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Kayaking the Everglades

Kayaking the Everglades

Below you'll find a host of both outfitted trips and self-guided trips to help you plan your kayaking tour of the Everglades. From 10,000 Islands to Turner River to Everglades National Park, there's endless route possibilities to choose from, so make sure you do some research before you go!

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Outfitted Everglades Tours

If you'd like to leave it to the pros, there are some experienced Everglades Tourism outfitters that have been giving tours longer than many of our kids have been alive. Whether you've got a partial day or a week for touring, there's a trip here for you:

By: Everglades Area Tours
Paddle through the mangrove forest canopy. Bald cypress, butterflies, bromeliads, wildflowers, wild orchids, alligators, herons, egrets, song birds, rosette spoonbills, turtles, waterfowl and otters.

Naturalist led Kayak Eco Tours. Paddle the Everglades year round... alligators, orchids, otters, spoonbills, raptors, wading birds, mangroves, bald cypress and more.

Self-Guided Everglades Kayaking Tour

Below are just a few Everglades Kayaking Trip reports as posted by your fellow paddlers. Each one has details such as trip overview, driving directions, fees, and what to expect!

  • Halfway Creek, Everglades National Park in Florida - This is a fun day trip with flat water and the only reason I rate it as moderate is because you have to go through a two mile mangrove tunnel that requires some navigation. But the trip shows a lot of the variety from black and red mangroves... Read More >>
  • Everglades National Park in Florida - I purchased a 16'2" kevlar Swift Shearwater so I decided to take it on an extended trip in Everglades National Park. I'd solo paddled the 99-mile Everglades Wilderness Waterway three times over the past twenty years so I wanted to take a different trip... Read More >>
  • Turner River in Florida - My favorite day trip in the Everglades is a kayak adventure down the Turner River. It exposes you to a diversity of landscape and offers a real view of what the everglades is today and a glimpse of what it once was... Read More >>
  • Everglades National Park in Florida - When you think of the Everglades you think of swamps, alligators, and rivers of grass. You rarely think of the open waters of Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico... Read More >>

    Read Other Everglades Kayaking Trips

    Check out all Florida Kayaking Trips from your fellow paddlers over the years in the Trip Finder. Or check out the Paddling Locations Map to see all of the various launch sites in the Everglades.

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