Come paddle our beautiful waterways and explore the scenic beauty of Lake County, Florida!
We rent kayaks, paddle boards, and water bikes by hourly, half day and full day time periods.
Our waterfront location is on Lake Dora in the downtown Tavares waterfront park. You can get to our most scenic waterway, the Dora Canal, in about a half mile paddle from our location. We suggest paddling in our morning hours for a peaceful and more serene paddling experience.
We are on a very popular chain of lakes so expect BOAT TRAFFIC TO BE HEAVY on the weekends in the canal.
*Renters must be 18 years or older or be accompanied by an adult
*Weather permitting for all rentals
About the Dora canal
This beautiful stretch of waterway connects Lake Dora with Lake Eustis in the Lake Harris Chain of Lakes. Paddling this mile long canal in Lake County takes you back in time to experience the real Florida. Large cypress trees line the canal providing excellent homes for many species of native birds including anhinga, great blue herons, egrets, cormorants, limpkins, hawks, osprey, and the occasional bald eagle.
The Dora Canal is one mile in length. The average paddler can get from our location and through the canal and back to our location in two hours.
*We recommend a four hour paddle rental time for those that want to paddle in to a waterfront restaurant on Lake Eustis. The Fishcamp on Lake Eustis is one of our favorites and usually has live music on the weekends in the afternoon hours!
*If you like to really take your time paddling, taking lots of pictures and want to explore all side canals off the main canal, a four hour paddle is also recommended.
Your rental time begins at the time of your reservation. This includes check in and check out time. We recommend arriving 10 minutes prior to your reservation to get the most out of your rental.
*Save time by signing our waiver ahead of time!
To keep our operations running smoothly, we ask that you be mindful of your rental time frame with us. A $50 late fee per vessel, per hour will be accessed at checkout. ALL rentals must be back in by 5:00PM. Thank you for being respectful of closing times.
Why is there a late fee?
*We are a small outfitter and want to help serve as many guests as possible with the available equipment we have. Reservations and rental time frames help us to do this. Thank you for being considerate of the next guests behind you so everyone can make the most of their time on the water!