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Discover the Indian River Lagoon

We offer a wide range of activities out on the water, so you can experience the natural beauty and tranquility that comes from time spent on the Indian River Lagoon.  Come explore the waters and mangrove forests surrounding our lagoon island campus or head out for some ocean fun less than one mile away!  

Pontoon Boat Tours

Enjoy a 2 hour guided cruise along the Indian River Lagoon.  Learn about the inhabitants of the lagoon and mangrove forests along the way. Visit the Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge or stop off for a splash on a spoil island!

Morning, Sunset and Spoil Island Splash departures available.  Boat is wheelchair accessible.

Daily Water Sports Rental

See-through Canoes Rentals

See-through Canoes

See what is swimming below as you glide through the lagoon in on our clear canoes.

Guided Kayak Tours

Guided Kayak Tours

Discover new things on a kayak tour led by our knowledgeable guides.

Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

Stand Up Paddle Boards

The calms waters of the lagoon are the perfect place for a stand up paddle board.

ELC Canoe Rentals

New ELC Canoes

Travel through the mangrove tunnels in our new and improved ELC canoes.

Kayak Rentals

Kayak Rentals

Explore the lagoon at your own pace with our hourly kayak rentals.

Ocean Sports Rentals

Ocean Rentals

Surf, paddle board or kayaking launching from Wabasso Beach.

Interested in booking a rental?

Questions about rentals?

Most of our rental options are available same day with weather permitting.  Please booking online or by calling 772-589-5050 to confirm launch time.


Our guided kayak tours run offered every Monday 10:30  a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  pre-booking is recommended.

Email for additional information.


ELC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3). Admission, memberships & donations are critical to continuing our mission. 


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255 Live Oak Drive

Vero Beach, FL 32963


Located on the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway.

ELC is a Smoke-Free campus.  Service Dogs only, please.


Phone: (772) 589-5050

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Pelican Island Tour

pontoon boat ride on Indian River Lagoon