Silver Springs: Manatees and Monkeys Clear Kayak Guided Tour


Explore the crystal-clear waters of Silver Springs on a guided clear kayak or clear paddleboard tour. Enjoy paddling through the forest observing manatees, monkeys, otters, turtles, fish, and birds

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    2 hour


  • Highlights
    • Glide over the crystal clear spring waters of Silver Springs State Park
    • Voted by paddlers as the #1 Springs in Florida out of 1000 recognized Springs
    • Be transported back to scenic Old Florida on a beginner & kid-friendly adventure
    • Admire diverse wildlife including manatees, monkeys, otters, turtles, year round
    • Choose a Clear 2-Person Kayak, Clear Single Kayak, or Clear Paddleboard
  • Full description
    Our default vessel is a Clear Single Kayak. If you prefer a Clear 2-Person Kayak, a paddleboard, or a clear paddleboard, please call us with your vessel preference after booking.

    **Manatee Season is Nov 15 - Mar 31**
    Because these animals are wild and they roam, we can never guarantee seeing them during your tour time. The Ocala Forrest at Silver Springs is not a zoo environment. However, this tour is called "Manatees and Monkeys" for a reason. This is the place to see them. We almost always see manatees and we often see...  more
  • Includes
    • Use of preferred vessel - Clear 2 person Kayak, Clear 1 Person Kayak, Paddle board, or Standard 2 Person Kayak
      Safety gear (life jacket)
      Waterproof bag for use while on excursion
      Appropriate paddle for vessel of choice
      Safety equipment lesson
      Paddling technique instruction
      Guided tour from an experienced, professional guide
      Link to photos of the excursion, taken by the guide
  • Exclude
    • Transportation to/from tour
      Silver Springs State Park entry ($2 per person)
      Silver Springs State Park Launch fee ($4 per vessel)
      Bottled water