Miami Paddleboarding and Kayaking
We love the outdoors! Plain and simple, and we want you to enjoy it too. It is our goal to provide opportunities for outdoor enjoyment to visitors and residents alike. By igniting a passion for the outdoors we learn the significance of our role as caretaker of the world around us.
We are a full service outdoor recreation center located only 15 minutes from downtown Miami. Virginia Key Outdoor Center (VKOC) offers equipment rentals, lessons, private and group tours, corporate outings, private parties and the best tours in town. We are the experts in Miami paddleboarding and kayaking rentals and tours!
Located on a tranquil lagoon, adjacent to the ocean, we are Miami’s premier outdoor destination. We are your in-town gateway to the outdoors. Our nature viewing is exceptional any time of year. Virginia Key, boasts of pristine coastal trails with highly endangered flora. With miles of trails and surrounded by water you can bike, paddle, run, or walk. Kayak fishing, swimming, snorkeling are only footsteps away.
And as an added bonus and rarely found in a park – showers, and clean air conditioned bathrooms. Really! Come visit, become part of the VKOC family.
Discover VKOC on a kayak or on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP). Our sheltered lagoon is the perfect place to start your adventure. Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned pro, VKOC offers paddling opportunities for all levels.
With the ocean just a couple of minutes paddle from our launch area visitors enjoy the open sea, sandy beaches and waves breaking on our shores. Stop at the beach or watch birds and fish frolic.
Experience paddlers may venture around Virginia Key, a 7 mile route, or stay closer to home and explore the north point with spectacular views of the Port of Miami and opulent Fisher Island.
Online reservations are available for 2 hrs only. Additional hours are available and can be added on request.
|Gear||2-Hour Rental Price|
|Double (Tandem) Kayak||$45|
All Rentals Include:
- Life Jackets
- Basic instruction
- Weather Updates
- Area/Route information
- FREE Parking in the VKOC Lot
- FREE Entrance to the Park
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