Wekiva River

262 Wekiva Park Dr, Sanford, FL 32771

Scheduled Trips: 
Every day beginning at 9:30 am.

Private tours are available any day or time for groups of 5 or more.

$80.00 per person

What You Need to Bring:

  • Sun protection
    (hat, sunglasses, and sun screen)

  • ‍Wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty

  • Waterproof camera

    Tips for your guides

Tour Overview

Only minutes from Orlando, this paddling trip is the most scenic in all of central Florida. Come enjoy a  day of  paddling clear water, sand pine scrub, hammocks, pine flat woods, and black water swamps. This trip offers a great opportunity to observe alligators, the rare black bear, manatee, and numerous wading birds all from the safety of your kayak. A light lunch is provided picnic style, riverside. The tour lasts about 4 hours and includes a shuttle back to your car at the river’s end.

Katie's Landing from Orlando

From the Orlando Attractions drive east on Interstate 4. Exit right at exit 101B-C. The exit ramp splits into exit 101B on the right and 101C to the left. Go left to exit 101c. At the end of the ramp is a traffic light. This is Highway 46. Turn left and travel 4.7 miles. Turn right onto Wekiva Park Road. Drive 1 mile down and Katies Landing is on the left. There are bathrooms and a parking lot.

Please register your car and pay the $3 parking fee.
Your guide and kayaks will be at the waters edge.
*Tours with less than 4 guests will be an "out and back tour" with no shuttle.

Here at Adventures in Florida we do more than just kayak Florida’s rivers, we do our best to help protect them. If one of our tours inspired you to do more for the preservation of Florida’s wild spaces here is who to contact to get involved:

Friends of the Wekiva River

Wekiva Wild & Scenic River System

American Rivers

Many of Central Florida’s hidden natural wonders are best experienced by kayak or canoe. Just beyond the hustle and bustle of life in the Orlando area lay crystal clear springs, tropical swamps teeming with life, and gorgeous undisturbed wild and scenic rivers... Adventures in Florida specializes in bringing you to those places! Paddling with our skilled tour guides ensures you will have a safe, entertaining, and informative adventure. Whether you're visiting Orlando or you’re a local, come experience the REAL Florida with us! Kayak day tours require no kayaking experience. Private tours are available. For those seeking more adventure than can be had in a day, be sure to check out our Extended Expeditions.