A watersports and boating company
THE AMAZING ESTERO BAY ESTUARY KAYAK TOUR
Join us in Bonita Springs for an amazing 2.5 hour narrated kayak tour of the world famous Estero Bay estuary! We’ll take you to all the great spots where you’ll have a chance to possibly see Dolphins, Turtles, Sharks, Rays, Conchs, Sea Stars, Urchins, Sand Dollars, and maybe even a Manatee!
Meet Tim Martell
Tim Martell is a Florida Master Naturalist and expert kayak guide. With a lifetime of history on the water and experience paddling in every class of water, Tim is a natural talent that can’t be replicated. Tim has been studying wildlife for more than 40 years and has personally guided more than 35,000 people on his kayak tours. In addition, he is also a certified Estero Bay Guide, a certified Guardian Guide, first aid wilderness trained, and a wildlife rescue specialist. Tim has been credited with rescuing numerous manatees, sea turtles, scores of birds, and more. In 2013, Tim was awarded the coveted Manatee Hero Award after saving the lives of several Manatee. Tim is often referred to as “The Manatee Whisperer” in media and with more than 15 years of experience is arguably considered one of the best Manatee trackers on earth.
Don’t Just See, Experience Florida Wildlife!
Plan Your Perfect Trip With Us
Everyone needs to spend quality time with family and friends. We need that time as a matter of health. Both mentally and physically. We need time to destress and relax. Seaway Outfitters specializes in connecting people with the outdoors. We provide a laid-back and fun environment with an opportunity to learn and experience some of our natural treasures
Mini Powerboat Rentals
Fort Myers River District Powerboat Rides
Take to the water in our new mini powerboats! You’ll have a blast navigating the river and seeing the Ft Myers skyline from a unique perspective. Equipped with 20 hp Suzuki motors, our mini powerboats offer just the right amount of power to ensure that you have a safe and fun time on the water. Available for one hour, ninety minutes, or two hours by appointment only.
Please call us at 239-270-1095 to inquire about availability.
Estero Bay Estuary Kayak Tour
Paddle the world-famous Estero Bay estuary with legendary kayak guide Tim Martell. See and learn about a variety of interesting species while benefitting from Tim’s 15 plus years of experience as an expert wildlife tracker and rescue specialist.
Fort Myers River District Mini Powerboats
New mini powerboat rentals are now available in the Fort Myers river district. Experience downtown Fort Myers on the water like never before!
Seaway Outfitters offers seasoned environmental experts and guides to provide an unparalleled experience in Estero Bay
What will I need?
When planning for your kayak tour, make sure you wear clothes and shoes that can get wet! Water shoes, flip flops, or crocs are all great choices! We recommend wearing sunscreen and wearing a wide brim hat for protection from the sun. We provide bottles of cold water, but you’re free to bring your own if you prefer. We also take lots of photos and post each tour to an album on our facebook. If you choose to bring a camera or cell phone, we recommend a waterproof case.
Where do I meet you?
Our kayak tours meet at New Pass Bridge SW End Canoe and Kayak Launch. This is on the Southwest side of New Pass Bridge on Big Hickory Island just south of Lovers Key (26.3756269,-81.8614169)
When should I be there?
Please plan on being at the launch site at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of your scheduled tour
Are bathrooms available?
There are no restrooms available onsite. We recommend using the facilities before you arrive. The closest public restrooms are available at Lovers Key State Park
If you have any other questions about your tour we recommend reaching out in advance – call us now at 239-270-1095 or email us at email@example.com
What Our Survivors Say
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