Hours of Operation Monday - Friday: 8 AM to 6 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM to 6 PM
Early Morning Kayaking Available
3 PM is the latest that the state park allows launches.
Please call in advance if planning a late afternoon
(after 2 PM) launch.
Reservations should be made in advance to ensure availability of kayaks.
Please call 352-684-7180 to make reservations
or if you have any questions.
Guests Manatee Watching
30 Foot Private Dock
Private Launch Area
Manatee Seen Off Our Private Dock
Guests Manatee Watching
The Manatees are here,
the water is crystal clear
and the weather is beautiful!!
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for birthdays, anniversaries or
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Thank you for visiting Weeki Wachee Kayaking. We would like the opportunity to host you as our guests on the Weeki Wachee River. Park on our private 20 acres on the river and we will shuttle you to the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park Kayak Ramp. Launches available until 3 PM but please arrive by 2:30 so we can assure that we are able to accommodate you. We also offer a private launch/landing ramp on the river and have unlimited gated parking available for our guests. Take a look at our videos showing a manatee and calf at our ramp. Please take the time to see why our company is the number one recommended activity in Weeki Wachee on TripAdvisor. Our goal is to provide you with an incredible experience that will last a lifetime and be completely hassle free. Our staff will do everything possible so you can relax and concentrate on having a great time. Our guests have been seeing between 3 and 8 manatee a day over the past few weeks. Deer and otters have also been seen frequently.
We will launch you at the kayak ramp at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. At the end of your trip there is no waiting for a return shuttle. Our staff will be waiting for you on the river to assist you out of the river. Your vehicle is located on the property and you can be on your way to enjoy the rest of the day in minutes.
We are located in one of the most spectacular areas of the river where the water is always crystal clear and there is no wait to launch or land. We take the hassle out of your paddling experience. We have leased a private launch/landing ramp in the Weeki Wachee Christian Camp. We are the only company on the river where you can be launched at the head springs and land on our private 20 acre camp. You can have lunch in a pavilion or spend the night in an air conditioned cabin or camp in a tent or RV. Please contact the Weeki Wachee Christian Camp at 352-596-2326 for information and reservations or visit their website at weekiwacheechristiancamp.org.
We are the only company that offers multiple launch and pick up points on the Weeki Wachee River. You can choose to launch at the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park kayak ramp and land at our private ramp or launch from our location and paddle to the Head Spring and then coast back down the river. We also offer special events such as races, manatee tours and guided tours.
Our goal at Weeki Wachee Kayaking is to provide you with the best possible experience on the river. Manatee are seen year round on the river but are seen in larger numbers during the colder months of the year when the Gulf temperature is colder than the springs. The springs are a constant 74 degrees and during the winter months the manatee move into the rivers seeking warmer water. Please read our Important Info page for an extensive variety of information about the river and wildlife. You can view the manatee from the comforts of your kayak or canoe.
Whether you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing paddling excursion, want to paddle to the head spring, or spend the day seeing manatee, Weeki Wachee Kayaking will make sure you have a memorable day (or night) on the river. We have hosted guests from all over the world, some more times than once! Please allow us the opportunity to host you as our guest. To experience the trip of a lifetime please call us for more information.
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Includes shuttle service to the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park Kayak Ramp:
Tandem Kayaks - $40
Canoes - $40
Single Kayaks - $35
(prices do not include sales tax)
A Note About Reservations!
Please call ahead to reserve your boats and trip time, and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to check in. If you happen to run late, let us know as soon as possible so we we can try to work you in for the next soonest departure available.
***Making reservations at least a day in advance gives you the most options for securing the kind of boat you prefer and the departure time you want***
Guests who call for same-day trips may encounter longer telephone hold times and experience delays in river departures due to launches in progress. Please leave a message. Voice mails will be returned as soon as possible to assist you planning your trip.
Walkups are welcome but will be worked in among the reserved, pre-scheduled departures.
A day on the river is always a great day so give us a call and come on down!