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Wekiva Island

1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779-2214
+1 407-862-1500
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Great day trip with beautiful scenery

Did a day trip to Wekiva Island and rented a canoe. Took it up to the state park to swim in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicki H
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St. Augustine, United States
Fun times, rent a cabana with friends!

If you rent the cabana (reasonable fee!), you can bring in your own food/beverages. You can also... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
lisa b
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Wekiva Island is an environmentally friendly destination located in Longwood, Florida along the beautiful Wekiva River offering canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals, a boat launch, a bar serving beer and wine, a food truck, and river cabana rentals for your next party or event. Visit Wekiva Island day or night and experience an island oasis just outside of Orlando.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“food truck” (28 reviews)
“state park” (20 reviews)
“the river” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779-2214
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+1 407-862-1500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a day trip to Wekiva Island and rented a canoe. Took it up to the state park to swim in the springs - water was crystal clear while we were there. Beautiful scenery and lots of wildlife to view. The outdoor bar on Wekiva...More

Thank Vicki H
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, Vicki! We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and scenery. It's the perfect place to experience the "real" Florida. We can't wait for you to visit again in the future.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you rent the cabana (reasonable fee!), you can bring in your own food/beverages. You can also rent canoes, kayaks! Pets enjoy it as well, just be warned there ARE gators in the water. If there's an event, parking will be tight. You may have...More

Thank lisa b
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, Lisa! We are glad you enjoyed yourself. The Wekiva River hosts a diverse variety of plants and animals, so Floridian wildlife is always something to be cautious of when visiting. We do apologize if parking was...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place has an amazing view of the river with a full bar (with great prices) and also a food truck with delicious basil french fries. Definetly a great place to hang out with friends

Thank LaisSilva
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We're happy to hear you love the view and our food and bar. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Kayaking, canoeing, volleyball. food truck, wine bar, outdoor bar, cabanas all on the Little Weiiwa River. What's not to love?

Thank Nancy K
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for visiting! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It was my first time at Wekiva and it didn't disappoint! The Mango-Rita's were spot on and the beer buckets are worth it. We went when it rained, but it was still heaps of fun and we'll go back as soon as we can!

Thank Courtney V
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hi Courtney! Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review us. We're glad you loved the Mango-Ritas and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I'm lucky enough to live in Central Florida surrounded by bears, deer and alligators! If you're lucky, you'll see a few of these on your visit to Wekiva Island, one of our favorite local hangouts!! Wekiva Island is kind of like a Cheers for us,...More

Thank njwebb81
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for recommending us! We love being a favorite local hangout for our fellow Floridians. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Get there early since they close the gates once it gets overcrowded - before 10 I would recommend. Any time I tried to go after 10, i was turned away. Once you're in, kayak rentals are reasonably priced and they give you a map of...More

Thank Nicole A
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your positive feedback! Arriving early is great advice because we do fill up fast on the weekends. We have a few new beers on tap. Please stop by and visit us again soon. We'll be looking...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great spot to rent and put in kayaks or canoes. Lot to see on the river. Safe and fun; good alternative to theme parks. Food is pretty good w/ large covered area to eat. Try it.

Thank Tom M
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for recommending us! We're so happy to hear that your kayak and canoe trips have been fun and it sounds like you have gotten to see some wildlife too. We appreciate the positive feedback and look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

My Wife and I enjoy coming here to rent a Kayak and relax. Our company rented out some space for our company picnic and really enjoyed our experience here. We've been here twice, the first time we discovered it via Kayak, which was a cool...More

Thank Westley F
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We're happy to hear that you and your wife had a relaxing experience with us and that your company chose us for the picnic! Arriving early is excellent advice for people looking to beat...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for years. Always great service always great people. We've rented the cabanas for events. We've rented the kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards. The mahi tacos are to die for. Seriously can't get enough of this place!!!

Thank runmandyrunfl
WekivaIsland, Manager at Wekiva Island, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so much for sharing the good news of Wekiva Island! We are so grateful for all the love and support your family has shown us over the years!

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Kanona C
24 July 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
I rented one-person kayaks a couple weeks ago. It was $30 each for the whole day. They should give you some idea.
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ShannonJac
17 July 2016|
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Response from Lolasplace | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can swim there but keep in mind this is Florida and there are alligators in most water here. Many people use a raft, canoe, kayak, etc. The area close to the dock is best for swimming because of all the acitivity... More
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Lala9894
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Response from ksperling1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drive to it.
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