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Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour (ENP)

  • Everglades National Park ecology tour with a naturalist guide
  • Access remote places via kayak to see pristine coastal ecosystems
  • Guided walking tour explores native plants and animals
Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour (ENP)
From US$149.95
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Go deep into Everglades National Park on a tour by motor boat, kayak, and walking trail to see some of the most remote places in the Everglades. After traveling to an isolated site by boat, paddle a kayak to a beautiful beach, and walk through coastal ecosystems including mangroves and dunes. Learn more about each plant and animal you encounter with your naturalist guide, well versed in Everglades ecology.

What to Expect

Start by leaving the crowds behind on a boat ride from Chokoloskee, Fla., into Everglades National Park where you disembark at a beautiful and remote location.

The guide helps with the basics of maneuvering a kayak before you launch into the water, paddling towards Barrier Island Beach. When you reach the shore, set out on a walking tour that takes in wrack lines, shallow tidal zones, dunes, and mangrove swamps.

Take advantage of your time with a naturalist guide to ask questions about local ecology and wildlife, watching for manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, eagles, and other shore birds throughout the day. Following the hike, paddle back to the motor boat for the return trip out of Everglades National Park.

Reviews (27)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great time!!

We spent a wonderful afternoon with a very qualified guide! The boat tour, the kayaking and then the walk around the little island was really instructive, beautiful and diverse! We can recommend that to anybody who loves boat rides, water and small groups. Would definitely...More

Thank TatianaB971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great educational kayaking tour

We had a lovely morning with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide called Ron. We thought we would just go kayaking but Ron taught us alot about the wild life and preservation of the Everglades. Enjoyed it alot!

Thank janr695
CaptWright, Manager at Everglades Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you learned so much while you were out with Ron.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sunday, October 7th tour with Captain Dan.

My wife and I took the 9am Boat assisted Kayak tour on Sunday, October 7th. We arrived at the office, where Heather was there to greet us and check us in. She was an absolute joy to visit with. Shortly after checking in, Captain Dan...More

Thank iowacityia
CaptWright, Manager at Everglades Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a great experience on the Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour with Captain Dan... Maybe next time you are in the area you can experience one of our other tours.

Reviewed 20 July 2018
A must do tour to really experience the glades!

From very reasonable rates to great service. If you want to really see the Everglades with the best tour guides and get up close and personal with wildlife this is your trip. Birds galore, Manatees, Dolphins and more! You'll learn about the Everglades from experienced...More

Thank davidlaverne
CaptWright, Owner at Everglades Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you ... Try the Alligators and Orchids tour next time!

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Great Tour (but no manatee)

Originally we hadn't planned to go to the 10,000 Islands area of the Everglades NP. Due to a scheduling error (on my part), we rearranged our schedule and decided to tour this part of the Park. Glad we did. The only way to get a...More

Thank MikeB1952
CaptWright, Manager at Everglades Area Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour with Captain Dan. Glad you got to see all the wildlife you did see, unfortunately we cannot predict or guarantee any of it. The sawfish was a very uncommon site!

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Olivia D
3 June 2018|
Response from ssgtretiredarmy | Reviewed this property |
Trip takes about 3hrs you get to go and explore for awhile on land too