Manatee and Dolphin Adventures Paddleboard Tour

Dolphin & Manatee Island Hop Paddle Adventure

Beginner & Kid Friendly! • 45 miles from downtown Orlando • Paddle, Island and Sandbar Hike • Parrish Park • 2 Hours

Explore one of the most bio-diverse eco-systems in the Northern Hemisphere on a paddleboard or kayak and watch for dolphins, manatees and other wildlife. *Please note, manatee season is from Nov 15 – Mar 31.

We have 2 similar locations that we see manatees and we will operate the tour at the location to where we are seeing the MOST manatees. The location of your tour will be confirmed via email prior to the tour. Some details in the description will differ due to the differences in location. Please let us know if any questions. 

About Dolphin & Manatee Island Hop Paddle

Explore the Indian River Lagoon while paddleboarding or kayaking as we search for dolphins and manatees. We’ll stop at two small islands on our journey. We’ll see horseshoe crabs and other aquatic life as we trek the trails of Horseshoe Crab Island. The Indian River Lagoon is part of one of the most bio-diverse estuaries in the entire Northern Hemisphere. It has over 4300 species of plants and animals and over 35 endangered species. It is home to 1/3 of the entire manatee population.

We invite you to explore here on this day trip with us. We will most likely see dolphins, manatees, rays, horseshoe crabs and more.

This adventure is beginner-friendly. If you have ever wanted to learn how to SUP, Stand Up Paddleboard, this is your chance. Our friendly guides will have you feeling like a pro in no time. Even if you’ve never paddled before, you will leave with a new skill you can use when exploring other places.

Small children are welcome to ride with a parent on one of our large, sturdy paddleboards.

If you are thinking of things to do in Orlando areas, this tour is an amazing outdoor adventure.

What's Included

  • Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak, Paddle, Life Vest and Leash


  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • You should be comfortable on the water. If you don’t know how to swim, please inform your instructor before the tour begins.
  • Animals or pets not recommended. Please contact us for more details

What to Wear:

  • Bathing suit or workout attire

What to bring

  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
  • Towel and change of clothing
  • Your lovely smile
  • Tips/gratuity for your Epic guide! 🙂

After you have enjoyed your daytime adventure, we suggest considering one of our amazing evening bioluminescence kayak and bioluminescence paddle board tours. We offer a Sunset and Bioluminescence tour and a Bioluminescence and Stargazing tour. You can choose whichever vessel that you prefer to enjoy this incredible seasonal experience!