Panalpina Company Retreat

You work hard all year and your efforts are appreciated.  Join Panalpina at Virginia Key Outdoor Center, for a relaxing outdoor adventure.

Coastal Photo Safari Paddle Adventure - Kayak and Paddleboard

Grab your camera. Grab your sunscreen. Grab a cooler and let's go!

Discover Miami’s coastal habitat. There is life of all shapes and sizes living in the sand, rocks, and sea grass beds of Virginia Key Beach North Point Park. Experience this spectacular habitat first hand from your kayak or stand-up paddleboard.

We may stop at a beach or sandbar along the ask (subject to tide levels) This is a lighthearted, relaxing, fun paddle for all ages and skill levels.

Visitors can expect to see:
-Sea urchin
-Starfish
-Variety of fish
-Sea birds and coastal birds
-Manatees
-Eagle rays, and
-Giant iguanas
-Dolphins

Locals have always known about Virginia Key. One of few remaining natural areas in South Florida, Virginia Key has always been a local favorite for those in the know. Wrap up your morning on Lamar Lake with a tour of our lagoon. A nursery for numerous ocean species this salt water lagoon is home manatees, fish, birds, and event the occasional dolphin visit.

Discover Virginia Key, Miami's best kept secret from your kayak or paddleboard. 

What to wear

Wear water shoes, or closed toe shoes you don’t mind getting wet. Be ready to get wet as we may wade as far as waist deep to view the creatures. Sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended. Bring a change of clothes and towel for after the paddle.

Duration

2-2.5 hours
Please arrive at least 30-minutes prior to your scheduled event time

Directions
Please visit www.vkoc.net/directions

Tour Includes

-FREE parking for registered participants in the VKOC lot
-Guided Tour
-Souvenir photos (shared electronically)
-Private bathrooms and outdoor showers
-Parking in the VKOC lot
-Fun is FREE if you let it happen