Kayak Stay & Play

Spend a night in Everglades City and take a Guided Kayak Tour with the Everglades Adventures Kayak & Eco Tours Kayak Stay & Play package for 2-5 people!

Start with a relaxing night's stay at the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel. The next day, take a guided kayak tour where you will embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to exploring the unique Everglades habitat. You'll safely glide through mangrove tunnels and cypress ponds flush with exotic wildlife like American alligators, osprey, bald eagles, and other rare birds.

Departure Times

November 1, 2022 – April 16, 2023


Starts at 7:30 a.m.
Lasts 4 hours


Starts at 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.
Lasts 3 hours


Starts at 1:00 p.m.
Lasts 4 hours


Starts at 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Lasts 4 hours
varies with sunset


Departures November 7 - December 17, 2022

$297 for 2 adults
$396 for 3 adults
$495 for 4 adults
$594 for 5 adults

Departures December 18, 2022 - April 16, 2023

$397 for 2 adults
$496 for 3 adults
$595 for 4 adults
$694 for 5 adults

Each child aged 6-12 rides free and must ride tandem with an adult aged 13+.

Plus sales tax, lodging tax, and fees. Your hotel stay starts the day before your kayak departure.

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Summer Tours

April 19 – November 3, 2020


Starts at 8:00 a.m.
Lasts 4 hours
weather permitting

$99 (ages 13+)
$59 (ages 7–12)

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Stay & Play Itinerary

Day 1

Spend the day exploring the Everglades, then retire for a relaxing night at the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel in the heart of Everglades City.

The hotel offers spacious rooms surrounding a beautifully-landscaped, screened-in tropical courtyard and pool.

The package includes 1 room with 2 queen beds, a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, flat-screen TV, and free wi-fi. Rooms are non-smoking and pet-free.

Check-In Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Check-Out Time: 11:00 am (leave keys in room)

Please contact the hotel for other times.

Due to the age and size of the Ivey House, we are able to offer only limited accessible amenities for those with disabilities. For a complete description of accessible features, please contact the Ivey House before making a reservation.

Hotel Address & Phone
605 Buckner Ave N
Everglades City, FL 34139
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Day 2

Wake up the next morning and depart directly from from the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel to your kayak tour.

Kayak Tour Information

Everglades Adventures Kayak & Eco Tours offers eco-paddling trips led by one of our trained naturalists who will share their favorite hidden places along with secrets and facts about the mysterious Everglades. 

Groups are small and intimate with between 2 to 11 guests. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate. For all tours, children 12 and under must ride in a tandem boat with an adult.

What's Included in the Guided Kayak Tour?

Your canoe or kayak, personal flotation device, brief paddling orientation, transportation from the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel to the launch point, approximately 2 to 3 hours of paddle time, a snack, water, and return transportation.

What Should I Bring on my Guided Kayak Tour?

We recommend you bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, shoes that can get wet/muddy, and bug spray.