Please show up on time, as the tour begins promptly at its scheduled departure.
- 112 Ratings
Bioluminescence Paddle on the Indian River
Set out on a nighttime tour like no other when you choose this bioluminescence kayak adventure in the warm waters of the Indian River. Your guide will show you all of the best spots to see the brightest light in the water as glowing sea creatures dart around your kayak like bottle rockets—while even spotting a dolphin or two in the surrounding area.
What You Will Do
- Set off on an evening water adventure, paddling along the Indian River in search of the bioluminescence of living lights
- See local Florida wildlife in the water, including manatees and dolphins that are looking to play in the glowing waters
- Learn about the marine organisms that set off light in the water, flashing quickly with any movement around them
- Kayak tour with two guides
- All equipment including kayaks, kayaking gear and a small dry bag
- Bottled water
Please cancel 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
- 112 Ratings
This was an amazing trip. The weather was perfect. I would ask that the guide help new people out a little more. I felt like I was struggling to keep up, but overall I would do it again
It was definitely a one of a kind Florida adventure. Thank you
Had such a great time. Second time going and will be going again!
We had a great time. Perfect night and it was really an amazing experience.
It was a magical experience. Once the water got dark, any movement created neon blue colors. A must do experience!
Small group and very relaxing. Gator was an entertaining guide and very helpful when another kayaker needed some assistance with paddling. Greg was very accommodating and informative about marine life and celestial landmarks.
Great guy Greg and he gets back up to help out.
Was like what you would invisin a Forrest full of fairies to look like. Truly awesome!
Very knowledgeable and helpful will all questions asked.
Awesome trip with a personable and informative guide -- Greg! I appreciated his concern for safety, logging each kayak with its rowers on a manifest in case he or another rescuer had to track us down. He also wore a front-pack/vest with first aide and other supplies. He and his son, Gator, were constantly monitoring our group and encouraging us to stay together, ensuring control over our pod. And Gator helped me immeasurably by extracting a fish from inside the bow of my kayak that had jumped in as we "herded" a school from the shore to deeper water. What a panic that little 6-inch guy caused! The bioluminescence was amazing to see, in its various forms: liquid light pooling around the oars; a four-level fireworks show under the water as startled fish of all sizes exploded away from us, leaving lighted contrails in their wake. In addition to the reservation instrux, wear a long-sleeved shirt to foil biting insects. Awesome tour, awesome guides!
- Mrs. Lee G
The tour was the highlight of our trip. Greg was friendly and knowledgeable -- as was Gator!!!
The paddle was a wonderful experience and the entire family had a great time. It was a beautiful and illuminating experience.
Very unique experience, no previous kayaking experience needed.
What a magical outing! Our guide made a last-minute adjustment due to high wind, and we appreciated his concern for our safety. Once the sun went down, he told us what to look for and made sure everyone was able to get good views. We'll be back!
Best date I've ever been on! The bioluminescence was out of this world & the flying mullets by the hundreds was an absolute phenomenon! Our guide, Greg, made all of us feel comfortable on the water and was very engaging and organized. His 12 year old son who was with us on the trip was also a treasure to talk to. Hints: Lather up with bug spray. Expect to get wet from the water dripping of the paddles. If you are a large person, be sure to request a larger kayak so you don't sink. I highly recommend this adventure with this guide and this company!
I chose a full moon night....and didn't get the maximum bioluminescent advantage.....willbe there on aug/02/2016
Awesome experience. Greg and his young son did an amazing job with showing us around. They really genuinely care that their customers have a good experience. Will definitely visit Gator/Greg and this experience the next time we come back to FL. Hopefully we'll see manatees and dolphins next time
Best thing I've ever done in Florida! Will definitely come back!
Owner was friendly and informative. Did a good job of leading us into areas to see more bioluminescence.
It was an amazing adventure! It is so cool that this is in our backyards but that many people don't know about it! Truly a real Florida treat. The guide Greg and Gator were entertaining and knowledgable..
I was very pleased with the knowledge of the guide.
The guide and his son did an outstanding job of guiding everyone with a sense of humor and fun but also stressing the safety aspects of a trip on the river on a very windy night.
Great experience and amazing guide! Would definitely recommend!!
First and foremost, the phenomenon of bioluminescence is extremely cool and should be personally experienced if anyone is ever close to an area where the phenomenon exists. Next, our guides, Greg and Greg did a great job keeping us informed of where to meet, what to bring, and providing the appropriate kayaks. They smoothly helped us get properly life jacketed and loaded into the kayaks. Then Greg did a great job of talking through what to do, what not to do, and where to look for the best sights. He kept us informed and entertained throughout the trip. Overall, the experience was fabulous and easily worth the small fee to participate.
We had great fun despite the mosquitoes....the bioluminescence was fabulous. Liked the small group tour.
It went on a tad too long for beginners. Other than that, it was awesome!
We had a fabulous time. This was our second trip with the same tour group and each trip was fabulous. We saw manatee and dolphin and the bioluminescence was breathtaking. Would highly recommend this to everyone!
Everything went smoothly on this adventure; the meeting place, equipment, guide, fellow paddlers, and the amazing glowing organisms, fish and manatees in the water. Thanks so much.
This was one of the best experiences I've ever had in Florida! The Bioluminescence was amazing! We saw Manatees & jellyfish along with many other fish. It was so calm and peaceful on the water.... the kayaking required was easy enough for a beginner! So don't let the thought of having to kayak stop you! Our group had 3 total and 1 instructor. The instructor let us explore! He was not over bearing at all and allowed us time to take everything in! No picture or video can ever do the Bioluminescence justice!!! You must see it with your own eyes! I cannot wait to come tout Florida again to take this tour and take along my kids! Everyone should consider taking this trip! It's like one of the top natural wonders of the world! I'm going to recommend this tour to everyone going to Florida!!!!
It was an awesome experience, guide was very helpful and we saw a variety of marine life. Would highly recommend this trip.
- Tammie T
We had a wonderful evening. The guides were fabulous and the tour was so much fun.
I took my boyfriend with me for the bioilluminescence paddle and we had a great time. Karen was a great tour guide. it was our first time kayaking and I was definitely slightly nervous especially going at night but she really explained how to do everything thoroughly. she was great. I'll definitely be doing this again and recommend it to everyone !
Even though it was my first time in a kayak, I was given instruction to make the trip enjoyable instead of struggling to get around. The bio lights were incredible. Thanks for taking us around the docked barges - the bio action was incredible around them. The night was everything that was advertised. Thank you.
I really enjoyed my experience with your outfit. However, I expected to learn more about this amazing event. Perhaps it was explained to the people on shore while I was sitting in my kayak waiting for others to launch. I also thought it was too long of a paddle. I would have enjoyed a shorter paddle with more time to actually wait for things to pass by. Regardless of my input, it was an amazing night. I will certainly suggest this to my friends. Greg and Mike, thanks for a great night.
My wife and I were paired with a large group of a family. The guides were noticbly much more attentive to the large group. I get it, they were a large chunk of change and had already all gone on a previous trip with the guides. We just felt a little excluded and on our own than we thought we would have been. It was her first time kayaking and even though I explained things in detail even before we arrived it would have been nice to have had some attention our way.
The guide Dave was awesome and knowledgeable. He made it fun. The bioluminescence was so awesome!