Kayaking in the Everglades

Kayaking Everglades City, United States

Everglades Adventures, located at the Ivey House in Everglades City, is the leading provider of eco-tours in the western Everglades and have provided eco-padling adventures for over 30 years. Explore the subtropical mangroves by either canoe or kayak and the rich wildlife it has to offer. Multiple choices for accommodation and excursions is available.

Location by Ivey House

Packages at this location

Kayak into a new day Kayaking

This trip will take you on a journey to see the Everglades as it awakens. Glide through pristine waterways as exotic wildlife greet the new day, trees whisper and the morning light shines heavy on the trees.

  • Morning view of Everglades

  • Experienced guides

The excursion starts in the morning, around 7am and ending at 11am.

Everglades Adventures offers amazing daily eco-paddling trips that explore unique areas of fresh water subtropical Everglades habitat. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime journey as you safely glide through magical mangrove tunnels and cypress ponds flush with exotic wildlife like endangered American alligators and manatees, crocodiles and rays, flamingos, osprey, bald eagles, and other rare birds.

MID-MORNING KAYAK TOUR Kayaking

This trip is ideal for guests who long to experience the magnificent beauty and wildlife of the Everglades but is in it for the short ride.

  • Kayaking trip around Everglades

  • Guides are National Park Service certified naturalists

The trip starts at 11am and ends around 2pm.

Every guided tour is led by one of our National Park Service certified naturalists. They all have their favorite hidden places along with secrets and facts about the mysterious Everglades.

PADDLE INTO THE TWILIGHT Kayaking

Feel the mystery as night falls over the Everglades. This trip will take you on a journey when darkness falls and the Florida sunset is arriving. On a clear night, you’ll see a most amazing canopy of stars across our fantastic right sky. This is one of the most exciting and unique adventures you could ever do!

  • Sunset trip

  • Only available from November 1 to April 30

This is a trip that takes place depending on sunset. The times varies between 3:30pm and 9:30pm.

The availability is November 1 to April 30.

THE MAGIC OF THE MANGROVES Kayaking

This trip will take you on a paddling tour into the heart of the Everglades! Through a cypress swamp to a tunnel of mangroves, and perhaps float by turtles sunning on low branches or alligators basking on nearby banks.

  • Only available November 1 to April 30

  • See the Everglades fauna from sea level

No accommodation included in this trip. It can be arranged separately at Ivey House.

This trip starts 1pm and ends 5pm.

This tour is only available from November 1 to April 30.

About the location

Accommodation

Ivey House offers eco friendly accommodation in lodges, cottages or at the Inn (hotel). No pets are allowed. The Ivey House is a smoke-free facility.

Location

Ivey House is located in Everglade City, on the west coast of Florida.

Food

Breakfast is available.

Activities

Every guided tour is led by one of our National Park Service certified naturalists who’ll share favorite hidden places along with secrets and facts about the mysterious Everglades. Each guided adventure spans a 3 or 4-hour period and includes your canoe or kayak, lifejacket, brief paddling orientation, transportation from the Ivey House Inn to launch point, approximately 2 to 3 hours of paddle time, a snack, water, and return transportation.

Amenities

  • Breakfast

  • Guides

  • Lessons

  • Equipment Rental

  • Wireless Internet

Available activities

  • Daytrips