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RTE Kayak Guides Participate in Local and Statewide Events to Advocate for the Everglades

ON A MISSION:  Rising Tide Explorers Guides go beyond the estuary to advocate for SWFL environments. Florida Gulf Coast University graduate students Celina Ceballos and Susannah Cogburn recently took their science expertise one step further by participating in the Everglades Coalition Conference and Everglades Action Day.  MEET THESE AMAZING GUIDES! Local Action Tallahassee Bound! INSPIRE…

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March 22, 2024

Hurricane Ian – Impacts, Community & Science

Hurricane Ian:  Impacts, Community & Science In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Rising Tide Explorers & Naples Outfitters are working to help our community & monitor the impacts of the storm on our local environment     Impacts of Hurricane Ian RTE Army – Local Recovery Outfitters Collection Site, Insurance Claim Assistance & GEAR SWAP …

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October 8, 2022

BIG NEWS: Come Checkout our NEW SHOP!

BIG NEWS:  Rising Tide Explorers has a SHOP! RTE recently acquired and partnered with the long time local staple, Naples Outfitters, to better serve Southwest Florida’s Outdoor Community     WE DID A THING! The New Shop New Services for RTE See you at the Shop! END OF SUMMER MEGA SALE   WE DID A…

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August 27, 2022

Rising Tide Explorers Wins Second Consecutive ‘Best Kayaking Tour’ in USA Today National Poll

NAPLES & MARCO ISLAND (June 22, 2021) – Rising Tide Explorers won “Best Kayaking Tour” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2021, for the second year in a row, the media outlet announced online Friday.  Based in Naples & Marco Island, RTE was featured as one of the Best Adventure Tour Companies in the…

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June 22, 2021

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

Rising Tide Explorers Wins ‘Best Kayaking Tour’ in USA Today National Poll

NAPLES & MARCO ISLAND (Aug. 28) – Rising Tide Explorers won “Best Kayaking Tour” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the media outlet announced online today.  Based in Naples & Marco Island, RTE was featured as one of the Best Adventure Tour Companies in the country along side a variety of other adventure activities…

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August 29, 2020

No Experience Necessary

All too often we hear people making excuses for why they aren’t out enjoying the things that make Southwest Florida so special…but here at Rising Tide Explorers, we just won’t have it!! When it comes to kayaking or paddle boarding, we’ve got you covered and there is absolutely no experience needed. If you have ever felt…

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December 8, 2017

Why Choose a Guided Kayak Tour?

You’re in one of the most unique places on the planet – it’s no wonder you are looking for ways to get outdoors and experience it all first-hand!  With so many options for exploring our area, why choose a guided kayak tour?  WE’RE GLAD YOU ASKED! Choosing to take part in a guided kayak tour in the Naples & Marco Island area can take your experience on the water to the next level.  With real local biologists as your guides who have a trained eye for finding unique local wildlife, you are sure to see some incredible sights and learn more about the nature that surrounds us than you will with any other adventure.  Winding through mangrove tunnels and getting to see some of our most hidden spots that many locals don’t even know about is just one of the perks of traveling with…

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December 4, 2017

Getting Close to Nature in Southwest Florida

One of the most amazing things about Southwest Florida is the abundance of wildlife that call this area home. With the daily grind of work, running errands, and entertaining guests, many of our residents rarely get a chance to explore and admire the incredibly unique natural areas in our own backyard. Rising Tide Explorers has a passion…

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November 30, 2017