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A Day Away Kayak Tours

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Address: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville, FL 32796
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+1 321-268-2655
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Awesome tour/tour group

We had a great time on the comb jelly tour. Awesome guides and a beautiful setting to enjoy the true nature of Florida. Highly recommend this tour!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl E
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time on the comb jelly tour. Awesome guides and a beautiful setting to enjoy the true nature of Florida. Highly recommend this tour!!

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Thank Cheryl E
South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went once and had to return the next month. Magical evening kayak tour. Calm, shallow, warm water, tour went at an appropriately leisurely pace to enjoy the setting. Saw intense bioluminescence. Not much hotel selection close by, so next time will try to find a camp site or other option to be able to stay and enjoy this place. Also... More 

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Thank Jayne J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the kayaking itself great- very cool sights, great equipment and trip- the staff was really accommodating and flexible and helped me out when I had to cancel a trip and re-book

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour far exceeded my expectations. The comb jellies were bright and numerous and there was even a surprising amount of dinoflagyllate activity. Our tour leaders made us feel safe and each one had a real enthusiasm for eco-friendly wildlife tourism. Booking this tour was the best gift I could have given my sister. We had a blast!!!

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Thank Jamie C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out on a tour with this company in October, when the bioluminescent organisms are making the water look like a giant lava lamp. It was incredible. The guides were extremely kind when we were slow, and made sure that everyone was accounted for at all times. They were very knowledgeable as well. Be sure you don't wear jeans... More 

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Thank Christine D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this tour. My husband and I booked a private kayak tour and had close up personal times with manatees and porpoises. Thank you Stephanie for a memory filled day. I told her that we could experience rain all week because this experience made our vacation!

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Thank Mary Dee D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

I should start this review by saying that I've toured with this company twice, once summer 2016, once winter 2017. Both times I have been matched with experienced and knowledgeable guides who have been helpful, understanding, and amazingly enough able to get the attention of 15-20 people in a lake, river, or lagoon. Both trips I used my time to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This was our third trip with A Day Away, and we had a great time. We did a day trip that lasted for 3 hours with Stephanie - who is an excellent guide. She took us to where the manatees were hanging out (we saw probably 15 of them) and to the pelican island. We went at a nice pace... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We went on a night time comb jelly tour with this group and it was amazing! Our 11 year old son loved the comb jellies the guides showed us. The trip showed the true beauty of real Florida. The guides were amazing

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Thank Mrsmpk2002
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

We went on the night tour for the bioluminescence jelly fish. We saw comb jellyfish, squid and even dolphins! They came up to our kayak. Guides were very helpful and informative. Very cool trip!! Must see and do in the area!!!! P.S. bring bug spray!

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