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Discovery Kayak Tours

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Ocala, FL, USA
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About Discovery Kayak Tours
We are a full service guide and Florida kayak tour and rental company, based in the Ocala, FL area. We pride ourselves on the best customer service and kayak experience available. We want to help you get out and experience a day like no other. So,come see the "Real Florida". Check our schedule on the website and make a reservation today! Hurry we fill up fast.
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Reviewed August 23, 2019

We loved the knowledge our tour guide had on the River. He helped us navigate and so many cool things to see. There even cool history there! We even saw a manatee.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

So glad you all had a perfect day on the river. Next time I can show even more!

Reviewed July 27, 2019

We went on a tour in Silver Springs state park with Ryan this past Thursday. He was super friendly & knowledgeable about the area, wildlife, history etc...we got rained on but it was still fun!!! I would totally do it again! Too bad we didn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2019

Oh my, what a memory in the rain! I glad you still had a great time. Hope to see you again on a dry day.

Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Great service from start to finish , highly recommend this business , thanks for another great day on the water.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Yes I love it! Now you are family. Hope to see you again and again.

Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

My Daughter and her friend were visiting from the Midwest. Both had kayaked before but nervous to in Florida because of the wild life. Ryan was our guide and put the girls at ease right away. As the trip progressed, he instructed us on current...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

My pleasure Lynn. I so glad that everyone had a great time and that the weather was perfect. See you next time!

Reviewed April 21, 2019

After being cancelled out from a guided tour the day before due to weather, we took the rental kayaks down the Silver River on our own the next day. Ryan was very helpful in meeting us and getting us started out with gear and a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Thanks Elise,. I am so glad it all worked out after out weather issues. Yes it was a perfect day for you guys to see all of that wildlife. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed March 31, 2019

On March 20 I went on a three-hour kayak tour with Ryan. I emailed him the evening before to see if the tour was on and if he had room for one person. Despite my emailing at around 8pm, he responded quickly with information about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thanks for finding us at the last minute! It was a great day and I am so glad you were able to join in. The manatee wasa reat surprise, I agree. I hope to see you again on your next visit!

Reviewed March 26, 2019

This was another wonderful trip with Ryan on a new river for our group. As always Ryan gives great detail about the area in which we are kayaking through. The ease of entering the water with Ryan's help and his continued support makes this a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you, I think I had just as much fun as you did! It was a true Florida Adventure. See you next time!

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I took a day trip down to Silver Springs and we are so glad we went with Discovery Kayak Tours! Ryan was super helpful and polite. The scenery was absolutely beautiful and we got to see at least 5 gators, and 3...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thanks guys for using Discovery Kayak. I truely appreciate your bussiness and continued support. So glad you had a wonderfull day with the suprise of a few manatee. Please tell your friends about us too! See you next time!

Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We recently rented kayaks from Discovery Kayak Tours. Ryan was terrific! He was professional in every way! He met us at Silver Springs and was so accommodating to all of us! He brought the kayaks from his van to the loading dock and gave us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Yes it was a great day and so glad we were able to work it all for your group at the last minute. Thanks for the great feedback and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 13, 2019

Easy kayak ride down a spring fed river. The kayaks were clean and in good shape as were the life vests. The Kayak ride Starts in Silver Springs State Park and ends 5.2 miles later in another park. Ryan seems very well organized, efficient and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Ryan T, Owner at Discovery Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Thanks, so much and so glad you had a great day. please tell your friends about us and maybe try one of our guided tours too!

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May 28, 2019|
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Response from Ryan T | Property representative |
Yes they can paddle on their own. If you want to do a tour just check our schedule on the site and email me to sign up asap. You can make reservations for rentals where you go out on your own on our rental site.
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ttylbodydark
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Ryan T | Property representative |
Well we do tours and rentals. Tours are $65 and rentals are $49. Check out our website for all info.
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Response from ChattanoogaNB | Reviewed this property |
Silver Springs State Park, 5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488...we entered at 'old' Silver Springs Attractions entrance.
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