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Kayaking Jupiter Florida

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KAYAK – to kayak or canoe is very popular on local waterways. Jupiter and Tequesta are located on the Loxahatchee River by Jupiter Inlet. The Loxahatchee River is one of only two nationally recognized Wild and Scenic Rivers in Florida. The second one is Wekiva River in Central Florida – north of Orlando.

There are both public and private places to launch kayaks along the Loxahatchee River. Waterfront communities like Tequesta Country Club have neighborhood launch locations for kayaking. Kayakers also enjoy the turquoise waters of the Intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean. The average water temperature is around 85° F (26° C).

Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Tequesta/Hobe Sound– Located on the north end of the Loxahatchee River and accessible from the water or by car from US1 in Tequesta. Follow the mangrove up the river to see wildlife such as alligators, deer, bobcat, coyotes, wild boar, manatees, turtles, tortoises, herons, egrets, ospreys, bald eagles and fish. Trapper Nelson’s cabin is along this fork of the river with picnic tables and restrooms.

Riverbend Park, Jupiter – Located west of I-95 & Florida Turnpike at Indiantown Road. Canoe and kayak outfitters onsite. Famous for the thrilling ride over the Masten Dam. Onsite outfitters rent canoes and kayaks but are closed Tuesday & Wednesdays. The most popular trip from River Bend is a 2.5-3.5 miles trip (3-4 hours) called the Cypress Canopy. No swimming allowed. If you prefer you can rent biked and go biking along the Riverbend Park trails.

Intracoastal (ICW), Jupiter/Tequesta – Jupiter Lighthouse Park, US1 in Tequesta and Coral Cove Park on Jupiter Island are public launch sites to access Jupiter Inlet and Intracoastal sandbars.

Jupiter – Tequesta Kayak Rentals and Tours –

Jupiter Outdoor Center – (Jupiter Inlet) (561)747-0063 – 1116 Love Street, Jupiter, FL 33477

Beach Water Sports – (Intracoastal) (561)745-6900 – 17967 SE Federal Hwy, Tequesta, FL 33469

Jupiter Pointe Paddling – (Intracoastal) (561)746-6691 – 18701 SE Federal Highway, Tequesta, FLL 33469

Canoe Outfitters of Florida (Riverbend Park, Loxahatchee River & Jonathan Dickinson State Park) – (561)746-7053 – Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays

More Palm Beach County Kayak and Canoe Areas 

Bert Winters Park, Juno Beach / Burt Reynolds Park, Jupiter / Dyer Park, West Palm Beach / Jim Barry Light Harbor Park, Riviera Beach / John Prince Park, Lake Worth / John Stretch Park, Lake Harbor / Juno Park, Juno Beach / Lake Ida Park, Delray Beach / Ocean Inlet Park, Ocean Ridge / Okeeheelee Park, West Palm Beach / Paul Rardin Park, Pahokee / Peanut Island Park, Riviera Beach / Phil Foster Park, Riviera Beach / South Bay RV Park, South Bay / 
Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park, West Boca Raton / Stub Canal Park, West Palm Beach/ West Delray Regional Park, Delray Beach 

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Jupiter to Palm Beach FL Lifestyles and Things To Do

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Windsurfing Palm Beach FL

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WINDSURFING – The conditions in South Florida are especially favored in the bay, Intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean off Miami and Jensen Beach but also Lake Worth, Palm Beach, Singer Island, Juno Beach, Jupiter, Tequesta and Jupiter Island and many parts of the Florida Gulf Coast. The Gulf Stream contributes to warm water temperatures year around. Equipment available for rent in Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Juno Beach, Tequesta, Riviera Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Key West and much more.

Alex Caviglia Blue Water Classic Regatta in Miami, FL  –
Annual regatta in January honoring Alex Caviglia an avid wind surfer and kite surfer.

US Sailing Center in Martin County (USSCMC) in Jensen Beach, FL –
Offer windsurfing lessons and rentals as well as sailing summer camps. Windsurfers, Hobie Cats and various sailboats available for charter.

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Surfing in Florida

Surfing in Florida

SURFING – Optimal average water temperature of 78° F (26 °C) entices surfers, wind surfers and kite surfers to enjoy local South Florida Atlantic Ocean waters year-around.  Public beaches with free parking, restrooms and outdoor showers are available along A1A, Beach Rd and other oceanfront roads. Several places in Juno Beach, Jupiter and Tequesta offer new and used surf board rentals and sales. Jupiter Community High School even offers a surfing program. Jupiter and Juno Beach hosts annual surfing competitions. Other popular surfing spots include Cocoa Beach, Sebastian, New Smyrna Inlet, Ponce Inlet, Daytona Beach, Flagler Beach and Palm Beach.

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Kite Surfing Jupiter Juno Beach FL

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KITE SURFING – This has become so popular that a section of our beach is referred to as Kite Beach. The coastal shoreline intertwined as Juno Beach and Jupiter Beach in Florida has been a hangout for surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers for over 50 years. This geographical location is superior for beginning and advanced kite boarding. The windiest months are September – May. Several outfitters in Jupiter and Juno Beach along US1 offer kitesurfing lessons and equipment rentals or purchase. The outfitters keep on popping up. Jupiter hosts Jupiter Kite Invasion – an annual freestyle and surf style kitesurfing competition. There is also Girls Surfing events organized by local surf shops. With the Gulf Stream just off shore the ocean maintains a water temperature of around 78° F (26 °C) year-around. Free parking, picnic areas, restrooms, fishing piers and restaurants available within walking distance.

Kitesurfing Beaches

Carlin Park, Jupiter – 400 S S. R. A1A, Jupiter 120 acres with 3,000 ft of guarded beach. Many amenities such as tennis, bocce ball, volleyball, playgrounds, exercise and running path, outdoor showers, picnic areas, restrooms, free parking and the Lazy Loggerhead Cafe – serving breakfast and lunch.

Coral Cove Park, Tequesta/Jupiter Island – 1600 Beach Rd, Tequesta 31 acres with 600 ft of guarded beach and 600 ft of Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). Park offers playgrounds, surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding launch sites, fishing, bird-watching and snorkeling, free parking, outdoor showers, restrooms and picnic areas.

Juno Beach Park, Juno Beach – 14775 US Highway 1, Juno Beach 5 acres with 300 ft of guarded beach including designated surfing area. Juno Beach is very popular for kitesurfing and surfing. It has a 990 ft fishing pier accessible by $1 donation. Also offering free parking, picnic areas, party pavilions, restrooms, outdoor showers, bait shop and snack bar.

Jupiter Beach Park, Jupiter – 1375 Jupiter Beach Rd, Jupiter 46 acres with 1,700 ft of guarded beach. Free parking, picnic tables, volleyball, restrooms, outdoor showers, fishing, surfing and more. Open sunrise to sunset.

Ocean Cay Park, Jupiter  2188 Marcinski Rd, Jupiter 13 acres included unguarded beach across A1A. Park offers free parking, picnic pavilions & tables, playgrounds, volleyball, restrooms and more.

“Juno Kite Beach” – Off A1A between showers 6 and 10 just north of Juno Beach Pier.

“Corners” – Off A1A by shower 21 north of Kite Beach in Jupiter.

Kiteboarding Vendors & Lessons

Jupiter Kiteboarding –  (561) 427-0240
1500 N US Highway 1, Tequesta / Mon – Sat 10am – 5:30pm Sun 11am – 3pm

New Wave Kiteboarding – (561) 633-9362

Cloud Nine Kiteboarding – (772) 634-7299
SUP kiting, kite boarding lessons and International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certification classes in Jupiter, Stuart, Fort Pierce, Lake Worth and Delray Beach.

Jupiter Juno Kitebeach Weather and Wind Conditions (by Windfinder) 


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