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Karen's Kayaks

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221 W Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901-3044
+1 321-848-8416
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Private tour with so much to see!

Karen was a wonderful private guide who is enthusiastic and loves to help her kayakers get the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Denver, Colorado
Another perfect morning with Karen

I visit Melbourne often and have been taking tours with Karen since she first started her business... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Dortmund, Germany
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Guided nature/wildlife kayak tours & rentals. Mobile outfitter- we bring the equipment to you at no extra charge. Over 15 years of paddling experience, American Canoe Assoc (ACA) trained, Florida Professional Paddle-Sports Assoc. Specializing in small intimate groups (2 to 6 avg) to ensure a personal connection with the guide and higher probability of wildlife encounters.
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“turkey creek” (12 reviews)
“crane creek” (30 reviews)
“fish camp” (7 reviews)
221 W Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901-3044
+1 321-848-8416
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Karen was a wonderful private guide who is enthusiastic and loves to help her kayakers get the optimal experience on the water! We saw dolphins, manatees, gators, and turtles in Turkey creek and the beautiful sanctuary! Karen is friendly, knowledgeable and willing to take some...More

Thank kcroswaite
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I visit Melbourne often and have been taking tours with Karen since she first started her business. I've found her to be a wonderful tour guide and always very helpful, friendly and in great spirits. Her boats and equipment are clean and in good shape....More

Thank saramaria13
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We saw tons of turtles, a few manatees, a couple gators, incredible, loved it, peaceful, interesting, eucational, fun. Perfect if you have kids or older parents or are new to kayaking because Karen is attentive and adjusts as needed. My boyfriend (who dislikes life vests...More

Thank itwasfunwhileitlaste
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Really enjoyed this experience. We took the kids 8 & 14 they had a great time. Karen is so very informative & caring. She is well equipped and loves her job. Great to see animals in the wild.

Thank hollipops
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Karen is professional, friendly and informative, with good equipment. We were privileged to see the manatees playing, an alligator, nesting blue herons, dolphins... We thoroughly enjoyed the trip.

Thank jrsalza
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have now used Karen on 3 different occasions to explore the waterways around Melbourne,FL. We have taken our adult daughters along with us each trip .Crane Creek and Indian River at Honest Johns Fish Camp yielded excellent birds,marine life and an occasional alligator ....More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Party of 4 kayaked with Karen on Crane Creek. She provided the kayaks, paddles and life jackets. The trip started with a safety briefing then out into the harbor at Front Street Park. We saw a pair of nesting herons. Then paddled out and into...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Karen is very knowledge and you will have a great time viewing manatees, dolphins, and lots of different birds while relaxing in nature. Highly recommend.

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Karen knowledge of the area directed our group of 4 to great sights of manatees, dolphins and a variety of Florida birds. It was a warm winter, sunday day on the water. Karen's vast knowledge of the animals, birds and reptiles made for a special...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had a great experience today with Karen! She takes your group out to fantastic spots and knows where to find wildlife and is able to help you if you are new to kayaking. She's so professional and helpful, honestly, you can't go wrong here....More

Thank elledufour
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Kathy E
26 March 2015|
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Response from JaneRussel | Reviewed this property |
Likely, if she is physically fit. If she is not, there are two-person kayaks, so she could be a passenger and not paddle. She would have to sit in the kayak for about 3 hours. There is no getting up and moving around. I... More