Captain Kayla Baker was born and raised in Southwest Florida. Having spent most of her life on the water chasing fish from all kinds of water and paddle craft, she started exploring hidden gems all over Florida, and that's when she found the Nature Coast. What she found in Crystal River, had her jonesing to move there. The numerous crystal clear springs that surrounded the area had her exploring on a borrowed Flood and that's when she knew she had to extend the invite to anyone who had not experienced it yet. After settling into Crystal River, Nature Coast Paddle Adventures was born. Kayla created the company based on her love for her paddleboard and the nature she was able to experience while on it. Each time she takes a tour, she strives to "stand apart" by providing a top notch rental or tour service, on high quality equipment. Kayla provides a memorable experience, while only leaving paddle wake behind you.