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Mangrove Estuary Preserve Kayak Adventure Tour

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    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)
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • PFD's
    • Dry Box storage for keys, phone
    Exclusions
    • 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 29 December 2018 via mobile

    Jennifer was in touch with us a couple of days even before the trip begin and gave us perfect directions and hints for what to wear and bring! She’s really knowledgable about mangroves, birds and gave us an awesome tour! She took pictures of us...More

    Thank moricious
    Yakgal, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

    I'm so glad everyone had fun on the tour! Thanks for coming out with us!

    Reviewed 29 December 2018

    Jennifer is very knowledgeable of the wildlife (we saw dolphins, several varieties of birds and crabs) and mangrove. She explained as we kayaked the ecosystem and animals. There was a fair amount of wind the day of our tour, but Jennifer was able to pace...More

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

    Glad you all enjoyed the paddle despite the wind. It sure did come out of nowhere that morning. Mother nature sure can be unpredictable at times. Thanks again for coming out with us!

    Reviewed 12 November 2018

    This kayaking trip was a fabulous experience. We were in a small group with varying levels of experience. Jennifer shared lots of interesting information about the area. We were very fortunate in seeing dolphins surface close to the kayaks. The mangrove tunnels were unlike anywhere...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank redScotland
    Yakgal, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

    Thank you for the great feedback! It was a pleasure!

    Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

    We had a beautiful kayak trip, not only because of the weather and environment, but also because of the great help by Jennifer and the well maintained kayaks. Everything was perfect!!! Very good suggestion for a beautiful day to be out and spot wild life...More

    2  Thank marcelvdis
    Yakgal, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

    Thank you for the kind words and for coming out with us!

    Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

    We had an awesome time on the kayaks with Jennifer ! She was very friendly and knowledgeable about the tour. It was exciting and fun! I thought I was going to have difficulty kayaking, once I did it I found it very easy and fun!...More

    Thank Steelerfan1966
    jenlvs2fsh, Owner at Finseeker Guided Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

    Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to write such a great review!

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    Duclha
    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!
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    jdvillas
    1 January 2019|
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    Response from jenlvs2fsh | Property representative |
    Tours typically go out at 9 or 10am
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