Welcome to Marco Island

Modern development of the island only began in the 1960s, and draws today include miles upon miles of white-sand beach, boating and fishing among the mangroves islands and a more relaxed, natural vibe than many of the coastal communities to the north. Shelling is also a big thing, with the best specimens often turning up at Tigertail Beach or on the nearby shores of Keewaydin Island, which remains largely pristine and inaccessible by car.

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$65 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cape Romano Boat Tour: Shelling and Sights from Marco Island

On our two hour Cape Romano Shelling Tours you will experience one of the most popular adventures we are known for. Departing from Caxambas Park Marina on the south end of Marco Island, we will take a fifteen minute boat ride from our launch location to Cape Romano. Once we arrive, our Captains will explain the amazing story of the infamous Dome Houses. This is a very popular point of interest that tourists come to see year round. After viewing Cape Romano, we will stop on a private beach in search of the most exotic tropical sea shells that the Gulf coast is known for. This is a semi-private or private tour. Our boats are very kid friendly, with comfortable seating and a ladder for easy boarding. The Gulf Coast of Florida has a lot to offer when it comes to hidden and not so hidden coastal treasure hunts. This guided boat tour will take you to a deserted beach where you will find beautiful shells that you will take home with you as a Marco Island souvenir . Our guests ranged from very young children to adults, this is a tour designed for every age group and will keep everyone engaged during the search of these tropical treasures while you walk the white sandy beaches searching for the perfect shell. Florida Adventures and Rentals, is committed to teach our guests about to ecology that makes the Rookery Bay Reserve and the Ten Thousand Islands a tropical paradise. 

$65 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Marco Island Dolphin-Watching Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Florida Adventures and Rentals, Marco Island, FloridaThis experience is offered by Florida Adventures and RentalsStop At: Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Immokalee, FloridaSee dolphins as we cruise around the Ten Thousand Islands!Duration: 2 hours

$74.99 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

10,000 Islands Ultimate Shelling Kayak Adventure Tour by Naples Kayak Adventures

This tour departs from south Marco Island during the best tides. This tour is designed up to a year in advance to provide the best shelling experience and ease in paddling. You will safely follow your tour guides into the ten thousand islands for an amazing shelling and marine life adventure. During your travels to a remote island you will enjoy opportunities to see a host of marine life from the waters surface of your kayak. On the island, you will see a vast exposed ocean floor with many calm tide pools for you to explore. There will be seashells and living marine life everywhere for you to see and pick up. You will learn about a host of seashells and marine life including: interesting facts, identification, how to hold and interact with them, what shells are keepers, where to possibly find a particular shell and so much more! Onsite for FREE, we handcraft you a 100% hemp bracelet with beads, your seashell and clasps so you can wear it when your want! Enjoy finding a variety of possible empty seashells to keep such as: whelk, conch, tulip, urchins, olive, murex, pearl oyster, conchal, junonia, cockle, bonnet, scallops, clams, drill, sand dollar, coquina, ceriths, worm snail, spotted slipper, limpet, turkey & angel wing, triton, cantharus, periwinkle, cat's paw, nerite, king's crown, nautilus, lion's paw, pen shell, tun, dove shell, baby's ear, rock shell, fig, carrier shell, dosinia, tagelus,venus, quahog, mussel, lucine, blood ark, oyster, nutmeg, tagelus, distorsio, shark's eye, rangia, bubble, sundial, bonnet, top shell, tellin, cone, wentlet trap, florida spiny jewelbox, jingle, gulf cone snail, auger & more! A host of rare live aquatic life to interact with may include: various colorful sponges & corals, starfish (5 & 9 legged), various living seashells (see above), sea urchin, sand dollar, comb jellies, sea beans, octopus, seahorses & much more! Have fun learning about and walking on a huge soft living bio mat! Marine life opportunities to encounter include: dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, fish, tropical birds and much more! We take photos of you and your group during your tour and fill up a folder to share with you via google drive. We will also create a FREE 3-4 minute music video for parties of 6 or more! Enjoy a FREE bottle of water from our cooler! The best equipment use inc: a bona fide stable sit on top ocean kayak, lower and upper cushioned adjustable seats, footwells to adjust your position and to extend your legs, lightweight adjustable fiberglass paddles that fit your height and provide ease in paddling, cup holder,  storage cubby, outer netted storage areas, life jacket, whistle (Our kayaks & equipment are stored inside a building & never left outside or used for renting. This way you get quality equipment outfitted for you everytime)! Parking & launch included. We love making memories at Naples Kayak Adventures so, you're going to have a great time on the water with us! See you soon!

$662.50 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

One hour helicopter tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers Beach, FloridaTake a helicopter tour over the beaches and shoreline.Duration: 1 hour

$379 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Dolphin Tour and Tubing Adventure for up to Six People

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productYour entire tour takes place in the Ten Thousand Islands south of Naples and Marco Island. Explore a labyrinth of sandy isles and mangrove keys in search of dolphin and other wildlife and then add a shot of adrenaline with a tubing session! We'll tailor your ride from mild to wild making tubing the perfect activity for kids and adults of all ages!Pass By: TEN THOUSAND ISLANDS NWR, Naples, Florida

$219 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Tours

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cape Romano, Marco Island, FloridaJet Ski to the famous dome homes of Cape RomanoPass By: Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Immokalee, FloridaTravel through the mangrove forest of the 10,000 islands off Marco IslandPass By: Avi's Water SportsAdmission is free

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