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Vote for Rising Tide Explorers!

  This year, Rising Tide Explorers has qualified for USA Today’s 10 Best Competition under the category of Best Kayaking Tour! Once a small company we are now getting national recognition for our biologist led kayak tours in Southwest Florida.   The competition, which lasts about a month, depends upon our audience to vote every day….

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August 5, 2020

Biologist Guide Matt leads Herpetology Research in the Amazon

  One of the things that makes Rising Tide Explores the most unique kayak tour and rental company in Naples and Marco Island is that our guides are real local biologists and ecologists who actively conduct scientific research to learn more about our unique backyard.  When our guides aren’t paddling the mangrove tunnels of the…

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July 17, 2019

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…

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December 4, 2017

Rising Tide Explorers in the News

Fellow Explorers! Check out the links below to see new stories and articles featuring Rising Tide Explorers. Enjoy! 4/26/17 Collier Citizen – Changing the Tide:  Gene Doyle Adventure Scholarship Alumni celebrate with Kayaking Trip 6/6/17 National Research Reserve Foundation – My Reserve Our Coasts – Reserve Support Local Business! 8/6/17 le Courrier de Floride – Rookery Bay:  Exploring the Mangrove between Naples and Marco Island 8/25/17 Naples Real Estate y Peggy: Blog – Naples Named a Top 10 Place for Adventure 2/19/18 – TravlinMad:  Top 10 Things to do in Naples, FL – The Ultimate Guide to the Paradise Coast

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November 14, 2017

Why did all the Cypress needles turn brown after Hurricane Irma?

If you’ve had the opportunity to drive around Collier County after the recent devastation from Hurricane Irma, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the extensive damage to our local trees.  Bare palms, uprooted banyan trees, snapped slash pine, and mighty oaks that have had their branches cracked off like toothpicks.  Our iconic local cypress tress (Taxodium disticum) have also experienced some…

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September 18, 2017

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