Secure Online Booking with XOLA
All Trips and Rentals are by reservation. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours (for online booking, 48 hours) in
advance and we recommend reservations be made at least 1 week in advance if you are requesting a specific piece of
equipment, a specific day, trip or time. You will be asked for the approximate weights of the paddlers in order for us to
assign appropriate kayaks. Failure to supply an accurate weight can result in a safety issue and Aardvark's cannot be held
responsible under those circumstances. A waiver form is required by our insurance carrier. There is a separate form for
minor children which must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.
As a service to our clients, especially those residing overseas, we have now implemented an online booking
system through XOLA. The online booking system will not let you book within 48 hours of the selected day. You
may call the Reservation Center to see if anything is still available or if you choose not to book online, you may
still reserve by calling the shop's reservation center which is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am
through 5 pm Eastern Time. The number is 1-352-795-5650.
How the Online System Works
You can reserve both RENTAL KAYAKS, RENTAL SUPs, and ECOTOURS online from the links below.
Once you have chosen the item you wish to reserve, click the BOOK NOW button.
First enter the Number of Guests (There is a minimum of 2 guests for online booking for tours. If you are a single
paddler, please call) and then click on Pick a Date. A calendar will pop up showing a dollar figure ($) on dates that are
available for the tour or rental you have chosen. If there is no availability shown (no dollar amount shown), you may still call
the reservation center at 1-352-795-5650 and inquire as we sometime have access to additional qualified guides to cover
overflow. We will try our best to accommodate our guests although there is no guarantee of secondary availability.
Once you have chosen and found a bookable day, you will be asked to enter Name and E-mail Address.
Next, click Review Booking. You will then be presented with the reservation information for your review. If everything
looks good, enter your payment information via XOLA's secure server, if you need to change any of the details, click
on Back and correct anything that is not right and continue from there.
Once you enter your payment info and click Reserve It, a questionnaire will appear. Please fill it out as accurately
as possible as this information allows us to select the best gear based on the paddler and the event chosen.
Once you have completed your reservation, you will get an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your request and shortly
thereafter an Acceptance e-mail from Aardvark's with further details. Your reservation is not finalized until you
receive the acceptance e-mail.
LET'S START THE ADVENTURE!
|Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company
707 N Citrus Avenue, Suite A
Crystal River, Florida
(352 )795-5650 ● Fax (352)795-5650
|Copyright ©2003 Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company All Rights Reserved
|Please Note: Watercraft of any kind (including SUPs and kayaks) are NOT allowed INSIDE Three Sisters
Springs from November 15 Through March 31.
|Manatees Since many folks come primarily to view manatees, please be aware
that manatees are few in number in the warmer months and are much harder to
find. They are generally found in areas away from the springs. Peak season for
viewing in weather dependent but December through February are usually
considered peak months.
Warmer weather = Lesser chance.
|SCALLOPs: Please do not reserve kayaks or SUPs with the thought of going
scalloping. The scallop grounds are too far offshore (more than 10 miles from
our shop location) and in 6-10 feet of water.