Tours and Services

T~n~T Hide-a-Way offers guided kayaking or canoe tours for individuals or groups. We can customize the tour per your particular interests be it photography, birding, manatee watching, fishing or coastal kayaking. Prices vary per tour, depending on location and length of trip, but range from $47 per person to $72 per person or $37 to $62 if you have your own canoe/kayak.  Children 12 and under are ½ price.

Private trips off the Wakulla River to local rivers and creeks can be scheduled or you can join our regular scheduled trips. See Tour Schedule below. We travel to the Ochlockonee, Sopchoppy, Spring Creek, Wacissa, St. Marks and Aucilla rivers, as well as the coastline waters.

Reservations are required and must be made at least 24 hours in advance for all tours. Our guides are American Canoe Assoc. certified instructors and certified Green Guides, they are enthusiastic paddlers with an intimate knowledge of the area. Tours are designed for your level of experience and conducted with professional and knowledgeable guides to enhance your canoe or kayaking experience.

Kayak Paddling Instruction

Our instructors are certified thru American Canoe Association and CPR certified with the American Red Cross. Reservations are required and can be scheduled to your convenience.

Essentials to Kayaking I: 1 hour of in-house pre-instruction followed by 2
hours on the water. Rates are $75 all equipment furnished or $60 if you have
your own kayak.

PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL RESERVATIONS
PLEASE CALL 850.925.6412 TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS

 

ALL TRIPS ARE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED IN ADVANCE

Guided Kayak Saltwater Fishing Trip:  Enjoy half a day of saltwater kayak fishing with Professional Fishing Guides on the flats of Apalachee Bay. Location will be determined upon tides and where the fish are. We target redfish, flounder, trout and tarpon. $175 includes Hobie Mirage drive kayak rental and fishing equipment, $85 for 2nd person.

Wakulla River Manatee Observation Trip: (MT)  Paddle the Wakulla River with professional guides for a 3 mille trip to observe the manatees and wildlife in the Wakulla River.  $47 per person includes kayak rental, guide and shuttle.

Full Moon over the Wakulla River
: (MT)  Bring your camera for the panorama of colors as the sun sets and moon rises while you paddle down the Wakulla River to St Marks.  Guided by professional Guides take your time to observe the wildlife and beauty.  $47 per person includes kayak rental and shuttle.

St. Marks River Paddle:
 (HDT)  Enjoy the  paddle from the rise to Newport.  The St. Marks river is miles of primitive landscape and quiet beauty.  Wldlife abounds along the magnolia tree lined banks, history whispers from the old settlement known as Magnolia.  $57 per person includes kayak rental, guide and shuttle.

Wacissa River Paddle: (HDT) Spring fed the Wacissa River is like going back in time to primitive beauty and clear springs.  This 4 hour paddle takes you to the island of cedar trees, stop and swim at the platform, admire the abundant wildlife.  $57 per person includes kayak rental, guide and shuttle.

Kayak Camping Trips: All inclusive with tents, sleeping bags, kayaks and food.  This overnight trip includes 2 days of paddling, your choice of the rivers.  Minimum of 3 and maximum of 8 required. Minimum age 16 with adult or private family packages are available.

St. Marks River Overnight Paddle.  Paddle from the Rise on the St. Marks River to Newport Campground where you campsite will be waiting for you, enjoy dinner over the campfire, cuddle up in your tent under the stars and get up early for breakfast and a paddle to your final destination at Fort San Marcos de Apalache in St. Marks.  Beginner friendly, maximum party of 8, minimum age 16 with adult or private family packages are available. Dinner and breakfast included, let us know of any food preferences when making your reservation.  Cost per person is $130 if you have your own camping equipment or $155 all inclusive.

Wacissa Headwaters to Goose Pasture Overnight Kayak Paddle. Depart from the headwaters of the Wacissa River and paddle to Goose Pasture a 10 mile paddle to your campsite. Camp overnight after enjoying a campfire dinner and rise early to continue the paddle thru the Slave Canal another 5 mile paddle to Nutall Rise. Advanced paddling experience required. Dinner, lunch and breakfast included, let us know of any food preferences when making your reservation. Cost per person $205 with your own camping equipment or $225 all inclusive. Option to omit the Slave Canal paddle on Sunday deduct $55.00.

Chaires Creek Overnight Fishing Paddle. Intermediate paddlers and up for this overnight fishing trip for trout, red fish, flounder and sheephead. This will be a carry in camping experience and not suggested for beginners. Dinner (preferably your own catch) and breakfast will be included as well as your camping gear and fishing equipment if needed.
$250 per person all inclusive.

Upcoming Kayaking Eco-Adventures & Events:
Please call 850-925-6412 to register.

MT = Mini Trip 2 – 2 1/2 hrs on the water
HDT = Half Day Trip 4 – 4 1/2 hrs on the water
FDT = Full Day Trip 6 – 6 1/2 hrs on the water
C = Coastal trips Full & Half day trips
B = Beginner; I = Intermediate; A= Advance

Private guided group eco-tours by appointment, please call for information 850-877-7200

 

June
Jun 2 Sat St. Marks River – Rise to Newport (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jun 3 Sun Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Jun 6 Wed Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to Upper Bridge (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jun 9 Sat private party
Jun 10 Sun Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Jun 13 Wed Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Jun 16 Sat St. Marks River – Rise to Newport (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jun 17 Sun Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Jun 20 Wed Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to St. Marks (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jun 23 Sat St. Marks River – Rise to Newport (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jun 24 Sun Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Jun 27 Wed Full Moon Kayak Paddle (MT) 7:00 p.m. (B)
Jun 30 Sat Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
July
Jul 7 Sat Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Jul 11 Wed Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Jul 14 Sat Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Jul 15 Sun Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to St. Marks (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jul 18 Wed Stand Up Paddle Board   down the Wakulla River (MT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Jul 21 Sat Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Jul 22 Sun Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to Upper Bridge (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jul 25 Wed St. Marks River – Rise to Newport (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Jul 26 Thur Full Moon Kayak Paddle (MT) 7:00 p.m. (B)
Jul 28 Sat Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Jul 29 Sun Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to St. Marks (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
August
Aug 1 Wed Stand Up Paddle Board down the Wakulla River (MT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Aug 4 Sat Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Aug 5 Sun Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to Upper Bridge (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Aug 8 Wed Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Aug 11 Sat St. Marks River – Rise to Newport (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Aug 15 Wed Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Aug 18 Sat St. Marks River – Rise to Newport (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Aug 19 Sun Manatee Observation Kayak Tour (MT) 9:30 a.m. (B)
Aug 22 Wed Peddle to Paddle – Bike to TNT Paddle to Upper Bridge (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (A)
Aug 25 Sat Full Moon Kayak Paddle (MT) 7:00 p.m. (B)
Aug 25 Sat Stand Up Paddle Board   down the Wakulla River (MT) 10:00 a.m. (B)
Aug 29 Wed Wacissa River (HDT) 10:00 a.m. (B)