Join a local biologist on a journey through the winding Mangrove Tunnels of Southwest Florida in search of unique wildlife as you explore oyster reefs, mudflats, and hidden bays.
Adventures with Local Biologists
Explore the unique habitats, wildlife, and ecosystems of Southwest Florida with top rated kayak rentals, award-winning kayak tours, and leisurely boat tours led by 100% certified local biologists! Venture into wild Florida with the most qualified guides in the region and share in their passion for our local ecology and wildlife. Journey through winding mangrove tunnels, experience evening in the estuary at the famous bird rookery island, go shelling on a remote section of Keewaydin Island, take a cruise around the estuary, explore ancient sand dune islands, or rent a kayak to explore on your own! As Southwest Florida’s only biologist owned and operated adventure company, we can’t wait to share our favorite things about our wild backyard with you and your family.
Reservations required for all tours and rentals
Unique Naples & Marco Island Kayak Rentals & Tours
Rising Tide Explorers was founded in 2016 by a group of local biologists looking to share their passion for the unique ecological landscape in Naples and Marco Island, FL. With our diverse background of research experience, we offer fun, educational and family-friendly kayak tours unlike any other. As the first and only biologist-owned-and-operated ecotour company in the region, we take pride in sharing our favorite things about the estuary during the most unique and dynamic kayak adventures in Naples and Marco Island!
We aim to be a company that explorers can trust to provide a safe, exciting and educational experience on the water. Towards this goal, 100% of our guides are biologists, ecologists and/or certified master naturalists. All of our guides are also certified in First Aid and are ACA certified kayaking Instructors. If you are looking for an educational kayaking adventure in Naples and Marco Island, look no further than Rising Tide and come explore with the best!
Rated "Excellent" by Over 700 Visitors!
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