Tours are open! We are practicing social distancing and also taking extra sanitary precautions on all tours.
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 3 different tour options each give a unique perspective on this incredibly popular location. Come paddle with us!
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Each of our guided tours are sure to excite any outdoor enthusiast or adventure-seeker. These relaxed paddles are about 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 2 different locations pending on the weather/wind conditions:
Kings Bay Park located at: 268 NW 3rd St, Crystal River, FL 34428
Port Hotel and Marina, 1610 SE Paradise Cir, Crystal River, FL 34429
Check Out Our Tours Below
We have officially launched our new Crystal River GLOW Tours! The fact that this tour happens at night makes it unique in and of itself, but when you add LED lights… you are in for an experience you will never foget! We paddle through the crystal clear waters of Hunter Springs and Jurrasic Springs where manatees often graze, and are in the middle of an ecosystem of different types of fish, crabs, turtles, and much more!
BEST PLACES IN FLORIDA TO VIEW MANATEES Manatees are some of the most popular marine life in Florida and people travel from all over the world to see them in the wild. Here are 5 of the top places to see manatees in Florida! #5 Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
| Clear Kayaking the Springs of Crystal River | Search for manatees, dolphins, and more along Crystal River! Crystal River is in the heart of the Nature Coast of Florida. From lush greenery to beautiful waters, you start to realize why the Nature Coast of Florida got its name! Paddling
Meet Our Team
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.
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
Hey guys! My name is Josh, I grew up in the Crystal River area and am an avid paddler myself. I love photography and I usually always have my camera in-hand. Traveling is a huge passion of mine; I’ve currently visited 13 different countries and am looking to explore more in the near future! I look forward to having you out on a tour soon to make some awesome memories! Follow me on IG to keep up with my adventures! @joshuamswander
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.
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