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“craig cat”(16 reviews)
“paddle boards”(23 reviews)
“banana river”(25 reviews)
Wildlife Water Sports offers beach-themed setting located on a tranquil bay in Cocoa Beach's Thousand Islands, Wildlife Watersports is an ideal environment for beginner and advanced level paddlers to enjoy viewing the area's unique and abundant...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
129 Manatee Ln, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-3303
+1 321-785-3244
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Super nice guys run this place. We visited twice during our stay. They were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful and beer was included!

3  Thank kat7228
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Worst money ever spent. Knowingly gave me a leaking kayak which did not help when we had to cross high winds. Even being an experienced kayaker this sucked. The trip was to view dolphins and manatees how you do this through water the color of...More

2  Thank anjrestivo
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All reviews craig cat paddle boards banana river pontoon boat bioluminescence tour jet ski helpful service cool guys hour rental gentle breeze double kayak mangrove islands four hours cool experience two hours mullet fish
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pontoon boat is in excellent condition. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Rate very reasonable. Will definitely rent again next time we vacati in the area.

Thank MikeR2774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time! Dave was very accommodating and helpful and Angela was an excellent guide. Both of them were great with our 10 year old son. Saw manatees, dolphins and lots of different birds. A good time was had by all!

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An experience like no other, cool evening with a gentle breeze and star studded sky. We even saw a shooting star. We chose the craigcat ride and our tour guide Dave was informative and entertaining. The bioluminescence was beautiful, despite cooler temps.An experience we will...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Angie greeted us and was friendly, and helped everyone gear up and find restroom and changing room. She showed us where the loaner coolers (fits maybe six drinks) and free ice was located. Ed was down by the water prepping the Kayaks. There is a...More

Thank julie s
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We rented kayaks, the induction for those who had not experienced them before was excellent. We hired them for a whole day, paddled around the shallow Banana River , spotting dolphins and lots of bird life, such a leisurely and enjoyable way of seeing nature...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been here 3 times now and each time it has been great. First we rented a CobyCat (if you haven't heard of it, you've gotta try it so relaxing and chill. Great for going up and down the channels daydreaming as you look...More

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Just a few notes to convey what an excellent experience my son and I had on Wednesday 22nd August when we booked a bioluminescence kayak tour. Our guide Ed was the best ! Very knowledgeable we both learnt a lot throughout the tour -a wealth...More

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Have rented boats of varying sizes and paddle boards from this business for several years. Have also taken the bioluminescence tour, which may be great or poor depending on weather conditions. The equipment is always in good shape, the staff is friendly, and the prices...More

Thank LGDuMond
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My family and I were very pleased with the urn service Wildlife Watersports helped put together. They accommodated 7 family members, and were understanding of our 2-year-old's need to move around, plus drove the boat slowly to ease the elderly onboard. It was truly a...More

Thank Kraesly C
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We have done the 2hr bioluminescence tour this monday August 6th and it was completely not what we expected. In short: The big issue on this trip was communication and organisation. Besides that we did not see much wildlife on a tour of three hours...More

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25 July 2018|
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Response from Donald S | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure manatee are more common in the winter. Sorry.
Kim L
25 April 2017|
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Response from Wildlife W | Property representative |
To rent the pontoon boat you must be at least 18 years old. If you are born after 1988 (around 29 years old as of now), you are required to have a boaters safety license from the state of FL or your home state. Children 6... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from Wildlife W | Property representative |
Thanks for looking us up. While it is possible to see an alligator in the Banana River it is extremely rare and should be considered a special treat. Additionally any alligator that you might on the rare chance see will... More