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Meet Our Guides

Meet Our Amazing Local Guides!

Our guides know the local waters like the back of their hands and will show you all of the best places here on Kings Bay and our local springs!

Izzy Water Princess

Meet our tour guide, Izzy. Born and raised in Washington State, Izzy moved to Florida for all the wonderful weather and wildlife it has to offer. On her days off she explores other springs around Florida. She loves riding her bike and being on the water in general!

Josh R. Mr Sunshine

When Josh is not out paddleboarding around King’s Bay, he’s working his butt off at our shop! Josh runs our clear kayak tours and is an up and coming entrepreneur in Crystal River.   Josh and Jessica are brother and sister and have a friendly competition of who can give the best customer service and get the most 5 star reviews. Reserve your tour today and experience what THOUSANDS of other guests think about our amazing guides!

Brody Manatee Specialist

Meet one of our newest local tour guides, Brody! Born and raised in Dunnellon Florida, Brody loves the medical field and is currently following his passion at EMT school. He also enjoys frequenting the gym on his down time.  He is a people pleaser and looks forward to meeting new guests every day!

Kiontae Mr. Smooth

Kiontae is one of our newest guides and has been with Paddles Outdoor Rentals for over a year now.  He excels in customer service and our guests truly love being around him.  Being born and raised in Crystal River has really given him a great knowledge of our waterways, which he loves sharing with his tours.  His amazing personality and attention to detail makes him one of the best in the business!  Book your tour today 🙂