Shingle Creek Guided Kayak Adventure with Lunch in Orlando, FL

Real Florida Adventures4403 Vineland RdOrlando, FL 32811
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Overview

Escape Orlando’s hustle and bustle and embark on a kayak adventure through Shingle Creek in Kissimmee with Real Florida Adventures! This guided kayak tour offers a glimpse of Shingle Creek Regional Park’s history and flourishing local wildlife as you leisurely paddle through the park’s ancient cypress trees. Includes lunch and transportation from Orlando.

up to 5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Orlando Travel Experts
  • Explore the wonders of Shingle Creek Regional Park on this fun eco-tour.
  • Includes tour guide, roundtrip transportation and picnic lunch.
  • Tour duration is approximately 5 hours.
  • Arrive at the pick-up location 15-20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
  • Paddling instructions and equipment, and single or tandem kayaks provided.
  • Bring a change of clothes and a towel. Even if you don't plan to swim on the kayak trip, you will still get wet.
  • Not suitable for children under age 5.
  • Not recommended for travelers who are pregnant, are wheelchair users, or have heart or back problems.

Description

from Shingle Creek Guided Kayak Adventure with Lunch
Kayak on the beautiful Shingle Creek! There’s no better way to view Florida’s natural beauty than taking a leisurely kayak tour through one of Central Florida’s best-kept secrets…Shingle Creek.

Pick up and transportation are included. Travel to this hidden gem just outside the tourist district's hustle and bustle.

Steeped in rich history, certified guides will lead you down the river, pointing out the abundance of wildlife as you glide through ancient cypress forests. This 2-hour out and back eco-tour is a great way to explore the peaceful side of the Sunshine State.

Catch glimpses of turtles, birds of prey, wading birds, and maybe even an alligator.

Tour includes single or tandem kayaks or tandem, paddling instructions, and all paddling equipment.

After your tour, enjoy a picnic lunch along the river before heading back to your pickup location. This is the perfect half-day Florida experience for all ages to enjoy.

All tour guides are Certified Kayak Instructors by the American Canoe Association (ACA) as well as First Aid and CPR trained and certified.

Tour duration is approximately 5 hours door to door.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Shingle Creek Guided Kayak Adventure with Lunch

How long is the Shingle Creek Guided Kayak Adventure with Lunch tour?

This half-day guided kayak adventure is approximately 5 hours door to door, with a 2-hour guided kayak eco-tour through Shingle Creek.

When should we arrive at the pick-up location?

Please arrive at the pick-up location 15-20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. The bus will depart on time with no exceptions, as all tours follow a timeline to ensure you make most of your time at the destination.

Is there a guide on the trip?

Yes, you will be accompanied by a licensed, professional tour guide. Guides are CPR certified, and CDC compliance trained.

What’s included in my Shingle Creek tour?

Tour includes roundtrip transportation, professional and certified tour guide, 2-hour guided kayak tour through Shingle Creek, single or tandem kayaks, paddling instructions and equipment, and a picnic lunch.

Where are the pick-up locations?

Pick-up locations are at: (1) Margaritaville Resort at 7:15 am (Banquet and Event Entrance, 8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee, FL 34747). (2) Golden Corral Restaurant Lake Buena Vista (8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando FL 32821). (3) Orlando Star Flyer at Icon Park at 8 am (8265 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819). Please call the number on your e-ticket after purchase to confirm your pick-up location.

Can I eat or drink in the vehicle?

Unfortunately, the only thing allowed in the vehicle is bottled water due to the abundance of Florida critters that love to hitch rides. There will be plenty of time outside the vehicle to eat and drink.

What happens if Mother Nature interferes with our trip?

Florida is one of those places where the weather can change in an instant. It can rain on one side of the street and be completely sunny. The guides will do their best to ensure all activities are completed; however, guests' safety is of utmost importance.

What should I bring?

Camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, sun hat, sunglasses, bathing suit and towel. A light sweater or jacket is recommended for the air-conditioned drive.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

The Shingle Creek kayak tour is family-friendly fun, but is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.

Does the Shingle Creek Guided Kayak Adventure have any restrictions?

Participants should have a moderate physical fitness level. This tour is not suitable for children under 5 years, pregnant women, people with back problems, people with heart problems/serious medical conditions or wheelchair users.

What will we see on this tour?

On this Real Florida Adventures tour, you'll kayak through the ancient cypress forest of Shingle Creek Regional Park, and catch glimpses of turtles, birds of prey, wading birds, maybe even an alligator or two. Guides will share some of the rich history of Shingle Creek along the way.

Is this tour wheelchair accessible?

No.