Experience the Top Sanibel Island Kayaking Adventures

Sanibel Island offers plenty of ways for you to get in the water. Of course, you can layout your towel on the white sand beaches and dive into the water for some casual swimming, but if you’re looking for something a bit more intense, there are tons of options. If you want to experience the water and see the incredible nature of the island at the same time, consider kayaking! Even if you’ve never tried kayaking before, there are several Sanibel Island kayaking companies that will make you feel right at home on the water. Here are a few of our favorite operations near our Sanibel Island rentals.

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Tarpon Bay Explorers

Tarpon Bay Explorers plays host to a number of guided nature tours around the Sanibel Island area. One of their most popular selections is the Kayak Trail Tour, which is an incredible introduction to Tarpon Bay and the coastal environment. You will be guided by an experienced naturalist and will be taken through the mangrove forest along the Commodore Creek Trail. You’ll get a unique perspective of the mangrove habitat and will learn about the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

Another of their most popular kayak options is the Low Tide Kayak Tour. This is an incredible option for birdwatchers, as the 90-mile trek through the tidal flats will provide feeding opportunities for a variety of bird species. You’re likely to spot species like egrets, osprey, and herons, as well as other Sanibel Island wildlife like dolphins and manatees! No matter which of these options you select, you’re sure to have an incredible time with your faithful guide and your loved ones on the tour with you.

Kayak Rentals from Paddle Board Sanibel

Kayak tours are an incredible way to kayak for the first time or to get the assistance of a guide, but if you are a bit more comfortable on your own, you may just want to rent a kayak and take to the waters on your own. Paddle Board Sanibel is proud to offer paddleboard and kayak rentals. You can select a single or double kayak, as well as youth and fishing kayak options. You can rent for as little as 3 hours or for a full week, allowing you to customize your experience. Rental options can start as low as $25, and you may be able to get your kayak delivered to your rental for free!

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Sunny Island Adventures

Interested in seeing nearby Captiva Island? Check out Sunny Island Adventures for your kayak and paddleboard rentals and tours. You’ll be able to explore the incredible waters around Captiva Island by cruising through the mangroves or sticking to the shallower waters. You can spot a number of bird species as well as marine life like sea turtles, rays, starfish, dolphins, and manatees. If you want a group excursion, register for an adventure tour! Your guide will point out wildlife and share stories about the incredible history of the area.

Places to StayAmidst all the fun of exploring the Sanibel Island waters, you’ll need a place to relax. We are proud to offer vacation accommodations that provide the ideal combination of comfort and luxury. Sanibel Island condo rentals just don’t get any better than this! We have options that will suit every size group and every budget, so you can make sure you get the right property for you. If you want to be close to the water, we have plenty of Sanibel Island rentals beachfront for you to choose from. Is Sanibel Island calling your name yet? Contact us today for more information about the kayaking opportunities near our Sanibel Island rentals.

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