainbow River.
Experience Florida’s gentle giants, the manatees, on a special kayak tour of 3 Sisters Spring. Paddle within feet of these magnificent and playful creatures. Record the experience of a lifetime on film or video to show to your friends and relatives. These are only a few of the many experiences awaiting you on your Florida kayak tour!