This is an easy kayak excursion suitable for beginning paddlers. The experience will last about two hours, paddling to the springs area through several different aquatic ecosystems that demonstrate how the mix of fresh water from the springs with the tidal salt water from the Gulf of Mexico affects the different types of plants. A variety of wildlife will be seen, including a host of waterfowl - osprey, egrets, white ibis, wood stork, great and little blue heron, and possibly roseate spoonbill. If we're lucky, we'll see one of the Park's resident bald eagles flying overhead. Be sure to bring your camera. The history of the area, dating back to its use as a salt works during the Civil War, will be described. We'll float above the opening to Salt Spring, which is one of the deepest springs in Florida, explored to a depth of 320 feet. The exact itinerary and route may be modified to accommodate the abilities of our guests. Time permitting, more advanced paddlers may be able to tour additional areas.
Il tuo host
I'm an experienced paddler, a past-president of the Salt Springs Alliance Citizen Support Organization, and a member of the Florida Paddling Trails Association. I've spent countless hours in the State Park paddling into every nook and cranny, and have led kayak trips for Salt Springs Alliance. To help people discover and explore Florida's beautiful Nature Coast I also host http://FloridaNatureCoast.org ... a website for adventurers and tourists. I've also placed a series of geocaches along the route we will follow. So if you're a geocacher, we can include that as part of the experience.
Che cosa è incluso
Kayak and paddle rental Personal flotation device
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Dove ti troverai
Beginning at the kayak launch area of Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, we'll paddle upstream to Cauldron Spring and Salt Spring. The entire trip will be within the boundaries of the State Park.
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Termini di cancellazione
Per ottenere un rimborso totale, dovrai cancellare almeno 7 giorni prima della data fissata per l'inizio dell'esperienza o entro 24 ore dalla prenotazione.
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Requisiti degli ospiti
Possono partecipare fino a 6 ospiti di almeno 5 anni. This experience will require that you be on the water in a kayak for a period of about two hours.
Any clothing is appropriate ... be prepared to get your feet wet when boarding your kayak. Your guide will have sunscreen and insect repellent if necessary ... bring your own if you have a preference.
Tour guidato in kayak a Salt Springs Run
56€ a persona
56€ a persona