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8-Day Wilderness Waterway

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Everglades National Park, Florida, United States

  • Activities

    Adventure, Kayaking

  • Price
    $1950 USD per person
  • Duration

    8 days

  • Avg Distance

    99 miles

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    November to April

  • Starting Location

    815 Oyster Bar Lane, Everglades City

  • Price Includes

    Shuttle transportation, eight-days guide services, all meals (22 total), seven-nights shared camping accommodations, single or double sea kayak, all camping gear and all required camping permits.


  • Paddle the entire 99-mile length of the famous Wilderness Waterway from south to north.
  • Includes one way shuttle transportation so that your vehicle is waiting at tour end.
  • Avoid the risk of getting lost and wasting time searching for markers and campsites.
  • Witness many different species of wildlife and various Everglades ecosystems.
  • Learn about the history of the Everglades National Park.

Trip Info

This 8-Day Wilderness Waterway Expedition follows the famous and remote 99-mile waterway through the entire length of the Everglades. This kayaking tour was described in an Outside Magazine article titled “Don’t Write Off the Gulf”. This story referred to the fact that kayaking in the Everglades was unaffected by the infamous 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

On this tour, you will paddle the entire 99-mile length of the Wilderness Waterway from Flamingo in the south to Everglades City in the north. The trip is famous for allowing a complete eight day immersion in the wilderness backcountry with no access between the put-in and take-out. Such a vast inaccessible wilderness is available no where else in the eastern United States. As noted in Outside Magazine, you will see Everglades National Park and nobody else on this trip!

The Wilderness Waterway tour is designed only for very fit and experienced kayakers. It has up to 19 miles and 10 hours paddling per day with limited breaks. The trip also requires breaking and moving camp every day with no rest days. Proof of experience and a doctor’s release may be required.

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