This 2 hour small group tour departs from the Cocohatchee River Marina in Naples.WE OFFER COORDINATED START TIMES MEANING YOUR TRIP MAY START ANYTIME BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9am AND 12:30pm.WE COORDINATE THE SPECIFIC TIMING WITH TRAVELERS AND WILL CONTACT YOU ASAP WHEN YOUR BOOKING IS RECEIVED TO LET YOU KNOW THE EXACT TIME.You may see marine wildlife such as manatees, dolphins and shorebirds paddling through the protected back bays and mangrove estuaries surrounding Delnor Wiggins State Park and Barefoot Beach Preserve in Naples.The second half of the tour is spent in one of the majestic mangrove tunnels within the state park where you will learn about the mangrove ecosystem.Your guide will ensure each guest is given personalized attention narrating about the various plant and animal life.Tour routes are in the wind and wave protected backwaters along the beautiful mangrove shorelines and shallow water estuaries of the preserve.All ages and skill levels welcome.NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
Tours leave from the Cocohatchee River Marina at 13535 Vanderbilt Drive. WE OFFER COORDINATED START TIMES MEANING YOUR TRIP MAY START ANYTIME BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9am AND 12:30pm.WE COORDINATE THE SPECIFIC TIMING WITH TRAVELERS AND WILL CONTACT YOU ASAP WHEN YOUR BOOKING IS RECEIVED TO LET YOU KNOW THE EXACT TIME.The 2 HOUR scenic, SMALL-GROUP guided tour takes you through the magical mangrove forest, mangrove tunnels and estuaries of Delnor-Wiggins State Park and Barefoot Beach Preserve in Naples with a chance to possibly 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. We paddle down a river, into secluded backbays, through the mangrove estuaries and eventually beach the kayaks at Barefoot Beach for some shelling. Barefoot is an unspoiled, undeveloped barrier island that’s been given the distinction of being named one of the top 10 beaches in America for several years. Family friendly, fun and educational tours for all ages!!
*We use quality stable,seaworthy Perception kayaks with high-back, stadium style supportive cushioned backrests and padded seat cushions*
• Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, 11100 Gulfshore Drive, Naples, FL 34108
• Barefoot Beach Preserve, 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Location: Northern America » United States » Florida » Florida
Commences: Naples, United States
Duration: 2 hours