Kayak Eco Tours

Paddle Groups

Group Kayak Trips in Arcadia, Florida

Plan ahead for your group kayak trip, and we can source kayaks for as many as 20 guests. Simply complete our online reservations. Choose one of our locations or request your own. Plan an upcoming excursion with KAYAK ECO TOURS and your group. Large groups receive standard rental rates, free delivery, and assistance launching. All groups are usually open to the public unless otherwise requested.

​​Peace River Paddle Group

Join a weekly kayaking trip on the Peace River. You don't need to own a kayak. Cost is $40 /person and includes kayak equipment or free if you bring your own kayak. Paddle with an experienced guide. Explore remote areas of the Peace River. These trips are easy to moderate paddling for everyone to have fun, meet people with similar interests, and enjoy the outdoors. During season we usually meet on Tuesdays at Nav-A-Gator and paddle from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m if weather permits. Call ahead to confirm availability and schedule. Check in time is 30 minutes prior to departure. We ask that you have the rental waiver completed in order for us to supply kayaking equipment.

Planning to go kayaking?

Most of the kayaks have room for a small cooler, but we don't provide one. Plan on being outside so bring your sun screen, hat, and plenty of water. We recommend having at least 2 bottles of water for each person. It's best to wear water shoes or old tennis shoes that you don't mind getting wet. Expect to get your feet wet. Bring a change of dry clothes to leave in your car. We launch and load the kayaks for you, and our Kayak Specialist will answer any questions before getting started.

Complete the online waiver for each person in your group. Please help us save time by having your form completed prior to launching. Thank you for choosing Kayak Eco Tours.

Satellite View of Deep Creek Preserve

Expect to paddle a different trip each week. We have several options to cross the river, cut through creeks, or vary direction. Taking the same trip in the opposite direction can often look completely different. The water level variation will also affect our scenery and choice of routes. We have about 20 or more combinations to paddle. Maps are available on request.

Kayak Eco Tours Map for kayaking Deep Creep on the Peace River

Group Excursions

Peace River Paddle in Arcadia, FL

Join a guided kayaking trip on the Peace River. Free if you bring your own kayak, or rent equipment for $40 per person. We paddle from 10AM - 12PM each Tuesday if weather permits. These trips are intended to be easy paddling for everyone to have fun, meet people with similar interests, and enjoy the outdoors. Meet at Nav-A-Gator 30 minutes prior to departure. Make reservations in advance if you need equipment. Available from September through April

Shell Creek in Punta Gorda, FL

Paddle in either direction on this beautiful creek with deep water and stunning views. See live oaks with Spanish moss, large cypress trees, and turtles basking in the sun. The steep banks are formed from fossils and shells from prehistoric times. There are a few houses and a few fishermen. Several areas have a nice canopy. Access via Hathaway Park in Punta Gorda. Standard rental rates apply. Requires minimum of 2 kayaks.

Deer Prairie Creek in North Port, FL

If you're looking for a more relaxing outing, want to see this nature preserve in its full entirety. No motor boats are allowed here. Listen to only the sounds of nature. Explore at your own pace and discover whatever awaits. Excellent for fishing, bird watching, wildlife sightings, and picnics. Located at 10201 South Tamiami Trail, Venice 34287. Standard rental rates apply. Requires minimum of 2 kayaks.

Hunter Creek Rookery in Arcadia, FL

Our destination is a bird watchers delight. We paddle on Hunter Creek to a spectacular mangrove island of many bird species nesting in their natural habitat. The paddle is easy to moderate, lasting about 2 hours. We launch from a nearby park. Reserve your kayak by calling ahead and select one of our scheduled dates, days and times will vary. Available during February, March, and April.

Deep Creek Preserve in Arcadia, FL

Go kayaking within the swamp fern branches of the Peace River. This guided tour explores scenic old Florida and remote areas of the river. We look for birds, manatees, and other wildlife. The trip is easy to moderate, lasting about 2 hours. Advance reservations are required. Your choice of single or tandem.

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