Kayaking Naples Florida


Award-winning experiences since 2009

Kayaking Naples Florida

Founded in 2009, Adventure Paddle Tours provides award-winning, family-friendly, Florida Master Naturalist kayak tours based in Naples, Florida. Our 100% Satisfaction guaranteed Naples area kayak tours are true eco-tours, launching from the best kayak routes within 20 minutes of Naples and Marco Island. Our Florida kayak tours are small groups by design, only allowing up to 8 guests per kayak tour. These small group numbers tend to sell out, but provide our guests with the most enjoyable kayak experience possible while allowing for a more hands-on interaction between our guests and guides.

A Top-Ranked Naples Kayaking Outfitter

Smaller Groups vs. The Competition

THE MOST UNIQUE KAYAK TOUR ROUTES IN NAPLES, FL

Founded in 2009, Adventure Paddle Tours provides award-winning, family-friendly, Florida Master Naturalist kayak tours based in Naples, Florida. Our 100% Satisfaction guaranteed Naples area kayak tours are true eco-tours, launching from the best kayak routes within 20 minutes of Naples and Marco Island. Our Florida kayak tours are small groups by design, only allowing up to 8 guests per kayak tour. These small group numbers tend to sell out, but provide our guests with the most enjoyable kayak experience possible while allowing for a more hands-on interaction between our guests and guides.

We are proud to be one of two kayak tour operators permitted to offer kayak tours in the Fakahatchee State Preserve on the East River, a truly one-of-a-kind experience, kayaking through the most extensive mangrove tunnel system in the Naples area. Currently, we offer tours in Rookery Bay, the 10,000 Islands, and the Fakahatchee State Preserve. Each Tour has specific highlights like manatees and alligators or birds and blue crabs. Please take the time to read through each tour so you can make the best decision for you and your family visiting Marco Island, Naples, and Miami.

All Kayak Gear

  • Tandem Kayak
  • Kayak Specific Life Jacket
  • Fiberglass Paddles
  • Fleece & Rain Jackets

Professional Guides

  • American Canoe Association Certified
  • CPR First Aid Certified
  • Always Friendly
  • Always Professional

Aditional Services

  • Free HD photos
  • Dry Bags
  • Fleece Jackets
  • Retail Products Available

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Tours Sell Out (8 guests per tour)

  • Our tours always sell out during the winter months with few exceptions
  • book early and you can always cancel or reschedule free of charge (48 hours)

Traffic

We are not responsible for the traffic. When planning your trips please make sure you give yourself plenty of time to drive through Fort Myers, Miami or even dowtown Naples.

48 Hour Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel for a full refund up to 48 hours prior to the trip departure time.

Traffic

We are not responsible for the traffic. Please, plan accordingling. There are other people on your tour

How to cancel

  1. Our guests can now self cancel and reschedule. Simply click on the rescheduling link attached in all confirmation emails.

Be sure to enter your correct contact info

If you enter a fake cell phone or email, we are not responsible for the lack of communication

Weather Cancellations

  • You can cancel 48 hours prior to your tour for a full refund. Within that time frame, it is our job to cancel due to weather
  • We will cancel for high winds, Lightning, and sustained rain
  • Our morning tours rarely cancel. The weather in the morning is almost always blue skies with no wind.
  • If you disagree with our decision to run the tour due to weather we will provide you with a gift card, worth the total trip amount 25% rebooking fee if you rebook within 5 days of the original tour. This is only if you are inside the 48 hours

Additional information

We will never force anyone out on a tour if we believe the weather conditions are unsafe. However, we have designed our tours, schedules, and age limits to give you optimal opportunities to enjoy your time on the water. If you book a tour and are pushing our age limits, weight restrictions, or ability levels that is on you. If you book a tour and decide last minute it’s not for you, we are unable to give you a refund since guests within our age limits and ability requirements could have participated. Please, understand we do not want to take anyone’s money for nothing, but we do need to set boundaries and expectations.

Email Reminders

Guests will receive multiple email reminders

  1. Confirmation email – sent out immediately after booking
  2. 48-hour reminder – This reminds you of your tour and gives you the opportunity to self-cancel outside of 48 hours
  3. Day of Reminder – This email is sent 2 hours prior to your tour.

All emails contain directions and important information on what to wear and what to expect

Manatees and Mangroves

Everglades Fakahatchee

Rookery Bay Sunset Tour

Quick Comparison

Rookery Bay Sunset Tour

November-May
$75*person
  • Schedule Winter Only
  • Length 2 Hours
  • Distance 3-4 Miles
  • Age 6 & up
  • Restrictions Offered on limited days in the Winter
  • Activity Level Beginner, Can be affected by wind

Everglades East River

Consistently Awesome!
$99person
  • Schedule Varies
  • Length 2.5 Hours
  • Distance 3-4 Miles
  • Age 6 & up
  • Restrictions The best tour during highwinds
  • Activity Level Beginner, the most protected route

Customer Testimonials

Fewer Participants, equals more fun, more wildlife. Our reviews tell the story!

  • star rating  Really nice and educational tour with fun kayaking and a ton of alligators! Justin was informative and fun!

    colinwW7546NX
    April 9, 2021
  • star rating  Had a great time with Justin as our guide through the mangroves. It was so beautiful and we loved the afternoon kayaking with our small group. Justin was... read more

    sassymomma5
    March 19, 2021
  • star rating  Had an awesome time kayaking on Lake Dillon, Brittany was an incredible guide and it was really a wonderful way to start a day in one of the most beautiful... read more

    Craig W
    August 1, 2021
  • star rating  My daughter and I had a great time kayaking with Justin and Logan. This tour takes you through a Mangrove jungle that you’d be lost without them. They... read more

    Diane R
    February 21, 2021
  • star rating  If you’re a researcher like me you’ve seen TONS of options. So glad I chose this one! Kyle is a very knowledgeable, safe and laid back guide. It was a... read more

    nicolebc22
    May 3, 2021
  • star rating  The scenery and listening to Justin explain about the area. He is very knowledgeable about the area and of the wildlife in the area. My wife and I... read more

    splotchdog
    February 20, 2021
  • star rating  Best tour of our whole stay. We did several tours while in southern Florida. We saw more wildlife and had more education on this tour than all the others combined.... read more

    imolive
    April 9, 2021
  • star rating  We had an amazing experience! Ryan made our trip fun, safe, and very memorable. We highly recommend the Frisco Island tour.

    Brian W
    September 1, 2021
  • star rating  Turned out to be an amazing experience! You’ll get to see parts of the Everglades that only an experience tour guide would know. I learned a lot about the ecology... read more

    DevTravelMan
    February 6, 2021
  • star rating  Our family thoroughly enjoyed the morning Island Kayak Experience. Our guide, Brittney, was outstanding. She not only taught us the basics of kayaking, we learned a lot from her regarding... read more

    Schwiegs
    August 22, 2021

Meet Our Florida Guides


ACA Certified Kayak Instructors

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