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The Kayak Shack

5414 Darlene St, Weeki Wachee, FL 34607-1514
+1 352-610-4169
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What a great trip... ideal for family time.

Take a kayak (or canoe) from the Weeki Wachee park at the head of the river and go down stream to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hernando Beach, Florida
Go with a different Rental company

My friend recommended The Kayak Shack because how great the people that run the store so we got are... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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5414 Darlene St, Weeki Wachee, FL 34607-1514
+1 352-610-4169
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a kayak (or canoe) from the Weeki Wachee park at the head of the river and go down stream to the Kayak Shack's location. They take you up to the springs, launch your kayak or canoe and make it easy when you get to...More

Thank hardbottomfishing
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My friend recommended The Kayak Shack because how great the people that run the store so we got are rental through them. After the kayak at weeki wachee river we got back to are hotel at clearwater beach. We meet some locals that lives in...More

6  Thank 567jessiea
Reviewed 1 August 2017

this was by far the most amazing, most fun, and most beautiful thing I got to encounter in my 22 years of living. The next time I come down to Florida I know exactly where I'll be. I'd love to move here, quite frankly. I...More

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and great place! I love that you can just pull up and jump on a kayak! No waiting, no hassles! I saw people waiting on hot busses....NO THANK YOU IN THE FLORIDA HEAT! Thanks for making it so easy, kayak shak..we will be...More

1  Thank FLgirlforlife
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Always a good time with the Kayak Shack, can't wait to go again with kids today. Friendly staff that cares about the river. Highly recommended

Thank Kortman24
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We loved spending the day kayaking so much! We saw about four manatees which was amazing. The water is crystal clear and feels amazing when you jump in. We stayed in Tampa and drove about an hour to do this. Well worth it! I'd recommend...More

Thank Sabrina T
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day to kayak up and down the beautiful river and springs! We enjoyed jumping out of trees and picnicking while on our trip.

Thank Kcmorrill
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My family and I rented four single kayaks in October of 2016 from the Kayak Shack. From the moment we arrived, the owners and staff greeted us with hospitality. They took care of everything we needed for our paddle down Weeki Wachee River. We would...More

Thank FloridaLovinFamily
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My daughter fell here and we were treated terrible!! Please view the pictures and never go to this place!More

1  Thank Chelsearuss
jonkayakshack, Owner at The Kayak Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

video says a thousand words, sorry i gave the kids ice cream prior to her fall.you were given an ice pack and returned it when we gave you a bag of ice instead.your husband snapping pics continuosly and threatening to sue was out of line,...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Located across a park, the people managing the rental are very nice. On the expensive side but you can use it the kayaks until 5:00 PM. There is a little restroom and a restaurant (the upper deck) next door for when you are done.

Thank Lucybelle1
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Richard B
8 July 2017|
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Response from Kcmorrill | Reviewed this property |
$35 for double kayak or canoe $30 for single kayak or paddle board OR HOURLY RENTAL (2 Hour Minimum) Our Hourly Rental option launches every day from 8am – 3pm. Single Kayak $10 (per hour) Double Kayak $15 (per... More
krze k
13 June 2017|
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Response from psu3312 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so..... depending on age and size of child..... if you have one I would take it just to be on the safe side and a guaranteed good fit
30 May 2017|
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Response from Jenny P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we made a reservation when we went there. We were driving from Orlando