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American River Cruises
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
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.
Rock Climbing Center
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.
Hammock Fish Camp and Restaurant
Fish Camp/Airboat: (407) 365-1244
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Wekiva River Landing
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.
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.
Harney / Eco River Fish Camp
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.
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
$40 per tour
$50 for private tours
(407) 349-2080 (local or from overseas)
(877) 387-4452 (toll free in the U.S.)
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.
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.
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.
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
Tail Guided Outdoor Adventures
Phone: (407) 977-5207
fishing and kayaking tours on Seminole County's lakes and
the Wekiva River, the marina rents 300 canoes, bicycle boats,
electric boats and offers sightseeing cruises.
Apopka, FL 32712(407) 884-2009
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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