If we’ve missed some outfitters in the Suwannee River Basin, let us know and we’ll add them.


Outfitters are listed here roughly from upstream to downstream, north to south.

See also our WWALS outings and water trails.

  • Banks Lake Outdoors, (229) 569-0147, clerkasst@laniercountyboc.com, 307 Highway 122 W Lakeland, GA 31635, In Lanier County, GA, near the Alapaha River. “The first step into a wonderful natural resource.” Rents boats for Banks Lake and all WWALS watersheds. Site of the lunar-monthly WWALS Full Moon evening paddles.

  • Logo, NWXpeditions NWXpeditions, (229) 289-5573, bretnetus@yahoo.com, Pavo, Georgia, near the Little River in Brooks County.
    “No Worries Expeditions will take u canoeing and camping on the rivers of S Georgia and N Florida. We custom design the canoe trip of your dreams.” NWX is a WWALS member.

  • Southern Paddling Guide logo Southern Paddling Guide, (229) 630-8179, southernpaddling@yahoo.com, 3816 Saddlebred Lane, Valdosta, GA, 31605, between Moody AFB and Valdosta in Lowndes County, GA, at the top of Cherry Creek.
    “Multi-day kayak excursions on the Suwannee River”. Southern Paddling Guide is a WWALS member.

  • Moody Air Force Base Force Support Squadron FOSS, (229) 257-2989, 4379 George St., Bldg. 840 at Moody Air Force Base (military or veterans only), in Lowndes County, GA, between the Withlacoochee and Alapaha Rivers.
    Moody AFB also owns and operates Grassy Pond, (229) 559-5840, 5360 Grassy Pond Rd., Lake Park, GA 31636, “Grassy Pond is open to the public for daily enjoyment. This 500 acre recreational area is similar to a state park with cabins, RV sites, tent sites, group shelters, a recreational boat area, nature trails, grills and other amenities.”

  • CORE Logo, Valdosta State University CORE, 229-245-2355, 1300 Sustella Ave., Valdosta, GA 31698, at Valdosta State University (renter must have some association with the university) in Lowndes County, GA, near the Withlacoochee River.

  • State Line River Outfitters State Line River Outfitters, 229-834-7581.
    “Provide rental canoes and kayaks and shuttle service for river adventures in South Georgia and North”. State Line refers to the GA-FL line, and the Withlacoochee, Alapaha, Alapahoochee, and Suwannee Rivers. State Line River Outfitters is a WWALS member.

  • Madison Outpost Adventures Madison Outpost Adventures, (904) 416-5102, dcrofton@madisonoutpost.com, http://paddle.today/.
    “We have several kayaks and canoes for half and full day rentals. We are located 2 blocks from the entrance to Madison Blue Springs State Park. which is the Withlachoochee River. Located in Lee, Fl. We offer a shuttle service as well.”

  • Blackwater River Guide, Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida, on the Withlacoochee River near the Suwannee River. Blackwater River Guide is a WWALS member.
    Apparently out of business.

  • Suwannee River Outfitters & Lodge, 727-565-7433, toddenfinger@gmail.com, 729 US-441, Fargo, GA 31631, in Clinch County, GA, near the Suwannee River. New owner in 2021.

  • American Canoe Adventures, (386) 397-1309, americancanoe@mail.com, 10610 Bridge St, White Springs, FL 32096, in Hamilton County, FL, near the Suwannee River.
    “We offer shuttle services all along the Suwannee River from the Okefenokee Swamp to the Gulf of Mexico in the town of Suwanee. We rent and sell canoes and kayaks.”

  • Suwannee Canoe Outpost, 386-364-4991, 2461 95th Drive Live Oak, FL 32060, near Live Oak, in Suwannee County, FL.
    “The original premier canoe outfitter on the Suwannee River! We have been at our current location in the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park since 1993. We are fortunate to be located at a boat ramp, so we can maximize customer satisfaction while minimizing shuttle times!”

  • Suwannee River Canoe Rental, 386-364-4185, 4404 193rd Dr, Live Oak, FL 32060, just off US 90 east of the Suwannee River in Suwannee County, Florida.

  • [Expedition Central] Expedition Central, (321) 663-0203, tj@dayo.com, 9769 104st St Live Oak, FL 32060, in Suwannee County.
    “We are an Eco-friendly group offering Canoe and Kayak rentals, shuttling, and trips on the north central Florida rivers. An amazing expedition and adventure awaits you paddling the Suwannee River, Santa Fe River, the Withlacoochee River and the Alapaha River!” Expedition Central is a WWALS member.

  • Rum 138 logo Rum 138, 386-454-4247, 2070 SW County Rd 138, Fort White, FL 32038, near the Santa Fe River, in Columbia County.
    “Rum 138 is more than a business, it’s a destination. Take a paddle on the beautiful Santa Fe and it’s plentiful springs, buy spring art, grab a bite, listen to live music and learn more about our beautiful world-renowned springs. We can offer you a peaceful ride down the river with our high-quality kayak and canoe rentals, and one of a kind art in our on-site gallery.” Rum 138 is a WWALS member.

  • Anderson's Outdoor Adventures logo Anderson’s Outdoor Adventures, 352-507-0059, myaoafun@gmail.com.
    Four locations:
    1. Santa Fe River Park, 8500 State Road 47, High Springs, FL, on the Santa Fe River, in Gilchrist County.
    2. Gilchrist Blue Springs, 7450 NE 60th ST, High Springs, FL, on the Santa Fe River, in Gilchrist County.
    3. Poe Springs, 28800 NW 182nd AVE., High Springs, FL, on the Santa Fe River, in Alachua County.
    4. Manatee Springs, 11650 NW 115 St, Chiefland, FL 32626, on the Suwannee River, in Levy County.

  • Wild Florida Adventures logo Wild Florida Adventures, 352.215.4396, Tours@wild-florida.com, Williston, Levy County, Florida, near the lower Suwannee River.