Join us for one of Orlando’s best eco-friendly day tours – kayaking on the Little Econlockhatchee River. (Say that 10 times fast! Ha ha!) See we already have you laughing! Now, come on with our Florida Fun Guides on our nature filled tour.
Do you want to see alligators? They love to frequent the Econ River. As one local guest said, “the Econ river has the biggest gators I have ever seen up close!” But don’t worry, gators avoid canoes and kayaks. They just want to sunbathe on the banks and watch us paddle by. This makes great photo ops for you! You may also see manatees, turtles, hawks, bald eagles, and deer as we make our way through the protected lands of this state forest.
Your guide will point out the unique Florida vegetation, and wildlife and tell you about the Native American history of this area. Imagine you are paddling these waterways, much the way the Seminoles Indians of this region traveled 200 years ago.
This tour departs at 10:15 am (or upon request other days).
Private group, school, church or businesses tour is available upon request. Call for more information and rates.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Price: $75 per person
Includes: Kayak, pfd, guides, fun and picnic lunch.
Age range: 8+ . We offer double kayak for children who are under 10 years old. Must request ahead of time.
What You Should Bring: Sunblock, insect repellent, sunglasses, and water bottle
Snow Hill Road Bridge, County Road 13
Private group, school, church or businesses tour is available upon requested. Call for more information and rates.
More about Econlockhatchee Kayaking Tours near Orlando
Tours are relatively new to this area, but this river has been a main source of outdoor adventure for locals since the beginning of the settlement near Orlando in the early 1900s. This river is known as a Florida blackwater river because of the tanin (a tea of vegetation) that comes from the forests. This blackwater rivers are unique to the area, and make for amazing photos as the sun and clouds reflect off of it’s surface.
The Econ river, as it is known to locals (who wants to try to say Econlockhatchee?) flows north from Osceola county at the southeast corner of Central Florida, all the way to the Saint John’s River. The Econ River is designated as one of Florida’s most beautiful and scenic waterways, and is a protected wetland area.
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