For guests who want to experience a taste of old Florida's natural preserves, Adventure Experiences' interpretive eco-tours offer guided canoe or kayak tours of Shingle Creek, the Headwaters to the Florida Everglades. Guests can learn about the history of Shingle Creek and observe the native species such as alligators, bald eagles, osprey and barred owls in their natural habitat.
Eco-Tour on Shingle Creek
Traveling back in time on Shingle Creek, guests will enjoy a two-hour guided Eco-Tour. Water Guides will tell you the story of Shingle Creek and all its inhabitants as you navigate your own canoe, while paddling through scenic Old Florida.
$60 adults; $30 children 17 and younger (with an adult). Available everyday at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., reservations required. Maximum 15 guests per excursion
Guided Kayaking on Grande Lake
Enjoy fresh air and the scenic views while paddling on the Grande Lake. Kayaking on the Grande Lake is offered seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.
$20 per hour adult; $10 per hour children 17 and younger (with an adult). Maximum 6 guests per session. Reservations required.
Guided Bird Watching
Come explore over 300 acres of Grande Lakes natural surroundings while locating and identifying dozens of Central Florida's native avian species. Walk or ride along with your guide as you look and listen to find some of our most elusive guests. Bushnell Binoculars, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are included.
$20 per hour adults; $10 per hour children 17 and younger (with an adult). Maximum 5 guests per excursion.
Kayaks and safety equipment are provided on your journey. All excursions depart from The Ritz-Carlton Golf Clubhouse.
For more information and reservations please call (407) 393-4900.