Kayak and Paddle board tours
Come see why this canal has been called "the most beautiful mile of water in the world." This enchanting canal is lined with century old cypress trees majestically draped in Spanish moss. This waterway connects Lake Dora with Lake Eustis which is home to countless herons, egrets, anhingas, cormorants, osprey, fish, and turtles.
Everything you love about the Dora Canal, now with a little bit extra! Come paddle our famous Dora Canal that connects Lake Dora with Lake Eustis. After your paddle, you will get a flight of beer at our local BRÜ Tap House in downtown Tavares that serves 30 different craft beers on tap. A perfect way to end a great day paddling! (Must be 21 yrs or older to do the tasting)
Paddle & Bru
Come enjoy a beautiful morning paddle on the Dora Canal followed by a lake view brunch at a Tavares local favorite Puddle Jumpers Lakeside Grill & Bar. After your paddle, you will receive a voucher for your brunch that includes a mimosa (Must be 21 yrs or older) or non-alcoholic beverage, plus one choice of entrée on the Sunday brunch menu at Puddle Jumpers.
Paddle & Brunch
Come explore a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Norris. This tour brings the adventure seeker meandering through a century old forest of dwarf cypress trees that elegantly entwine the dark waters providing a fantasy land experience. These magical trees also provide an ideal nesting habitat to numerous birds of prey in the area. (tour dependent on water levels; Kayaks only)
One of the largest artesian springs in the world, Silver Springs produces approximately 500 million gallons of fresh water every day. The spring was one of Florida's first tourist attractions. Paddle with us through the crystal clear waters among the abundant fish, birds, turtles, manatees and monkeys!
We are pleased to be working with Jones Brother's Air and Seaplane Adventures to offer this unique tour combining air and sea! For those who have a passion for outdoor activities, take off from Lake Dora to take in the Harris Chain of Lakes from the air on a 15-20 minute seaplane flight. Then, land on Lake Eustis where your kayak or paddleboard will be waiting for a one-hour paddle back to Tavares through the beautiful Dora Canal.
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Let Adventure Outdoor Paddle customize a tour for your special occasion or group. No occasion is too small! We will help you celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and customize youth and educational programs for your paddling needs.
about our tours
Most of our adventure tours last approximately two hours depending on the weather and wind conditions.
AOP runs our adventure tours in the mornings every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
We love our guides and know you will too!! Please help show your appreciation of the excellent customer service they provide by tipping! Thanks in advance!
Do you have your own equipment and want to paddle with us? You can join any of our existing tours for a discounted price! If bringing your own equipment
please call 352-217-5012 to make your reservation.