Everglades City
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  • Everglades National Park: Sea Kayaking Tour

    1. Everglades National Park: Sea Kayaking Tour

    Explore Everglades National Park by kayak on a guided nature tour of Florida’s famous wetlands. Enjoy a tailored tour by your expert naturalist guide, who will optimize your kayak trip to ensure you get the best experience on any given day. Paddle out into the waters and through the mangroves to reach some of the most beautiful and remote areas, and encounter a wide variety of wildlife. Let your guide’s commentary highlight the best of the wildlife in front of you on your kayaking adventure. Keep your eyes peeled for manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, or maybe some bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, and roseate spoonbills, to name just a few.

  • Everglades National Park: Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco-Tour

    2. Everglades National Park: Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco-Tour

    The Everglades area is home to a vast and varied ecosystem containing the largest mangrove forest in North America. The unique Everglades lakes, surrounded by mangroves, are refuges and nursery grounds for herons, egrets, stilts, ducks, wood storks, spoonbills, alligators, otters, and a variety of cute little fish. The Everglades National Park Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco-Tour takes you inside the unique mangrove ecosystem in a stable "sit-on-top" kayak (no previous experience required). Weave through the interconnecting, narrow lakes and flowing tidal creeks. Float through tunnels in the mangrove forest, created by the dense mangrove growth up the edges and even over the tops of the interlocking creeks and narrow lakes. The mangrove tunnels make for a surreal and mystical experience with the sunlight shimmering through the canopy, the stillness of the forest vegetation and the sounds of ...

    This was a very educational and entertaining trip. Our guide, Don, was amazingly knowledgeable and obviously in love with the Everglades and Big Cypress parks. We saw not one, but two alligators, which is now a tale my grandson can tell. Really good stuff! NOTE: Buy the best bug juice you can. There are a LOT of hungry mosquitos.

  • Everglades National Park 3-Hour Kayak Eco Tour

    3. Everglades National Park 3-Hour Kayak Eco Tour

    Visit the one and only Everglades National Park. Located in Naples and Marco Island backdoor the Parks is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most unique ecosystems on the Planet.  Led by the Florida Master Naturalists, take part in a 3-hour kayak eco-tour that will depart daily and set off to the truly unique 10,000 Islands of Everglades National Park. Find yourself in the habitat of manatees, dolphin, sea turtles and a vast number of wading and shorebirds. Your tour will launch from Chokoloskee Island, the closest access to the Everglades National Park. The tour routes that are chosen by your professional guides vary daily and seasonally. You may paddle to a rookery where hundreds of wading birds nest in a colony; find yourself surrounded by feeding manatees or dolphins; walk on a Calusa Indian shell mound that are thousands of years old; or paddle with the tidal currents up ...

    Our guide was accommodating and informative..trying to connect with each of us. We hoped for single kayaks as advertised, but doubles were okay. I understand why... Photographers needed more time. Water was low, so that was limiting.

  • Everglades National Park: Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour

    4. Everglades National Park: Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour

    This signature tour opens up the remote areas of Florida’s Everglades National Park right before your eyes! Experience the popular 3.5-hour eco-adventure by boat, kayak, and on foot. You will be in the company of a Master Naturalist tour guide throughout, who will introduce you to the history of the area and point out the extraordinary flora and fauna as you tour. Using a dedicated kayak transport boat, see some of the most beautiful and remote areas of the Everglades National Park, yet still be back in time for lunch, dinner, or another tour. Encounter a wide variety of wildlife, from manatees, dolphins, and sea turtles, to bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets and roseate spoonbills, to name just a few. Each tour is tailored to the group and the natural environment of the day, making every tour different. No trip is canned and the wildlife and conditions are wild, just like you’d exp...

    We had a great time with Jerry (very knowledgable) and saw lots of birds, a ray jumping out of the water, and lots of dolphins.

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What people are saying about Everglades City

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 105 reviews

It was a great trip! The guide was very knowledgeable about the natural surroundings (and inhabitants) and very patient with those of us who were novice kayakers. We headed out in questionable weather but the guide kept asking all of us if we felt comfortable or wanted to turn around. Paddling through the mangrove tunnels was super fun and often challenging. My only "complaint", if you want to call it that, was that because my family and I were behind, the guide and the other kayakers had to wait for us. While they were waiting, the guide was telling them about different things. I wish I could have heard this information too.

Our tour guide, Don, was very knowledgeable and interactive. The kayaking itself was fun and a great experience. We were personally looking for something a little more unique than the typical air boat ride. Kayaking allowed us to get close to the alligators while still observing from a safe and respectable distance. Don included a lot of information about the wildlife and his personal experiences. Would definitely recommend this to anyone!

This was a very educational and entertaining trip. Our guide, Don, was amazingly knowledgeable and obviously in love with the Everglades and Big Cypress parks. We saw not one, but two alligators, which is now a tale my grandson can tell. Really good stuff! NOTE: Buy the best bug juice you can. There are a LOT of hungry mosquitos.

The tour was amazing,  Carter our guide was professional, so knowledgeable and so nice!  The kayaks give us a full and close experience get to know the nature of the Everglades park. Thank you so much.

The guide was very knowledgeable and the Everglades were beautiful. Make sure that you bring a lot of sunscreen and bug repellent! There were so many mosquitos and they were very hungry.