Everglades Rentals and Adventures

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL: (877) 567-0679

FRLA.org
Guided Adventures

Join one of the exceptional and unique guided paddling trips we offer daily. Each trip explores a specific area of fresh water Everglades habitat with special wonders all its own. Let our naturalist guides show you their favorite hidden places and share their secrets and facts about the Everglades. Experience these amazing adventures with us!

Each guided adventure trip spans a three or four hour period of time and includes an orientation briefing, transportation from the Ivey House Inn to a local river, around two to three hours of paddle time, a snack, water and return transportation to the Ivey House.

The maximum number of participants on each guided adventure is twelve: the minimum number is two, not including the guide. Traveling alone? Check with our adventure reservations staff to see if others have signed up. Once a trip has reached its minimum, you're welcome to join in!

Important stuff: children must be at least 7 years old to participate in our morning or afternoon adventures, and at least 10 years of age to participate in our sunset tour. For all tours, children under 12 must paddle in a tandem boat with a parent. We recommend you bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, shoes that can get wet/muddy, and bug spray.

Please note: Guided adventures and boat rentals are NOT offered on Seafood Festival weekend in early February.
_______________________________________________________________________

Kayak into a New Day (four hour)

There are few things more enchanting than the Everglades as she awakens. Glide through pristeen waterways as birds soar, trees whisper and the morning light and colors change.

Availability: This adventure is offered all year, weather permitting.
Time
: Mornings only: 7:00am-11:00 am (May-October); 7:30am-11:30am (November-April)
Rate: $99 + tax. Price includes one bottled water and a snack.

Mid-Morning Kayak Tour (three hour)

This trip is ideal for guests who do not have as much time to spend on the water, but do not want to miss out on the experience. This trip is approximately three hours.

Availability: This adventure is offered November 1 - April 30 only, conditions permitting.
Time
: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Rate: $89 + tax. Price includes one bottled water and a snack.

Experience the Magic of the Mangroves (four hour)

Paddle into the heart of the Everglades through a cypress swamp to a tunnel of mangroves, and perhaps float by turtles sunning on low branches or alligators basking on nearby banks.

Availability: This adventure is offered November 1 - April 30 only, conditions permitting.
Time
: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Rate: $99 + tax. Price includes one bottled water and a snack.

Paddle Into the Twilight (four hour)

Feel the mystery and magic as night falls over the Everglades. Paddle through mangrove tunnels into a sawgrass prairie to watch the setting Florida sun. As darkness arrives, don a headlamp (provided) to paddle easily back to your launch point. On a clear night, you'll see a most amazing canopy of stars that stretches from the distant horizon clear up to the limits of our fantastic night sky.

Availability: This adventure is offered November 1 - April 30 only, conditions permitting.
Time
: Varies: 4 hours total between 3:30 and 9:30pm, depending on time of sunset.
Rate: $99 + tax. Price includes one bottled water and a snack.

Group and Private Tours

We are happy to offer group and private tours to paddle the Everglades.

Availability: This adventure is offered all year, weather permitting.
Time
: The times for group and private tours are flexible, and we are happy to work with you to design the perfect tour for you and your group.
Rate: Price varies, please call for additional information.