How long is Weeki Wachee Kayak?

How long does it take to float down Weeki Wachee River?

It’s about a 10 minute relaxing float. over a year ago. When you go into the park–look over to the left–if you like kayaking or canoeing you can rent a kayak or canoe and paddle down the Weeki-Wachee Spring River into the Gulf of Mexico. This urban adventure usually takes less then 3 hours and very scenic.

How hard is it to paddle upstream on the Weeki Wachee?

It’s a relatively slow river such that when you stop paddling downstream, you float very slow. That being said, paddling upstream will still be a work out. We watched two people do this on our trip (likely locals) – one in a canoe with their daughter and another guy on his SUP. Both were in high spirits.

Can kids kayak at Weeki Wachee?

We come here twice a year and kayaking the weeki wachee river is the highlight of our vacation every time. We especially love jumping in the cool and refreshing water while parking our boats up on the sand. These rivers are just amazing!

Can you tube down Weeki Wachee?

No they do not. The tube is only inside Buccaneer Bay for the lazy river they call it but it’s not worth it. … they have a lazy river where you can relax in your tube. You can also rent tubes from there.

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Is it safe to kayak near alligators?

Kayak Fishing Near Alligators. Kayaking with alligators is generally a very safe activity. Most alligators you come across will want nothing to do with you, and maintaining a respectful distance will minimize any chance of an encounter.

Are there snakes in the Weeki Wachee River?

(And yes, there are occasional snake and alligators.) Caution and courtesy are always a good idea. Even in the heat of summer, the Weeki Wachee River is cool and refreshing.