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Testimonials

"Thank you so much for having my Kaleb Wildman Caire along with you guys!! He had a wonderful time even still raving about it with family today! Merry Christmas and thanks again!!..."



Stacie Caire

Adventure Kayak Florida

500 Wonderwood Dr, Unit #9
Jacksonville, FL 32233

(904) 252-7024

info@adventurekayakflorida.com


Kayak Lessons

Skills courses by American Canoe Association certified instructors


So you bought a kayak, now what? To really get the full enjoyment and maximize your investment, you might want to consider taking an introductory lesson.  

If you have yet to buy a kayak then one of our kayak training courses is a must. Your ability to select the proper type of kayak will be greatly enhanced once you know how a kayak is supposed to perform. The small price of our training course could save you "big time" from buying the wrong boat.

Our beginner courses cover the basics needed to get out there and enjoy this great sport. With proper training you'll realize better techniques with regard to various touring and turning strokes. No longer will your arms tire out after short trips. You'll gain better directional control of your kayak especially in windy conditions. And most importantly, acquire from us the proper safety knowledge necessary before setting out on all your great adventures.

Adventure Kayak Florida kayaking skills courses are based upon the learning curriculum of the American Canoe Association (ACA), a national nonprofit organization founded in 1880 serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling;

Skills courses by American Canoe Association certified instructors


So you bought a kayak, now what? To really get the full enjoyment and maximize your investment, you might want to consider taking an introductory lesson.  

If you have yet to buy a kayak then one of our kayak training courses is a must. Your ability to select the proper type of kayak will be greatly enhanced once you know how a kayak is supposed to perform. The small price of our training course could save you "big time" from buying the wrong boat.

Our beginner courses cover the basics needed to get out there and enjoy this great sport. With proper training you'll realize better techniques with regard to various touring and turning strokes. No longer will your arms tire out after short trips. You'll gain better directional control of your kayak especially in windy conditions. And most importantly, acquire from us the proper safety knowledge necessary before setting out on all your great adventures.

Adventure Kayak Florida kayaking skills courses are based upon the learning curriculum of the American Canoe Association (ACA), a national nonprofit organization founded in 1880 serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling;
The following tours are offered...
Easy Instructional Kayak Tour at Hanna Park (Thu, Fri, Sun 8:15am) | Check Availability »
Jacksonville, Florida
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Price: $65.00 / Person

This easy kayak 1-2 hour tour of the Hanna Park lagoon is great for beginners and those looking for a guided kayak tour in a calm and protected environment. The tour is led by an American Canoe Association kayak instructor who will teach you the basics of kayaking. This tour begins at 8:15am and will conclude by 10:15am. Includes 1 single-seat kayak, life jacket, paddle, and guided tour.

Introduction to Kayaking Course (Level 1) | Check Availability »
Location: Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park 500 Wonderwood Dr., Jacksonville, Florida 32233
Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 6 hours (9am to 3pm)
Price: $85.00 / Person

This course is designed as a comprehensive program emphasizing safety, enjoyment and skill acquisition for entry level individuals. The course will cover such things as equipment, safe paddling, basic strokes, entry and exit off of the water, wet exits, self and assisted rescues, and advanced maneuvers It is designed for flat water paddling near shore.


Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring | Check Availability »
Hanna Park, Jacksonville, Florida
Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 8 hours
Price: $125.00 / Person

The Essentials of Kayak Touring course is designed to teach paddlers to safely and enjoyably kayak on lakes, calm protected ocean environments, and other flatwater settings.

Course includes the Level 2 topics for the knowledge and skills necessary for paddling in open water environments.


Click here for ACA course outline