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Gulf Coast Kayak

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4120 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha, FL 33993-9716
+1 239-283-1125
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Great Kayak Adventure!

Really enjoyed our recent Kayak Eco Tour with Gulf Coast Kayak! Very accommodating allowed us to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Get Me to a Beach NJ
Beautiful kayaking

I love to kayak so anytime I'm out in the water I'm happy. Gulf coast did a great job making that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Esther U
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Gulf Coast Kayak in Matlacha, FL offers Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Eco Tours, Guided Kayak Fishing Trips, Events, Lessons, Rentals & Sales. Looking to buy a kayak or stand up paddle board or need some accessories for your paddle craft? Check out our shop and we'll serve all your paddling needs! We have beautiful water access and we launch right behind our shop! Come on out & find yourself some solitude...explore our world! Since 1992 Gulf Coast Kayak has been the local favorite paddling outfitter!
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4120 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha, FL 33993-9716
+1 239-283-1125
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our recent Kayak Eco Tour with Gulf Coast Kayak! Very accommodating allowed us to create an afternoon time that worked better for our needs. Can't say enough about how fabulous our tour guide Jim was throughout the trip! He is an extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank KarenMikeM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to kayak so anytime I'm out in the water I'm happy. Gulf coast did a great job making that happen. Brand new kayaks. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. He adjusted route to work around the wind. We saw lots of birds and a...More

Thank Esther U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was very nice and very informative. We had an amazing time and learned a lot about kayaking and nature. We saw two dolphins and a bunch of birds. Good workout, actual kayaking was strenuous but he can tailor it to your needs.

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Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two sons & I went out on a guided fishing trip on the 27th of dec. We had a fabulous time. Our guide ( Forrest ) brought us to several spots where we caught lots of sea trout, snook, & mnagroove snapper. Since we...More

1  Thank scherbs2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on our tour. The guide was knowledgeable and very good at pointing out wildlife. Would definitely do it again

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Thank darkblade1992
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm new to kayaking and found Gulf Coast Kayaks on the web. I was somewhat reluctant to "learn" how to kayak but my logical side prevailed and i'm sure glade it did. The learning session went through an onshore safety segment then onto the water...More

1  Thank billcompitello
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jim, our guide, was very knowledgable. He gave us choices of where we wanted to go. His passion for the area was evident and he was in no rush to watch the clock. Very enjoyable, relaxing and a great way to discover the diversity of...More

Thank jason a
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Jim, our guide was awesome. Lots of history, very educational and patient. Great day on the water! Thanks.

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Thank shtrucking9752
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Jim was a wonderful guide on our morning our tour of the Matlacha Nature preserve. There were four of us in the party on two tandem kayaks. We saw manatees and dolphins in the bay and many different types of birds as we paddled through...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My family had a blast! We saw lots of birds and fish. Bryan was an excellent tour guide and took some great pics of our family. I highly recommend Gulf Coast Kayak tours.More

Thank Nednewly
Diana G, Owner at Gulf Coast Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hi Nednewly! Thank you very much for taking the time to review us! Sounds like you had a great time on the water! Birding from a kayak is such a peaceful experience! Nature is the ultimate classroom especially when paddling with Bryan where you can...More

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Questions & Answers
15 April 2017|
Response from Diana G | Property representative |
Hi typically we do sunset tours Mon, Weds & Fridays. This time of year at 5pm. If you'd like to book a tour please call us at 239-283-1125.
11 April 2017|
Response from Bryan S | Property representative |
It's a very common question. We are located in an estuary which contains both fresh and salt water. Alligators prefer fresh water but can Tolerate some salinity. However the salinity volume in our waters are too high for... More