Bioluminescent Paddle Adventure - Titusville, FL
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Mid May - September:
Daily - Departures at 8:30 PM & 11:00 PM
Experience nature's incredible light show as you paddle through the glowing waters of the Indian River Lagoon during this Bioluminescent Paddle Adventure!
- Learn the basics of paddling in a kayak or canoe from a 5-star rated experience provider on TripAdvisor
- Discover the amazing secret behind the natural phenomenon of bioluminescence
- Keep an eye out for glowing manatees as you navigate the waters
- Watch as each dip of your paddle lights up the lagoon!
Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to witness nature's light show up close and personal during this Bioluminescent Paddle Adventure in the Indian River Lagoon!
Home to over 10,000 species of plants and animals, the Indian River Lagoon is one of the most biodiverse lagoon ecosystems in the Northern Hemisphere. As a result, it is a kayaker's paradise and only a short distance from Orlando! It is also one of the few places in the world where you can witness the natural phenomenon of bioluminescence! This light show, put on by living organisms in the water, is rare and best observed on calm, moonless evenings.
Your launch site will be selected a day or two prior to your adventure by your professional guide to maximize the biolumnescence and avoid wind and crowds. In either a kayak, a tandem kayak or a canoe you and your group will paddle through the glowing waters of the Indian River Lagoon for approximately 2 hours. As you go, each dip of your paddle will light up the surrounding waters in a magical show. If you are really lucky, you may even spot a manatee lighting up the lagoon as it makes it's way through the waters! You'll be in awe of your surroundings.
A great adventure for paddlers of all levels, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness one of nature's greatest shows!
- No experience necessary
- Tour is appropriate for paddlers of all levels in good physical condition
- All ages welcome but participants must know how to swim
- Choice of single or tandem kayak or canoe
- Water will be provided
- All equipment is included (including kayak, paddles, headlamps, and life jacket)
DurationApproximately 2 hours, but tour may be extended if the bioluminescence is particularly bright!
Maximum Participants18 per tour
SpectatorsSpectators are allowed and may observe from a small beach
Weather DependentThis experience does run rain or shine but may be rescheduled due to high winds or severe weather. Please always contact your experience provider directly with any concerns about the weather.
What To WearWear weather appropriate clothing that you don't mind getting wet. You may want to bring a rain jacket as this tour runs rain or shine. Bug spray is advised.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.
What is bioluminescence?
Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism.In the case of Tomales Bay, it is a rarely seen light show put on by plankton beneath the water's surface. As the water is disturbed, the plankton light up and put on a spectacular show!
What equipment is provided?
You will have your choice of a single kayak, tandem kayak or canoe. Please specify your preference at the time of booking. You will also be provided with life jackets, paddles, headlamps, glow sticks and all other equipment needed. Drinking water will be provided.
What should I bring?
It can get chilly on the water so a jacket or cap is recommended if the weather requires. The tour runs rain or shine so waterproof jackets are helpful in the case of rain. All other equipment for the adventure is provided, including drinking water.
Are children welcome on the tour?
Absolutely! Children of all ages are welcome, but they must know how to swim in the case of emergency. Small children will be paired with their adult chaperone in a tandem kayak.
Are there any weight restrictions?
No but please let us know at the time of booking if you weigh more than 225 pounds so arrangements can be made for an appropriately sized vessel.
- What is bioluminescence?