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Archive: Dec 2020

Top Restaurants to Visit after a Kayak Tour in Marco Island

You did it!  You pulled yourself away from the poolside to get out on the water and experience Southwest Florida for the amazing place that it is.  The biologist guides of Rising Tide Explorers took you on a journey kayaking over mudflats and oyster beds filled with strange wildlife before winding through meandering mangroves tunnels…

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December 22, 2020

Rising Tide Explorers receives local awards and recognition as Southwest Florida’s only biologist owned and operated eco-tour company

Celebrating their 4th year in business, Rising Tide Explorers is recognized as one of the preeminent eco-tour operations in Southwest Florida in recent months after receiving various local awards, recognition, and media coverage.  After hearing their unique story and mission, one can see why.  This is not your average group of tour guides.   In…

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December 22, 2020

Best Places for Kayaking Around Marco Island

Marco Island is the first and largest of the 10,000 Islands, situated right in the middle of the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. With some of the best kayaking and paddling opportunities in the world, you can explore beautiful winding mangrove tunnels, calm protected bays of the estuary, sandy beaches with some of the…

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December 22, 2020

Which White Bird Is That?! Is it an Egret? Or a Heron? Or..?

All About Birds, How To Identify White Egrets https://www.allaboutbirds.org/news/how-to-identify-white-herons-excerpt-from-better-birding-book/ Rookery Bay is like heaven for bird lovers!    You are guaranteed to see beautiful birds while kayaking Rookery Bay on a biologist led tour with Rising Tide Explorers, and the big white birds tend to really stand out visually.  There are several very common birds…

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December 22, 2020

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