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Address: Estero Bay, Bonita Springs, FL 33967
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+1 239-247-4955
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Manatee Guides is a mobile kayak company leaving from more than one...

Manatee Guides is a mobile kayak company leaving from more than one location in Lee county. Please check our website for directions to current launch location. Spend the day with a Florida Master Naturalist on a unique kayak tour. Our tours will take you to common wildlife gathering areas for a Manatee, Dolphin or Birding experience. Affordable, fun and good exercise. Come enjoy a fabulous day on the water with Manatee Guides.

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An adventure that you must do

Manatee Guides completely exceeded my expectations. A wonderful experience that I am proud to say we did.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
John B
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Manatee Guides completely exceeded my expectations. A wonderful experience that I am proud to say we did.

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Oradell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tim is the guide and he is very knowledgeable and really looks out for your safety and enjoyment! Really a great time, will book again for sure!

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've just come back from an absolutely wonderful visit with Tim's manatees!! I refer to them as Tim's since they respond to his voice and he recognizes many of them who come to say hello. We saw so many of these magnificent graceful creatures up close. Tim is an expert in the manatee world and all the nature around you.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Tim is super informative and funny guide to seeing manatees up close and personal. He teaches you how to do it right and how to do it respectfully but yet you will be wowed at how amazing these creatures are and how close you'll be. I came out being a huge manatee fan! A definite must-do on your vacation.

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must do adventure. Easy kayak with knowledgeable guides. Manatees literally bump your boats. So worth it and the river is beautiful.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Tim took myself and my 2 children, aged 9 and 11 on a tour in December. We saw quite a few manatees and learned so much about this beautiful creature. Tim is a wealth of knowledge and was very entertaining and funny. My kids were very happy and entertained with the whole morning and they learned some memorable pieces of... More 

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3 Thank Jean B
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

My son and I were blessed with a most memorable experience yesterday. Tim is an extraordinary guide. His passion for manatees is contagious and his enthusiasm for educating others about these wonderful mammals is inspiring. We highly recommend Manatee Guides!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My girlfriend and I did a kayak tour with Tim in early November. He's a natural tour guide, with a wicked sense of humour and a head full of factoids. He also knows Estero Bay like the palm of his hand. At the beginning of the trip, he warned us that November is a difficult time to spot manatees, as... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Awesome morning on the water with a great guide. Manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, and beautiful birds of all kinds were the view for the day. Loved every minute of this tour and would highly recommend it to all!!

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Today, I took my mother on a 3-hour kayak tour, and we had a great time. The guides were wonderful, and they really know their Florida biology, ecology, botany, etc. They even gave us a short tow when we were lagging behind. :D Best part of all was seeing all of the manatees face-to-face! They are so beautiful and curious.... More 

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