Your tour begins with pickup from your Orlando hotel, where you'll board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for Silver Springs. On arrival, you'll start with a 1-mile (1.6-km) paddle down a kayak trail, reaching the Silver River. From here, head 4 miles downstream and be sure to have your camera in tow.
Spot local sea life beneath the crystal-clear surface of this spring-fed river and keep an eye out for alligators, otters and turtles sunning on its banks. You may also spot an elusive black bear. Along the way, your guide informs youof the rivers history and Silver Springs State Park home to the states first tourist attraction. Youll learn about the tropical plants that grow along the riverside and practice spotting the parks tree-dwelling Rhesus monkeys.
Bask in the beauty of the river and its surrounds, both of which have been used as the set of numerous television and films sets including Tarzan, Creature from the Black Lagoon and even an episode of Steve Irwins Crocodile Hunter.
The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.