Dolphin & Shelling Tours


10,000 ISlands National Wildlife Refuge Tour

  • 3 hour tour

  • Extended time spent exploring a Barrier Island

  • Visit the Cape Romano Dome house

  • Cover over 25 miles round trip!

  • Comfortable boat with shade

  • Swimming & Shelling

  • Up to 12 people on mixed groups

  • Can accommodate 16 people on private tours!

This tour departs from the historic fishing village of Goodland, Florida on the south end of Marco Island. This 3 hour excursion will take you through the mangrove forests and barrier islands that make up the 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge on our custom skiff

In addition to exploring this coastal ecosystem in search of aquatic wildlife, you will also visit a quiet barrier island only accessible by boat. Once on the beach you will have plenty of time to search for rare shells and swim. 

Eco Endeavors Vessel: Tiger Lilly

Throughout the trip, you can expect to see Atlantic Bottle-nose Dolphin, the occasional Florida Manatee, and several diverse species of birds, such as pelicans, egrets, herons, kingfishers, eagles, osprey, and roseate spoonbill. Whether you're a visitor to south Florida or a long time resident, this trip is sure to please. 

TOUR TIMES:

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tour Rates:

  • Adult: $70 (Online Special: $59.50)

  • Youth (<90lbs): $45 (Online Special: $38.25)

Private Tour Pricing: 

  • Private Tour: $700 (Online Special: $595.00)

  • Price is for the whole boat

  • Includes deluxe swimming noodles and beach toys

  • Paddle Board options available during checkout

Departure Location:

Goodland Boat Park

740 Palm Point Dr. Goodland, Florida 34140

 

Rookery Bay & Beach Tour

  • 1/2 Day Tour (4 hours)

  • Explore Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Extended beach time on Keewadin Island

  • Sightseeing around Naples Bay and Port Royal

  • Comfortable boat with shade

  • Snorkel Mask and swimming noodles included

  • Up to 12 people on mixed groups

  • Can accommodate 16 people on private tours!


Come explore the beautiful estuary of Rookery Bay and the picturesque barrier island beaches of Keewadin Island.

Eco Endeavors Vessel: Tiger Lilly

This excursion departs from south Naples and takes you through the protected estuary of the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve where you can expect to see abundant wildlife including dolphin and several diverse bird species. We then make our way to Keewadin Island which is only accessible by boat. Once on the island you will have ample time to snorkel, swim and search for rare shells while exploring this beautiful beach. This 4 hour excursion is the perfect trip for the whole family.

Tour Times:

  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tour Rates:

  • Adult: $80 (Online Special: $68)

  • Youth (<90lbs): $55 (Online Special: $46.75)

Private Tour Pricing:

  • Private Tour: $800 (Online Special: $680)

  • Price is for the whole boat

  • Includes swimming noodles, beach toys and snorkel masks

  • Paddle Board options available during checkout

Food Options:

We are excited to offer “Carry Out” food and beverage options from our new Naples departure location and the highly rated Three60 Market! Offering some of the best food and wine options in all of Naples, the Three60 Market can make your day easier by providing your group with high quality provisions for your Eco Endeavors excursion. Be sure to call ahead to ensure your order is ready prior to departure. Check out their menu by following the link below.

 Three60 Market

Three60 Market

Departure Location:

Three60 Market

2891 Bayview Dr. Naples, Florida 34112

Parking:

Parking is limited. Feel free to unload passengers and gear at Three60 Market however, we kindly ask that guests park across the bridge at:

2831 Becca Ave. Naples, FL 34112

We also encourage ride share options such as Lyft and Uber!

 

Sunset Tour:

The Sunset Tour will take you through the coastal islands of the 10,000 Island National Wildlife Refuge. Sunset is an excellent time for wildlife viewing. You will then have the option to enjoy the sunset from the boat or take a nice walk along a barrier island beach. We have ice and water on all of our trips and guests are welcome to bring their own food or beverages of choice.  

  • A comfortable ride through the 10,000 Islands.

  • Sunset beach walk option on a barrier island.

Tour Time:

  • 3:30 PM Departure - After Sunset Return

Tour Rate:

  • Private Tour (up to 12 people): $470 (Online Special: $399.50)

  • Per Person: $60 (Online Special: $51)

Prices do not include taxes or gratuity. 


Specialty Excursions:

Eco Endeavors offers several unique Specialty Tours allowing both travelers and locals the opportunity to experience the beauty of the natural areas that surround us. These tours are offered as Exclusive Events and will not be offered on a regular basis due to weather, professional crew availability and seasonal restrictions. 

We also offer Private charters by the hour if you have your own destination or excursion in mind. 

  • Island Beach Day

  • Full Moon Tour  


Attention!

  • Tour routes vary depending on tides, weather, and sea conditions. Shelling is best during low-tide, which changes daily. Check our Plan Your Trip page to view short-term weather forecasts and local tide charts. Please feel free to contact us if you are unsure about the best time to schedule your excursion.

  • Sea conditions vary and can change rapidly. There is always a chance you may experience rough water or get wet. Our Master Captains work hard to ensure you have the best experience possible.

  • Afternoon thunderstorms are common in the spring and summer. We recommend booking early to avoid possible weather cancellations.

  • Online booking is available up to 16 hours in advance. To make same-day reservations, please call or text our reservation line at (239) 776-1863. Thank you!

 White Pelicans in the 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge

White Pelicans in the 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge


Paddle Board Package:

Available on Private Charters as an addition to enhance your Eco Endeavors Adventure. Just select the add-on during checkout.  

  • Enjoy our deluxe inflatable paddle boards while spending time on the barrier island

  • Up to 6 available at a time

  • Fun for ALL ages!


GIFT CARDS: 

Give more when you purchase our Eco Endeavors Gift Cards! 

Private Dolphin Tours
  • Good for ALL Eco Endeavors activities

  • Valid for 2 years from the date of purchase


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(239) 776-1863

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