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Paddleboarding in Paradise

Otter Paddle Orlando offers unforgettable experiences on the water!

If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to enjoy the natural beauty of Central Florida, look no further than Otter Paddle Orlando. This local paddleboarding company offers an unforgettable experience on the water, combining adventure, fitness, and relaxation in one fantastic activity.

Paddleboarding has quickly become a popular pastime for outdoor enthusiasts and casual adventurers alike, and it’s easy to see why. Gliding across the water on a paddleboard provides a full-body workout that’s as enjoyable as it is beneficial. It strengthens your core, improves balance, and enhances cardiovascular health, all while allowing you to soak in the stunning surroundings of Florida’s waterways.

Paddleboarding isn’t just a great workout—it’s also a fantastic way to connect with nature. Central Florida is home to a diverse range of wildlife, and paddleboarding offers a unique vantage point for observing animals in their natural habitats. On any given tour, you might spot turtles, fish, and a variety of birds, all while enjoying the tranquility of the water.

One of the most coveted tours with Otter Paddle Orlando is bioluminescence paddleboarding. It is an extraordinary experience that takes paddleboarding to a whole new level of WOW! Imagine gliding across the water at night, each stroke of your paddle illuminating the water with a soft, ethereal glow. This natural phenomenon, caused by tiny organisms called dinoflagellates, creates a mesmerizing display of light that sparkles with every movement. Otter Paddle Orlando offers bioluminescence tours in Cocoa that allow you to witness this magical spectacle firsthand. As you paddle through the dark, tranquil waters, the glowing trails left behind by your board and paddle make it feel like you're a kid again. This unique adventure is a must-try for anyone looking to experience the beauty and mystery of nature in a truly unforgettable way.

Another tour offered by Otter Paddle Orlando is right here in our very own Winter Park Canals. Embark on an unforgettable paddleboarding journey through the hidden gems of Winter Park! Imagine gliding across vast, glistening lakes, flanked by historic mansions and enchanting canals exuding an old-world charm. The lush tropical vegetation embracing the shorelines and quaint canals adds to the allure of this captivating landscape. This tour is also available as a sunset trip (makes for a great date night, guys!).

For those looking to venture a bit further, Silver Springs and Rainbow Springs offer fantastic paddleboarding experiences and make for great day trips from the Winter Park area. These iconic springs are renowned for their crystal-clear waters and abundant wildlife, providing a picturesque backdrop for your paddleboarding adventure. The pristine beauty and serene environment of these springs make them a must-visit for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

The owners of Otter Paddle Orlando, Craig and Rachelle Huff, are passionate about sharing their love for paddleboarding with others. Their journey commenced with a mutual love for the serene art of paddleboarding—a passion ingrained in them from their upbringing around water and the vast outdoors. Their 10 year old son, Ronin, is even a tour guide in training! 

Craig and Rachelle have a simple goal. "To share our passion for paddleboarding while nurturing a culture of respect and admiration for the wonders of nature. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or stepping onto a board for the first time, we promise an unforgettable experience that blends adventure, tranquility, and a newfound appreciation for the great outdoors." Their dedication to creating memorable paddleboarding experiences shines through in every tour they offer, making Otter Paddle Orlando a top choice for locals and visitors alike.

Our goal is simple: to share our passion for paddleboarding

Booking with Otter Paddle Orlando is easy! Tours start at just $59/Adult

Day Rentals are also available. Chose your own adventure by renting a paddleboard for up to seven days! Pricing is just $69 for the first day and $29 each additional day. Craig and Rachelle would be happy to help you navigate to some of the best spots around, too!

Visit their website at

  • Owners: Craig, Rachelle and son, Ronin, 10.
  • Otter Family in the Springs
  • Winter Park Sunset
  • Winter Park Canal

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