Valid State Issued ID Required from one member in rental party. All reservations and rental holders must be 18 years or older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult
What's Included: Lifejackets, Equipment, Paddles, Basic Instruction, Area/Route Information, Weather Updates, and FREE Entrance to the Park
Add-Ons Available On Site: Individual Lifejacket and Paddle rentals are available on site subject to availability. Lifejacket and Paddle Rental start at $10 for the day. Groups larger than 8 will have a 15% gratuity applied at check out.
Location: Virginia Key Outdoor Center (VKOC-North)
3801 Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL 33149
Availability: VKOC (North) is Open 7-day a week. Rental Reservations are available online. Onsite walk-up rentals are always welcomed
Additional hours can be purchased in advanced or on site upon return from rental. It is $10 per additional hour per craft.
Pricing Starting From:
1 Person per Kayak
2 People per Kayak
Clear Bottom Tandem Kayak
2 People per Kayak
Stand Up Paddle board "11
1 Person per Board
Deals and Discounts
First Responders, Dade County, and City of Miami Employees receive a 15% OFF on all rentals year round. Valid ID Required to Redeem. Use Code code 305 to redeem.
Use code ARMEDFORCES at check out for 15% Off. Valid Military & State ID will be required at check-in onsite.
Check out our Instagram for discount codes on rentals ;)
Discover Virginia Key at VKOC-North
Located on a tranquil lagoon, adjacent to the ocean inside Virginia Key North Point Park, the Virginia Key Outdoor Center is Miami's premier outdoor destination. VKOC is your in-town gateway to the outdoors. VKOC's nature viewing is exceptional. Virginia Key, boasts of pristine coastal trails with highly endangered flora. A hammock nestled among an urban metropolis, this island presents opportunities for residents and visitors to connect to the outdoors and Miami’s history. Opening pathways to nature – take a guided walk on a nature trail, paddle above manatees gracefully swimming in the gentle lagoon current, Virginia Key Outdoor Center is magical place within minutes of the city.
Winters are spectacular with herds of manatees inhabiting our little lagoon. Summer brings bio-luminescent organisms to our waters. Enjoy and evening paddle where you can see stars in the sky and stars in the water. Independence Day and New Year's Eve are special at VKOC. With nearby fireworks on display we have the best secret spot. Join our celebrations with BBQ, live music, and fireworks you can watch from your kayak and paddleboard. Beach viewing is also available. These are must do events!
With miles of trails and surrounded by water you can bike, paddle, run, or walk. Kayak fishing, swimming, snorkeling are only footsteps away. Don't leave without visiting our snack shop. We have cold drinks, and delicious treats. 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.