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Come take a kayak tour on the relaxing calm waters of Rookery Bay, where you can explore the most pristine mangrove forest in North America. Let our local and professional guides take you through mangrove mazes and tunnels where you can discover some of South Florida's most popular wildlife. Over 150 species of birds can be seen and identified, as well as manatees and dolphins. From the beginner kayakers to advanced, this paddle will have you enjoying every minute! Tours leave daily from the Isles of Capri Paddle Park just minutes from Marco Island. Single and tandem kayaks are available on every tour!
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Explore Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Naples on an ecotour by kayak. Following a guide, you'll paddle across the waters of the bay, part of the Ten Thousand Islands, for an up-close look at the mangrove forest. Watch for birds and other marine life on this tour suitable for beginner and advanced kayakers.
  • Kayak tour on Rookery Bay in the Ten Thousand Islands in Naples
  • Paddle through a maze of mangroves with a guide
  • Look for southern Florida wildlife such as dolphins and some of the 150 species of birds
  • Single and tandem kayaks are available
  • Flexible start time
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile
Great Tour!!!

Had a blast with the family and Capt Marco along with his crew - awesome tour altogether, enjoyed touring through the mangrove trees, saw a lot of marine animals, tons of education about the biology system there. My wife struggled to get through a few...More

Thank Chad S
fla_adv, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventures and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Chad, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to leave our company an excellent review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate you mentioning Captain Marco, how helpful he was throughout the tour, and how quickly he followed up with pictures after! Our...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile
Real good choice

We did both the Rookery Bay kayak tour and the Eco boat tour. Both were fabulous and educational. Both captains Marco and Andrew were great. We were well taken care of.More

Thank lovethebeachtoo
fla_adv, Guest Relations Manager at Florida Adventures and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving a kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your Rookery Bay Kayak Tour with Captain Marco, along with your Eco Boat Tour with Captain Andrew. Have a wonderful day and we hope you will come back and visit again...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Great Time on Kayak Tour!

Heard good things about this tour so we tried it out. Glad we did. Family-friendly, smooth ride and a very educational experience. Highly recommend!

Thank sullybj
Reviewed 29 March 2018
Great tour

Capt Marco took us on a fantastic learning tour of the mangroves in Rookery Bay Reserve. We all learned a lot about the local eco system and history of the area. Highly recommend the tour and Capt Marco!More

Thank Jay Z
fla_adv, Manager at Florida Adventures and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Dear Jay, Thank you so much for reviewing our company on Trip Advisor.We are really glad to know that Captain Marco made your adventure a memorable experience. We hope to see you again on Marco Island in the near future and provide you with more...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Wonderful kayak tour just north of Marco Island

Wonderful tour just north of Marco Island. Seven of us enjoyed this 2.5 hour tour with Captain Marco - yes his real name. He is a certified naturalist and very knowledgeable about the echo system around rookery Bay. Our skill level ranged from expert to...More

Thank destinations_di
fla_adv, Manager at Florida Adventures and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Diane, Thank you so much for your excellent review. Comments like yours is what makes us proud of our hard work, thank you! Our Kayak Tours are tailored to small groups so every one can enjoy themselves, and your group definitly had a wonderful...More

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