Horseback ride in the woods
Paddleboarding tour in Lake Ivanhoe

Horseback Riding & Urban Paddle - Clear Paddleboard or Clear Kayak Adventure

Beginner Friendly! • 20 miles from downtown Orlando • Paddle launch is 1 mile from downtown Orlando • Duration: Up to 5 Hours for entire excursion

Transport yourself into the natural wonders of Old Florida while you journey horseback on a trail ride through the heart of the Lake Jesup Conservation Area where eagle, osprey, and hawk sightings are common.

After your ride, enjoy the natural beauty of Orlando on this 1.5 hour, guided tour of one Orlando’s most beautiful lakes with our friendly, knowledgeable guides. The stunning views of Downtown Orlando, with beautiful scenes of the Orlando skyline, make for excellent pictures and memories to share!

Horseback Riding and Clear Paddleboard or Kayak Adventure

This is a beginner and family friendly adventure were you will safely ride tame and well trained horses and enjoy the clear, crisp water of one of Central Florida’s most beautiful and thriving ecosystems on a paddleboard or kayak. 

Ride horseback and paddle along miles of tropical paradise. You may see deer, fish, turtles, and a diverse population of birds on your journey. While we can’t guarantee what you will see (mother nature does what she wants to do), we can assure you an amazing experience!  

Yes, you are free to swim on the paddle tour! We do not see alligators on the lake system we paddle on. 

Your experienced guide will make sure you are safe on your adventure and bottled water will be provided for your refreshment. If you would like, please feel free to bring a snack.

This is your day! Epic Paddle Adventures is an inclusive and supportive group and we LOVE beginners and families. Let us show you how we earned our 5 star rating!

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! We love beginners and we’ll have you feeling like a pro in no time!. We’ll stay by your side to guide you and take photos of your awesome, memorable experience. Stop wishing and start doing!

Please note: Horse riding excursion for kids 10+ and guests up to 215 lbs. There is a limited number of horses at the riding facility, so booking far in advance is recommended.

Fee Includes:

  • Experienced and fun guide
  • Paddleboard or kayak, paddle, and safety
  • Dry Bag for your phone and valuables
  • Lesson or refresher if you need one
  • Lots of fresh air and water therapy

What to Wear:

  • Bathing suit or workout attire for the water portion
  • Close-toed shoes and pants for the horseback ride
  • Hoodie or Jacket if it’s chilly

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothing for both activities
  • Sneakers or hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
  • Towel and a change of clothing
  • Cash to tip your amazing guide
  • Your lovely smile


The guided horseback riding tour portion of this tour is approximately 20 miles from the paddle launch near downtown Orlando. These two locations were carefully chosen because they are simply the best.

Immediately after we receive your booking, we reserve horses for your party. Sometimes the horses have already been booked. On the off chance this happens, you can choose to refund or reschedule this tour.

The paddle portion of this adventure can be refunded with 24 hours notice. The horse portion of this adventure requires 72 hours notice for a refund. Any tours cancelled due to severe weather will receive a full refund.

Guests must arrive for their horseback riding tour 30 minutes prior to their tour time to complete paperwork and get instructions. 

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