Things To Do in Jupiter – Kayaking Fun Worldwide
The Jupiter Outdoor Center mangrove Mystery tour seeks explores the local mangrove-lined waterways of the lower Loxahatchee River and Indian River Lagoon. Opportunities to spot sea turtles, manatees, and other wildlife add to the adventure. You can choose to paddle a one-person kayak, two-person-kayak, or paddle board.
Depending on the tide and weather, your trip may pass by the Jupiter Lighthouse, meander to Sawfish Bay which holds two beautiful mangrove islands perfect for bird watching, or take you on an adventure to the Indian River Lagoon, the most bio-diverse estuary in the United States. All skill levels and ages welcome. Your guide will provide basic paddle and safety instruction.
The Loxahatchee is a nationally designated Wild and Scenic River. Along the river is a wide diversity of plant life including both tropical and temperate vegetation. Wildlife abounds around you as you paddle along. The narrow winding tea-colored waters are canopied along most of the river by majestic cypress trees offering paddlers a shady, unique, and sometimes challenging experience. Explore The Loxahatchee River with a Rental
The Loxahatchee flows through several different freshwater and saltwater habitats, each supporting a wide variety of wildlife. Along the banks, it’s common to see alligators, turtles, river otters, deer, raccoon, turkey, bald eagles, owls, heron, ibis, egrets, gopher tortoise, osprey, storks, scrub jay and many other species. Some of the more common types of fish include bass, panfish, mullet, snook, tarpon, redfish and jacks.
There is no better way to enjoy a view of what Jupiter has to offer than to rent a kayak and venture into these pristine environments on your own adventure! Whether exploring down river or in the lakes inside Riverbend Park, the Jupiter Outdoor Center can get you into the watercraft of your choice and give you the proper safety gear and guidance to assure you have a great time on the water. Explore The Loxahatchee River with a Rental.
The Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River Tour starts out narrow and twisty as it meanders its along its way downstream from Riverbend Park toward the Atlantic Ocean. The round-trip tour lasts approximately 2 hours, depending on water and weather conditions. You’ll pass through an incredible cypress swamp, and see many species of plants and animals. The tour will often be under the shade of a beautiful Cypress canopy. Your guide is there to assist when portage is necessary. Please review conditions and specific tour details with staff.
There’s no better way to explore Riverbend Park in Jupiter than to rent a kayak, canoe, or bike and venture onto the pristine bike trails and the Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River.