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GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours

Fort Myers, FL 33905
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Great Educational Kayak Tour

We had a beautiful kayak tour with Connie on 23/03/18. We had to actually reschedule our tour from... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Susan P
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Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Could've been better

To start I did an estuary tour with Connie and about six others, so eight people in total. Prior to... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Pickle2018
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Stillwater, New York
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GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours leads tours on every waterway in SW Florida. All Tours are led by a Certified Florida Master Naturalist and include all equipment. Specialty tours: Manatee, Estuary, Bird Rookeries, River and Creek. See lots of wildlife and learn about the rare ecology of our Mangrove Forest. See many birds, dolphin and manatee.
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Fort Myers, FL 33905
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had a beautiful kayak tour with Connie on 23/03/18. We had to actually reschedule our tour from two days before due to high winds but Connie was great about contacting us and making a new time that would work before I had to leave...More

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Gaea G, Owner at GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

So glad that you enjoyed the tour. It was a pleasure paddling with the two of you and I hope that we get to do it again some day. Connie GAEA Guides

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

To start I did an estuary tour with Connie and about six others, so eight people in total. Prior to the tour starting I thought I would be late due to traffic, and it explicitly says to call the guide if you happen to get...More

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Gaea G, Owner at GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

To start I did an estuary tour with Connie and about six others, so eight people in total. 1. Prior to the tour starting I thought I would be late due to traffic, and it explicitly says to call the guide if you happen to...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My experience with Connie started before we arrived. She was pro-active in reaching out to share information after I had called and not left a message. She talked through the options available and I booked over the phone. On the day of our tour, we...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This review is a little late in coming! We went on 2 of Connie's tours in May 2017 and had a wonderful time! She has good equipment and is very knowledgeable about birds and the mangroves and the area. Since we booked two tours we...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We did the estuary kayak tour with Connie as our guide. She began the experience by being coldly patronizing from minute one, and devolved to outright rudeness soon thereafter. We were six adults being spoken to like little children. Even getting past that, the tour...More

Thank Daniel A
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Gaea G, Owner at GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

This is Connie responding to this review. Hopefully I will be allowed to answer this properly and not limited by the length that is permitted. Right after the tour I made notes in my appointment book that states that this group of 6 people were...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We kayaked Alligator Creek and had a lovely time. Connie is very knowledgeable and I appreciated her respect for the animals we saw, making sure we did not disturb them.

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Gaea G, Owner at GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

I am so glad that you enjoyed the tour and hope to see you on another tour. Connie

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We spent a three hour kayak tour with a most informative guide, Connie, giving us a comprehensive understanding of the estuary system surrounding the manatee habitat. The embellishments went beyond just the manatee's movements, and included information about the flora and fauna, aviary and reptile...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

If you want something cool to do in Fort Myers, take a kayak tour & see the Manatee! These tours only operate in the winter months. I just took the first tour of the season & it was great! Connie was full of Manatee fun...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our family of four (all adults) went on the estuary tour (in kayaks). Connie was an excellent guide. She taught us many things and helped us identify many birds. We are avid birders and appreciated Connie's quick eye and her knowledge, which seemed right on...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Me and my family loved the tour. A great guide and so much to learn! Rain or shine - a great experience!

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