If you live near Orlando, it can be easy to get caught up in the theme parks and restaurant scene here. But some days you just need to get away from it all and spend some quiet time in the nature. Luckily, finding a scenic, peaceful paradise is surprisingly easy.
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January 17, 2022
Bioluminescence is not exactly a newly discovered phenomenon. From the folklore of Scandinavians and Polynesians to the myths of ancient voyagers, stories of “burning sea” and mysterious lights are all over the early writings. However, the Romans and Greeks were the first to report the characteristics of “glow-worms” and luminous organisms in the water that emitted cold light.
January 17, 2022
We don’t call Florida the Sunshine State for nothing. You guys, it can be super hard not to gloat a little (a lot actually…) when you are spending a winter in Florida, surfing and bioluminescent kayaking while the less fortunate folks are shoveling snow off their driveways and dressed like Eskimos or locked in their homes because of tyrannical governors (who also visit Florida as well when they tell their residents they cannot do the same!).
January 17, 2022
Located on the same strip of land as the SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch Site, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was created as a way to protect the habitat and creatures that call it home. The 140,000 acres include 31 mammal species, 300+ species of birds, 100+ species of fish, and 1,000+ species of plants.
January 17, 2022
If you’re looking for a golden outdoor activity in Florida to enjoy with your family, our manatee and dolphin kayaking tour in Haulover Canal is just the ticket. At Florida Adventurer, we are more than a bioluminescent kayaking tour company – we offer unforgettable and educational experiences that bring you closer to nature and self.
January 17, 2022
To say that night kayaking is one of the favorite pastimes of Floridians, wouldn’t be an understatement. With so much water in and around the Sunshine State, it’s no wonder everybody and their dog here is a water lover (but not their cat!).
July 17, 2021
Tired from the stresses of the week? Are you itching to try something new and exciting? While going to the beach or hiking up the mountain sounds like a pretty good idea, why don’t you try something that you haven’t done before?
July 17, 2021
Nature is wonderful, indeed, with the various creatures and living forms that are scattered across the globe. These creatures give life and balance to our ecosystem, without which everything will fall into chaos. Some creatures are curious in their looks and origins, shapes and sizes.
September 10, 2020
Upon visiting Florida and attempting to partake in a dolphin tour excursion, there are some simple things that you should know. It is no secret that dolphins are some of the cutest, friendliest, and most social sea creatures in the ocean. Although that may be true, it is important to understand that these animals are still wild animals and need to be treated with respect. Before embarking on your next dolphin excursion, here are some guidelines on how to appreciate the presence of dolphins, without touching them or inviting danger.
September 9, 2020
When visiting Florida, a popular excursion is manatee spotting. Manatee is oftentimes common to spot during the winter months, and if you’re lucky, you can see large amounts of manatee swimming in the vast Floridian waters.
September 8, 2020
Before your next jet ski excursion in Florida, it is important to be informed about some of the facts. When hoping to rent a jet ski for the day, you will need a boating license. Although obtaining a boating license for a simple excursion may seem excessive, having a boating license is important. When receiving a boating license, you will learn important information such as how to operate the vessel, proper etiquette for utilizing a vessel, what to do in boating emergencies, as well as the legal requirements of boating. This can come in handy for not only your jet skiing excursion but also for future boating or water vessel operations down the line.
September 7, 2020
On vacation to Florida, you may be in search of fun excursions for you and your partner to partake in. When hoping to see the best of what Florida has to offer, a jet ski can be a great shared experience for couples!
September 6, 2020
Is it your first time going on a birding adventure? When preparing for an upcoming bird adventure, it is important to cover some of the important rules that aim to protect and respect these birds in their wild habitat.
September 5, 2020
When participating in the cool water excursion that is clear kayaking, you can expect to see nature from an entirely new perspective. As you glide across gorgeous Florida waters and gaze upon amazing sights, you can truly take in nature and appreciate it for what it is.
September 4, 2020
When visiting Florida and searching for the best nature excursion, perhaps consider a birding adventure. Upon these tours, you can experience wild birds up close and personal, and view nature in a way that you may not have before.
September 3, 2020
When pondering which water excursion to participate in during your trip to Florida, perhaps consider clear kayaking. Not only is clear kayaking one of the most beautiful and exciting ways to see Florida, but clear kayaking at night is an entirely different adventure.
July 24, 2020
When you’re here in Florida searching for the most amazing water excursions offered, Manatee kayaking tours can be a popular choice. In the event that you choose to do a Manatee kayaking tour, here is a little more information on what exactly to expect and how to prepare for your fun tour seeing Manatees!
July 22, 2020
It is no secret that this pandemic has thrown us all for quite a loop. COVID-19 has impacted our daily routines, from business to pleasure, and has prohibited many of us from partaking in different experiences and opportunities. As we phase out of this era, getting back outside and connecting with nature can positively benefit you and your wellbeing.
July 20, 2020
Before your kayaking excursion, it is recommended to learn about the different types of kayaks in order to make the best decision for your experience. There are usually two different types of kayaks, one where you sit inside of it, or also called a sit-in kayak, or one that you sit on top of, or also called sit-on-top kayaks.
July 7, 2020
Whether or not you are a lover of the outdoors, there can be many benefits to experiencing nature and immersing yourself within it. Kayaking is a great way to decompress, relax, become one with nature, and provide you with some mental clarity. Not only is kayaking a great way to immerse yourself within the great outdoors, but clear kayaking takes you one step closer.
July 1, 2020
Watching a sunset is beautiful from any perspective, but imagine being right in the action, gliding on Earth’s vast oceans, experiencing the sunset from up-close. Here at Florida Adventurer, we offer sunset kayaking excursions where you can witness the endless beauty of the sunset and experience kayaking on open waters.
June 24, 2020
As you comb websites trying to find the best excursion to partake in during your time in Florida, perhaps consider seeing some of the coolest sea life up-close and personal. Here at Florida Adventurer, we offer kayaking tours in which you can see amazing Manatee, and sometimes Dolphins, from the inside of your boat.
June 12, 2020
Kayaking is one of the most fun, low-stress eco-adventure activities that the whole family can enjoy.
June 11, 2020
Florida is one of the coolest places to vacation to, due to the connection with wildlife and scenery. When contemplating a trip to Tampa, Florida, here are some unique, cool, and majorly fun things to do.
June 10, 2020
Florida is a beautiful place where sun, sand, and surf all meet. Florida has quickly become a hotspot for outdoor eco-adventure activities from kayaking to guided boat tours.
June 9, 2020
Florida is a beautiful state where you can experience wildlife and wilderness up-close-and-personal. From bioluminescence shores at night to alligator spotting on kayak trips, there are endless amounts of wilderness adventure opportunities that are bucket list-worthy.
February 23, 2020
Florida is a great place to visit for a vacation. There’s a lot to explore in terms of adventure, and this article will talk about the ten best things that you can do as adventurers in the Sunshine City so that you can choose the best experience for you!
February 20, 2020
Florida, being a coastal state, is a beautiful state to visit for beach vacations and especially for romantic getaways.
Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Watch Perseid Meteor Shower While Paddling Bioluminescent Kayaking in FloridaRead More
August 12, 2019
If you live in Florida, the Perseid meteor shower will only be visible for 3 nights from August 11th to August 13th so don’t wait up! Book your special Perseid Meteor Shower plus Bioluminescent Kayaking tour today!
October 7, 2019
Florida summers can be harsh…okay, so that’s an understatement. BUT there are some great ways to escape the heat and humidity of the Sunshine State. One of them is kayaking at night in the Indian River Lagoon near Titusville, Florida.
October 7, 2019
In a world where you can enjoy really impressive man-made wonders (hint: Disney World), there’s something almost ethereal about getting charmed by nature.
October 5, 2019
If you’ve never seen bioluminescence in Florida during the colder season, you’re in for a surprise. The Indian River Lagoon and Mosquito Lagoon get packed with comb jellyfish as well as tiny dinoflagellates to create neon bright lights in the dark.
October 5, 2019
The darker the sky, the more breathtaking the marine light shows in the Indian River Lagoon. This lagoon is situated near the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge which is well-known for its large manatee and dolphin population.
October 2, 2019
Let’s get one thing out of the way – we love Disney World. We truly do. But do we think that visiting the Walt Disney World is the only way to make wonderful memories in Titusville, Florida?
October 1, 2019
What are your favorite memories? For most of us, our favorite memories – those that we can recall clearly months and years after they happened – relate to places that we have been and experiences that we have had. Fortunately, our world has an abundance of things to offer when it comes to creating amazing memories and the warm, dark and mysterious lagoon waters of Florida offer us an opportunity to have an experience like no other – bioluminescence.
August 27, 2019
Kayaking tours are considered one of the must-do activities for visitors and vacationers to the sunshine state. Florida Adventurer is pleased to be the premier provider of kayaking tours in Florida, offering guests a range of truly unique and memorable experiences that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.
August 19, 2019
Bioluminescence is one of the many wonders of the natural world. The biochemical emission of light by living organisms such as plankton, fish and glow worms, it really is a fantastic sight to see. This is especially the case when you are able to witness large numbers of bioluminescent creatures at once.
August 8, 2019
Bioluminescence can’t be found just anywhere, making the opportunity to witness the spectacle even more special. If you are fortunate enough to be in a part of the world where you can go on a tour to see one of the planet’s most spectacular phenomena first hand, you won’t regret grabbing the chance!
July 05, 2019
Mosquito Lagoon is very popular for its inhabiting dolphins, manatees, a wide variety of fish, and lovely birds. People from all over the world come to Mosquito Lagoon for its well-known nature tours. And of course, the cherry on top is the bioluminescent jellies and plankton (depending on the month).
July 18, 2019
Ever heard of bioluminescent night kayaking? If you’ve never gone bioluminescent kayaking before, you should definitely put this awesome adventure on your bucket list!
July 1, 2019
We understand how people living outside the state might find the bioluminescence kayaking in Florida a mind-blowing experience. But what really cracks us up is when people living in Florida come to us for the very first time and end up discovering that such a magnificent phenomenon exists here.
July 1, 2019
Perhaps there is no greater magic than watching glowing plankton from your kayak at night in Florida. Full disclosure – we may be biased. Bioluminescence is a sublime phenomenon that occurs in different spots around the world. Very few people know that research into bioluminescent molecules has also contributed to scientists’ efforts in curing malaria, HIV, and cancer.
July 1, 2019
If you want to experience the bioluminescence in Florida in all its glory, you should book a kayaking tour in the summer months. If you’ve never been on a bioluminescent kayaking tour, here are a few things you should know.
June 20, 2019
There are very few natural phenomena more spectacular than the bioluminescent kayaking in Florida. And with our range of kayak tours, you and your family can experience it right of the coast of Florida. Also, there is much more to the bioluminescent kayaking than just the glowing plankton; you can also spot manatees, dolphins, herons, and even the occasional alligator.
June 13, 2019
Want to go on some least-known adventures in Florida that will make your friends envy your vacation and blow up your Instagram feed? Read on to learn about some unique things to do in Florida this summer.
March 25, 2019
Comb jellyfish are one of the oldest life-forms on earth! Since they don’t sting, their natural defense mechanism is quite different than the normal jellyfish.
February 15, 2019
May 15, 2019
Kayaking at night is an adventure on its own but kayaking at night in the glittering waters sounds much better, doesn’t it? Book a Florida Bioluminescence Kayaking Tour with Florida-Adventurer in Merritt Island, FL (321) 735-9400.
April 5, 2019
While there are lots of exciting adventures to be had when you visit Orlando, you can quite literally illuminate your Florida experience by choosing to take advantage of one of nature’s wonders on a bioluminescence tour. Here is what you need to know about bioluminescence tours and the best one to light up your time in Orlando – a tour provided by Florida Adventurer of course!
April 25, 2019
May through November is the best time to see bioluminescence dinoflagellates in Florida. In the early days of summer, they begin to show and by the peak of summer, these creatures sparkle bright whenever stirred with your hand or paddle. The shining plankton is especially stunning in July and August.
April 19, 2019
Whether this is your first trip to The Sunshine State, or you are a regular visitor, there are probably lots of different things on your ‘to-do- list when vacationing in Florida. Something that you absolutely should make time to do is a Florida Adventure Tour. These remarkable trips are completely unique each and every time thanks to the showstopping unpredictability of the nature that you will witness when you choose a Florida Adventure Tour.
April 15, 2019
Gelatinous comb jellyfish take over the Indian River Lagoon from mid-October through May, adding to the charm of the Pink Floyd-esque laser show. Very few people know that comb jellies are completely harmless. They may look like normal jellyfish, but they don’t sting. Comb jellies in Florida are known for creating colors by emitting a flashing green-blue light whenever kayakers’ hands or paddle disturbs them. They also create a glow by refracting light through the movement of their cilia. When white light hits them from a beam of the submersible, the cilia break it into its very own wavelength colors. This is what creates that hypnotic glittering rainbow. It may sound like it’s similar to the dinoflagellate tour in the early fall or summer, but all the visitors swear that two experiences are completely different. So, comb jelly tour may be worth a separate visit after all!
April 5, 2018
As you enter the Indian River Lagoon on the north end, your paddle strokes become brush-strokes on the canvas of water. Every stroke results in puffs and streaks of green-blue neon glow under the water’s surface and shoots glittery explosions into the dark night. This nature’s laser show is created by one-celled marine organisms known as dinoflagellates. These luminous creatures make a home in the Indian River Lagoon from June through early October. According to several scientific studies, over 100,000 dinoflagellates are packed in 1 liter of water. The glowing effect comes when these fire-fly-like creatures create cold light within themselves. Their light illuminates seagrass, tiny fish, water, and even the hands of the kayakers that are dipped under the water’s surface.
March 15, 2019
Many gents ( and ladies) try and think of a creative way of proposing to their significant other. There is always the typical- holiday, amusement park, beach. But, have you ever considered on a boat? More specifically- a kayak?
March 8, 2019
In the dark and warm lagoon waters on the Space Coast of Florida occurs an otherworldly phenomenon of bioluminescence.
November 15, 2018
Get to know some fun, interesting and exciting facts about the ancient comb jellies. Read on to learn more about this fascinating creature.
October 31, 2018
No two bioluminescent tours are the same, read through our fun facts about dinoflagellates to learn more in part what makes Florida bioluminescent tours special
September 10, 2018
Booking any sort of kayak tour is extremely exciting, particularly if you have never enjoyed this sort of experience before. However, if this is going to be your first ever kayaking adventure, you may feel a little unprepared and overwhelmed about what your trip onto the water might entail. To help you relax, here is everything you need to know about what to expect on your manatee and dolphin tour.
August 10, 2018
Kayaking is a very popular pastime in the Florida areas, both with residents and visitors. While there are various types of kayak tour available, the extensive mating season of the manatee means that it is possible to see these frisky creatures most months of the year! At times, you can witness dozens of manatees, as well as an array of other stunning wildlife including dolphins, birds, stingray, Horse Shoe crabs and even the odd alligator! This flurry of wonderful wildlife has helped to make dolphin and manatee tours the single most popular outdoor activity in the Orlando/Cocoa Beach area today.
August 6, 2019
Known as the Sunshine State, Florida has a lot going for it when it comes to exceptional attractions. From incredible theme parks such as Disney World, Universal Studios, and Legoland, to stunning beaches, every corner of Florida has something to offer. If you are planning to visit, read on to check out our list of most unique things to do in Florida.
July 10, 2018
If you have never been bio-kayaking before you certainly aren’t alone. Many people have heard of, if not tried their hand at, regular kayaking. However, a bio-kayak tour truly is a breath-taking and truly memorable adventure.
June 11, 2018
Kayaking at dusk and at night is a completely different experience to kayaking in the day time, but particularly when you are looking at choosing a Florida bioluminescence tour. Between May and November, the waters in the state see an influx of dinoflagellate plankton – better known as algae. These naturally glowing organisms respond to motion, lighting up brightly the moment your paddle causes a ripple in the water.