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Daily Kayak EcoTours

2-Hour Guided Kayak EcoTours at the Marine Discovery Center
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Sundays
from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Rates

Adults: $38.00
Children: (6-12) $20.00, must be in a tandem kayak with an adult

Your Own Kayak: $20.00

Members receive a 10 percent discount.

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Paddle the backwaters of the Indian River Lagoon on our Guided Kayak EcoTour. Join one of our certified Florida naturalists for a fascinating exploration through mangroves, salt marshes, oyster reefs and more. Scan the water for dolphins and manatees, watch the shorelines and the skies for a variety of birds and learn about the distinctive salt-water plant life that thrives in the lagoon. Paddling a kayak offers a gentle way to view wildlife up close and to learn about the importance of an estuary. Basic kayak instruction and nature interpretation are included with each tour, as well as all necessary equipment. These tours are designed for all levels of paddlers with no experience required.

Kayak tour reservations must be made at least a day in advance. All tours are weather permitting.

All kayak participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Participants are advised to bring
water, sun protection (sunscreen, hat), bug spray, and a camera if desired.

2-Hour Guided Kayak EcoTours at Browns Bay
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 
from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Rates

Adults: $38.00
Children: (6-12) $20.00, must be in a tandem kayak with an adult

Your Own Kayak: $20.00

Members receive a 10 percent discount.

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Explore the Indian River Lagoon with one of our certified Florida naturalists on the Browns Bay Guided Kayak EcoTour. We offer 2-hour tours of this area with a chance to observe dolphins, manatees, wading birds, oyster reefs and a variety of salt-water plant life. Kayak instruction and nature interpretation are included with each tour, as well as all necessary equipment. These tours are designed for all levels of paddlers with no experience required.

Kayak tour reservations must be made at least a day in advance. All tours are weather permitting.

These tours depart from Indian River Lagoon Preserve Park, located beachside in New Smyrna Beach off Saxon Avenue, 700 Sandpiper St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169.

All kayak participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Participants are advised to bring
water, sun protection (sunscreen, hat), bug spray, and a camera if desired.

Specialty Kayak EcoTours

Full Moon Kayak Tour

This 1.5 hour tour is offered monthly during the full moon.
Please call our office or visit our calendar for upcoming dates/times.

Rates

Adults: $38.00
Children: (6-12) $20.00, must be in a tandem kayak with an adult

Your Own Kayak: $20.00

Members receive a 10 percent discount.

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Join one of our certified Florida naturalists for a special evening guided kayak tour on our Sunset Full Moon EcoPaddle. These 1½-hour tours coincide with full moons and give participants the opportunity to paddle our local waters as the sun sinks below the mangrove trees and moonlight fills the sky. Guests may climb the observation mound adjacent to the MDC kayak launch for a better view of the rising moon. Kayak instruction and nature interpretation are included with each tour, as well as all necessary equipment. These tours are designed for all levels of paddlers with no experience required.

Kayak tour reservations must be made at least a day in advance. All tours are weather permitting.

All kayak participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Participants on the full moon tour are advised to bring water, bug spray, and a camera if desired.