Naples 3-Hour Manatee Ecotour and Shelling Adventure

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in USA

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See manatees, tropical birds, alligators, dolphins and other wildlife on this 3-hour boat tour throughout the Ten Thousand Islands. You'll even get to explore a deserted island called Whitehorse Key to search for shells. This very intimate narrated tour will be a great way to spend a morning or afternoon in Naples. There are never more than 6 passengers on a boat.
After checking in at the office in the lobby of the Port of the Islands Resort, located at 25000 Tamiami Trail East, Naples 34114, you'll depart for your 3-hour eco tour. Your US Coast Guard certified captain will bring you out to the harbor area where you can see manatees swimming around. From there you'll venture out to the Ten Thousand Islands which a labyrinth of mangroves and waterways. You'll travel down the the Faka Union Canal before entering the natural waterways of largest mangrove jungle in North America. You'll spot many tropical birds that migrate to this very unique ecosystem. Depending on Mother Nature, you'll are also likely see alligators and dolphins on the way to your shelling destination, Whitehorse Key. This pristine, white sandy beach is the perfect place to collect shells or simply wander about for thirty minutes. The return trip to Port of the Islands Marina will also be filled with wildlife viewings.

What’s included

  • Small-group tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Close encounter with friendly dolphins
  • Small-group tour
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included