Our Guided Tours are offered daily, and require advanced reservations. We offer a wide variety of eco-tours in and around the Jupiter Inlet , Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve, Lower Loxahatchee and Indian Rivers, and also run river tours from the Wild and Scenic headwaters of Loxahatchee River. All tours include brief safety and general instruction, all necessary rental gear, and a dedicated tour guide. We have single person and double person (tandem) kayaks as well as stand-up paddleboards available upon request. Click on a tour you may be interested in below for descriptions and find the perfect paddling adventure for you and your group. Prices are per person and minimum participation is required for all tours. Please see the calendar or call for dates, due to the nature of some tours they are scheduled for fixed days and times.
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Sunrise Tours $50
Experience the Sunrise while paddling the Jupiter Inlet and The Aquatic Preserve With the morning colors reflecting off the water, the amazing wildlife, combined with the backdrop of the Jupiter Lighthouse this two hour tour is sure to get your day off to a great start.
Guided Sunset Naked Eye Stargazing Paddle Tour $40
Join us on a two hour tour and paddle the Intracoastal Waterway and Jupiter Inlet as the sun sets and the end of the day is marked with a kaleidoscope of colors and wildlife. Catch a glimpse of the Jupiter Lighthouse turning its light on, and test your amateur astronomy skills with some naked-eye stargazing as the stars emerge and welcome the night.
Full Moon Paddle $40
Our most popular tour! This tour departs from our location as we follow the setting sun west across the protected waters of the Loxahatchee Aquatic Preserve past pelicans and other seabirds coming in to roost for the night. Once the sun sets, we turn our eyes east to watch the full moon breach the horizon and offer an amazing panoramic view of the Jupiter Inlet, the Lighthouse, and bridges complemented by the glow only a full moon can cast. This two hour tour is perfect for families and paddlers of all ages and experience levels and also makes for a great date night!
High Tide Ride/Snorkel Safari $70
This tour departs from The Jupiter Inlet and takes you on a guided leisurely tour up the Indian River on an incoming tide that lets you do more floating with current than hard paddling. Peer into crystal blue waters to see the marine life within, and meander through a mangrove estuary as you pass the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outlying Natural Area and pass the Lighthouse itself as before you arrive back at the Jupiter Outdoor Center beach.
Paddle Back In Time History Tour $55 or $60 w/Lighthouse Tour Included
The Jupiter area has its share of history shaped by the very waterways you will paddle during this two hour tour. A history full of pirate ships, Spanish galleons, sunken treasure, wars, steamboats, railroad tycoons, German U-Boats, and Native American and Seminole Indian folklore. Your guide will share their love for the rich history of the area and will highlight places and times long ago as you paddle back into Jupiter’s rich and colorful history.
Mangrove Mystery Manatee Paddle Tour $40
Leaving from our beach at Love Street, your guide will lead you on your adventure of the Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve! Explore the mangrove islands and marine estuaries of the Lower Loxahatchee and Indian Rivers. Depending on the tide and the wind direction, we will treat you to a trip to the Jupiter Lighthouse, or Pelican Island, or maybe head over to the lovely islands on the south side of the Indiantown Bridge.
Beginner/Sightseeing Loxahatchee River ECO Tour (2 Hours) $55
This ECO Tour is a great way to get a feel for how Florida looked centuries ago, and gives you a chance to explore the waterways and wildlife of the upper section of the Loxahatchee River. We will paddle through the waterways of Riverbend Park, travel downstream to the first log dam, enjoy some photo-ops beneath the hundred year old cypress trees, and then head back to the canoe launch.
Intermediate Loxahatchee River ECO Tour (3 – 3 ½ Hours) $65
This ECO Tour is a great way to get a feel for how Florida looked centuries ago, and gives you a chance to explore the waterways and wildlife of the upper section of the Loxahatchee River. We will paddle through the waterways of Riverbend Park, travel downstream to the second dam, and enjoy the sights before turning around and heading back upstream and returning to the kayak/canoe launch the tour originates from.
Note: Tours that travel beyond the first dam require the paddler have some experience in a kayak and can require more rigorous paddling when heading upstream against the current. First time kayakers and beginner paddlers should choose the shorter trip to the first dam before attempting the longer tour.
Advanced Full Day Loxahatchee River ECO Tour (5 – 6 hours) $175
This full day Eco Tour will take you on a kayak/canoe adventure down the Wild and Scenic Loxahatchee River. The tour begins near the river’s headwaters in Riverbend Park where you will paddle underneath canopies of feathery green, hundred year old cypress trees. We will cross over two picturesque dams that will make for opportunities to stretch your legs, use the modest restrooms, and have a snack before we reach Trapper Nelson’s Site. We will then be picked up by a powerboat as we make our way through the brackish mangrove estuaries of Jonathan Dickinson State Park and conclude our adventure back at the Jupiter Outdoor Center.
Note: This tour requires the paddler to have some experience in a kayak and can require prolonged periods of paddling, having to portage or carry kayaks and gear over obstacles/downed trees, and is a full day wilderness trip. This tour is not for first time kayakers and beginner paddlers should choose other tour options or take one of our classes to prepare for this adventure.
TERMS OF SERVICE & REFUND POLICY:
beyond it’s control, you will receive 100% credit towards another
event. Should you choose not to attend or are unable to attend you may get up to a 50% credit towards a future event or rental if you cancel in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours prior to the event or rental. There is no refund or credit if you do not attend or parties in your group are unable to attend.
A1A. Please walk down to the water, we are at our NEW Tiki Hut at the end of Love Street, next to
Square Grouper. Wear clothing you don’t mind getting wet, bring water to
drink, and be ready for a spectacular paddling experience in the world
class beauty of the Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve!