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Karen's Kayaks

#4 of 17 Tours in Melbourne Features Animals
221 W Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901-3044
+1 321-848-8416
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Honest Johns Fish Camp with river dolphins

I've been out with Karen before. She is tremendous. Good boats, always punctual, knows the terrain... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Karen's Kayaks

When in or near Melbourne we always join Karen on an amazing paddle! She points out wildlife and is... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
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Guided nature/wildlife kayak tours & rentals. Mobile outfitter- we bring the equipment to you at no extra charge. Over 15 years of paddling experience, American Canoe Assoc (ACA) trained, Florida Professional Paddle-Sports Assoc. Specializing in small intimate groups (2 to 6 avg) to ensure a personal connection with the guide and higher probability of wildlife encounters.
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221 W Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901-3044
+1 321-848-8416
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've been out with Karen before. She is tremendous. Good boats, always punctual, knows the terrain and very knowledgeable about the fauna and flora. My favorite place is Turkey Creek - give it a go

Thank MichaelandAnn
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

When in or near Melbourne we always join Karen on an amazing paddle! She points out wildlife and is knowledgable in water safety and the area! This is a must when in Florida!! My kids absolutely love this activity and so do I! Thank you...More

Thank TomesAmber
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We booked the Kayaking in advance. Karen provided excellent communications following our booking with a text the day before to make sure we had the launch site and time details .Karen is really friendly, very knowable and talks passionately about the area and wildlife that...More

Thank leond551
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had a great time on our kayaking tour. It was at a pace we could enjoy and even those without experience could keep up. We didn't see any manatees up close due to weather and creek conditions but did see dolphins, history, a gator...More

Thank JFife
Reviewed 19 July 2016

If Karen's Kayaks isn't the best kayak eco experience in Melbourne, she's got to be a really close second. Karen has been doing this for quite some time but she still gets excited about sharing the flora and fauna of the area. And her excitement...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Karen is the ultimate guide. We were 3 adults and one child with no kayaking experience. She had us all moving well in minutes. We saw multiple dolphins and got close to manatees who put on a show for us for 20 minutes or more....More

1  Thank flash9696
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Thank you Karen for such a wonderful, informative tour. We had an awesome day. Kayaking right next to dolphins is an experience everyone should have. We will be back with the rest of our family for sure.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Karen was an amazing guide and so accommodating! I had to back out of our initial booking because I was sick but the rest of my group was able to make the first excursion and had a blast! I was so happy she was able...More

1  Thank Hailey M
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We are experienced local kayakers and Karen provided us a higher level of appreciation for kayaking and Turkey Creek.., we plan on kayaking with her in other venues

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Karen is a fantastic guide allowing my team to enjoy a morning out on the water. We saw manatees at play around the yaks and eating on shore. Tons of shore birds. A totally relaxing time. Karen was aware of what time we needed to...More

Thank LJW98
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Kathy E
25 March 2015|
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Response from JaneRussel | Reviewed this property |
Likely, if she is physically fit. If she is not, there are two-person kayaks, so she could be a passenger and not paddle. She would have to sit in the kayak for about 3 hours. There is no getting up and moving around. I... More