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Cracker Creek

1795 Taylor Rd, Daytona Area, Port Orange, FL 32128-6842
+1 386-304-0778
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Hidden, low key find

This is a casual yet fun place to visit whether you are a local or a guest. You can rent kayaks, or... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Mindy T
Daytona Beach, Florida
Kayak on Spruce Creek

The Cracker Creek people were friendly and knowledgeable. The price for 2 hours of kayaking was... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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Cracker Creek is an environmental and historical treasure of Port Orange. Located on the western side of scenic Spruce Creek, this 20 acre sanctuary is a natural home for a variety of endangered plants and animals that can be seen by boat or on foot. Cracker Creek is a pure nature preserve and is perfect for many recreational activities such as boating, bird watching, canoeing, kayaking, group camping, and hiking.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1795 Taylor Rd, Daytona Area, Port Orange, FL 32128-6842
+1 386-304-0778
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a casual yet fun place to visit whether you are a local or a guest. You can rent kayaks, or a water bike or take a boat tour. We have done all of the above mentioned and had a great time. The grounds...More

Thank Mindy T
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The Cracker Creek people were friendly and knowledgeable. The price for 2 hours of kayaking was very reasonable. My wife thinks the bathrooms are fantastic. They are upgrading things, so we hope they will buy the lighter-weight curved paddles next.

Thank neaterich
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We did a couples river tour on their pontoon boat. It was a great way to see the creek/river and see some alligators along the way. They did caution us that we might not see any, but we saw several. The narration was fun and...More

Thank Ed E
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It was my first time to kayak and i really loved this place alot, i wojld recommend for family and groups, also those who love outdoors.

Thank George M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Live near, enjoy going kayaking down the creek, take my own kayak and pay a small launch fee. Easy paddle with great scenery and a peacock or two waiting for your return. You can also enjoy the Gamble Place name after James N. Gamble (of...More

Thank HonestRob_DB
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I read about this place in a local magazine. We drove the short distance and found a lovely park where we could rent Kayaks and canoes. We had a lovely 2 hour paddle on a mostly unspoiled creek. We saw birds and fish plus lots...More

2  Thank BurkinaFaso
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We usually take the river cruises for the old taste of Florida. My church group has had our annual picnic there. Much history was made at this site. I am not going to give too much info so people will be curious to visit. Schools...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Sitting along Spruce Creek, this is a great place for canoeing, kayaking or rent an above water "buggy" and pedal up the creek. Rentals available. Pirates give a pontoon tour for children and guides know all about the flora & fauna along the way. Peacocks...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Loren and I have been to CC quite a few times and each time we get to see something new. It is a great place to explore some of the wonders of the Fl. mystic's. the kids and grand kids have fun and get to...More

Thank comishfl
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is great place to reconnect with the way Florida was before massive development. We rented kayaks and paddled up and down Cracker Creek. You can rent canoes and other watercraft as well. We saw a ton of wildlife including lots of turtles hanging out...More

1  Thank Carol N
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John T
25 February 2015|
Response from Lanetk | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, for a 2 hour rental it was $16 for a double and $12 for a single. It would be best to call and confirm.