Wekiva River

Wilsons Landing Park
379 Malekean Trail, Sanford, FL 32771

Scheduled Trips: 
Tours run everyday at 9:00 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, sun glasses, and sun screen)
  • Wear clothes that can get wet and possibly dirty
  • Waterproof camera

Gratuity to the guide is customary and highly appreciated.

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. This exiting 4 to 5 hour guided trip stretches over 10 miles and includes a 20 minute shuttle back to your car at the river’s end.

Wilson's Landing Park 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 left  onto Osprey Hammock Trail.
Stay to the right at the turn about onto Malekean trail and into the park.
Drive to the end of the road and park.
There are restrooms and changing rooms.
Your guides will be waiting for you by the Wekiva Outfitters trailer.

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.