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Morning Kayak Tours | New Smyrna

7611 Atlantic Ave S, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Starting at $90 per person
Available Daily at 9:00-11:00 AM
Experience the beauty of kayaking Canaveral National Seashore launching from the Apollo Beach Visitor Center.

Start your day with a peaceful paddle at the Apollo Beach Visitor Center in New Smyrna Beach. Our Morning Kayak Tours at Canaveral National Seashore offer a serene escape into nature's embrace. As the sun rises, witness the vibrant wildlife awakening around you. Dolphins and manatees play in the gentle waves, while birds soar overhead. This tour is more than just kayaking; it's a chance to bond with family and friends amidst the breathtaking beauty of Florida's coastline.

Ideal for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers, our Sunrise & Morning Tours showcase the diverse ecosystem of New Smyrna Beach. The calm morning hours are perfect for birdwatching and spotting wildlife in their natural habitat. Bring your camera to capture the stunning scenery and the rich array of birds and marine life. As you explore the tranquil waters of Canaveral National Seashore, remember that your visit contributes to the conservation of this beautiful area, preserved for future enjoyment.


National Historic Sites

National Historic Sites

Explore the historical heart of Canaveral National Seashore with us. Visit Seminole Rest, a site echoing the ancient Timucuan culture, and marvel at Turtle Mound and Castle Windy, remnants of a bygone era. Wander through the historic community of Eldora, where restored 19th-century homes stand as a testament to early settlers' resilience. Our tours offer a journey through time, where each site unveils a chapter of Florida's rich and diverse history.

Manatees & Dolphins

Manatees & Dolphins

Discover the seasonal dance of nature with us. In the warmer months (mid-February to mid-December), our lagoon is a haven for over 1,000 manatees, thriving in waters above 68°F. Winter brings a rare treat; as temperatures drop, a small group of about 100 manatees remain. Plus, delight in the constant presence of over 1,000 playful dolphins, year-round. Book your tour now for an exclusive glimpse into the ever-changing beauty of our aquatic world.


National Park Kayaking

National Park Kayaking

Paddle from the Apollo Beach Visitor Center into Canaveral National Seashore's wonders. Glide through clear waters, past lush mangroves and scenic coastlines. Encounter dolphins and manatees in their natural habitat. Our guided kayak tours cater to all skill levels, promising a safe and memorable journey through this pristine national treasure, rich in wildlife and natural beauty.

Morning Kayak Tours

Discover wildlife like dolphins, sea turtles, and manatees, and capture stunning photographs of family, friends, and the wildlife & scenery.

Located at the Apollo Beach Visitor Center in New Smyrna Beach, Morning Kayak Tours run daily from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, with at least 90 minutes of water time.

Starting at $90

Book a Tour With An Expert Guide


Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the rest for you.

Find a Date & Time Choosing your tour date is easy. Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, pick a time that feels right for you.
Book Your Tour It's pretty simple - singles are great if you're flying solo, but tandems are a hit with friends, family or if you're into photography. Just pick what suits you best!
Check Your Tickets Once you decide on your kayak and tour time, your ticket will have all the nitty-gritty details: where to meet, what to bring, and answers to common questions.
Enjoy Your Tour Get ready for a great time on your tour! Soak up the scenery, relax on the water, and enjoy the little moments. It's all about having fun and making memories.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Canaveral National Seashore on our Morning Kayak Tours. Discover wildlife like dolphins & manatees, enjoy birdwatching, and capture stunning photographs of family, friends of the wildlife & scenery.

Immerse yourself in the serenity and natural marvels of Canaveral National Seashore with our Morning Kayak Tours in New Smyrna Beach. Embark on a tranquil journey, gliding through crystalline waters while encountering playful dolphins, graceful manatees, and a diverse array of soaring bird species. 

Our pedal kayaks provide effortless exploration, enabling you to capture cherished moments amidst breathtaking wildlife and picturesque landscapes. Experience an extraordinary connection with nature on our unforgettable Morning Kayak Tours.

Enjoy a sunrise or peaceful morning kayaking in Canaveral National Seashore before the Florida sun heats up the day. Sunrise kayak tours are our favorite for birdwatching, wildlife viewing/photography, and have the best weather for the day.

Sunrise & Morning Tours are our calmest and coolest, usually with a gentle ocean breeze over calm coastal waters. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Embarking on a Viking EcoTour adventure is just the start of a lasting journey with us. Whether you need insights about our tours or assistance in planning your next kayaking experience, we're here for you. For any questions, feel free to reach out at or call us at +1 (386) 888 1552. Meanwhile, here's a list of frequently asked questions with answers to guide you on your way.

What is your Cancellation Policy

We understand that plans can change, which is why we have a 24-hour cancellation policy in place. If you need to cancel your trip outside of this timeframe, you will receive a refund for your payment, minus a small cancellation fee. However, please note that if you cancel within 24 hours of departure, your payment will be forfeited, without any exceptions.

In the event that your guide cancels the trip due to inclement weather, we want to assure you that you may be eligible for a full refund. Your satisfaction and safety are our top priorities, and we believe in providing you with the best experience possible.

Can I paddle if I don't want to pedal?
Yes! Each boat is provided a paddle for use if the rider chooses to not to use their pedal drive.
My Tour is during the Day: What should I bring? What should I wear? Besides sunscreen and a smile, we recommend wearing clothing you find comfortable for the conditions expected during your trip and shoes that can get wet. It is likely that only your feet will get wet.
My Tour is at Night: What should I bring? What should I wear? Besides sunscreen and a smile, we recommend wearing clothing you find comfortable for the conditions expected during your trip and shoes that can get wet. It is likely that only your feet will get wet.
Can I flip or fall out?

Your guide will go over a safety speech before the trips begin to show you how to stay in your boat and avoid a preventable spill in the river. Our boats are wide and extremely stable to ensure your comfort and safety.

After thousands of tours, not a single guest has ever experienced a flip or fallen out of our boats.

Is there a weight limit?

Our kayak seats have a weight limit of 280 pounds (127 kg) per person. For tandem kayaks, each seat is also limited to 280 lbs.

Where do we meet?
Our Sunrise & Morning EcoTours launch from the Apollo Beach Visitors Center at 7611 Atlantic Ave S, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 within Canaveral National Seashore.
Our Afternoon, Sunset, Bioluminescent, and Stargazing Kayak Tours launch from River Breeze Park at 250 H H Burch Rd, Oak Hill, FL 32759
Is there an upper age limit? No, We recommend our trips for all ages but recommend our riders reasonably evaluate their health to be on the water for 2 hours. If you have any questions or concerns, then it would be best to contact your physician.
What is your minimum age for riders? We recommend our trips for riders of all ages. Any rider able to reach the adjustable pedals is free to pedal in a solo kayak but we suggest riders under 8 years old ride in a tandem kayak with an adult.