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Canoe Escape

12702 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2600
+1 813-986-2067
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A nice water escape from hustle bustle Tampa city

My children suggested this trip on this year's Father's Day. And we did found it was quite a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve Y
Tampa, Florida

We done the 4 hour trip. We stoped at the bridge and stretched our legs. Took us 4.5 hours. Saw... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The leading canoe outfitter on the Hillsborough River offers trips anywhere from two hours to all day long.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12702 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2600
+1 813-986-2067
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My children suggested this trip on this year's Father's Day. And we did found it was quite a popular place for family bonding activity. First time we visited Canoe Escape was four years ago and we liked it then. The service was superior and quality...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We done the 4 hour trip. We stoped at the bridge and stretched our legs. Took us 4.5 hours. Saw several turtles and birds. Saw 15-20 gators. Biggest one about 10' long. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank charlesw919
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Looking for something to do Memorial weekend... Found canoeing! Had a great time. Water was a little low at this time but still saw plenty of alligators, herons, egrets, and a turtle! Just enough shaded areas to keep the sun off of us (husband ziptied...More

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I live in Tampa Bay area. We have the best beaches - on the top 10 in USA lists. We have mermaids (manatees), dolphins, pirates, theme parks, nite life and winter... plenty to keep anyone busy. But if you want a taste of the Florida...More

Thank Gale P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You may think that Disney and Space Mountain have all the thrills, however you haven't seen the Real Florida until you take a ride on the Hillsboro River in a Canoe or a Kayak. Canoe Escape makes it easy... Just show up with all the...More

1  Thank EDFeather
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I was looking for something a little different to do on our vacation that would allow us the joy of kayaking along with some adventure and new scenery. Canoe Adventures did not disappoint! The staff were helpful and pleasant. The wildlife viewing was amazing! Alligators,...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Rent a canoe or kayak for an hour or a day. Plan to paddle around (hour) or float some distance (day) and buy portage back to the park or leave a car at the bottom for return. Early spring is the best time - thousands...More

Thank Albert B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We rented a canoe for three people and took the trip no. 1. It took us four hours, because we kept stopping to take pictures of alligators, turtles and different types of birds. Sometimes we just floated along with the river-current to enjoy the sites...More

Thank sokrwr
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My family and I (2 adults and 2 kids aged 13 and 10) took a kayak trip today with Canoe Escape. We all loved it! The staff were really friendly and helpful. We hired 2 tandem kayaks and despite the fact we'd never done this...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My wife and I took this kayak trip last month and had a blast. Lots of wildlife including nearly a hundred gators. All kinds of birds, turtles and fish to see. I strongly recommend this excursion.

Thank Steve W
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Response from Doc R | Reviewed this property |
No Beverages period or glass bottles
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Response from kmsmolen | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what trip number we did but we put into the river right at the boat ramp near the company's trailer. The water was fairly low that day but we had no problems maneuvering around gators. Whenever we got too close... More