Tide Pools Tour by Florida Backcountry Adventres


Hold Starfish, Conchs, Crabs and More!

Join us on a fun & interactive experience, as we explore the tide pools & sandbars of the Ten Thousand Islands.  With a personal guide by your side, you'll learn

a ton of facts about the creatures that inhabit these fascinating mini-eco systems.  Find, hold and touch live sea shells, conchs, starfish and bizzare creatures, while you wade in the shallow waters.  Test your primitive skills spotting a variety of crabs, including everyone's favorite, the hermit crab.

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Great fun for all ages, this trip makes a perfect choice for those who love to touch, feel and catch live critters.  

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"I don't know who had more fun
the kids or the adults!"
Lorriane - Texas
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Our comfortable boat can accommodate up to 6 people for this trip.  Click here to learn more.

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Keep in mind that all tide pool tours are scheduled during a significant daytime low tide cycle and may not be available every day.  Foot protection other than flip-flops are required.  Collecting live animals on this trip is prohibited.  All tours are private.


Length: 2 hours
Offered: Nov-May
Cost: $299+tax
Maximum # Passengers: 6
Times: Variable


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No alcohol, smoking, vaping, pets