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Estero River Outfitters

20991 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2838
+1 239-992-4050
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Great place to rent kayaks/sup boards. Friendly staff, easy access into the boats. Stable craft and adjustable paddels.

Cute river with hardly any flow. We went upstream a bit to find tortoises and fish and low-hanging... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Natascha R
via mobile
Nothing special, but fun if you're looking for something you've never done before

River kayak with wildlife and the occasional gator, great excercise, and a chance to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Dhavekost
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Westlake, Ohio
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“canoe” (8 reviews)
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20991 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2838
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cute river with hardly any flow. We went upstream a bit to find tortoises and fish and low-hanging trees. Past the start-off point downriver it starts to widen with pretty mangroves along the banks. A few fish jumped out of the water around us.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

River kayak with wildlife and the occasional gator, great excercise, and a chance to enjoy the local scenery.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Staff were very funny and knowledgeable. The dock isn't too easy to get in and out of kayak without assistance if you have a little trouble bending over. There were people walking in Koreshan State Park. The river is along side mobile home parks. This...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This place has so many kayaks to try out to rent or buy. Located on the Estero river which is easy for a novice to navigate or for the more expierenced you can take it out to the gulf and have lunch on mound key....More

1  Thank Tramachef
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

The staff were extremely accommodating and super friendly. They offered help getting us on our way and then again when we returned, helping us unload our things and helping us get out of our kayaks. The trip was very enjoyable and we saw many birds...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Rented a canoe for 2hr return trip on Estero River. Stood and waited several minutes while one employees chatted with the other...excuse me can I rent a canoe 🛶 now? Not a good start to adventure but after I got past less than friendly employees...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Estero might be a very young village but the Estero River has been here for the longest time. ERO has all the assets to turn your day into a lively and enjoyable up and down the river adventure for the whole family.

Thank Antonio C
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This was our 1st canoe trip with the kids (been here other times without them) and we were very pleased. The staff is friendly and helpful. They paid special attention to getting proper fitting life vests for our 6 & 7 year olds. Once we...More

1  Thank Kim A
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I came with a friend to demo a few kayaks for future purchase. There was an abundance of kayaks to choose from, both used and new. However, most of the kayaks were stored outside, were filled with rain water, leaves, and were very dirty. The...More

1  Thank Colleen P
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful morning along the Estero River catching Bass! ERO will set you up with equipment rental, bait, and a fishing license. They gave us fishing tips and told us exactly where the hungry bass were waiting. Great staff, excellent equipment, one stop...More

3  Thank kayakerpeg
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Geary B
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Response from jmh23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, bugs should not be a problem, you may come across an alligator or manatee. The later is the gentle giant and won't hurt you. Keep your distance from the alligators, admire from afar. Lots of beautiful birds there so... More
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