Things to Do – Fort Myers Beach – Kayaking Tours
Our Fort Myers Beach Hotel Recreation team is now offering a docket of professional kayak tours for kayakers of different skill levels. Join us for a unique view of the Fort Myers Beach inlets and islands. Reservations are required (call ext. 58), and all tours meet at the below times at the Pink Shell Marina.
Bunche Beach Preserve
The row across Estero Bay is for the advanced kayaker. This tour will cover the extensive Mangrove system of Lee County’s Bunche Beach Preserve. Depending on the tide, we will explore the broad mudflats to exquisite canopied creeks. Your guide will interpret the local wildlife, mangrove systems and man’s influence and impact on these sensitive ecosystems then and now.
- Time: 2hr 30min
- Cost: $55
Bird Island is the prime nesting zone of many of our coastal bird species in upper Estero Bay. Just a short row across and we enter into a different world. The dancing, clattering and intermingling of species is thrilling. Out of breeding season the island serves as a roost for these birds and many other species that migrate to our Fort Myers Beach shores in the cooler months.
- Time: 1hr 30min
- Cost: $35
We will venture a short distant close to shore and offer tips and help that quickly promote you out of beginner status. In addition your guide will keep an eye out for wildlife encounters. Dolphins are common sightings on this tour and often you can experience great close-ups as they like to feed near the seawalls.
- Time: 1hr
- Cost: $25
All Tours meet at the Pink Shell Marina.
Reservations Required. Call Ext. 58.