FULL MOON KAYAK TOUR
AVAILABLE ONCE A MONTH
Venture together under the light of the full moon, luci lights in hand for our Monthly Full Moon Kayak Tour at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. Follow our tour guides on a 45 minute paddle along an ancient and fresh water Coastal Dune Lake for a mile, an endangered ecosystem crucial to the environmental health of this state park’s barrier island system. This is our little piece of the Everglades for all to enjoy under the stunning casts of our Florida moonlight.
HALLOWEEN FULL MOON KAYAK TOUR
Come experience a night like no other! Occurring only once every 19 years, this October’s Full Moon lands on Halloween, AND it’s a Blue Moon (second full moon in the same month). Venture together under the light of the full moon, glow sticks in hand for our Halloween Full Moon Kayak Tour at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. Follow our tour guides on a 45 minute paddle along an ancient and freshwater Coastal Dune Lake for a mile, then join us back at the Boat House where there will be a bonfire complete with spooky s’mores! If you’re feeling festive, dress up in your favorite costume for a chance to win tour prizes for best Single, Couples, and Family (up to 4) costumes.
- Kayak or Paddleboards
- Safety Vests
- Safety Instructions
WHAT TO BRING
- Bathing Suit
- Sun Protective Clothing (ie. Hats & Sun Shirts)
- Water Shoes or Waterproof Sandals
- Waterproof bags and phone cases
$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
$4.00 Single-occupant vehicle or motorcycle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
In order to participate in this program, one:
- Must not exceed the manufacturer’s weight limit for the vessel (450 lbs. tandem kayak or 275 lbs. single kayak).
- Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion.
- Must have the ability to wear a properly fitted personal flotation device.
- Must have the ability to enter and exit the kayak independently or with the assistance of a companion or with the use of adaptive equipment.
- Must have At least one person in the kayak with the ability to move it through the water in a stable manner and return it to the launching area.
- Must have the ability to tolerate 80 degree Fahrenheit water and bright sunlight for 1.5 hours.
In the event of capsize, one:
- Must have the ability to get out from under the watercraft independently.
- Must have the ability to right oneself and remain face up in the water with the aid of a personal flotation device.