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Clear Kayak Tours, Guided Manatee Tours, and Rentals in Crystal River, Florida

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From $65

Take our amazing tour on clear kayaks with LOCAL guides who will educate you on local wildlife and the manatees.  Crystal River is home to the largest population of manatees in the world, so don’t miss out on this tour.  There is limited availability on our clear kayak tours, so book your tour today!

From $69

Join us on our all-inclusive guided swim eco-tour inside of Three Sisters Springs on your choice of a kayak or paddleboard with our amazing local guides.  This tour includes a mask and snorkel to enjoy the clear waters that Three Sisters Springs has to offer.  This is a tour that is only available from April 1st through November 14th each year so reserve today and do not miss out 🙂

Sorry, but no pets are allowed on any of our tours, only rental products 🙂

From $240

The Only Party Paddle Board in Crystal River is a great way to celebrate any occasion like a birthday or a bachelorette party.

This Party Board holds up to 8 people and 1,200 pounds.  Bring yourself and 7 of your closest friends are use the hottest rental activity in Crystal River., Florida!

From $64

There’s no better way to experience Three Sisters Springs than on a clear kayak. This is our #1 tour throughout the year!

People come from all over the world to experience Three Sisters Springs in our all-clear kayaks.

Our All Clear Kayak tour Includes a clear kayak, life vest, paddles, and one of our amazing local guides!  You will be riding as a tandem kayak unless you are over the weight limit or there are an odd number of people in your group.

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Kayak Rentals, Paddleboards, Clear Kayak Tours, Guided Swim Tours, Party Paddleboard, Water Bikes

We are a family-owned and operated kayak rental and all clear kayak tour company in Crystal River, Florida. We provide kayak rentals, all clear kayak tours, paddleboard rentals, guided tours of Three Sisters Springs, top-notch customer service with the best equipment and swim with manatee tours in town! Our crew at Paddles Outdoor Rentals are all locals who want you to have the best experience possible. Read our reviews and book your adventure with Paddles Outdoor Rentals today!

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Bring Your Dog!

We are pet-friendly for kayak rentals, paddleboard rentals, and water bike rentals for your enjoyment with your pets (sorry, no pets allowed on guided tours).  We are dedicated to delivering fun and the best customer service in Crystal River, so if there are any special requests to make your adventure even more special, please let us know and we will do everything possible to accommodate you.

We specialize in creating lifetime memories for couples, team building, family reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, first timers, experienced enthusiasts, and pets!

Top-Rated Kayak Rentals & Tours in Crystal River, FL

Paddles Outdoor Rentals Crystal River, FL
Great Equipment and Helpful Staff

We rented 3 kayaks for 2 hours to see the manatees. We had an outstanding time with an accommodating staff as well as excellent equipment. The laminated maps clipped to the kayaks were so helpful, and the facilities for the rental were great! Well worth the time and money! The manatees were amazing!

– Michele C. | TripAdvisor
Paddles Outdoor Rentals Crystal River, FL
Great Experience!

We arrived, they brought us right in to watch the video and right out the door for a shuttle drive to the launching spot. Launching spot was a beach and was fairly easy in and out of kayak. Quick to pick us up as well and we were on our way. Kayaks were nice as well and not at all tippy. We saw so many manatee in the canals near Three Sister Spring - we went to hidden springs and others on the map but no luck - it was also a little rougher in the open waters getting there. Next time we will stick with the canals.

– Kathy R. | TripAdvisor
Paddles Outdoor Rentals Crystal River, FL
Fun Eco-Tours in Crystal River

It was our first time kayaking in Crystal River and really enjoyed the tour with our guide Jessica. It was a perfect length of time and she was very knowledgeable and it was relaxing. We did see over a dozen manatees too! We did get wet in kayaks so wear bathing suits under clothing if cool out. Great memory

– Ann G. | TripAdvisor
Paddles Outdoor Rentals Crystal River, FL
Awesome trip!

We visited on April 2nd. We had a private tour for our group of 14 with Jessica. She was the most patient, fun, and informative guide! We saw several manatees and learned a lot. We also purchased the photos Jessica took on our trip for a very reasonable price. The gift shop is super cute and clean. The whole experience from check in until we left was perfect.

– Maria G. | TripAdvisor

Military Discounts

Thank you for your service from all of us at Paddles Outdoor Rentals. Please use coupon code Military25 at checkout to receive 25% off your rental (not applicable for guided eco-tour or swim with manatee tours). This is for ALL military personnel, past or present. We cannot thank you enough for your service, so please enjoy your rental as we are grateful for the freedom you have provided us. *This is good for rental products only. Past or current military I.D. required upon arrival.