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Paddle & Explore
The safe outdoors

All paddle trips must

be reserved at least

a day ahead of time 


Robinson Preserve in Bradenton Fl, is a salt marsh now home to jumping mullet and hundreds of other species of fish and other marine life. This preserve is a 600+-acre coastal preserve located in northwestern Bradenton.The interior of the preserve features hiking paths, kayak and canoe waterways, bridges, picnic spots, mangrove forests and a 53-foot-tall tower with a wide-open view of the Tampa Bay area. The 120-year-old Valentine House, moved to the preserve by boat, is near the entrance to the property, scheduled for a renovation to become Robinson’s information center. The main aquatic entrance to the preserve is at 9800 Manatee Ave. West, Bradenton 3420 This wonderful launch site boast home to dolphins, manatees at play and many other wildlife that you won't see at the other area.


The main entrance in Bradenton is:  1704 99th Street NW Bradenton, 34209, phone:(941) 742-5923
The Preserve has some exciting news to announce!! With constant additions to this area the county is working very hard to finish a new expansion area that includes a new kayak launch, hiking and running trails, viewing mound, additional parking and restrooms, an education center for different classes, and expansive paddling trails!  This new area is filled with exotic flat woods and will make a wonderful addition to the Robinson Preserve.  


This is the paddle trip provider's website for government activities please go ​

 Absolutely all kayaks, pedal kayaks, and paddleboard rentals are reservation only.  

A great way to view the park is from the water! Kayaking and Paddle Boarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the nations! You can rent a kayak, pedal kayak, or paddle board with They provide all the gear you will need to enjoy Robinson Preserve and the different surrounding trails! There are kayak and paddle board Eco trips available seven days a week launching on the hour by "reservation only" at the bus Please note that Surferbus launches at one of the aquatic entrance: 9800 Manatee Ave West, on the Palma Sola causeway (online reservations are needed for any rentals, no soliciting allowed at the park.

For free demo day and product information visit

Please book online for rentals at 

Use Promo code grand21 to come out and paddle and play,




​​Kayak and Paddle Board the  Preserve with

Our Nature Reserve Paddle is exclusive to our E-bookings and are sold out daily