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Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company

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Providing Award Winning Eco Tours and Paddle Sport Instruction throughout central Florida. Public, Private, and Kid Friendly options. Visit springs, see manatees and dolphins, experience coastal mangroves. We offer some of the best coastal paddling...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
410 N Pirate Pt, Ozello Community Park, Crystal River, FL 34429-5102
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had never been kayaking before but they were very helpful and we had no issues. The weather turned cold just in time for us to see dozens of manatees.The water is so clear you can see them the whole time. Our guides were a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bothhudsons
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Matt and Susan were such an amazing couple who truly care about the animals and the earth. They are both a wealth of knowledge and are passionate about what they do. We had a great time with them and they even let us hang on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank perretnx
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having not really kayaked before I was a little apprehensive, especially after seeing the 'Beware alligators and snakes' sign! However, Matt and Susan were very knowledgeable and professional and made us feel as though we were in good hands. As soon as we got on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Walls9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a private kayak tour for 4 of us (who had travelled from the UK & Germany) and had a lovely day, had the river to ourselves most of the time on an extraordinarily hot day on 2nd Jan 2019. The kayaks are of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank spiritbears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matt & Susan provided a fun, educational trip for me, my hubby & our 13-yr old. They are a wealth of information about this ecosystem and the marsh's history. They pointed out camouflaged fish, dolphin pods, and geology that we would not have even noticed....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank April W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Low attendance our day meant we ended up getting a private tour. Very knowledgeable guides, lots of explanations on what we were seeing meant we got a really good taste for the water. We explored a few different places and ended up seeing about 25...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank danrodz
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We booked a public tour but eventually got a private tour during the low season in November. The guides were very friendly and extremely knowledgeable (biologist and ex ranger). We got to see many different birds, racoons, turtles and even a small alligator. Some manateees...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

My son (14), daughter (10) and I were in FL for a long weekend and were looking for a kayaking experience to see manatees in the wild. I chose Aardvark's because of their knowledge, experience and focus on conservation and environmental protection. It just did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sfp325
Reviewed 24 June 2018

You Will Not Be Disappointed! I've been doing recreational kayaking in Kentucky for several years. After moving to the Crystal Springs area / new environment, I thought it would be a good idea to receive some formal training & I'm so glad I did! I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DDeMaster
Reviewed 3 May 2018

My wife and I had a great three hour kayak tour of the Chassahowitzka river. Matt was a tremendous guide and pointed out many interesting plants and wildlife that we would never have been able to identify or spot on our own… including baby alligators!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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24 April 2018|
Response from yakker1 | Property representative |
Depending on the tour (I like our backcountry tour) you can often see dolphins, eagles, osprey, tutrles, mullet, alligators in some areas, roseatte spoonbills, and wading birds of all types. Paddling boarding or kayaking on... More
liz h
1 March 2015|
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Response from kaatkeepsgoing | Reviewed this property |
It is till early March, they say. So they are starting to move out. If you are lucky you can see some!