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Address: 1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779-2214
Phone Number:
4078621500
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Rent canoes and kayaks at this marina close to the Wekiva State Park.

Rent canoes and kayaks at this marina close to the Wekiva State Park.

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I have rented a kayak at Wekiva Island. Good location. Very scenic. But I've also just pulled up a chair, had a drink with my friends and sat by the edge of the river and just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
karenT7139ZR
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Longwood, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We saw Wekiva Island on a TV show last year and decided to take a bike trip north with 2 other couples, all in our early 50's. It definitely is a little gem of an "island" swimming hole in the center of the state. We had an amazing day!! We rented a cabana a few weeks in advance which was... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This past March we needed to find a couple of different things to do since it was a bit too cool and windy for beach weather. We went to Wekiva Springs but their kayak rental was closed. They suggested we go to Wekiva Island around the corner. After a short hike and a very refreshing swim in the spring we... More 

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Thank hamfamily2012
Management response:

Thank you for visiting Wekiva Island and taking the time to write us a review. We love being able to provide a unique Florida experience that is different from the theme parks in Kissimmee and that gives visitors a true taste of all that our great state has to offer. We'll be looking forward to your next visit. More 

Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So there's a tucked away wine bar with so-so musical talent. really cool place to see the river, take your dog and relax.

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Thank Bqualmann
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Thank you for reviewing us! If you're a wine drinker, you may want to consider attending one of our monthly "Wine Down Wednesdays," during which we offer significant discounts on wine bottles and provide light appetizers. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a relaxing place to go to on the water. They do so much to help keep the river clean. Friendly staff and cheap drinks! Highly recommend!

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Thank shell52684
Management response:

Thank you for the kind words! We truly do care about the environment at Wekiva Island. In addition to working hard to make it a fun and relaxing place, we do river clean ups often to remove any debris that ends up in the water. If you're interested, you can always check our website's calendar to see when the next... More 

Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not one of my favorite spots to go but I have been multiple times. The water is murky and it is more of and adult, party atmosphere than family friendly. The boat parade at Christmas though is pretty nice.

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Thank JodieG1023
Management response:

Hi Jodie! We're glad that you enjoyed the boat parade over the holidays! If you're looking for a more laid-back atmosphere, we recommend arriving a little bit earlier on the weekends before the crowds arrive, or visiting us on a weekday when it's a bit quieter. Thank you for taking the time to review us and we look forward to... More 

york, pa
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295 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The park allows you to bring your dog but we realized once we got there you aren't allowed to take your dog many places within the park. The beach and boardwalk are off limits. The trails that allow dogs were pretty boring. This is really more of a water oriented park. So, bear that in mind when making a decision... More 

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Thank yellowlabmom
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and voice your frustrations. We do not have any trails on-site. Could you possibly have meant to review another location along the Wekiva River? Wekiva Island LOVES dogs and while we don't allow them in the beach area (due to potty reasons), dogs are welcome along the boardwalk, at... More 

Longwood, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Living only two miles away (by road), it's really nearby. Canoe rentals are reasonable as well as launching of your own craft for a small fee.Also a pickup point for trips commencing upstream. The food truck is good, but be aware of the closing time or you will miss out on some tasty food. There's always something going on. I... More 

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Thank AlanHoffberg
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Thank you for taking the time to review us! We will be looking forward to your next visit. More 

Orlando, Florida
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Fun, Fantastic, Fabulous! Wine selection was great. Atmosphere was great! Bought a few unusual bottles Definitely do again

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Thank 310BucketList
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Thank you for reviewing us and enjoying Wine Down Wednesday! More 

Longwood, Florida
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46 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have rented a kayak at Wekiva Island. Good location. Very scenic. But I've also just pulled up a chair, had a drink with my friends and sat by the edge of the river and just relaxed. It's well worth a visit. there are things to do or not do. and a great getaway in late afternoon where it's a... More 

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Thank karenT7139ZR
Management response:

Thank you for review and yes, we are open year-round! We look forward to seeing you again in the springtime. More 

Central Florida, Florida
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Our whole family loves to hang out here. From the river, to the bar and food truck, to the beach volleyball. A great time for all.

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Thank Doria H
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Thank you for reviewing us! More 

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