Florida kayak tours

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Guided Pedal Kayak Tours through Canaveral National Seashore in New Smyrna Beach on a morning kayak tour.
Morning Kayak Tours
Sunset Kayak tour in Canaveral National Seashore. These Florida Kayak Tours are sometimes called our golden hour dolphin tours.
Sunset Kayak Tours
Dinoflagellate Plankton on Bioluminescent Kayak Tour
Bioluminescence Kayaking Tours

Viking EcoTours Pricing & Information

Have you ever experienced a sunrise or morning on the calm coastal waters of a tropical lagoon? If not, then you need to plan a morning kayaking tour with Viking EcoTours! These Florida kayak tours are in Canaveral National Seashore, an area rich with beautiful views and wildlife that cannot be seen anywhere else. Come join us for an early morning adventure and experience the breathtaking sights of nature!

Canaveral National Seashore is located on Florida’s east coast near new Smyrna Beach. This seashore consists of 24 miles of pristine beaches and includes some of the best surf and kayaking spots in Florida. Visitors can enjoy activities such as swimming, fishing, surfing, camping, kayaking, and bird watching. The park also includes Turtle Mound—a historical Native American site thought to be over 2,000 years old.

During your early morning kayaking tour with Viking EcoTours, you will experience firsthand the beauty that Canaveral offers. You will take in the magnificent landscapes along the coastline while listening to the calming sounds of nature and sea life during your journey. You may even catch a glimpse of some local marine wildlife including dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, and more! As you paddle through this natural wonderland you can take photos to keep as souvenirs or learn about local flora & fauna from your professional guide.

Entry fee requirements for this tour include an entry fee of $20 per vehicle required for access into the United States National Park Service area where tours are launched.

Invite your friends and family to join you on a tranquil morning adventure at Canaveral National Seashore! Enjoy the cool breeze while taking in all of what this natural paradise has to offer. Explore historical sites such as Turtle Mound or just sit back and relax while taking in all that nature has to offer. Book your tour today and start planning your perfect coastal getaway!

Are you looking for a fun and adventurous day out? Then look no further than the beautiful Canaveral National Seashore! Located in Florida, this serene spot offers kayakers a view of nature and wildlife that is simply breathtaking. Read on to find out why this is the perfect location for kayaking!

At Canaveral National Seashore, you can expect to see hundreds of resident dolphins while kayaking through the area. This is one of the few places in Florida where you can see dolphins up close. You'll also get to experience mangrove forests and seagrass beds, as well as observe many different species of birds. The combination of stunning nature and fascinating wildlife makes it an ideal place for kayaking.

If you're looking for a truly unique experience, then consider joining one of the Bioluminescence tours offered by Viking EcoTours. These tours are led by experienced guides who will take you on a journey through the waters of Canaveral National Seashore while they point out the magical bioluminescent organisms that live in these waters.

Viking EcoTours Sunset Tours are great opportunity to catch some sun, see feeding dolphins, and experience a tropical sunset from your kayak! All tours begin with an explanation about safety, followed by an introduction to various eco-systems along the way. After that, it's time to hit the water and explore all that Canaveral National Seashore has to offer!

Kayaking at Canaveral National Seashore is sure to be an adventure while spotting local wildlife like dolphins and birds to exploring mangrove forests and seagrass beds, there's plenty here for everyone from families to couples, or solo bird watchers ! Join Viking EcoTours on their bioluminescence or sunset kayak tours for a truly unforgettable experience! No matter what you decide to do, one thing's for sure—Canaveral National Seashore is definitely worth visiting if you're looking for a fun day out full of adventure!

Have you ever wanted to experience nature like never before? Viking EcoTours offers you the chance to explore the natural wonders of Canaveral National Seashore with their Bioluminescence Kayak Tours. Get ready for a unique and memorable experience that you'll never forget! Let's take a closer look at what these tours have to offer.

Bioluminescent kayaking is a special type of tour where participants explore the waters of Canaveral National Seashore at night, using our luxury pedal kayaks specially designed for fast and easy cruising. Underneath the star-filled sky, visitors can spot wildlife and pristine waterways, while also marveling at the incredible sight of glittering stars overhead. But that's not all - this tour also includes an unforgettable encounter with bioluminescent creatures!

On this tour, guests will be able to observe various wildlife species such as dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles in their natural habitats. With crystal-clear waters and amazing views, this tour is sure to please any nature lover. Participants will also get an up-close look at some of Florida’s most beautiful landscapes from the comfort of their pedal kayaks. As if that weren't enough already, guests can also witness the breathtaking sight of thousands of tiny bioluminescent creatures lighting up the water around them. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Furthermore, Viking EcoTours takes extra care to ensure that their tours are conducted with minimal impact on the environment so they can preserve it for every guest and future generations to enjoy.

Are you ready to explore nature like never before? Viking EcoTours' Bioluminescence Kayak Tours in Canaveral National Seashore are sure to bring out your inner adventurer! From spotting wildlife and pristine waterways to watching bioluminescent creatures light up the night sky, these tours are guaranteed to provide an unforgettable experience that you won't soon forget. So what are you waiting for? Get ready for your next adventure!

Florida’s Canaveral National Seashore is a unique and exciting place for anyone looking for an adventure-packed Florida vacation. Aside from its spectacular white sandy beaches, this Florida seashore also offers incredible dolphin tours that let you get up close with the bottlenose dolphins. But the real highlight of this slice of Florida paradise is the rocket launch kayak tours which allow you to observe rocket launches from just a few miles away! These once-in-a lifetime experiences are hard to come by anywhere else, making Canaveral National Seashore a must-visit destination when visiting Florida.

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Bioluminescence Kayaking & Florida Dolphin Tours

Kayaking is a great way to see Florida’s beauty, with special sunset kayak tours and Florida dolphin tours available. There’s no better way to explore Canaveral National Seashore than cruising along calm coastal waters and mangrove islands! For those looking for something truly unique, bioluminescence kayak tours offer a once-in-a-lifetime, magical experience as each ripple lights up in the wake of your kayak, illuminating a path of beautiful blue and green light. Whether you’re looking for an exciting day trip or a relaxed cruise of one of Florida’s most stunning regions, kayaking is the perfect option!

Viking EcoTours offers kayak tours near Orlando, Daytona Beach, and New Smyrna Beach. You can see rocket launches, bioluminescence, dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and more on these amazing kayak tours. These kayak tours are in Canaveral National Seashore, a National Park with different types of habitats, historic sites, expansive scenery, hundreds of dolphins, and world class fisheries. Canaveral National Seashore’s estuaries and islands in the Indian River Lagoon are the most biodiverse in North America.

Bioluminescent Kayaking

Bioluminescent kayaking is a unique and incredible experience that can be enjoyed in the beautiful summer nights of Florida. At Canaveral National Seashore and Indian River Lagoon, visitors have the chance to see the waters in a whole new light! Bioluminescent plankton found in the water provide an eye-popping natural light show as they glow under the kayaks. The amazing experience begins with paddling out at night, listening to the waves gliding off their boats – until finally reaching a magical place where any movement triggers millions of tiny sparks of light creating stunning blue and green streaks through the sea. Bioluminescent kayaking on Florida’s coastlines cannot be matched. Book now for an adventure that will dazzle any traveller!

Wildlife in Canaveral National Seashore

Wildlife seen during guided kayak tours with Viking EcoTours

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Accessible Experiences

Viking EcoTours uses pedal kayaks so exploring Florida’s scenic waterways is easy and fun for guests of all ages. Guests simply pedal through the lagoon with their hands free to take pictures, drink water, or point out the wildlife. Viking EcoTours creates safe, comfortable, and unique experiences while guaranteeing an environmentally friendly excursion by using high end equipment and providing expert guides. We provide all the tour’s necessities and take care of all the heavy lifting, equipment, safety, and regulations so you can experience nature without worry. Viking EcoTours is a proud partner of Leave No Trace as well as a member of 1% for the Planet and the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism.

If you’re looking for a fun and exciting way to explore Florida, Kayaking is definitely the activity for you! Start off on one of the amazing Florida kayak tours. Whether it be a relaxing glide through wetlands, or streaming along a fast-moving river, these guided tours will give you an up close and view of all that Florida has to offer. Alternatively, join one of the many Florida dolphin tours, enabling you to watch these magnificent creatures from kayaks. Whatever type of adventure you decide upon, there’s no doubt that kayaking will give you an unforgettable experience

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What guests Say about Viking Ecotours

“Definitely an awesome experience and would recommend for family’s visiting the area or looking to explore!”

Liz T.

“The kayaks were really easy to use, great sightseeing and the overall experience was very enjoyable! Our guide was really informative and helpful and would definitely recommend!”

Diana Q.

Eric is such a knowledgeable guide and the absolute best in what he does. You can clearly see he loves sharing his passion for the outdoors.”

Kate W.

frequently asked questions

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Can I paddle if I don't want to pedal?
Yes! Each boat is provided a paddle for use if the rider chooses to not to use their pedal drive.
What is your cancellation policy?
We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. All cancellations outside of 24 hours will receive their payment back, minus a cancellation fee. Payments are forfeited for trips canceled within 24 hours of departure, no exceptions.
What should I bring? What should I wear?
Besides sunscreen and a smile, we recommend wearing clothing you find comfortable for the conditions expected during your trip and shoes that can get wet.it is likely only your feet will get wet. Your guide will also carry rain ponchos in case of unexpected weather.
Could I fall out?
Your guide will go over a safety speech before the trips begin to show you how to stay in your boat and avoid a preventable spill in the river. Our boats are wide and extremely stable to ensure your comfort and safety.
Where do we meet?
Our Sunrise & Morning EcoTours launch from the Apollo Beach Visitors Center within Canaveral National Seashore. The address is: 7611 Atlantic Ave S, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 Our Afternoon & Sunset and Bioluminescent/Stargazing EcoTours launch from River Breeze Park. The address is: 250 H H Burch Rd, Oak Hill, FL 32759
Is there an upper age limit?
No, We recommend our trips for all ages but recommend our riders reasonably evaluate their health to be on the water for 2 hours. If you have any questions or concerns, then it would be best to contact your physician.
What is your minimum age for riders?
We recommend our trips for riders of all ages. Any rider able to reach the adjustable pedals is free to pedal in a solo kayak but we suggest riders under 6 years old ride in a tandem with an adult
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