Daytona Beach

Guided Wildlife Eco Kayak Tour in New Smyrna Beach

Daytona Beach, USA
Wildlife Eco kayak tours
  • 2 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

    What's Included

    • Guide
    • Kayak, paddle, lifejacket

      Meeting and Pickup

      Meeting point

      • 90 Divito Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168, USA

      Start time

      Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.

      Opening hours

      • 2/9/2020 - 5/4/2025

        Monday - Sunday : 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

        Thursday : 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

        Friday : 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

        Saturday : 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

      End point

      This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      What To Expect

      Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

      Cancellation Policy

      You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

      • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
      • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
      • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
      • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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      Featured review
      Heidi_D
      Terry was an incredible guide. Exceptionally knowledgeable and informative. She really made the experience one of a kind! We saw crabs in trees and even a dolphin jumping out of the water. She has a great eye. I definitely would not have seen the wildlife without her. Book your tour with Wildlife Eco Kayak tour!

      Reviews

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      81 reviews
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      We had an amazing time....
      searra_r, Apr 2024
      We had an amazing time. The guide was very knowledgeable and had a great personality. Will definitely do again when we return !
      A time to remember!
      Chritina_W, Apr 2024
      Terri was great! She was knowledgeable, helpful, and my daughter absolutely adored her! They even caught a jelly fish! Seen manatees at the ramp where we loaded and unloaded! Definitely a great experience!
      Terri was very...
      sarah_h, Mar 2024
      Terri was very knowledgeable and did an excellent job guiding us through the entire adventure! We knew that since this is nature, no sittings of animals could be promised, but we were thrilled to see crabs, cranes and dolphins. So fun!
      Fun trip
      Kimberly_P, Aug 2023
      Dave was a gracious guide, interested in our experience (s) and sharing his local knowledge with us. The heat and tide were not our friends and he was in tune enough to vary the trip plan. Would do again.
      Good tour, lots of paddling
      Amanda_S, Jul 2023
      Lots of paddling! My hands were raw by an hour in, we cut the tour short and came back an hour early. Although luck of the draw we did not see any wildlife other then birds. Our tour guide did his best to make the tour fun and interactive.
      not for beginners
      Michelle_M, Jun 2023
      We saw some manatees playing and they went right under our kayaks! We also had a dolphin come right in front of us. Had it not been for those experiences we would have hated this! The guide was not great at leading us. He barely talked to us the whole time. He didn't even really explain kayaking so we had to teach the kids how to. We weren't fitted for our kayaks so we were really uncomfortable in the seats the whole time and had to adjust them ourselves. It was probably 10 minutes into the kayaking before he even told us which way to hold the paddle. We have done kayak trips before and we have loved them. I think the guide really drug the experience down. If you are experienced I think you will like it. If you need any kind of guidance or are new to kayaking then this is not the experience for you.
      Educational and Fun!
      Laura_R, May 2023
      Terry was very knowledgeable and lots of fun! Enjoyed the tour route. Will definitely recommend this tour to others.
      Book this!!!!!!
      Heidi_D, Mar 2023
      Terry was an incredible guide. Exceptionally knowledgeable and informative. She really made the experience one of a kind! We saw crabs in trees and even a dolphin jumping out of the water. She has a great eye. I definitely would not have seen the wildlife without her. Book your tour with Wildlife Eco Kayak tour!
      Response from Host, Mar 2023
      Thank you so much for your wonderful review!!
      Great time kayaking!
      Regina_R, Mar 2023
      Terri was fantastic! She was very accommodating, proactively reached out about the windy weather and provided lots of great info about the area and wildlife. My boys and I had a great time!
      Response from Host, Mar 2023
      Thanks for this great review! I am so happy that you and your boys had an enjoyable time 😊
      Do not book
      Michel_D, Mar 2023
      We kayak for 1 1/2 hour around the mangroove trees , we saw 2 pelicans and a crab No Manatees and No dolphin the advertising showed pictures of manatees and dolphins We were really patient but after all that time we decided to go as there was NOTHING to see I will NOT recommend TOO expansive to see nothing . Mike D
      Response from Host, Apr 2023
      I told you at the very beginning of the tour that it is a wildlife tour and as the name implies, it is wild and that unfortunately I can't call the dolphin or Manatee to show up. I pulled out a jelly and explained its anatomy as well as showing a newly hatched slider turtle to you. Just because there are pictures of animals that are seen on tours, dose not mean that they will be in that exact same area during every tour. That's not how nature works. Your family completely ruined one of my kayaks and you didn't even say anything when it was very politely pointed out to you
      Take this tour!
      Patricia_B, Oct 2022
      Teri is an amazing guide - so knowledgeable! And Indian River Lagoon is a magical place! Highly recommend this tour!
      Response from Host, Nov 2022
      Thanks for the great review! It warms my heart to know that you appreciate the IRL as much as I do
      Great eco tour for families!
      Opal_N, Jul 2022
      A great tour! We saw and learned about a lot of wildlife that we otherwise would not have experienced on our trip to Florida. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, and she did a great job engaging both the kids and adults. She was clearly passionate about sea life, and it came through. I definitely recommend this tour, and would be happy to go in it again myself.
      Response from Host, Nov 2022
      Thanks for that great review! I'm glad that you guys had fun
      Great eco kayaking tour.
      Patsy_N, Jul 2022
      Terri was great. She gave us confidence since we were 1st timers. Very knowledgeable about the eco system. So energetic and funny.
      Response from Host, Jul 2022
      Thank you very much for your awesome review Patsy! I am so glad that I as able to make you guys feel the confidence that I knew you had in you the whole time! I really enjoyed spending part of my morning with you!
      Very good 2 hour tour!!!
      Joseph_L, Jul 2022
      More than paddling around. Teri was very personable, had everything we needed all ready and new all about the wildlife and animals we saw.
      Response from Host, Jul 2022
      Thank you for allowing me to be your groups guide Joseph! It was my pleasure to be able to show you guys just how beautiful this area truly is!!
      Great time
      Alicia_H, Jul 2022
      Learned a lot. Very fun. Would recommend this to anyone. Didn't see many animals. But had a blast. The whole family enjoyed it.
      Response from Host, Jul 2022
      Thank you for your review! I am so glad that you all had fun, even though the animals were MIA 🥰
      Great experience!
      Conni_T, Jun 2022
      This was a fun family excursion, a good workout, and a nature lesson all wrapped up in a couple of hours!
      Response from Host, Jul 2022
      Yay! I love to hear that my awesome guests have an enjoyable time while you're out with me!! Thank you
      Great trip great people
      Austin_D, Jun 2022
      I wish I could give this trip 6 stars. The owner of this business, Terri, is so very helpful and such a wonderful woman! If you have any questions beforehand or after she will go above and beyond to answer them. Juli, the tour guide, is so friendly and a wonderful person as well! She is very knowledgeable about what she does and has been in the business for years. She went out of her normal way to make our trip perfect. They both made our experience amazing. I did this trip on my 21st birthday and they made it so special! Please support this business as they do amazing work and deserve it! Definitely worth the price and even more. I loved everything about this trip.
      Altogether great kayaking tour!
      Robin_B, May 2022
      Our guide, Julie, was amazing. So engaging, knowledgeable and made the tour so enjoyable. She happily accommodated our inexperience. My husband and I greatly enjoyed our kayak tour with her. Booking was easy, communication was great. We had a couple of issues with equipment and would suggest it might be time to replace some kayaks. We would definitely kayak with this company again.
      Wonderful kayak eco tour
      Monica_H, Apr 2022
      Teri was wonderful! Very knowledgeable and pleasant. Fun and educational for both adults and kids. I would definitely recommend for everyone!
      beautiful day to kayak
      david_t, Mar 2022
      beautiful day - our guide pointed out so many things. We enjoyed looking at the beauty of nature- fun experience.

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