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    “Welcome to the Jungle!” The Silver Springs Guided Kayak Tour heads out Thursday – Sunday at 9:15 AM for a loop around the Ft. King Paddle Trail. Come take in Nature’s Biggest Show in and around the crystal clear water of Silver Springs State Park! From the unique vantage point of both time and place, our experienced Tour Guides will take you for an up-close and personal look at Florida’s amazingly diverse ecosystem! One of the best seats in the house for viewing wildlife, taking pictures, asking questions, and learning about the lore and history of Silver Springs! Learn about what’s going on behind the scenes with the cycles of plants and animals and become a positive part of the beautiful ecosystem! Paddlers are likely to see many types of fish, fishing and diving birds, herons, ibis, turtles and maybe even alligators all taking in the sun in this pristine wilderness! It doesn’t get any closer than this! This tour is two miles long and takes approximately 1.5 – 2 hours to complete the loop. Tour space is limited depending on the group. Tour sizes can range from a few up to 15 -20 depending on vessel choice. We have single sit-on-top and sit-inside kayaks and canoes. Please register and pay below to confirm your space. Your tour guide will contact you by phone or email before your Tour, after payment is made. Tours will leave promptly at 9:15 AM, unless otherwise specified. Cancellations/refunds require at least a 24-hour notice for reasons other than weather to be considered valid. Questions/concerns can be emailed to Patrick@silversprings.com.   The tour includes: Kayak rental, paddle, personal flotation device (PFD) with whistle, launch fee and experienced Guide.

*All tours are subject to change or cancellation due to weather.*

  Tours are available on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:15 AM. Please arrive at kayak and canoe launch 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure (9am). Cost: $45.00 per person. Single and tandem kayaks available. This DOES NOT include your Admission Fee into Silver Springs State Park.  

***** Pre-payment is required to ensure your space, as occupancy is limited to 20 visitors per tour*****

  If you are interested, please fill out the form below:

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1. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL RISKS OF PARTICIPATION, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation. Risks include, but are not limited to: complications from weather or physical exertion; perils and hazards from natural features, plants, animals, insects, wet surfaces, tripping hazards and other man-made or natural features; perils from equipment failure or mis-use; delays in receiving medical attention due to remote location; opportunities to become lost and failure to adhere to routes or to posted signs. I acknowledge that swimming in the river is not allowed.
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