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The Ten Thousand Islands archipelago covers more than 35,000 acres (14,164 hectares) of Florida’s southern tip. The eponymous national wildlife refuge lies in the northern portion, while the southern part is in Everglades National Park. The islands—which number in the hundreds, not thousands—are a perfect place to decompress in nature.

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Ten Thousand Islands Boat Tour up to 12 people
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Ten Thousand Islands Boat Tour up to 12 people

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Explore the Ten Thousand Islands by boat on a half-day tour to one of Florida’s top natural attractions. Depart from Marco Island, located just south of Naples, with a small group that is limited to 12 participants. Head to an isolated barrier island that is only accessible by boat, where you can snorkel and swim in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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Backwater Adventure's CraigCat Tours of the 10,000 Islands
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Backwater Adventure's CraigCat Tours of the 10,000 Islands

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Exploring the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge on your own can be intimidating if you don’t know your way around on the water. Book this Thousand Islands Compact Power Boat Tour and travel with a guide and group who won’t let you get lost. You’ll see stunning views of the wildlife refuge, as well as many animals and marine life as you cruise.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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Manatees and Mangrove Tunnels Small Group Kayak Tour
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Manatees and Mangrove Tunnels Small Group Kayak Tour

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Experience the beauty and diversity of Florida's Everglades on a kayak tour. Join a small group and paddle through mangrove forests in search of local wildlife. During the winter months, manatees can be spotted congregating in the cooler waters of deep canals. You can also observe other animals like river otters, alligators, and several bird species during your tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Marco Island 2 hour Dolphin, Birding and Shelling tour
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Marco Island 2 hour Dolphin, Birding and Shelling tour

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Discover some of coastal Florida's loveliest scenery, and its wealth of wildlife, on this small-group tour of the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge from Marco Island. Pick from several daily departure times, and set off with just a small group for company. Go on a naturalist-guided boat tour to spot animals like dolphins, pelicans, spoonbills, manatees, sea turtles, and more. Then, disembark at an uninhabited barrier island for a shelling expedition.
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  • 2 hours
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$79.95
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2-hour Shelling Boat Tour in the 10,000 Islands
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2-hour Shelling Boat Tour in the 10,000 Islands

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Learn how and where to hunt for the best seashells during this guided boat tour to the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, departing from Goodland. Led by a certified master naturalist, this shelling excursion will take you to untouched coastlines in the Gulf of Mexico, with a chance to spot local wildlife species like sea turtles, bottlenosed dolphins, pelicans, and manatees.
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  • 2 hours
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2 Hour Dolphin, Birding and Shelling Tour
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2 Hour Dolphin, Birding and Shelling Tour

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Discover the ecosystem and wildlife of Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands refuge on a relaxing excursion. Board your vessel with a small group and navigate through the remote islets to discover the local wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles, and many other species that call the area home.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00
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Small Group Boat, Kayak and Walking Guided Eco Tour in Everglades National Park

Small Group Boat, Kayak and Walking Guided Eco Tour in Everglades National Park

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Escape to the wilderness of the Florida Everglades on this small-group eco-adventure. Explore a variety of lush landscapes by foot, kayak and boat looking for dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, bald eagles and more. Hike along the beach, dunes and mangrove swamps. Kayak to Barrier Island Beach — no kayaking experience necessary. And take a boat ride through some of the most remote areas of the park. It’s the ultimate Everglades experience rolled into one unique, half-day adventure.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Cape Romano Dome House Tour

Cape Romano Dome House Tour

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The most comprehensive tour of the famed Dome House of Cape Romano. Enjoy a beautiful boat ride through the Ten Thousand Islands and see some wildlife.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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10,000 Islands Excursion Small-Group 3.5 hour Dolphin & Shelling Boat Tour

10,000 Islands Excursion Small-Group 3.5 hour Dolphin & Shelling Boat Tour

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This hands-on shelling tour from Marco Island takes by boat to an uninhabited barrier island where you can go shelling in a place relatively undisturbed by visitors. Your naturalist guide will provide insights into individual shell animals and get expert instruction on how to shell, as well as tell you about the area's flora and fauna.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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10,000 Islands Sunset & Shelling Kayak Adventure Tour: Naples Kayak Adventures

10,000 Islands Sunset & Shelling Kayak Adventure Tour: Naples Kayak Adventures

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Take a kayak tour at sunset with a small group. Paddle with naturalists through an estuary and open mangrove lined waterways out to an ocean inlet of the Gulf of Mexico for a gorgeous sunset. Keep an eye out for manatees, sea turtles, dolphins, tropical birds, and other marine life. You’ll stop at a beach accessible only by boat and to collect seashells. A digital photo album and a shell baggie are extra bonuses.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Dolphins and Dome House Tour
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Dolphins and Dome House Tour

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See Marco Island's wild resident dolphins and the famous Dome House of Cape Romano before it's gone! Our two-hour Dolphins and Dome House Boat Tour includes a beautiful and wildlife-packed journey meandering through the 10,000 Islands refuge and a detailed and exciting stop at the Dome House. If the Dome Home is on your bucket list and your love dolphins this boat tour is a must-do on your vacation.
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  • 1 hour 55 minutes
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1/2 Day Morning Charter Fishing Naples Marco Everglades Sanibel
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1/2 Day Morning Charter Fishing Naples Marco Everglades Sanibel

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Go fishing with a local expert who knows the waters around Naples well. Your guide, Tim, will take you out on a fully private, customizable tour out into the region, with options to fish in the large expanse that extends from the Everglades National Park all the way to Pine Island Sound. A variety of departure times are available, and you can even go night fishing.
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  • 4 hours
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10,000 Islands Eco Boat Tour
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10,000 Islands Eco Boat Tour

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Explore the mangroves of Marco Island with a Florida Master Naturalist with this private experience. This area is rich with wildlife, from marine birds to manatees, as well as dolphins, sea turtles, and even iguanas. You'll also make a 1-hour stop on a barrier island beach for swimming and beachcombing for colorful shells.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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Private Dolphins and Dome House Tour
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Private Dolphins and Dome House Tour

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See Marco Island's wild resident dolphins and the famous Dome House of Cape Romano before it's gone! Our two-hour Dolphins and Dome House Boat Tour includes a beautiful and wildlife-packed journey meandering through the 10,000 Islands refuge and a detailed and exciting stop at the Dome House. If the Dome Home is on your bucket list and your love dolphins this boat tour is a must-do on your vacation.
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  • 1 hour 55 minutes
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$550.00
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2-Hour Florida Sand Bar Shelling Guided Tour
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2-Hour Florida Sand Bar Shelling Guided Tour

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Spend a couple of hours in paradise near Caxambas Pass on the sandbars and Kice Island for some spectacular shelling only found on our barrier islands. Florida master naturalist-guided shelling tour includes free shelling bags, shell identification, and free shelling lessons.
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  • 1 hour 55 minutes
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Marco Island Inshore Fishing Charters

Marco Island Inshore Fishing Charters

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Explore the backwaters of the Ten Thousand Islands during a half- or full-day fishing charter from Marco Island. Located just south of Naples, Marco Island is the gateway to a variety of rivers and creeks, the barrier islands, and miles of backcountry shoreline. The captain provides fishing gear, bait, and license, and the boat can accommodate four passengers. Suitable for beginning and advanced anglers.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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Private Catamaran Sailing Charter in Naples and Marco Island
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Private Catamaran Sailing Charter in Naples and Marco Island

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Sail out to the Ten Thousand Islands on your own private yacht for half a day of seafaring exploration. Your 44-foot sailing catamaran comes equipped with everything you need for a comfortable voyage, including onboard restrooms, freshwater showers, and plenty of shaded seating areas. Lunch, snacks, water, and soft drinks will be provided, and you'll have a crew and captain onboard to answer any questions.
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  • 5 hours
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Barrier Island Shelling Tour
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Barrier Island Shelling Tour

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Our three-hour Barrier island shelling tour is the perfect tour if you want to spend a little more time looking for a really special shell. This is shelling boat tour goes to the sandbars near Caxambas pass, as well as a stop on Kice Island. Captains are always US Coast accredited master captains with decades of experience to ensure safe passage even in rough weather. Your guide is a certified Florida Master Naturalist with a wealth of knowledge to help you understand not only what you'll find but also where to look to locate the most sought-after and rare shells like the infamous Junonia. A truly memorable shelling experience as all of our tours are small groups and very intimate.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Cape Romano Dome House Tour
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Private Cape Romano Dome House Tour

The most comprehensive tour of the famed Dome House of Cape Romano. Enjoy a beautiful boat ride through the Ten Thousand Islands and see some wildlife.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$425.00
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10,000 Islands Ultimate Shelling Kayak Adventure Tour Naples Kayak Adventures

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

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There’s no doubt shellers love this kayaking tour to Ten Thousand Islands from Marco Island, but it’s also a great choice for nature-lovers with a desire to explore ocean floors and tide pools. Your tour is customized to the tides to guarantee the best shelling experience and easiest paddling, letting you focus less on the work and more on the chances to see marine life such as: colorful corals, starfish, sea urchins, shells, dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, birds and more.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
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$79.99
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Kayak Snorkel Shell Adventure Tour with Naples Kayak Adventures

Kayak Snorkel Shell Adventure Tour with Naples Kayak Adventures

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Kayak into the 10,000 Islands on a full-day small group kayak, snorkel and shelling tour that showcases the best of southwest Florida. Have chances to see marine life such as dolphins, sea stars, fish, birds, manatees and more. Enjoy snorkeling for an assortment of seashells galore off a pristine island beach accessible by kayak. Kayak into the 10,000 islands, snorkel off a pristine island beach to gather seashells and sand dollars. Receive a digital photo album, hand-made seashell bracelet, brand new snorkel and mask to keep, seashell bag, bottled water and snack as part of your experience. Use of all kayaking and safety equipment, large dry bag and use of cooler for an added convenience.
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  • 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes
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