Silver Springs Monkey Kayak Tour From Orlando

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup is available from select Orlando hotels
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Embark on a full-day kayaking journey through historic Silver Springs State Park from Orlando, discovering Floridas native wildlife including its alligators and flora and fauna as you go. Set out upon the crystal clear, aquamarine waters of the parks spring-fed Silver River and learn about the history of the area while paddling. Your guidewill also help you spot the park's tree-dwelling Rhesus monkeys along the way. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Orlando are included.


  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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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.


Light refreshments


Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Local guide

National Park fees



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Must be 10 years of age or older to participate

Vegetarian lunch option is available; please advise when booking

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date or a full refund

Sunblock, insect repellent, sunglasses and a water bottle are advised

Traveler Reviews

  • 17-May-2017

    A nice calm paddle and a great guide. Loved seeing the monkeys and the gators, not to mention the rest of the wildlife. It was a very relaxing time.