Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area

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You’ll paddle along mangroves, enjoy white sand beaches and sandbars, and search for incredible wildlife. Our eco-guided Shell Key Preserve kayak tour has several picturesque stops along the way where you will hear a bit about local wildlife, marine life, and plant life!

In the summer months, keep your eyes peeled for a manatee or the beautiful pink Roseate Spoonbills. During the winter months, White Pelicans call the sandbars of Shell Key Preserve their home! Throughout the year, dolphins frolic in the crystal-clear waters of the preserve, and cormorants love to paddle alongside our tours. Even though we love showing our guests the wildlife within the preserve, sightings are random and not guaranteed. You will even have the opportunity to get up close to Florida’s natural mangroves and to hop out along a sandy shoreline or sandbar based on the tide!

Our Shell Key Preserve Clear Kayaks Tour takes place in Tierra Verde, FL, right near St Pete Beach. Adventure awaits!

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Average 4.99 out of 5 stars based on 184 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Good time for kids and adults
Charles M, Mar 2022 Verified
Great guide (Chris Palmer) and a nice day on the water
Beautiful in every way!!
Susan D, Feb 2022 Verified
What a fun 2 1/2 hours we spent kayaking through the mangrove islands just outside Tierra Verde FLA. We had beautiful weather for kayaking. Perfect temperature and no wind. We saw an abundance of wild life and was guided by CHRIS who was a fountain of knowledge regarding the birds, shells, trees etc. We will do this again. Great thing to do when you have guests also.
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
Hager1005, Jan 2022 Verified
Jenna was amazing and super knowledgeable! She also kayaked to each individual in the group to ensure they were included in the wonderful conversations. Lots of laughs were had and somehow even being with others in the group we felt like we all new each other. The ocean was beautiful, the wildlife was abundant and the joy of every moment was beyond measurable. Something everyone should experience, can't wait to come back and try the other tours!
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
B9019BTjacquelineb, Jan 2022 Verified
Jenna was an excellent tour guide. She is very knowledgeable about the local wildlife and super friendly.
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
jimpU101TM, Jan 2022 Verified
Great day,equipment is well kept and safe, and the tour was just the right amount of time, and Chris was an excellent guide!
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
KellyW3700, Jan 2022 Verified
Great time with Jenna! Super friendly and taught us tons about the local wildlife, types of shells (and their inhabitants), and the local area! Well worth it!
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
IntrovertedTravel3r, Jan 2022 Verified
Had the best day exploring Shell Key Preserve with Chris. He was an amazing tour guide and very knowledgeable about the local wildlife. He made me feel included as a solo kayaker and was very nice overall.
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
Rickwonderful, Jan 2022 Verified
Our favorite part was the stop at the beach by the new cut thru the key. Jenna was such a great guide. She introduced us to the different types of plants and sea creatures. She kept our group under watch but allowed us to explore. The wind was up but she kept us protected by the mangroves as much as possible. Just a wonderful experience! Thanks Jenna!
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
Denise K, Jan 2022 Verified
What an excellent intro to Shell Key Preserve. Our guide, Jenna, did an amazing job pointing out wildlife and giving tidbits of info about birds, jellyfish, sea grass, etc. It's so beautiful and a great paddle. I'd definitely recommend the tour.
Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area
Shawn_D, Jan 2022 Verified
We had the best time! Thank you Raven for being so informative and sweet! Definitely going to be back next year,we are from Indiana and will be telling all out friends about this experience.

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