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Outdoor Adventures

American River Cruises

Phone: (404) 321-5091

Offering luncheon and dinner cruises on the St. Johns River, the 110-ft Rivership Romance is unique among the attractions of Central Florida. Whether it is a daytime luncheon or an evening dinner/dance, a Romance cruise is a must do for all. After sampling an array of welcome onboard appetizers, guests enjoy full-course dining with a selection of entrees. Lively entertainment and full cocktail service round out each river rendezvous.

St. Johns River Ecotours

Phone: (407)330-1612

Your Captain provides narration about local and river history, along with the information on all forms of nature and wildlife seen during the cruises. The vessel, The Native II, was specially designed to play the shallow backwaters of the St. Johns River. The quiet and smooth operation of the Native II allows you to hear the sounds of nature as they surround you. The average cruising speed is 6 miles per hour, so nothing passes by too fast and frequent stops are made for photographs and points of interest.

Aiguille Rock Climbing Center

Phone: (407) 332-1430

Aiguille Rock Climbing Center is the place for climbers of all ages and abilities. We teach first time climbers the basics and help more experienced climbers push their limits. Climbing at Aiguille is fun, a great workout, and a great place to be with friends. our air conditioned facility is 6500 square feet of climbing and over 1000 square feet of bouldering, one of the largest on the East Coast.

Black Hammock Fish Camp and Restaurant

Restaurant: (407) 365-2201
Fish Camp/Airboat: (407) 365-1244

Florida as it used to be, whether you choose to rent a boat for an easy day of fishing or bring your own boat. Black Hammock is located on the 10,000 acre, 100,000 year-old Lake Jessup — home to many species of birds, bald eagles, wild boars, bobcats and alligators.

Big Oaks Ranch

(407) 365-8885

Private recreation facility with log house.  Where the city meets the country -- Enjoy the fun and tranquility of a vanishing past on a beautiful 700-acre private ranch. Nestled among majestic live oaks discover the Gardens, Cracker House, Log House and Pavilion.

Bill's Airboat Adventures

(407) 977-3214

One and one-half hour tours, by appointment, from locations off State Road 46 East of Sanford on the St. Johns River. More than just an airboat ride, the tour allows time to enjoy the river/airboat experience. Passengers travel the shallow sloughs and backwaters in a swift, but comfortable and safe manner with Captain Bill Daniel, a conservationist and river historian.

A tour is 1 and 1/2 hours, including a stop on the shore of the St. Johns River. Tours allow time to better enjoy a feel of the airboat/river experience. A ride is intended to last just inside an hour. During a ride, the airboats and being in the outdoors and on the water is the adventure.

Gator Ventures

(407) 977-8235

Experience the thrill of an airboat ride on beautiful Lake Jessup in Oviedo, Florida. Situated in a beautiful rural setting on Lake Jessup. Ten thousand acres large and over 100,000 years old, Lake Jessup flows directly into the St. Johns River. It is home to some of Florida's most unique wildlife. See beautiful foliage, alligators, eagles, osprey, and many types of wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Jessup is anthropologically rich and has been researched by at least 3 major universities. Don't forget your camera, Lake Jessup has the highest population of alligators of any lake in Florida. It is sure to be a thrilling ride. Call for detailed directions.

Katie's Wekiva River Landing

(407) 322-4470

Located on the Wekiva River, Katie's Landing offers canoe rentals, log cabin rentals and 54 campsites, as well as RV hookups. Canoe trips are downstream, with the current, leisurely day trips on the Wekiva River and its tributaries. The upper portion of the Wekiva enjoys an aquatic preserve designation and outstanding Florida waters. The entire 16 miles is a Florida State Canoe Trail and the lower basin has been state designated Scenic and Wild.

If this is your first canoeing adventure, the crew at Katie's will offer a few pointers to make it more enjoyable. These trips allow you to spend a portion of a day or the entire day on the river picnicking, swimming, fishing and taking photos, or you can spend just the time it takes to paddle from point to point.

Lake Harney / Eco River Fish Camp

(407) 349-0090

Airboat rides, fishing boat rentals, Sea-doo rentals, camping, picnics, country store with lots of supplies. Lake Harney / Eco River Fish Camp is situated in a rural setting on the St. Johns River just 12 miles east of Sanford. It is home for some of Florida's most unique wildlife, including many species of birds, bald eagles, wild boars, bobcats and alligators. Call for rates on private parties including airboat rides and choice of catfish, alligator or bar-b-que dinner with all the fixins.

Natural Adventures

Phone: (407) 699-4181

Come see the natural side of Florida!
We offer guided tours throughout the entire Central Florida area. Private guided tours to the destination of your choice are available. All tours include a snack or lunch. Licensed and insured.

Rates: $40 per tour
$50 for private tours

Seminole Safari
Pickup Point:

(407) 349-2080 (local or from overseas)
(877) 387-4452 (toll free in the U.S.)

Seminole Safari, an eco-tour, is a full day's adventure - on the water and in the wilderness of the real Florida! This safari blends fun and exploration into an exciting day in the backcountry devoted to nature, wildlife, history, and the land. Come and spend a day hiking, boating, and enjoying nature. Your mid-day meal is included. Tours run Tuesday through Friday.

Skyline Watersports

(407) 321-0000

John Sternberg and his wife Donna, owners of Skyline Watersports, have expanded their business to include boat rental and Waverunner rentals. They are located at Monroe Harbour Marina in Sanford just across the parking lot from The Romance.

Skyline Watersports rents Bow Riders and cuddy cabin runabouts for cruising or skiing as well as 24-foot pontoon boats powered by efficient and quiet Honda four stroke engines.

Jet Skis - Also for rent are new Waverunner Jet Skis available by the hour or the half-hour. Runabouts rent by the half or full day. Please give Skyline Watersports a call and let them help you stay cool this season. Advanced reservations required.

Spotted Tail Guided Outdoor Adventures
Phone: (407) 977-5207

Guided fishing and kayaking tours on Seminole County's lakes and waterways

Wekiva Marina

(407) 862-1500

On the Wekiva River, the marina rents 300 canoes, bicycle boats, electric boats and offers sightseeing cruises.

Wekiwa Springs Park

Apopka, FL 32712(407) 884-2009

Wekiwa Springs State Park has almost 6,900 acres of wild scenery that offer an opportunity to see how central Florida looked when the Timicuan Indians speared fish in the spring-fed creeks and stalked deer in the uplands. Canoe rentals are available and a concession provide refreshments. Picnic area, playground and family camping area provide electric and water hook-ups, restroom and dump station. A primitive camping area is available for youth groups. Group camp with cabins, meeting hall and dining facility can be used by groups engaged in conservation of environmental activities. For the more adventurous, two backpacking campsites are located along 13 miles of hiking trail.

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