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Mangrove Estuary Preserve Kayak Adventure Tour

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    What to Expect

    Kayak tours leave from the Cocohatchee River Marina launch ramp at 13535 Vanderbilt Dr, Naples FL 34110. Guests will meet the guide 15 minutes before their scheduled 9am or 10am departure time. The exact launch time will be confirmed once your reservation is made.

    The 2 hour scenic guided kayak tour takes you through the mangrove forest, mangrove tunnels and estuaries of Southwest Florida with a chance to see various wading birds and birds of prey, manatee, and dolphins. Learn about the local plants and marine life as you enjoy some exercise at the same time. Our kayak tours are family friendly and geared for all age groups and skill levels.

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    • Finseeker Guided Adventures, 13535 Vanderbilt Dr Multiple locations throughout Southwest FL, Naples, FL 34110-6085
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    13535 Vanderbilt Dr, Naples, FL 34110, USA
    Departure Time
    9am, 10am year round(The exact launch time will be emailed once your reservation is confirmed)
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • PFD's
    • Dry Box storage for keys, phone
    • 6% Sales tax and Gratuity not included in ticket price
    • Drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • All kayaking excursions go out rain(light) or shine, hot or cold
    • It is up to the guide to decide on cancelling the trip due to dangerous weather conditions(i.e. lightning, high winds, heavy rains). You have the choice of a refund or rescheduling
    • Dress in clothes you don't mind getting wet in as you get wet in the kayaks(a change of clothes is recommended) and water shoes as your feet get wet. Restrooms are located at the marina.
    • Dress appropriately for all weather conditions.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult - all tandem kayaks hold 2 adults and 1 small child ages 2-8 yrs old in the middle seat (the tandem has a third molded plastic seat in the middle)
    • Not recommended for participants that are not in good physical health, have serious medical conditions or pregnant
    • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking (max weight limit for tandem kayaks is 500 lbs total , 350 lbs for single kayaks)
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews clams hour guided small group fish fun morning great experience snowy egrets highly recommend this adventure great guide flora and fauna beautiful birds awesome tour a lot of fun marine life saw dolphins pace jennifer
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    Reviewed 7 February 2019

    Excellent tour and experience of the mangroves and eco-systems. All equipment was provided and the pace was perfect for all in the group. Great way to spend a morning.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Kenneth B
    Reviewed 5 February 2019

    My Dad and brother and I had a great time on the kayak tour with Jennifer. She made it so easy and wonderfully informative as we enjoyed the serene waters of Naples. We were able to go deep in the Mangrove area and even see...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank lgrech
    Reviewed 16 January 2019

    Three couples went to enjoy the beautiful weather and be together. The kayaks were fine and the launch easy. Even the least experienced of the group got paddling down reasonably quickly. Our guide talked about the estuary and mangroves with ease. We saw a few...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Glen M
    jenlvs2fsh, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

    Glad you all had an enjoyable morning. It was my pleasure showing you the estuaries around the state park and preserve. Wildlife is unpredictable unfortunately; some days we see dolphins and/or manatees, other days egrets, ospreys and other wading birds. That's how it goes sometimes...More

    Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

    We had an easy to schedule, inexpensive, relaxed tour of the Cocoahatchee River and local Gulf waters. Jennifer was a laid back, helpful and informative tour guide. This is a great tour for kayaking beginners too! My friend and I enjoyed the adventure very much.

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Heather L
    Yakgal, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

    Glad you both enjoyed your adventure. Thanks again for coming out with us!

    Reviewed 30 December 2018

    This was a wonderful trip for my husband and I and my two boys, 14 and 16 years old. We learned so much from Jennifer about the mangrove ecosystem and we saw ospreys, many great herons and even a kingfisher bird. Jennifer was a great...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank cartrock
    Yakgal, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. Glad you all got so see so many varieties of birds that morning!

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    19 January 2019|
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    Response from cartrock | Reviewed this property |
    We didn’t see any. They usually stay close to shore or float on something to get some sun. I wouldn’t worry at all about gators!
    1 January 2019|
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    Response from jenlvs2fsh | Property representative |
    Tours typically go out at 9 or 10am
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