Kayak Guided Tour Locations in Englewood and Boca Grande Florida
Please note all kayak guided tours require reservations. Please call us at (941) 234-4311 or book online prior to your arrival at the following locations.
Kayak Guided Tour of Manasota Key
Sarasota County Park locations offer the best views for wildlife. Why launch miles away? You can paddle out directly from the county park. Enter the pristine waterways of the Lemon Bay Aquatic Preserve. This estuary is filled with diverse species of birds. Migratory birds begin flocking down for winter starting August 15th. View many coastal birds as native species are present year around.
Native birds include but are not limited to:
Osprey (Fishing Hawks)
Herons (little blue, green, tricolor, great blue, ect)
Bald Eagle (Closest nest is located at Cedar Point Environmental Park)
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Guided kayak tours and rentals are offered by request at this location by reservation.
Blind Pass Beach Park
6725 Manasota Beach Road
Englewood, FL 34223
Kayak Guided Tour of Boca Grande Island
The island of Boca Grande features an access point to the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail. This public paddling launch is located at the end of 19th Street East. The Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail is a system of trails created by Lee County, featuring paddling options in Gasparilla Sound, Pine Island Sound, Charlotte Harbor, Estero Bay and the Caloosahatchee River. Water clarity on the serene coastline of Gasparilla Island creates an ideal location for kayaking guided tours.
Paddle from Gasparilla Island to Three Sisters Island and Hoagen Key. These barrier islands surround Gaspailla Island, also known as Boca Grande. Gasparilla Sound and the Boca Grande Bayou are the calm waterways surrounding this area. Discover why Boca Grande is perfect location for paddle boarding and kayaking adventures.
The Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail
19th Street & East Railroad Ave. Boca Grande, FL (Bayside)
Kayak Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserve Guided Tour
The Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserve offers amazing views of wildlife. This area features a rich history of the Woolverton Trails. Kayak around the numerous barrier islands that surround the trails. Our guides will attempt to take you kayaking through canopy mangrove forests. This area is tidal however you can expect to explore a natural coastal area and barrier islands. Mangroves inhabit low energy shorelines in the coastal areas of southwest Florida. Mangrove forests are very high in ecological value, and contribute much to the health of our waterways. This area is perfect for birding and features views of many native and migratory species.
Disclaimer: We do not guarantee entrance through the mangrove tunnels. Tours are scheduled based on weather and tide conditions. Tides are predictions and we cannot guarantee access to the trails. Mangrove tunnels are tide dependent. Tides are lower in winter months. Tides are also variable depending on the moon cycle. Due to safety, tour guides assess the tides in the area before sending groups into the tunnels. Trips are led through the coastal waterways of the Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserve. Trips are guaranteed to be safe, fun and educational!
Public Launch under the Placida Bridge
Turn onto Fishery Road from Placida or Gasparilla in Placida Florida
Guided Kayak Tour of The Woolverton Trails