Winter Park Chain of Lakes
Travel through 3 of Winter Park’s most beautiful chain-of-lakes on this relaxing tour in a clear kayak.
Be ready for a sunset excursion, daytime paddle, or our new glow-in-the-dark adventure that will showcase Winter Park’s scenic and natural beauty from the water.
We’ll guide the way through narrow Venetian style canals laced with history and lined with some of Florida’s finest flora and fauna.
Plenty of birds, fish, and other wildlife will no doubt make an appearance, along with the
extravagant houses that are nestled among the lakes.
We have also added a completely unique “glow-in-the-dark” tour at this location! On this tour the clear kayaks are equipped with LED lights to ignite the water beneath and around you! We allow guests the ability to change the color to whichever color they wish! This is an amazing way to experience the serenity of the Winter Park Chain of Lakes. The lights attract fish and enable you to see down through the water along the shorelines!
Book your trip today in our clear kayaks for a one-of-a-kind experience.
*Tours last approx 2 hours and start at $45+tax per person*
*Weight limit is 425 per kayak and no more than 250 per seat*
The tour is located at Dinky Dock: 410 Ollie Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Please note, because this is a lake the water is not clear but still an amazing paddle!
The glow-in-the-dark paddle allows you to see through the water in certain areas!
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| Clear Kayaking Through The Winter Park Chain of Lakes | Venetian style canals through the scenic Winter Park Chain of Lakes! Welcome to the scenic, historic, and beautiful city of Winter Park! Your adventure through the Winter Park Chain of Lakes will begin on the shore of Dinky Dock
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We encourage you to bring the following:
- Clothes that you don’t mind getting a little wet + a towel.
- The paddles will drip a little bit of water into the boat so a change of clothes may be necessary afterwards.
- Sunscreen/sunglasses/hat (not necessary for sunset or glow tour)
- Please apply prior to entering the boat and allow it to dry as best as possible.
- Shoes that you can take off prior to entering the kayak. We do not allow shoes in the kayak to save the kayaks from getting scuffed up.
- Any extra gear you’d like. Remember- the less gear, the more visibility through the kayak.
- Expect to see some nature, wildlife/marine life and learn about the surrounding area.
- Every tour is given on one of our 100% clear kayaks.
- Our fleet is small (5 kayaks) so expect an exclusive experience (no more than 10 people at a time).
- Private tours are available per request (starting cost is $400).
- Our guides are always helpful and entertaining (and they love tips).
- Be prepared to have fun.
Children are allowed but required by law at age 7 or under to wear life jackets at all times on the water. The ability of your child to sit in a kayak for the duration of our tour is completely up to the parent. We do require children that are 50 pounds or under to bring their own life jacket as the size is very specific and safety is of utmost important.
Our tours are made for any skill levels to participate, we will have basic tips and tricks to help you maneuver the waterways. Some paddling may be considered intermediate based on wind and water conditions but we try our best to paddle at a pace that is convenient for every paddler! We do require all guests to stay with the group.
This is completely up to you. If you feel as though the experience executed by the guide is worthy of a tip, please do! Tips are greatly appreciated. We like to say, “If you enjoyed your ride, tip your guide”!
Our weight limit is no more than 250 pounds per person and no more than 425 pounds per 2 people that are in the same kayak. All of our kayaks are double kayaks. Please let us know while making your booking if this may be an issue.
Since all of our kayaks are tandem we would ask that you paddle with your partner. However, if you have an odd amount of guests in your party, the odd person out will have the opportunity to take a kayak by him/herself.
We do have some stopping points where you can enjoy the sunset or enjoy the scenery while learning some interesting facts from our guides. There will not be any areas to get out of the kayak.
We only cancel a tour if there is unsafe weather conditions. Typically if winds are greater than 13-15 mph we will cancel the tour for safety reason and you will be refunded in full or allowed to reschedule for no additional costs. If conditions are safe and it is only some rain we will continue the paddle as schedule. We will not paddle if there is lightning in the area. Get Up And Go Kayaking will make the decision on cancelling. Often times this may be a last minute decision but we try our best to give guests as much time as possible prior to the trip if it will need to be cancelled or rescheduled.
We do not have any rental options – we only offer guided tours. Our guides main goal is to provide a safe and memorable experience for all!
This is not recommended but we do leave this up to the discretion of the parents. The maximum size a child can be in order to do this is no more than 50 pounds. There is not a whole lot of extra space in the kayak with 2 adults and to ensure top quality safety we do not recommend that a young child sit with 2 adults.
There are restrooms but are only open until dusk. If your tour is after sunset the bathroom will not be open and we recommend stopping elsewhere before the tour.
Get In touch
available from 8:00am – 5:00pm
Address 410 Ollie Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789