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A Day Away Kayak Tours

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Address: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville, FL 32796
Phone Number: 321-268-2655
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Description: A Day Away Kayak offers tours seven days a week at various sites across...
A Day Away Kayak offers tours seven days a week at various sites across Central Florida. Our base of operation is the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most diverse estuaries in North America. We frequently encounter manatees, dolphins and a large variety of birds. Enjoy the natural beauty of Florida with the best possible paddling experience at the best price available.
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Great day on the water

We had a GREAT private tour and would highly recommend this company for your kayak tour plans. Though I do not remember the name of our guide, she did a great job explaining all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We had a GREAT private tour and would highly recommend this company for your kayak tour plans. Though I do not remember the name of our guide, she did a great job explaining all the things we were seeing and making our time enjoyable. Can't say enough good about this tour.

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We did an early morning private kayak and saw squawks of the birds at the rookery, the dark eyes of a manatee and the swish of the tail of a gator. What a delightful morning!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had a wonderful tour guide with A Day Away. Brian gave us good instruction and helped us feel comfortable with the kayaks. We saw some really cool wildlife including a variety of birds, manatees, crabs, and plants. Brian had a very fun personality and got the whole group engaged. Whenever asked questions, he always had satisfying and understandable answers.

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Aurora, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The 3 of us had a GREAT time! Brian, our guide gave good directions teaching me (my 2nd kayak trip) how to kayak. He knew where to go to see so many MANATEES! I would so recommend this company for this adventure!

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I booked this for myself and my wife as part of our honeymoon and she was petrified of kayaking with the manatees and gators incase they knocked us in the water. Needles to say when we finished she absolutely loved every minute. We spent a long time in amongst the manatees and it was a once in a lifetime opportunity.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Went out last night on the night kayaking tour with Josh, fantastic guide who did a great job. The conditions were less than ideal, rainy, cold and low water levels, and he made the trip fantastic. We were able to see the comb jellyfish and some out of season bioluminescent plankton which were awesome. Unfortunately, we didn't get to see... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My relation with A Day Away started with inquiring about all the imminently available tours for a rainy week. Not only were they courteous in dealing with all my inquisitions, they were professional from start to finish. For someone who has been traveling, around the globe, since a young age it is personally important for me to partake and appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

You moved to Titusville for all the natural sights available. What better way to be a nature lover than in a kayak. Get going. It's fun,informative and great exercise. Today is the day FOR YOUR DAY AWAY KAYAK TRIP on one of Titusville's many waterways to see alligators,Armadillos and birds.

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Greenville, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We had a morning trip confirmed. Drove an hour from Orlando to the meeting place and nobody was there. The weather was cool and very windy, but their confirmation explains that weather in Florida changes easily and even thought it is raining at your location doesn't mean it will be raining at the launch. When we called to see where... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We made this a girls trip to go see the bioluminescence and it was excellent. We did careful planning to choose a day close to the new moon so there would be no extra light. We booked early since we knew it would fill up on a good day. Their calendar shows what nights might have better viewing. Do your... More 

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