Up a Creek Kayak Tours in Naples Florida

Kayak Tour Guides

It's always nice to put a face to a name and see who you might be going on a kayak tour with. Our kayak tour guides are the most experienced in southwest Florida and they'll be happy to answer any questions you have during your kayaking adventure in the mangrove tunnels with us!



Tour Guide Glenn
Glenn - President & CEO

Glenn lives on Marco Island and has been visiting Marco Island for 31 years. Glenn oversees all company operations for Paddle Marco, Up a Creek Kayak Tours and Kayak Marco. Glenn also handles all kayak and paddleboard rentals and deliveries around Marco Island and south Naples. Glenn's business and marketing background assures that everyone will have a fantastic experience on and off the water.
Tour Guide Glenn



Tour Guide Susan Cone
Susan - Master Naturalist & Biologist

Susan has lived in Naples for more than 40 years. She is a former accountant and middle school science teacher. Susan founded Up a Creek Kayak Tours 10 years ago and made a name for herself as best kayak tour company in Naples, Florida. She also gave tours for the Rookery-Bay Learning Center and pioneered biologist-led kayak tours in Naples. Susan is semi-retired now and gives kayak tours by request.
Tour Guide Susan Cone



Tour Guide Jake
Jake - Master Naturalist & Photographer

Jake has grown up on Marco Island since he was an infant and has been boating since a small child. Jake's vast local knowledge of Marco Island, Naples and southwest Florida puts him leagues ahead of our competitors. Let Jake wow you and teach you everything about the history of the area. Jake will be happy to point out all sorts of wildlife during the kayak tours and did we mention the photographs he takes on the kayak tours are amazing?
Tour Guide Jake



Tour Guide Lewis
Lewis - Master Naturalist & Boat Captain

Captain Lewis has been giving kayak tours in the area for a decade. Lewis is a moose hunter, fly flsherman, boat captain, pilot and logger from northern Maine. His incredible knowledge of our flora and fauna will blow you away. When Lewis isn't out kayaking in the mangroves, you can find him at Stan's bar in Goodland having a good time. Let Captain Lewis show you the funny side of nature.



Tour Guide Sertac
Sertac - Photographer & Sweep

Sertac lives on Marco Island and is from the country of Turkey. Sertac (pronounced "Sir Touch") amassed a massive following on his social media channel in Turkey and is an internet sensation in the short video clip community. We used all of that creativity to turn this internet star into our kayak tour photographer. You can also find Sertac working as Marco Island's favorite waiter at CHOP 239.
Tour Guide Sertac



Tour Guide Olga
Olga - Photo Editor

Olga is from the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan. She is fluent in Russian and English and holds a presidential scholarship award in the teaching of English. Olga has been giving tours since our inception in 2016 and now focuses on photography and our social media channels. Olga edits the kayak tour photos that we take during the kayak tours for all of our customers to enjoy.