You must have the tour planned for a time when you can dedicate a few hours to it, and you should plan to take as many pictures as possible. You will find that you can have a good time with the family just taking pictures and seeing the animals in this area. You also get to come up to the shore where you will shell.
The shelling adventure that you take lets you pick out the best shells, and you will see things that are in amazing colors. You will see textures in the shells that you cannot find anywhere else, and you will be amazed at how much this opklace has been preserved through recent conservation efforts.
The Manatee ecotour is the best way for you to have a good time with the family, and it allows you to have a good time being with everyone on these Florida waters. You will be amazed at how lovely it is.
Get your tickets online, and you must plan to come out for several hours where you can see something amazing and take home some great memories.
After checking in at the office in the lobby of the Port of the Islands Resort, you'll depart for your 3-hour eco tour. Your US Coast Guard certified captain will bring you out to the harbor area where you can see manatees swimming around. From there you'll venture out to the Ten Thousand Islands which a labyrinth of mangroves and waterways. You'll travel down the the Faka Union Canal before entering the natural waterways of largest mangrove jungle in North America.
You'll spot many tropical birds that migrate to this very unique ecosystem. Depending on Mother Nature, you'll are also likely see alligators and dolphins on the way to your shelling destination, Whitehorse Key. This pristine, white sandy beach is the perfect place to collect shells or simply wander about for thirty minutes. The return trip to Port of the Islands Marina will also be filled with wildlife viewings.
Pickup & Return:
Port of the Islands Resort.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Small-group tour
Does not include:
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- A maximum of 6 people per booking
|Manatee Ecotour and Shelling Adventure: 9:30am Tour|
|Available 6/19/2018 until 5/31/2019 View Detailed Schedule|
|9:30am departure for the Manatee Ecotour|
|Manatee Ecotour and Shelling Adventure: 12:45pm Tour|
|Available 6/28/2018 until 5/31/2019 View Detailed Schedule|
|12:45pm departure for the Manatee Ecotour|