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

More info coming soon

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  We went out today with Justin who was a great guide. We went through open mangrove areas, tight mangrove tunnels, meandered along looking for wildlife. We saw Bullhead... read more

    Brendazf
    4/19/2021
  • star rating  Logan was an excellent guide to this beautiful backwater adventure. Mangroves are really serene and beautiful and we had great wildlife sightings - bald eagle, blue heron, blue crab, mangrove... read more

    tdubmke
    2/18/2021
  • star rating  The manatees and mangrove kayak tour was amazing! My wife and I had a great time. Everyone involved was friendly and knowledgeable. I would do the tour... read more

    robertJT1976
    3/07/2021
  • star rating  Excellent workout, amazing learning experience with our guide Ryan. Will recommend this tour to anyone visiting the area!

    JuanFernandezG
    7/26/2021
  • star rating  Brittany did an excellent job explaining how to kayak and all the interesting facts about the beautiful nature and scenery around the town. Amazing job, and an amazing time!

    B-dawg935
    6/03/2021
  • star rating  Justin was a great guide. Met all our expectations. Birds, bull sharks, gators and manatees. Paddling through mangroves was great.

    Bob L
    3/22/2021
  • star rating  Logan our guide was terrific! Very knowledgeable and lots of fun. I would definitely do this again. Would love to do the boat tour too! Next time for sure.

    KRooo
    5/12/2021
  • star rating  Wonderful day with Justin & a few others. I am solo-traveling right now, and Justin made me feel comfortable & in good hands on the water! It was a good... read more

    taylorg287
    3/01/2021
  • 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
    5/03/2021
  • star rating  Beautiful place with manatees, dolphins, alligators and secluded beaches. Our family had a great time. Thank you Logan.

    747vaibhavv
    4/10/2021

Meet Our Florida Guides


ACA Certified Kayak Instructors

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