The Tampa Bay area is home to over 200 species of fish and birds and the most eco-friendly way to tour this pristine region is by paddle board. Get some exercise and enjoy meandering through inlets and sunlit bay waters, mangroves, islands and bird sanctuaries which offer an ideal paradise for outdoor recreation and fun!
Upon arrival at the departure point, you will receive a paddle boarding lesson, provided by a World Paddle Association instructor to guide you through the mechanics of stand up paddle boarding. Storage is available on each board so you can pack a lunch or snack if desired; water and sunscreen are recommended. Once on board you will find yourself escaping the business of modern life and slipping in to the tranquility of the real Florida. You will paddle mangrove lined shores and explore pristine waterways. If you are a photographer, you will love this tour! You will have endless opportunities to photograph nature up close and personal. You may have the opportunity to spot some of the more than 200 species of fish and birds including roseate spoonbills, ospreys, otters, bottle nosed dolphins and manatees. Along the way your guide will point out areas of interest above and below the water. When you reach the halfway point, enjoy a break to rest, and enjoy any lunch items you brought with you. Once you are recharge, the return trip begins. Expect to make memories you will remember for a lifetime!