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Address: 5414 Darlene St, Weeki Wachee, FL 34607-1514
Phone Number:
+1 352-610-4169
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00

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Loved it.. loved it . We enjoyed every second of it.. Excellent customer service and trip was just awesome

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jenny P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it.. loved it . We enjoyed every second of it.. Excellent customer service and trip was just awesome

Thank Jenny P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my two daughters and my niece here to kayak for the day. A little break from Disney. Their ages 11, 13, and 14 all girls and we had a great time. We saw quite a few Manatees and a bunch of huge vultures both were pretty cool to see. Jon and his wife were awesome to deal with.... More 

Thank N8194LXdavidb
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started out at a different area to rent kayaks but they were booked and directed us to 2 different places in the area that rent kayaks. We went with the Kayak Shack because it had better reviews. I am so glad we did. They were very helpful, friendly and the price was comparable if not slightly cheaper. The Kayak... More 

Thank Christy365
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people. Lots of help getting the kayak in the water. Battle the current heading upstream, then relaxing float back down. Spotted one manatee. Lots of places to stop for a swim or to jump in. Definitely a worthwhile trip. Only negative was the boats with motors, which were more of a mild nuisance.

Thank Fishberry1962
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to inquire about their kayak rental prices. A very friendly couple run this place. They have several options for kayak rentals at good prices. I will mention they have two large dogs one lab & a pitbull. Both dogs are very mellow and friendly. But seeing a pitbull face staring at me as I approached was rather... More 

Thank R5537CNmc
jonkayakshack, Owner at The Kayak Shack, responded to this review

Please be advised that we our pets are rescued and are from C.A.R.E.S. we consider our pets as part of our family. If for any reason we felt they were a threat they would not be here..We consider our place as our backyard it is against COUNTY regulations to tether pets. thank you , have a nice day.. More 

Weeki Wachee, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The staff is great. They give you good pointers about the river. The equipment is very good and the river ride is sooooo relaxing. Can't wait to use them again.

Thank bigyag42
Tampa, Florida
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73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Kayaking in Weeki Wachee is one of those hidden gems of Florida. This was my second time but first with The Kayak Shack. The staff was friendly and efficient. The equipment was in good shape and worked perfectly. They shuttle you to the launch at the Weeki Wachee park and you end about 5 miles down back at The Kayak... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

will never go back employees very rude and pushy owner foul mouthed,don;t go to these people,better spots

Thank Fran G
jonkayakshack, Owner at The Kayak Shack, responded to this review

YOU NEVER WENT WITH US !! you paddled here{in kayaks not owned by us} insisting our guys pull you out of your kayaks so you could eat at "UPPER DECK" whom you bashed them too!!! i didnt know hiding behind a screen BASHING small businesses is a job. Your profile proves you do often,when no one kisses your a&&..pretty cowardly...the... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Took an afternoon on the weeki wachi and rented a canoe through kayak shack. Really friendly folk, got us going in a flash. Great location at the end for an easy finish.

Thank sbertman85
Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Wonderful, relaxing afternoon gliding down the Weeki Wachi. Actually saw manatees. Highly recommend the Kayak Shack as they drive you up the river so you ride the current back. You can paddle or not.

Thank skcard

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