Up a Creek Kayak Tours in Naples Florida

Guided Kayak Tours in Naples Florida

Join us as we kayak through glistening waters fringed with the arching roots of red-mangrove trees. These mangroves provide a habitat for an abundance of wildlife. Every day is a surprise. Dolphin? Manatees? Batfish? Horse Conch? Let it unfold before you. You will learn about Rookery Bay, the 10,000 islands and the flora and fauna of the area. As we kayak through twisty mangrove tunnels, quiet bays and mudflats, we'll be taking free HD photos of you and your family and you'll receive those photos the same day. Great for beginners and experts. Read more below.




Naples Kayak Tour

Young or old, tall or small, beginner and expert... you'll do fine here. As we paddle through the estuary and mangrove tunnels, keep your eyes peeled for curious dolphins, lolling tarpon, scurrying mangrove tree crabs, soaring osprey, and giant conch shells. Every bit of wildlife we spot we'll talk about. This kayak tour lasts 2.5 hours and we'll paddle a total of 3 miles at a relaxing pace. The water is usually shallow and easy to paddle... and don't worry, there are no alligators! Everyone over age 12 gets a single-seater kayak with a highback seat, cup holder and adjustable foot rests. Parents with kids under 12 or adult couples who enjoy fighting with each other can choose to ride in a 2-seater kayak (also known as a divorce kayak). During the kayak tour, your kayak tour guides will be taking free photographs of you and your party with a high-end camera. A link to the free photographs will be given to you at the end of the tour.

All of our kayak tours launch from the Isles of Capri Paddlecraft Park, which is on the border of Marco Island and Naples. We do sell out rather quickly, so Reservations are Required! After you book your tour online, you'll receive an email with driving directions and instructions. If you Book online, enter promo code "naples" and you will SAVE 10% OFF (for online bookings only). Or give us a call today: 239-293-6232 and we'll be happy to answer your questions and help you book over the phone.

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Twelve Island Tour (Goodland) Duration: 3.5 hours, Distance: 4.5 miles, Price $80, Beginning in Goodland, this tour will explore 12 of the 10,000 Islands. You have to start somewhere! Watch dolphin corralling fish, wading birds lurking in the mangroves and ospreys diving for fish as you weave your way to a deserted barrier island. Enjoy beach-combing, a swim, and a snack (bring your own) before we complete our circular route and paddle back.Keewaydin Island Duration: 3.5-4 hours Distance: 6 miles Price $80 Paddle through Hall Bay, and weave your way around Cannon Island and Little Marco Island as you make your way to Keewaydin Island, a pristine barrier island in Rookery Bay Reserve. Hike to the gulf side of the island (wear closed-toed shoes). Enjoy beach-combing, a swim and a snack (bring your own). Paddle back through mangrove tunnels (tide dependent). This longer tour may not be suitable for beginners due to longer distance and tight tunnels. Tour is available upon request with a minimum of 4 people. Sunset Bird Fly-In (Winter and Spring) Duration: 2 hours Price: $60 This is an experience not to be missed. Paddle through Rookery Bay Reserve‘s pristine estuary estuary teeming with life: curious dolphins, lolling tarpon, scurrying mangrove tree crabs. We end up at a bird rookery and hang out while close to 1000 birds soar in over our heads to roost as the sun sets. We will paddle back at under the moon and the stars with head lamps. East River Duration: 3-3.5 hours Distance: 3 miles Price: $80 Beginning in Fakahachee Strand State Preserve, paddle past an active bird rookery and through a series of very tight, cool, shady mangrove tunnels. Enjoy air plants overhead, fish leaping over your kayak and peaceful quiet. Tour time includes caravaning to launch site, getting situated in the kayaks, and time at the rookery, so actual paddling time will be more like 2.5-3 hours. This tour may not be suitable for beginners since the tunnels are tight in places. Tour includes opportunities to view alligators. Tour is available upon request with a minimum of 4 people. Linger with a curious bottlenose dolphin, wading birds and soaring ospreys as you experience this pristine estuary.