Trip Details:

Active Rating:

Strenuous level – Only for very fit individuals and experienced kayakers. This trip requires breaking and moving camp every day to reach our required campsites with potentially limited breaks and no rest days. Proof of sea kayaking experience may be required for this tour.


99 miles in total (up to 19 miles and 10 hours paddling per day).

Day Tour Runs:

Any day of the week. Typically runs Sunday-Sunday, one/two tours per season. See calendar for currently scheduled tours.

Departure and Drop Off:

Departure: 9am from the Canoe/Kayak Access at the Everglades National Park Gulf Coast Visitor Center
Drop Off: 4pm (same location).
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Group Size:

Max group size 4 | Min group size 2.

Minimum Age:

18 years old.


Winter dry season, November to April.

The Everglades enjoys a subtropical climate and the “winter” months are the best time of year to visit! November to April is the tropical dry season with abundant sunshine, warm days, cool nights, low humidity and little rain. The infamous clouds of biting insects are also greatly reduced.

What to Bring:

A specific personal packing list is provided with our Overnight Tour Information sheet.

About Your Guide:

Your guide will be an ACA kayak instructor, NOLS wilderness first responder, and certified Florida master naturalist.
Read more about our guides here.