Canoeing in Florida is like a day in paradise with your family or group. Plenty
of water makes for great fun on your river trip on the Ocklawaha River. Camp
overnight or canoe for just a few hours, Ocklawaha Canoe Outpost and Resort
will be there to ensure a peaceful and relaxing journey.
As your day
trip begins, you and your gear are loaded into one of our vans or buses and
transported about eight miles through scenic back woods to your put in point.
the canoes and put them in the water and you are sent off on one of Florida's
most scenic and tranquil rivers. As you go downstream traveling with the three
to five knot current, your journey will be one of quiet and relaxing solitude.
On your trip you will be able to swing from a rope swing over the river or sit
on your own private part of the river bank away from the noise and confusion of
the city. This trip can be done in two and a half to three hours or you can
spend the whole day on the river. There is an optional side trip through the
Dead River and Cedar Creek that will add about one to two hours to the trip.
When you return, relaxed and refreshed, to the outpost, you leave the canoe at
the cove and we do all the clean up.
popular overnight canoe trip starts when you arrive at the Outpost. After
checking in, you, your camping gear, and the canoes are transported about
twenty miles to the wayside park on the Silver River. Once on the river, you
leave civilization behind. You can paddle up the Silver River to the Silver
Springs attraction, which takes about three hours. The trip down the river is
easy paddling and takes about one hour to the convergence with the Ocklawaha.
The river winds through the old Florida outback. It is wide and deep so there
are no portages necessary, even in the times of seasonal high or low water.
Camp can be set up anywhere there is high ground once back on the OCKLAWAHA
River. When you arrive back at the Ocklawaha Canoe Outpost landing, it's
a short walk back to your vehicle to reload your personal equipment, you
may drive your vehicle to the landing for your convince.
*Due to the increase in gas prices, there will be a $5.00 increase to all of our pricing beginning on March 1, 2012 .
For half-day and day trips, we provide canoes or kayaks,
paddles, life vests, a river map, parking and transportation. You depart as
scheduled and return to the Outpost by 5 PM.
|Gore's Landing to
|Silver River to Outpost *
Silver River Day Trip week days or as
The Gore's landing trip is the most
popular. It offers unique possibilities for exploratory side-trips on the Dead
River, Cedar Creek & tributaries. Add a minimum of 2 miles distance and 1
hour paddling time if you plan to explore.
*Additional transport charge to Silver
*Third person in canoe - $15.00
*Private Trip - $15.00
|Moss Bluff to Outpost
|Silver River to Outpost
include the canoe, paddles, life vests, and river map. Transportation is
additional. For trips over 2 days, there is an additional charge per
person. For Private Trips - $15.00
Firewood is available to purchase on overnight river trips at $6 a bundle.
depart at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM year round. Please check-in 30 minutes
before scheduled departure.
SOME CANOE RENTAL RATES DO NOT INCLUDE
TRANSPORTATION PLEASE CALL FOR RENTAL RATES
||Included in Rental
||$35 for first, $20 each additional
||Included in Rental
||$75.00 for first, $40 each additional
No day trips this location
|$100 for first, $50 each additional
||(It is best to make
reservations for transfers)
Silver River Day Trip week days only
or as drivers available
GORES LANDING TO OUTPOST
$49.+tx includes transportation
$59.+tx includes transportation
$39.+tx includes transportation
$92.+tx includes transportation
leave at 8am only to give you plenty of time)
TO OUTPOST OVERNIGHT (one night on river)
(Transportation included in price)
Canoe /two people $102.+tx
Tandem Kayak $112.+tx
MOSS BLUFF TO OUTPOST ( three days two nights on
included in price )
/two people - $140.+tx, $85 transportation for first, $35 each
Kayak - $150.+tx, $85 transportation for first, $35 each
Kayak - $120. +tx, $85 transportation for first, $35 each
Additional people or additional days increase
pricing per boat.
OVERNIGHT TRIPS LEAVE OUTPOST AT
8AM ONLY unless arrangements have been made with office for additional time
Unless arrangments made in advance
with Outpost Staff
**** prices subject to change without
Boat storage $2.00 per foot
trailer storage $2.00 per foot
RV storage up to 30'
$2.67 per foot
RV storage over 30'
$3.00 per foot
Owner is responsible for all insurance
on item stored. Private boat ramp on premises that puts into the Ocklawaha
River available to all renters.
***A credit card is required to make a reservation. It will not be charged unless you do not show up or call to cancel your reservation. The charge for a "no show" without cancellation is $20 and will be charged to your credit card.
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