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Serene West Indian Manatees

Top Spots to View Manatees This Winter

As the cooler months settle in across Florida, the gentle giants of the sea, the West Indian manatees, are making their presence known in the […]

Paddle Boarder Has Unforgettable Encounter With A Very Curious Manatee

“As I talked to him, he seemed to be responding to my voice.” On occasion, people visiting the waterways of Florida just might be lucky […]

Manatees and Monkeys Orlando Tours Silver Springs

Orlando’s best Manatee encounter:
Manatees and monkeys, Paddleboard Silver Springs tour!

Aloha! Manatees are air breathing gentle giants of the sea that inhabit both coasts and waterways of Florida. They have no natural predators and they […]

Ned Johnson Paddleboard Orlando

What’s SUP?: Be Brave & Create Your Own Dream Job

Eleven years ago, in the midst of a down economy, 46-year-old Ned Johnson made a bold move: He quit his job of 19 years to […]

Orlando Vacation Homes

Orlando Vacation Homes

Orlando Vacation Homes, 20 years of customer-centric service and dedication to quality within the vacation home industry. We have earned our reputation as being the […]

Paddle On! Wekiva Island & Beyond

Paddleboards, Kayaks & Canoes Rentals at Wekiva Island Top of the line Paddleboards, Canoes, Sit on Top Kayaks, Singles and Tandems, we have 2 and […]

Paddleboarding with Manatees

Paddleboarding with Manatees

Sounds like an adventure to me!! In Central Florida we are fortunate to have these gentle giants call our waterways their home! Curious and cautious

Ned Sharing SUP Tips – #SUPUncleNed

Aloha! I am Ned Johnson owner and operator of Paddleboard Orlando ! After paddling Central Florida’s waterways for more than 2 decades, I figured sharing some SUP