6 Places In Florida Where You Can Kayak Under The Moonlight

There is nothing like kayaking under the stars!
6 Places In Florida Where You Can Kayak Under The Moonlight

There is truly nothing more in tune with nature than grabbing your kayak and sailing down a crystal blue river. The serene peace of nature is even more beautiful at night. Fortunately, there are numerous kayaking companies in Florida that will allow you to paddle under the beautiful moonlight.

Kayaking is one of Florida's favorite pastimes. With so much water in and around the state, the Sunshine State is truly a water lover's playground.

You can dive in crystal blue springs or jump the waves at any stretch of beach along Florida's near-800 miles of coastline. But there is a certain beauty that comes with grabbing your buddy and kayaking a splendid natural habitat, especially at night.

Whether it's a bioluminescence tour on the Space Coast or a night kayak in the warm waters surrounding Key West, there is just something truly magical about being at one with the water while the moon sparkles above you.

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A Day Away Kayaking Tours 

Where: Space Coast (Near Orlando, FL)

Price: Starting at $44

Why You Should Go: This awesome tour company on the Space Coast will take you on a beautiful nighttime tour of the area's lagoons, hone to the bioluminescent dinoflagellates.


Get Up And Go Kayaking 

Where: Winter Park & Tampa, FL 

Price: $55 

Why You Should Go: This company offers a "Glow Tour" of the stunning Winter Park Chain Of Lakes, and Tampa Bay! 


BK Adventure 

Where: Titusville, FL

Price: $55

Why You Should Go: This is another area on Central Florida's Space Coast where you can see the stunning Bioluminescenes in the Indian River Lagoon. For $18 more, you can do a clear kayak tour.


Canoe Outpost 

Where: Wimauma, FL (South of Tampa)

Price: Starting at $50

Why You Should Go: The Canoe Outpost is offering a "Moonlight Trip" down the Little Manatee River, which you can do solo or with your boo for a truly romantic experience.


Night Kayak Key West

Where: Key West, FL

Price: Starting at $59.95

Why You Should Go: You will be able to paddle the warm waters surrounding Key West in your own LED-lighted boat, seeing the amazing marine life that calls these waters home.


Oleta River Outdoor Center 

Where: Oleta River State Park, North Miami Beach, FL

Price: $50 per adult/$30 BYOB

Why You Should Go: Just north of South Beach, you can cruise the warm waters surrounding the island with the glistening moon and condo towers in the background on the Full Moon tour.


So hop in the kayak and experience the dreamy Florida night sky.

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