Discovery Ecotours

Join Everglades Discovery Eco Tours and Charters for an educational, fun, relaxing journey through the ecosystems of the Ten Thousand Islands.  We cover 25 to 30 miles of the Ten Thousand Islands National Preserve.  Your expert captains will guide you through mangrove tunnels and around barrier islands to discover pristine beaches, native wildlife and learn about the rich history and ecology of this stunning area.  

 

WHO WOULD LOVE THIS TOUR

  • Any age, Young or old, couples, singles and families will love this experience.

  • Adventure seekers who are excited to discover and learn about the Ten Thousand Islands National Preserve with just your own private group.

  • Wildlife lovers who want a high quality nature experience. 

  • Individuals who appreciate the Ten Thousand Islands and want to relax in its beauty.

You will be discovering the Ten Thousand Islands National Preserve on a 25 foot Panga Imemsa, locally built in Cape Coral.  Her narrow hull provides a comfortable and enjoyable ride.  She was built to withstand the local sea conditions as well as one of the most fuel efficient boats on the market.  This Panga Imemsa is powered by a 70 hp Yamaha outboard. The economy and reliability make it a perfect commercial choice.

What Everglades Discovery Ecotours Provides

  • Shell Bags 

  • Cooler packed with ice and waters

  • Life jackets

  • Snorkeling mask 

  • Coast guard licensed captain/Florida Naturalist

  • A fun, relaxing, educational Eco Tour

Be Prepared

Suitable outdoor clothing is advisable.  If you are discovering on our Eco Tours, we will have a bimini on the vessel to provide shade. However, you will need:

  • Sweatshirt/Jacket for those chilly Southwest Florida winter days.

  • Bathing suit. The Gulf is beautiful to swim in.

  • Towel

  • Camera

  • Shoes/sandals/water shoes. The beaches have beautiful white sand, but not where the shells are. If finding shell treasures is a goal, be sure to bring some shoes! 

  • Snacks

  • Beverages. We provide water and a cooler full of ice.

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen and bug spray

Sunset in the Ten Thousand Islands
Shelling in the Ten Thousand Islands
Everglades Discovery Eco Tours
Bird Watching in the Everglades
Shelling in the Ten Thousand Islands
Sunset in the Ten Thousand Islands
Sunset Discovery Eco Tour
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Discovery Ecotour

Start your discovery of the Ten Thousand Islands National Preserve with Everglades Discovery Eco Tours and Charters. This is a 3 hour tour that takes you 25 to 30 miles through the Ten Thousand Islands.  If you would like to spend more time discovering the Ten Thousand Islands, just contact us.  We create our tours for you! 

      Our coast guard approved vessels are able to take 6 guests per vessel. 

Our Captain/Florida Naturalist will guide you through the mangrove tunnels to get up close and personal with Ten Thousand Islands wildlife and natural beauty.  Discover the history and ecology of this unique environment.  We will stop on one of the pristine barrier islands that is only boat accessible to enjoy its white sandy beach. Here you are able to swim, walk the beach and find shell treasures.

 

Have a picnic on the beach! Bring a packed lunch and if you would like an alternative refreshment other than water, we have a cooler that you are more than welcome to use.  Make memories as we discover the spectacular Ten Thousand Islands National Preserve!

Tour Departure Times

For all our tours we will depart at the Goodland boat ramp at

740 Palm Point Drive, Goodland, FL 34140

Our Ecotour routes depend on tides and weather conditions.  Please contact us for departure times.

Tour Rate

This price is for the whole boat. Ecotours are a minimum 3 hours.

Private Ecotour up to 6 people for 3 hours:  $300.00

       Each additional hour:  $100.00

Bring your pooch out with you!

       We accommodate:

  • Weddings

  • Romantic engagements/anniversaries

  • Family/Friend gatherings

  • Birthdays

Discovery Sunset Cruise

     Discover the Ten Thousand Islands as the sun sets with Everglades Discovery Econ Tours and Charters.  This Ecotour is 1 hour.  We take you through the barrier islands to the gulf to bask in the beauty of the sunset.  

     Our coast guard approved vessels are able to take 6 guests per vessel.   

     Discover the natural beauty of the Ten Thousand Islands Natural Preserve!  See Dolphins, bird watch, and relax as the sun sets. Don't forget your camera!  Make memories as we discover the Ten Thousad Islands.

Tour Departure Time

All of our tours depart from the Goodland Boat Park,  

740 Drive, Goodland, FL 34140 

Departure times depend on sunset hours. Please call to book  your sunset Ecotour! 

Tour Rate

Discovery Sunset Cruise 1 Hour Tour

Private Ecotour up to 6 people:  $150.00

Bring your pooch out with you! 

       We accommodate:

  • Weddings

  • Romantic engagements/anniversaries

  • Birthdays

  • Friend/Family gatherings

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Everglades Discovery Eco Tours and Charters, 740 Palm Point Drive, Goodland, FL, 34140

(360)317-6918 or (970)215-5060

info@evergladesdiscoverytours.com