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  Had a great time, tour guide Brittany was excellent. She had a bunch of fun facts about Lake Dillon and the area. Much more than... read more

    jk2
    July 26, 2021
  • star rating  Outstanding. We were supposed to take the Mangroves and Manatees Tour, but a prescribed burn in the area forced a last minute re-route. Our guide, Logan, quickly loaded... read more

    ShelleDHitsch
    March 21, 2021
  • star rating  We had a great trip with Justin and Logan. It was exactly what we were hoping for. We had a 14 year old and a grandma in our... read more

    Explore555969
    March 26, 2021
  • star rating  What an incredible experience!! Captain Logan is so passionate and knowledgeable about the wildlife, plant life, and the island reserve. We saw manatees, played with a friendly pod... read more

    DannyBP123
    April 19, 2021
  • star rating  Justin did a great job pointing out all the wildlife and he was so knowledgeable about the area, hitting us with all kinds of facts. While we were out we... read more

    670selenab
    February 9, 2021
  • star rating  Had a wonderful kayak tour. Justin was a fantastic guide, gave us great information, personable, took pictures and very accommodating. Highly recommend, was a fun morning!

    W4709NJellenf
    March 19, 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  Great sunset kayaking paddle with Kyle. Lots of fun viewing mangroves, birds and whelks. Just an amazing number of Rookery birds returning to nest on this one island. Thank you... read more

    U6458KMrons
    February 26, 2021
  • star rating  First time kayaker, and now I’m hooked! It was a beautiful tour with an incredibly helpful and engaging guide. The experience was very approachable for a first time kayaker (though... read more

    Gary J Arnold Seevers
    July 1, 2021
  • star rating  Six of us had a great time with Justin. He’s a wealth of knowledge and made our trip memorable. If you’re thinking of taking a tour with them - do... read more

    D5140TOsusand
    March 14, 2021

Meet Our Florida Guides


ACA Certified Kayak Instructors

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