Can you kayak at Weeki Wachee?

Weeki Fresh Water Adventures is the only kayak and paddleboard rental facility located on the river at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida. Enjoy a journey out onto the gorgeous waters of one of the top recreational water sports destinations, but remember, we are a non-disposable river and alcohol is prohibited.

How much is it to kayak at Weeki Wachee?

The Weeki Wachee River has an average flow rate of 112 million gallons of crystal clear spring water per day, year round water temperatures ranging from 72F to 74F, and frequent manatee visitors….Pricing.

Boat Rate
Single Kayak $35
Tandem Kayak $40
Canoe $45
Your Personal Boat $20

Is there alligators in Weeki Wachee River?

Are there alligators in the Weeki Wachee River? Yes, but don’t expect to see them. They are there, but prefer to stay in the marsh areas where guests do not paddle.

How deep is Weeki Wachee Springs?

about 407 feet
At about 407 feet, the underwater cave network beneath Weeki Wachee is the deepest natural freshwater cave system in the United States. Watch as divers move through water so pure and clear, they appear suspended in mid-air.

How long does the Weeki Wachee take to go down?

You get the kayak for two hours but the 3.8 mile trip usually takes about 90 minutes. No single use containers are allowed so bring a reusable water bottle. I. There is a shuttle that will bring you back to the launch point and your car.

Where to go kayaking at Weeki Wachee Springs?

Make sure to reserve your spot well in advance when kayaking at Weeki Wachee. The Weeki Wachee River as seen from the boat ride that is available through the park just next to the kayak rental. If you launch your own watercraft, you have the entire day to navigate the Weeki Wachee River.

Can you use a stand up paddleboard on the Weeki Wachee River?

Both kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are available. Launches are limited to 70 per hour, so a reservation is required to launch from the state park even if you plan to use your own kayak. Bring water with you, but not from the store: no disposable containers are allowed on the river.

Can you launch your own vessel at Weeki Wachee Springs?

It is still possible to launch your own personal vessel at the state park for $6. However, the state park will not transport your vessel. The good news is that you can still float the whole length of the river in your own personal vessel as long as you arrange transport back to your car when you are finished.

How to contact Weeki Wachee Springs State Park?

Visitors at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park will want to take full advantage of the dual adventure and relaxation found on the Weeki Wachee River, as well as the natural beauty around it, beside it, and within it. Start planning your paddling adventure today. You can also contact us via phone at 352-597-8484. Connect with us!