Bioluminescent Kayaking and Other Kayaking Adventures in Florida

Bioluminescent Kayaking and Other Kayaking Adventures in Florida
If kayaking is your thing, then you can find many different kayaking adventures in Florida. You can test your kayaking skills or simply want to see Florida from another perspective, there are many opportunities to do so. If you want to see what Florida has to offer, then engage yourself in the many different kayak tours that you can engage in.

One of the most intriguing of these kayaking adventures is the jet night/cold light bioluminescent night kayaking tour. Although this is not a wildlife refuge tour, it is one of the places to go while on a refuge tour. During the summer, there is great illumination in the waters of the Indian Rivers and Mosquito Lagoon and this is because of bioluminescence. Every movement of the animals in this part produces light. The manatees glow, the sting rays some shining creatures from a sci-fi movie, and fast moving little fish are like glow-in-the-dark rocket. This kayaking adventure takes around 2 and half hours. You can experience this bioluminescence from June through September. There is no trouble kayaking in these areas. This is one experience where kayakers will see Florida in a different light.  You can read more about this site by clicking the link.

Another popular sea kayaking destination in Florida is the Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail. This is one of the longest and wildest wetlands in the country. This trail stretches 105 miles and has a wide variety of marine and bird life. You can see bald eagles, pelicans, ospreys, and egrets in the area. In the water, you are most likely to see sea turtles, manatees, crabs, fish, cannonball jelly fish, rays, and small sharks.  Find out more information about this website.

There are camping areas along the trail. You are required camping permits and you can also get guide books to the area.

You can do freshwater kayaking at Florida's Blue Cypress Lake where you need moderate kayaking skills. In this lake you can find catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, and blue gill and other fish species. The launch area is surrounded by cypress trees and overflows with ospreys. You can engage in side trips and explore the cypress swamp. This has subtropical ferns, mosquitoes, and alligators.

The Weeki Wachi River is a spring discharging 64 million gallons of water daily. If you go kayaking in this waterway, you would very likely see manatees, alligators, otters, raccoons, and different kinds of birds. Birds that are often seen in the area include pelicans, ducks, osprey, ibis, herons, cormorants, and wood storks. The Weeki Wachi meets the Gulf of Mexico eight miles along.  Learn more about  kayaking

There are many kayaking options in Florida. You can kayak in freshwater, saltwater, calm water and rushing water. These kayaking adventures are a fantastic way to try out new waterways.
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