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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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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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Bioluminescent Kayak Tour #1 on our list

We went on the bio tour last week with my teenagers and 2 seniors, my aunts. We have never paddled before except for my teenagers and the paddling was not too strenuous for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on the bio tour last week with my teenagers and 2 seniors, my aunts. We have never paddled before except for my teenagers and the paddling was not too strenuous for beginners. The instructors, Kaylie, Elijah, and Stefanie, provided adequate instructions to get us through the night, including some surprises, waking up the sleeping manatees, avoiding sand bars,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a great journey with so much to experience and see. If you've never seen this I highly recommend it, pure magic. Remember to go when the moon is not full that way you are able to see more of the bio glow!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our third trip in 3 years and every year just seems to get better and better! It's a fabulous experience that everyone in the family enjoys! From seeing the bioluminescence in the water, the crazy jumping mullet, and the incredible view of the Milky Way, every minute is spent in awe and wonder! I can't wait to do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I went on the late night bio tour, we were apprehensive about the late hour since we were driving from far south Brevard County. But, it was so worth it! It was a really great experience. So peaceful with the exception of the occasional mullet activity...lol The tour guides were well informed and fun. My husband held... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent a wonderful Friday night on the bioluminescence tour with a group of friends. I have been kayaking many times, but never at night. It was a great experience. Our guides were very knowledgeable and friendly, making small talk as we paddled along the river and educating us on what we were seeing. We paddled right through a school... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second bioluminescent kayak trip and it was just as amazing as my first experience! I highly recommend the tour to everyone. Our guides this year were Brian and Duncan. They were both great, funny, and full of information. You can tell they love what they do. Brian made sure that everyone experienced the bioluminescence and more: he... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First time kayaking and seeing the bioluminescence, it was definitely a fun time... Didn't see really bright bio but it was still cool and the couple bright blue lightening bolts of jellyfish were awesome. Plus the stars are super visible. The guides were friendly and helpful and even helped us remove the jumping fish that joined our boat... Twice. Definitely... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the peaceful and calm water and nightly sky full with bright stars. The bioluminescent did not very visible but the nest part of the tour was the jumping fish. Wow! Out guide, Tim, got out of his way and took great effort to finally find some bioluminescence jellyfish. That was quite amazing. Overall my husband and I had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a night tour to see the bioluminescent dinoflagellate. We had a great time! We saw the dinoflagellate, my son ran into a sleeping manatee, and a fish decided my husband's and my kayak looked like a good place to take a break. Our tour guides Kaley, Elijah, and Stephanie were knowledgable and entertaining. I strongly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, two 13 year old girls (daughter & friend) and myself went out with Brian to get up close to manatees, dolphins, gators and anything else we could find in the wildlife refuge. Brian is very knowledgeable and passionate about the area and wildlife. We found manatees in several areas, spotted dolphins in the distance, saw lots of different... More 

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