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Address: 14248 Camp Mack Road, Lake Wales, FL 33853
Phone Number: 863-514-3474
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Description: Guided Segway tours of Lake Kissimmee State Park are now offered through...
Guided Segway tours of Lake Kissimmee State Park are now offered through Back Trail Adventures of Florida. Tours are operated Thursday through Sunday between the hours of 8:30A.M. and 3:30 P.M. Reservations are not required but strongly encouraged.
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Fun adventure ... best value for your money anywhere in Orlando/Kissimmee area!

There were 6 of us 60ish people who booked up for this Segway tour ... two of us had done it before, the rest were newbies! Jeff took wonderful care of us ... made certain we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Lyndamcman
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Grand Bend, Canada
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Grand Bend, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There were 6 of us 60ish people who booked up for this Segway tour ... two of us had done it before, the rest were newbies! Jeff took wonderful care of us ... made certain we were comfortable on the Segway before we headed off; took lots of "foot" breaks and made it a fun and easy adventure for all... More 

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Lexington, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Plain & Simple.....proffesional, personable, informative (even to someone VERY framilar to FL) and FUN (and easy!). Jeff & Melody are a treasure!

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Sebring, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My78 year old Mother and I scheduled a tour (it included training)and we had a great time. It took about 5 minutes to learn to ride and operate the Segway. It was really fun, fun, fun. Jeff wa a great tour guide. We learned a lot about the plants and animals and the history of the area.

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Manitoba, Canada
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18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We rented kayaks for 2 hours recently ($15 ea) and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This business really adds to the experience at Lake Kissimmee State Park. The kayaks were in good repair. Jeff and his staff (his mom) are friendly, and the rental was smooth and easy. Paddling down the canal and out onto the lake a bit was a... More 

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

So enjoyed the Segway tour with Jeff, the owner of Back Trail Adventures. The Segway's are in wonderful condition and Jeff is a great guide. I would take this tour again in a heartbeat! Thanks Jeff for a fantastic tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was a great tour! Our guide was the owner of the tour company and he was an amazing host. My husband and I went with my mother-in-law. The guide was extremely patient with Mom and made sure she was completely comfortable on the Segway before we embarked on the tour. It was a beautiful day and we were lucky... More 

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London, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is a beautiful park and the tour on a Segway was a fun chance to try something new and see some interesting wildlife. We saw white-tailed deer, an armadillo and an eagle on our tour, and learned quite a bit about the trees and plants in the park. Jeff, the host, was very good at explaining how to use... More 

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St. George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This was my first time on a Segway, Jeff made me feel confident and comfortable right away. He is very patient with each person and takes time to make you feel comfortable with the Segway. Jeff is very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. We were actually lucky enough to see the bald eagle in flight. We had a great... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Well maintained park, lots of activities. We did the trail Segway trip and the guide was tremendous. Very knowledgable about the area and wildlife and made the 1 and half hour trip very interesting. Nice sense of humor and has a very calming approach to those who are new to Segways and nervous. Jeff is the owner and guide for... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My first time on a segway and it did not disappoint. It was quite a cold day so unfortunately we didn't see any alligators, but there was still a great variety of animals and nature along the journey to keep us all entertained. I was the youngest of a group of 6, along with my brother, parents, and grandparents, all... More 

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