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Kayak Lessons, Paddling Classes & Instruction in Florida Kayak Tours and Paddlinig Trips in Florida Kayak Rentals


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Directions to Our Shop and to Weedon Island

Weekend Kayak Rentals at Weedon Island Preserve
Self-Guided Tours Depart at 9:00 am and 12:30 pm
Daily Kayak Rental Rates Hourly Half Day
One Person Kayak $17.00 $40.00
Two Person Kayak $25.00 $56.00

Bring a Cell Phone and a Watch!

Go directly to Weedon Island Preserve
Near the Cultural and Natural History Center

Sit-On-Top and Fishing Kayaks can be requested.

Check the TIDES! Or, call the shop @ 727/570-4844.

Hourly rentals are for walk-ups only
Between 9:15 to 12:00 and 12:45 to 3:00

Weekday Kayak Rentals From Our Shop
Meet at our shop at 11:00 am or 12:30 pm
Or, You Take Them Where You Want To
Daily Kayak Rental Rates Hrly Half Day Full Day
One Person Kayak N/A $40.00 $80.00
Two Person Kayak N/A $56.00 $112.00

Bring a Cell Phone and a Watch!

Go to our shop to pay and complete paperwork.

You'll receive better service if you will call us in advance.

Check the TIDES! Or, call the shop @ 727/570-4844.

No hourly rentals on weekdays.

Call for details for private trips at other destinations.


  • There are no alligators at Weedon Island Preserve, just lots of beautiful birds, dolphins, and manatees.

  • The 4 mile trail takes you through a mangrove forest via mangrove tunnels and lagoons. Most complete it iin about 3 hours.

  • The trail is marked by 38 numbered signs.

  • The water is shallow and clear

  • No experience is necessary, the kayaks are very stable

  • You will be provided with a kayak, paddle, life vest, and a map of the trail


Cell Phone, Watch, Water **, Sun screen **, Sunglasses **, Hat **, Towel, Change of Clothes, Water Shoes **, Dry Bag **, Soft sided cooler **, Snacks, Waterproof Disposable Camera **, Bug Repellant **, Zip lock bag

** Available at Sweetwater Kayaks


The pictures represent the basic types of kayaks. The actual models may vary.

This kayak is very user friendly and is great for the whole family. Just hop on and paddle away! Single and two person sit-on-tops are available.

Recreational Kayak
These kayaks have large open cockpits which are easy to get in and out of. They are generally wider than sea kayaks and are more stable. They are actually more stable than sit-on-top kayaks.

Tandem (for two people) Recreational Kayak
Double your fun with is kayak. A single, wide open cockpit design gives this tandem a canoe-like appearance.

Sea Kayak
We have several types of sea kayaks which are appropriate for the beginner as well as the experienced kayaker. Based on information provided, we will select the kayak right for you. Fiberglass Sea kayaks available upon request.

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