Kayaking Florida Everglades

 Kayaking Florida Everglades

Kayaking Florida Everglades is an exciting adventure, whether you rent for a few short hours or opting for one of our fully guided, multi day adventures.

We are-” The most affordable on water fun in the Florida Everglades!”

Our prices start at just 34.95 for a single kayak rental for three hours and we are directly ON THE WATER, with no HIDDEN fees for transport or shuttles! Rentals are open at 6 am daily every day of the year with NO reservations needed!  We also offer the most affordable kayak tours in the Florida Everglades at just 89.00 per person, min 2 persons. Call or email NOW to schedule our affordable half day kayak tour or visit our half day kayak tour page  http://evergladeskayakcompany.com/affordable-everglades-kayak-tours/

Glades Haven Marina Direct line- 239 695 2628 or 239 595 2162

Tour Guide direct hotline- 239-963-7510

Tour Guide direct email evergladeskayak@gmail.com

Here are a few things you should know about Everglades Kayak Company;

Kayaking Florida Everglades

  • We  are a fully licensed and insured kayak outfitter, operating in Florida since 2004. We carry all appropriate permits to operate in both the Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National preserve. The cost of these permits is significant. If you are considering another company and if you are not sure that they have ALL required permits-ASK!
  • In the Florida Everglades, we are centrally located at Miller’s World ( also known as Glades Haven). We are located in Everglades City, directly across from the Everglades National Park. On site at Miller’s world, there is;
  • Why Choose us for your Everglades Kayak Adventure?
    • Over twelve years of service to Southwest Florida and The Florida Everglades
    • Affiliated with the top outfitter in Southwest Florida-Naples Outfitters naplesoutfittersflorida.com
    • We are directly on the water-on the “easy side”  of Chokoloskee Bay
    • Top brands of kayaks
    • On site restrooms, restaurant, cabins, deli, bar and more!
  • Everglades Kayak Company offers a wide selection of kayaks, including;
  • Recreational kayaks, both single and double. SUP Rentals Everglades also available.
  • Sea Kayaks with both rudders and skegs, both single and double, plastic and composite
  • We have one 20 Ft Expedition canoe in Royalex, with full spray skirts
  • We have fishing kayaks, including standard paddle fishing kayaks and the incredible Hobie Mirage Fishing Kayaks
  • All Sea kayak rentals include skirts
  • Everglades Kayak Company is affiliated with Naples Kayak Company. Naples Kayak Company provides all of our rental and tour services in the Naples Area. Additionally, Naples Kayak Company provides all of our Sea Kayak Instruction. If you are going to be doing any kind of Sea Kayak expedition of any distance, is it STRONGLY recommended that you know how to paddle correctly and are able to self rescue in the event of  a capsize. Contact us for a lesson at napleskayak@gmail.com

Everglades Kayak Company is also affiliated with Naples Outfitters. Naples Outfitters. Naples Outfitters is the premier outdoor store in Southwest Florida, offering clothing, footwear and accessories for paddling, camping, hiking and all aspects of enjoying the outdoors. Naples Outfitters is located at 2360 Shadowlawn Drive in  Naples. naplesoutfittersflorida.com

Kayaking Florida Everglades

 

Here area few things that you should know about kayaking the Florida Everglades;

  • Our “season” is generally November through May, with Feb, March and April being the peak months
  • water is always an issue with kayaking and especially camping overnight in the Everglades. A generally accepted rule of thumb is that you will need one gallon of water per person, per day.
  • Navigation is an issue. Most mangrove islands in the Ten Thousand Islands look nearly the same.
  • Permits are required for camping in the Everglades National Park.
  • Sea Kayaks are generally used for venturing out into the islands. A simple trip down the Turner River, or Halfway Creek can be accomplished in a recreational kayak
  • It is important to have a game plan for your kayaking trip, especially for anything overnight.
  • When planning a day trip or camping trip, it is important to estimate your potential mileage. The average beginner can paddle between 2-3 miles per hour. If you are paddling against wind or tide, or both, the mileage will probably be less.
  • Check local tides
  • Check local weather

 

 

 

 

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