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Bird watching here is great any time of year. Choose your tour!

Central Florida Nature Adventures, llc offers packages for nature lovers, bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and everyone in between. The corridor between Tampa, Orlando and Daytona Beach is fantastic for bird watching and this is exactly where our birding tours take place! Florida is the migratory path for many birds and you will have the ability to get up close and personal with them through our guided bird watching tours. It's like going on a Christmas Bird Count but we get to do it all year long. Bring your binoculars, it's a beautiful sight!

Our lead guide Kenny is an enthusiastic birder with an exceptional eye for finding them. Whether you are a beginner or experienced bird watcher we offer both traditional bird watching tours on land and birding by kayak tours. Our kayaks are well suited for the aquatic preserves we travel and these extremely stable vessels are the perfect platform for a relaxing guided bird watching tour. Come; discover Florida's Birdlife and take home memories that last a lifetime!
                    
The Boardwalk 
This is a traditional land based bird watching tour that is 1.5 hours long and wheelchair accessible. Spend your morning exploring a wetland area where some of the favorite sights are Purple Gallinules, Limpkins, Anhingas and others that thrive in these freshwater marshes.
Level of Difficulty: No Experience Necessary $32.00

The Uplands 

This bird watching tour is a walk thru the old forests of Florida. It is 2-3 hours of hiking with the indigenous Florida Scrub-Jays along with Cardinals, Red-headed Woodpeckers and others that frequent the Scrub Oak hammocks, sand hills and Longleaf Pine areas. 
Level of Difficulty: No Experience Necessary $64.00
Book The Uplands Bird Watching Tour

St. Johns River I or II 
This river is a great place to go bird watching by kayak. A wildlife paradise it was once the byway for commerce in Central Florida. Goods and services were brought to the area via the St Johns by Paddle Wheel boats. Several springs and tributaries join in to create habitats for birds of all kinds. The Swallow-tailed Kites, Bald Eagles, Osprey, Great Blue Herons, Wood Storks, Limpkins, Anhingas, Egrets, Cormorants and many other bird species nest here and call this place home. This is a relaxing 2-3 or 4-5 hour tour!
Level of Difficulty: No Experience Necessary $64.00 or $94.00
Book Your 2-3 hour Bird Watching Tour

Book Your 4-5 hour Bird Watching Tour

Wekiva River I or II 
This wildlife filled river was at one time home of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker and it's a great birding spot. As we kayak this pristine waterway we'll have the chance to see Great Egrets, American Bitterns, Pileated Woodpeckers, Swallow-tailed Kites, Little Blue, Tri-colored & Green Herons as well as many of the other waterfowl that flourish on this wild and scenic river. We are able to do a 2-3 hour or 4-5 hour tour here.
Level of Difficulty: No Experience Necessary $64.00 or $94.00 
Exceptionally scenic! Silver Springs, the headwaters of the Silver River is the second largest spring in Florida and it's loaded with Mother Nature's treasures! Fantastic for birders you’ll have a chance to see many of Florida's wading birds as well as Red-shouldered Hawks, Barred Owls, Yellow-crowned and Black-crowned Night Herons, Anhingas, Cormorants and much more. Home of the world famous Rhesus Macaque Monkeys you'll have a chance to see them too! This is a beautiful 4-5 hour bird watching tour!
Level of Difficulty: Previous Kayaking Experience Recommended $94.00  
Book Your Silver River Bird Watching Tour 


Winter Manatee Tour I or II 
Winter in Florida is a magical time. The Manatee comes inland to bask in the 72 degree waters of Florida's beautiful springs. This is a great doubleheader! During this exceptional tour you'll explore the back bays of the St Johns River for Birding and have the opportunity to meet the Manatees as well. If you have never experienced this gentle creature, now is the time! This is a great 2-3 or 4-5 hour tour.
Level of Difficulty: No Experience Necessary $64.00 or $94.00
Book your combo Manatee and Birding Tours


We have packages for ages 5 years and older & all of our birding tours are booked by reservation. 












Tri-colored Heron
Bad Hair Day!
Limpkin

Florida Scrub Jay

Oh, much better - Thank You!

Central Florida wildlife at it's best... July 12, 2017






















The Silver River was the river of plenty this morning with the wildlife in all its glory. As we kayaked along the Turtles were sunning on every log available, Wood Ducks in all sizes, Great Blue and Little Blue Herons, Green Herons and Yellow-Crowned Night Herons, Great Egrets, tiny bright yellow Prothonotary Warblers, Moorhens and more! If you are into bird watching this was the place to be today. We got to see a few Alligators and the red Scarlet Hibiscus, red Cardinal Flower, purple Pickerel Weed and pink Mallow were all in full bloom. Kayaking in the clear river made for excellent underwater views and the Bream, Bass and Garfish were in plain sight. It’s always refreshing to hang out with the wildlife and today was a great wildlife day.

Doing a little kayaking, birding and hanging out with the wildlife of Silver River rocks!
















It was a picture perfect day on the Silver River today. All kinds of wildlife to see… Longnose Gar swimming just under our kayaks, lots of Turtles sunning on the logs and Birds galore. We saw Yellow-Crowned Night Herons, Great Egrets, Little Blue Herons, Limpkins, Prothonotary Warblers, White Ibis and Wood Ducks. A Red-Shouldered Hawk was pretty feisty and the river was running crystal clear. The purple Pickerel Weed, red Cardinal Flower and white Spider Lilies added a splash of color to the greens of the everyday backdrop. And we had a lone monkey show up at the end of the day, it was truly Silver River at its best!