Guided Kayak Mangrove Ecotour In Rookery Bay Reserve, Naples

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    1295 Capri Blvd, Naples, FL 34114, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Join our Eco Kayak Tour led by our fun herpetologist guide who will keep you entertained during the entire tour! This tour is designed for kids and adults, and we welcome all skill levels, from beginner to advanced kayakers! You will be guided on a two hour tour through the mangrove tunnels where the guide will share important information about the local ecosystem and history of the area. While paddlingthrough the peaceful serene waters that make The Rookery Bay and the Ten Thousand Islands ecosystem, you will encounter different species of birds and small creatures that live in this pristine subtropical mangrove forest estuary. Rookery Bay National Estuarine Reserve represents one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries in North America.
At the end fo your tour you will receive the pictures that guide will take during the tour!

This tour allows guests 4 years of age and up.


Close encounter with friendly dolphins

Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Get up-close to native wildlife

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Florida Adventures and Rentals, Marco Island, Florida

Experience is offered by Florida Adventures

Pass By: Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Naples, Florida

Cruise past Rookery Bay

Pass By: Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Immokalee, Florida

Cruise past Ten Thousand Islands


Biologists and Florida Naturalists Guides

Life preservers, paddles, dry bags

Photos of your tour

Paddling instructions and safety briefing

Entry/Admission - Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve


Parking Fee of $10

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Minimum age of 4 years old. Parent or older sibling (age 15+) will need to accompany child on kayak

Please note that a ticket must be purchased for every individual in your party, this includes 4+

Not recommended for guests with recent surgeries

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Regular temperature checks for staff

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  • 12-Dec-2022

    This was a very good day spent kayaking with Matt. Matt was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot of about the Rookery Bay Mangrove area. He found a lot of things for us to look at. I would highly recommend this tour and Matt. Thank you!

  • 09-Dec-2022

    It was a beautiful kayak. We learned about the ecosystem and saw a lot of different wildlife, including dolphins. Our guide, Michael, is a biologist by training and we really enjoyed him. Super knowledgeable and he did a great job answering questions. This was a highlight of our trip to Marco.

  • 04-Dec-2022

    We loved our mangrove excursion with Matt. He is good Naturalist and he knew how to make us discover this impressive ecosystem. The scenery is fantastic. This activity was among our favorites of our entire trip to Florida. I highly recommend.

  • 21-Nov-2022

    Our guide, Matt, was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour as well. I learned a lot about Florida and it’s wildlife, mangroves and the ecosystem, got some fresh air and exercise, and had fun at the same time! I enjoyed the tour, and would recommend it!!

  • 21-Aug-2022

    This was a great tour for me and my wife. It was relaxing and peaceful. The scenery was beautiful and we even saw a dolphin up close. The tour guide was fantastic and knowledgeable which made the tour great. Thank for you a great time!

  • 25-Jul-2022

    We had a great guide...can't remember her name but she is from Michigan and is an actual scientist. The kayaks, seats and life vests were all brand new and super clean. We would like to go back and do the boat tour with this same guide. Also, we booked it online the night before and they got it and had everything ready.

  • 04-Jul-2022

    Colleen and Paul were so knowledgeable about the area! They let the group set the pace, and pointed out all the wildlife as we went through. We had great interactions and conversation with them! We saw lots of birds and even a couple of dolphins!

  • 10-Jun-2022

    We were fortunate enough to have our guides, Colleen and Paul, all to ourselves as a family of seven - five adults and two boys, ages 5 and 4.5. A great time was had by all. Navigating the mangroves and tying up the kayaks to "walk on the water" was a lot of fun! Saw starfish and a weird jellyfish too. Great exercise! Learned a lot about mangroves and the environment. A great family outing! Thank you!

  • 26-May-2022

    We had an amazing time! Matt was so knowledgeable and a great communicator. We enjoyed learning about the mangroves and were thrilled to see lots of wildlife: a jellyfish, osprey, crabs, and even a mother and baby dolphin! We would love to do this tour again. We wish Matt the best in his studies in Australia!

  • 26-Apr-2022

    Our guide, Matt was terrific! He was fun, friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. This was my first time kayaking and he really did make me feel comfortable. It was a fun and educational tour. My husband and I enjoyed it very much!

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