Eco-tours

Paddle through cypress swamps, spring-fed rivers, blackwater rivers and coastal waterways. Our expertly led eco-tours are fun for the whole family. No trip is too small for an adventure. Let's plan yours today! Visit our Facebook page to view a full list of events.

Half-Day Trips

Aucilla River

4 Hours
//
$
60
Per person

The Middle Aucilla River is a unique paddling experience available just minutes away from Tallahassee. Paddlers are able to explore an ancient and outstanding black water river in North Florida that

Half-Mile Rise

4 Hours
//
$
80
Per person

Nature joins the cool, clear waters of the Wacissa River to the dark, tannin-rich waters of the nearby Aucilla River at a mysterious and storied junction known to locals as Half-Mile Rise.

Lake Bradford Chain O' Lakes

3 Hours
//
$
50
Per person

Located in Southwest Tallahassee, this series (or chain) of lakes is an unexpected scenic counter to the concrete and traffic-filled sights and sounds of the Capital City.

Lake Lafayette Paddling Trail

4 Hours
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$
60
Per person

Only minutes away from downtown Tallahassee, this ancient prairie lake offers paddlers some of the best freshwater fishing in the area and a multitude of flora and fauna to witness.

Slave Canal

4 Hours
//
$
80
Per person

In the mid-1800s, local plantation and farm owners created a navigable waterway to connect the Wacissa and Aucilla Rivers to transport cotton, tobacco, lumber and other goods to ship along the coast.

Wacissa River Spring Hop

4 Hours
//
$
60
Per person

Only a short 20-minute drive east of Tallahassee, the Wacissa River is one of the purest and unspoiled waterways in all of Florida. Fed by at least 12 known springs all within the first two miles

Wakulla River

2.5 Hours
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$
50
Per person

Carrying the outflow from the largest freshwater spring in the entire world, the Wakulla River is known for clean, clear water. Throughout the years it has been a favorite of filmmakers and photograph

Full-Day Trips

Aucilla River

6 Hours
//
$
80
Per person

The Aucilla River flows 89 miles from its source waters in Thomas County, Georgia, to its terminus in the salt marshes and coastal flats of the St. Marks Wildlife Refuge and Apalachee Bay.

Wacissa River

6 Hours
//
$
80
Per person

A half-hour drive east of Tallahassee lies the headwaters of the Wacissa River, perhaps the premier attraction of the Panhandle region for paddling enthusiasts. Fed by a network of 12 known (and sever

Multi-Day Trips

Wacissa River to Aucilla River via Slave Canal

2 Days, 1 Night
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$
120
Per person

Join Harry Smith Outdoors on a beautiful two-day, one-night getaway down the Wacissa River. Day one will begin by exploring a variety of spring heads for swimming and snorkeling enjoyment.