Crystal River

Join us for a 100% clear kayak tour through the active waterways of Crystal River! Hundreds of manatees make Crystal River their home during the colder months, and a few stick around all year to enjoy the refreshing water from Three Sisters Springs. Our 2 different tour options each give a unique perspective on this incredibly popular location. Come paddle with us!


Each of our guided tours are sure to excite any outdoor enthusiast or adventure-seeker. These relaxed paddles are about 2-2.5 hours long in tandem kayaks, and our pricing is per person/seat with a weight limit of 425 lbs per kayak or no more than 250 lbs per person.


$65 per adult, $55 per child under 11 years old.

We launch at:
Kings Bay Park located at: 268 NW 3rd St, Crystal River, FL 34428

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Meet Our Team

Austin Adkins


Meet Austin, the owner of Get Up and Go Kayaking in Crystal River! He is often the guy behind the scenes, answering your phone calls and emails (among MANY other things) to make sure all tours run smoothly. He bought the first franchise of Get Up and Go Kayaking in 2018 and loves that his job encompasses two of his many passions: business and the outdoors! He currently lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and two dogs, is an avid golfer, and never turns down an opportunity to have some fun or make someone laugh. 


Tour Guide

Originally from Chicago, Taylor moved to Florida 15 days after she laid eyes on the brilliant blues of Florida water. She has since spent all of her time finding different ways to play on the water. An avid outdoors woman, adventurer and conservationist; Taylor loves all the birds, wildlife and lush vegetation the nature coast has to offer (but manatees are her favorite). You can find her guiding for Get Up and Go Kayaking on Crystal River and Rainbow River. She also teaches stand up paddle board yoga (SUP yoga) on the Weeki Wachee. Come find enchantment as you explore these emerald waters with her and follow her adventures on IG @taylorinthelandofflowers


Tour Guide

Seth is a touring musician and University of Florida alumnus with a B.S. in Health Education. Born and raised right here in Florida, Seth loves to guide our Crystal River tours in his downtime. In addition to his interest in music and health, he is also a big fan of Braves baseball, Gator Football, and the great outdoors! Come take a tour with Seth and follow his travels on IG @SethBlake! 


Tour Guide

Chris, a native Floridian, is excited to be back in the Sunshine State after a three years touring around Alaska. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Chris has traveled the world as an accomplished videographer, setting foot in over 40 countries across six continents. (Yes, Antarctica included!) Chris has a passion for the environment and our guests often note his calm and collected energy are a great reflection of the area’s natural beauty. When he’s not out on the water, you’ll find Chris on the local bike trails, diving into a good book or trying to pet every dog in town. 


Tour Guide

Meet our guide, Mark! Originally from Las Vegas Nevada, Mark has lived in Florida for most of his life. You can find him out on the water or on the interstate working as an incident response unit. Mark recently spent three years in Alaska while serving in the U.S. Army and just got back to Florida last year. Mark loves the outdoors and has a real passion for being on the water!


Tour Guide

Born and raised in Florida, Shade has always appreciated the picture perfect water and wildlife surrounding him. From hiking parts of the Florida trail, to many spring and beach trips he is always looking for new ways to experience nature! When he’s not on the water, he is most likely watching a movie, playing drums, or listening to his favorite band, Wage War. 


Tour Guide

Say hello to Lacy! She was born and raised in northern NY and have been in Florida for a few years now enjoying the beauty, warmth, and all that Florida has to offer. Since moving here, being on the water has become a huge joy for Lacy. Her true passion growing up was farming and after highschool Lacy was a full time dairy farmer back North near Canada! Now, she’s a Florida manatee enthusiast! Outside of work as a kayak guide, Lacy still finds herself out here kayaking our beautiful bay here in Crystal River with my dog. 

Get in Touch

(352) 834-1556

available from 8:00am – 5:00pm