Guided Kayak Eco-Tours:

Gulf Coast Kayak offers a variety of Guided Kayak Eco-Tours. Our experienced and knowledgeable Guides are Coastal Wetlands Naturalists skilled at spotting local wildlife! We provide PFD/Life Vest, Paddle, basic instruction, and sunscreen or bug spray if needed. Reservations are required. Departure times and locations vary with season and daylight savings time. Please inquire as to exact departure times. For reservations or info call 239-283-1125.

Custom trips and discounts are available for groups of five or more. Children 12 and under receive a discount. Please inquire for further information.

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Early Bird Dolphin and Manatee Tour

Kayaking TourSunrise is a colorful and revitalizing time to be on the water! Witness Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve come to life & join us as we identify and share information about coastal & wetland birds and sea creatures that make the estuary their home! We may encounter Dolphins, Manatee, Stingray, Skates, Sea Turtles, Great Blue Herons, Osprey and Bald Eagles! Our experienced and knowledgeable Guides are ACA Certified Kayak & SUP Instructors & Certified Florida Naturalists well versed on Florida’s ecology and natural history & skilled at spotting local wildlife! Approximately 2.5 hours long. Call for reservations & book your tour today!  (239) 283-1125

$55.00 per person- Reservations Required
Inclement Weather Policy
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Mangrove Maze Guided Eco Tour

kayaking_tourJoin us as we provide a guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail! Our mangrove coastline in the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve provides sustenance and harborage for a variety of birds and marine life! Our experienced & knowledgeable Guides are Certified Florida Naturalists dedicated to learning and teaching the history, ecology & sustainability of  Pine Island Sound. Learn about the Calusa Indian Heritage and their environment when they paddled these very same waters over a thousand years ago!! Approximately 2.5 hours long. Call for reservations & book your tour today! (239) 283-1125

$55.00 per person- Reservations Required
Inclement Weather Policy

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Sunset Kayak Tour

Sunset Kayaking TourJoin us as we paddle into the calm waters of Matlacha Pass and gaze over the Sunset as it cascades over the water, disappearing into the distance & leaving an array of magical colors in the sky! This is a perfect opportunity to unwind from your day! Paddle with us as we slowly meander through mangrove shrouded trails and discover what unique and beautiful creatures roam the preserve at dusk! Our experienced and knowledgeable Guides are ACA Certified Kayak & SUP Instructors & Certified Florida Naturalists well versed on Florida’s ecology and natural history & skilled at spotting local wildlife! Approximately 2.5 hours long. Call for reservations & book your tour today!  (239) 283-1125

$55.00 per person- Reservations Required
Inclement Weather Policy

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Matlacha Full Moon Paddle

Full_Moon_Kayak_TourJoin us as we depart before sunset on this enchanting
enchanting paddle and celebrate the day’s end! Howl at the full moon as it rises over the waters of Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve! Paddle with us as we follow a moonlit
trail into undiscovered lakes and listen for the sounds of nocturnal creatures as they settle into their natural habitat! Revitalize your spirit with the uplifting energy of the full moon! This trip is offered once a month. Kayak lights are provided for this tour. Approximately 3 hours long. Call for reservations & book your tour today!  (239) 283-1125                                       
                                  

$65.00 per person- Reservations Required
Inclement Weather Policy

 

What to Bring/Recommended Gear: Water Shoes, yes your feet will get wet!  Lightweight breathable clothing, hat, and/or sunglasses, sunscreen, plenty of water and snacks. Bring a towel and set of dry clothes to change into just in case.