Mangrove excursion in the 10,000 Island
If you are looking to explore the largest mangrove forrest, we have the perfect excursion for you. We have designed three different experiences that can accommodate our guest’s different needs.
Let us take you through the mangrove mazes and tunnels where you can discover some of South West Florida’s most popular wildlife. Over 150 species of birds can be seen and identified, as well as manatees and dolphins. You will explore oyster reefs, mudflats, and hidden bays. In some areas you will be so close to the mangroves that your guide will be able to show you the small creatures that live in this beautiful forest, like the mangrove tree crab and the mangrove periwinkle. Also, other shells, such as, the famous horse conch, lightning whelk, sea stars, urchins, will be easy to be identified and you will have the great opportunity to see them very close while your tour guide shares important facts about this amazing ecosystem.
Fly in and around the small uninhabited islands that make up the 10,000 islands. Cape Romanois one of the many stops along the 30+ mile route. As you exit the backwater into the Gulf, you spy the ghostly forms of the Dome Houses. They stand offshore and seem to have been just dropped in the middle of the Gulf.
Florida Adventures and Rentals has multiple boat tours to choose from depending on your groups needs. whether its explore remote beaches of the 10,000 islands looking for amazing shells, or watching our resident bottle nose dolphins play in their natural environment, we have a boat tour for you! We offer per person rates, or private trips depending on your groups size.
Please let us know if you have any special requests ahead of time.