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Address: Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: 239-433-3855
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Activities: Kayaking

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Beautiful kayaking among the mangroves

We took our own kayaks and kayaked the trail, which is about 1- 1 1/2 long, depending on your kayaking aptitude and how much you want to explore the mangroves. When we were there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
shepherd35
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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206 reviews 206 reviews
88 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We took our own kayaks and kayaked the trail, which is about 1- 1 1/2 long, depending on your kayaking aptitude and how much you want to explore the mangroves. When we were there the tide was coming in, so the way in was more like a lazy river with easy paddling. On the way back, there were a few... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very nice and beautiful! You can pull off and many areas and picnic or fish. A great trip across a beautiful area to an amazing island (Sanibel). Worth the trip!

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Paddling around the backwaters of Sanibel and Captiva, going into Pine Island Sound, San Carlos Bay and the Gulf of Mexico is truly awesome. These areas are only part of the Calusa Blueway but they're the ones I know best. There's amazing marine life all around you, fantastic birds, gorgeous beaches and it's always warm! You can venture way beyond... More 

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CINCINNATI
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I hate all the tolls in Florida. I'm from Ohio and I'm never prepared to pay for them while on vacation. I was thinking $6 was kinda steep! But in the end, it was probably worth it. I was wondering where does all the money go? Because it was really busy? The views crossing are awesome and plenty of parking... More 

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Alligator Point, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
40 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

this was the first placed we stopped to fish on our trip. we pd the TOLL to get across 6$, drove to captivia(65 MORE MIN) could NOT find a place to park( If u r not a resident or dont have a parking pass dont think u will find a place to park after11 am) so we went back to... More 

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Walkerton, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

On your way to Sanibel Island there are several small islands on the causeway that you may stop and enjoy the beach, or picnic or swim. They are free. We stopped and had the beach mainly to ourselves and my daughter swam, built sand castles, we ate and just enjoyed the weather. Don't overlook these places as a destination. Some... More 

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Tamarac, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Enjoyed our first trip kayaking in this area, but found the maps I received thru the mail to be misleading, Was not able to find Mound Key with these maps, it was further southeast than indicated on the map. Ended up circling an un- named key near by. Should have gone to google earth before heading out.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

One of the most wonderful experiences that Southwest Florida has to offer is its unique flora and fauna, birds, dolphin, manatee and more. There is no better way to eco-experience the water, and Lee County Parks & Rec has done a tremendous job of creating and maintaining these canoe and kayak routes, which can be tricky in the powerboat-dominant waterways.... More 

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Alva, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Serene and quite, this boat ramp looks out onto the Caloosahatchee River and the famous old Alva draw bridge. Take a sack lunch and a book and kick back!

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Spaxton, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
34 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

The view is to say the least spectacular. Add to that a few dolphins a lot of pelicans plus many other birds and it is worth the $6 to get over there

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