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