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Time spent outdoors is one of the greatest gifts we can share with others.

AquaAdventure Tours specializes in getting people outdoors and we offer a number of ways to help make it happen. From high-speed adventure tours, to a variety of excursions and freestyle exploring for small groups, we host fun and exciting experiences along some of Florida's most beautiful waterways and coastlines. Just pick the outing that best suits you and your group, and let the adventure begin! 


Click to review the Terms of Conveyance, Ready to Ride Checklist and Waiver & Release before joining us onboard.  All riders must sign the Waiver & Release before participating. 

Hey school group leaders!  We offer special pricing for school groups, and many of our trips can easily be adapted to meet Common Core and NGSS for Grades 4 -12.  If you think your students would enjoy some on-water learning, just send us an e-mail with your specifics.  We're happy to work with you to help customize a fun educational outing!

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“Nature is not just a place to visit.  It's home. ”


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The idea behind AquaAdventure Tours

Growing up in northern New York State and just an hour from Canada, my parents encouraged my siblings and I to get outdoors whenever possible and whatever the weather.  Their encouragement was usually pretty direct.  But occasionally they would get a little tricky, like Dad removing the fuse for the TV on Saturday mornings.  He’d claim the “boob-tube” overheated, tell us kids to “get outdoors”, and say we’d have more fun out there anyway.  Mom played right along, and outside we went!  

My parents’ constant encouragement to “get outdoors” was one of their greatest gifts to me and my siblings. With four probably helped preserve their sanity too!  

Time spent outside is one of the greatest gifts that we can share with others. In a world full of distractions, being outdoors helps us relax, focus and sharpen our senses. Time spent outside helps keep us open to new experiences and makes old experiences new again.   

Studies show that over the last 25 years, the amount of time people spend outdoors has declined tremendously and gets smaller each year.  Demanding schedules, less free time, more structured playtime, growing fears of the outdoors, and a HUGE increase electronics for indoor entertainment are all part of this phenomenon.   

Professionals whose jobs help make outdoor fun accessible are concerned that lifestyle changes are causing people to lose interest in having fun outside. If people no longer see the value in being outdoors, this could quickly lead to the loss of special, irreplaceable places.       

AquaAdventure Tours was formed with these concerns in mind. Getting people outside helps develop respect for the habitats in which we all live and play.  By offering fun and exciting opportunities to safely explore, we hope to help people build and strengthen their own connections to the wonderful world outdoors! 

Capt. Chris Thalmann President 


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