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Florida Everglades Small-Group Eco-Adventure by Foot, Kayak and Boat

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  • Location: Fort Myers, Florida
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5609KAYAK
Take a scenic 1.5-hour drive south of Fort Myers where you can boat, hike and kayak through the beautiful Florida Everglades on this exciting eco-adventure! Watch for dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles and more as your naturalist guide leads you through the lush, diverse Everglades landscapes. With a maximum of six passengers on this small-group tour, you are sure to have an intimate and unique experience.

Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
Get the ultimate experience of the Florida Everglades on this fun, exciting eco-adventure by boat, kayak and foot! Your tour is led by an experienced naturalist who is certified by the national park and licensed by the US Coast Guard. Throughout your tour, your guide will teach you all about the history of the area, as well as the wildlife and diverse vegetation.

Begin your tour with a boat ride through some of the most beautiful and remote areas of the Everglades National Park. Once you arrive at your destination, receive a brief safety instruction before getting into your kayak (no experience required) and exploring the area up close. Paddle your way to Barrier Island Beach, a remote beach seldom visited by others. Here, take a guided walking tour of the area and see the wrack lines, shallow tidal zones, dunes, uniquely adapted plants, mangrove swamps and many different invertebrate species.

Your guide will tailor the tour according to the group’s interests and the day’s environmental conditions. You may encounter a wide array of the park’s wildlife including manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, roseate spoonbills and more!

After your hike on the beach, get back into your kayak and paddle back to the boat for your return journey.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Chokoloskee, Florida
(40 minutes from Naples,90 minutes from Fort Myers, 90 minutes from Miami)
Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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9am Departure
Code: AM0900

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1:30pm Departure
Code: PM1330

Tour departs at 1:30pm

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Florida Everglades Small-Group Eco-Adventure by Foot, Kayak and Boat

Small Group Everglades Eco-adventure by Boat, Kayak and Foot

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Kayak equipment and instruction
  • Boat ride
  • Professional naturalist guide
  • Guided nature hike
Exclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • You will need to access the boat by ladder. With enough notice, you can load from a floating dock. Please advise in the Special Requirements field at the time of booking if you require this option.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Jennifer M, April 2015

Five star trip! Our Captain/tour guide Josh really knows about all the natural wonders that the everglades has to offer. He taught us things about the plants, animals, and little critters that I never knew before. You could tell that he wanted to make this a memorable experience for my 12 year old son, my sister and me. We saw dolphins, manatees, sting rays, beautiful shells, bald eagles, osprey and so much more. I recommend this adventure to anyone who wants to truly experience the everglades with a safe, fun captain at your side.

Reviewed by: Ian T, July 2014

Really excellent. Easy to book. Turned out to be just the 2 of us with Josh, the Guide, who was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. Stunning scenery and wildlife, including ospreys and dolphins (playing in the boat's wake). Out to the 1000 Islands National Park by powerboat, then as much time as we wanted in kayaks exploring the shoreline - full safety gear provided, and a stroll along the beach. Highly recommended. Bring sunscreen!

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Tour code: 5609KAYAK