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Everglades Kayak Company

801 South Copeland Avenue, Everglades City, FL 34139
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Idyllic Kayak Tour, nice Tour Guide

The kayak tour in the Everglades was an assumn experience. We have seen many different, interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marina W
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great tour of the everglades

This is my second tour with these folks. In particular Ron - our guide - was incredibly well versed... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Embbklyn
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In the heart of Everglades City and directly across from Everglades National Park, this rental and tour location offers easy access to the beautiful Halfway Creek. The bottom of the Turner River is also accessible from this location.We have a total of 3 water locations plus a full service retail store. Guided Tours are also available
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“turner river” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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801 South Copeland Avenue, Everglades City, FL 34139
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kayak tour in the Everglades was an assumn experience. We have seen many different, interesting birds and enjoyed the nature! Kayaking was easy although done for the first time. Idyllic Kayak Tour and the guide was nice, relaxed and perfectly informed about the vegetation...More

Thank Marina W
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is my second tour with these folks. In particular Ron - our guide - was incredibly well versed in all flora and fauna (including the amazing number of birds). It was fun going through the narrow tunnels of mangrove as well as paddling in...More

Thank Embbklyn
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

On 28.02.18 we booked a kayak tour with the Everglades Kayak Company. We were greeted very nicely by Russel, our kayak tour guide. What surprised us was the fact that only we both and he joined this tour. That meant that he was fully there...More

Thank Lizzy F
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Recently spent a week in Southwest Florida and was looking for a Kayaking adventure in the Everglades, checked a lot of places out and finally decided on EKC. We had an amazing adventure with Russ, out tour guide. Russ is very knowledgeable, and has a...More

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Thank Robert N
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Our guided tour onto the east river was a fun, relaxing and informative experience experience which allowed us to see a variety of wildlife and learn about the Everglades eco- system.

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Thank Bodo L
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Russell V, General Manager at Everglades Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thanks Bodo, Relaxing is what we aim for. Information is always a plus... Glad we were able to make everything work last minute. Plans are what you make when time allows. Life is what you make when time is of the essence. Russell

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We did the three hour Everglades kayak tour on Boxing Day. It's a great way to experience Everglades and come close to the wildlife (alligators, raccoons and a lot of birds etc.). Our guide Russell had a lot of knowledge about the area and the...More

Thank Lotta H
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We rented a tandem boat from Russ and the Everglades Kayak Company during a university trip to the area. They not only loaned us a great 'yak for the week, but they also brought the boat to our location and helped us put together a...More

Thank Hannah K
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Russ V, General Manager at Everglades Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Hannah, Glad to help fellow travellers in need. Besides, Dennis needed the exicitment of a bunch of whiper snappers pressure washing in the front yard! Nessy the Necky will be waiting for another adventure should the university need. See you next year, Russ Everglades...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

On Memorial Day weekend 2017 my wife and I rented a kayak from Everglades Kayak Co. We rented a Hobie tandem Oasis kayak with the mirage drive pedal system. The boat also featured the new seats Hobie offers. I cannot recall the name of the...More

Thank bebo2604
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Naples K, Manager at Everglades Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you for the nice review Chris

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Overall a nice place with nice boats. It was a pretty long paddle to Halfway Creek, though, so I'd advise using a shuttleboat. Granted we were paddling with young kids, but it took us almost an hour to paddle to the "nice" part of Halfway...More

Thank john a
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NaplesKayakCompany, Owner at Everglades Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

Hi John, thank you for the nice review and for all the great paddling tips! We are glad that you had fun with your family. Chris

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went with a group on the mangrove tunnels tour. Guide was good on safety and knew enough about the animals & plants to keep it interesting. Went with a guide because we don't know the area at all. Next time we'll rent a kayak and...More

Thank northerngirl58
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NaplesKayakCompany, Public Relations Manager at Everglades Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us the great feedback! Come back and see us soon! Thank you!

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