From Our Editors
Manatee Guides' conservation-minded experts escort kayakers throughout Southwestern Florida's waterways to observe manatees and other native species in their natural environments. During nature tours, guests lead throughout Estero Bay, scouring the crystalline waters for a sight of the peaceful animals. Guests can have a view of local flora and fauna along the way, sharing interesting facts about their life cycles, social patterns, and affinity for fast food cheese-barnacles. Manatee Guides' owners and operators adhere to a strict conservation policy, leaving no trace of their journey in the wild. Up to 12 people venture out on each tour, and ample sunscreen and protective apparel such as a hat, shoes, and clothes that can get wet without melting.