• Scheduled to catch a beautiful sunset off the water of Estero Bay, participants will explore tidal creeks and winding mangrove tunnels extending into the hidden backwaters of the bay as only a kayaker can. This unique tour offers rare opportunity to experience the abundant life within our estuary in the quiet of twilight. Reservations required 239-765-0865. COST: $50 per person (Members $25) All paddling equipment provided.
  • Scheduled to catch a beautiful sunset off the water of Estero Bay, participants will explore tidal creeks and winding mangrove tunnels extending into the hidden backwaters of the bay as only a kayaker can. This unique tour offers rare opportunity to experience the abundant life within our estuary in the quiet of twilight. Reservations required 239-765-0865. COST: $50 per person (Members $25) All paddling equipment provided.
  • Explore the winding mangrove creeks and hidden backwaters of Estero Bay as only a kayaker can. Dexter Norris, biologist, naturalist and Mound House Environmental Educator, guides this unique tour. Experience the abundant natural beauty of the ancient realm of the Calusa. Search for birds, fish, manatees and dolphins as you paddle through the Estero and Hell Peckney bays in a tandem kayak. Mound House kayak tours are conducted in accordance with Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism guidelines. All paddling equipment provided. Ages 12 and up. Weather permitting. COST: $45 per person (MH Members $15) Museum admission included. Private group tours available. Reservations required by calling 239-765-0865. Maximum of 12 paddlers per tour. Weather permitting, park at 216 Connecticut Street (Mound House Overflow parking lot) walk to the main museum and check in at the museum store) Questions about the trip? Check the program description or call Dexter Norris at 239-339-3447 Length of tour 2 Hour Arrive how many minutes before 15 mins Pre sales cut off time Day before tour at 4pm Items to bring Sunscreen, sunglasses, water, water shoes, no flip-flops, hiking sandals ok- hat, snacks, comfortable clothing, dry shoes if you want to tour the museum after the trip. Items Supplied All kayaking equipment including safety equipment is included, museum admission is included in price. Tandem kayaks. Lockers available for personal items.
  • Explore the winding mangrove creeks and hidden backwaters of Estero Bay as only a kayaker can. Dexter Norris, biologist, naturalist and Mound House Environmental Educator, guides this unique tour. Experience the abundant natural beauty of the ancient realm of the Calusa. Search for birds, fish, manatees and dolphins as you paddle through the Estero and Hell Peckney bays in a tandem kayak. Mound House kayak tours are conducted in accordance with Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism guidelines. All paddling equipment provided. Ages 12 and up. Weather permitting. COST: $45 per person (MH Members $15) Museum admission included. Private group tours available. Reservations required by calling 239-765-0865. Maximum of 12 paddlers per tour. Weather permitting, park at 216 Connecticut Street (Mound House Overflow parking lot) walk to the main museum and check in at the museum store) Questions about the trip? Check the program description or call Dexter Norris at 239-339-3447 Length of tour 2 Hour Arrive how many minutes before 15 mins Pre sales cut off time Day before tour at 4pm Items to bring Sunscreen, sunglasses, water, water shoes, no flip-flops, hiking sandals ok- hat, snacks, comfortable clothing, dry shoes if you want to tour the museum after the trip. Items Supplied All kayaking equipment including safety equipment is included, museum admission is included in price. Tandem kayaks. Lockers available for personal items.
  • Explore the winding mangrove creeks and hidden backwaters of Estero Bay as only a kayaker can. Dexter Norris, biologist, naturalist and Mound House Environmental Educator, guides this unique tour. Experience the abundant natural beauty of the ancient realm of the Calusa. Search for birds, fish, manatees and dolphins as you paddle through the Estero and Hell Peckney bays in a tandem kayak. Mound House kayak tours are conducted in accordance with Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism guidelines. All paddling equipment provided. Ages 12 and up. Weather permitting. COST: $45 per person (MH Members $15) Museum admission included. Private group tours available. Reservations required by calling 239-765-0865. Maximum of 12 paddlers per tour. Weather permitting, park at 216 Connecticut Street (Mound House Overflow parking lot) walk to the main museum and check in at the museum store) Questions about the trip? Check the program description or call Dexter Norris at 239-339-3447 Length of tour 2 Hour Arrive how many minutes before 15 mins Pre sales cut off time Day before tour at 4pm Items to bring Sunscreen, sunglasses, water, water shoes, no flip-flops, hiking sandals ok- hat, snacks, comfortable clothing, dry shoes if you want to tour the museum after the trip. Items Supplied All kayaking equipment including safety equipment is included, museum admission is included in price. Tandem kayaks. Lockers available for personal items.
  • New! Discover the various native plants that make up the gardens of the Mound House and how the Calusa Indians used them for their survival. Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • This hands-on demonstration will explore how the most powerful American Indian tribe in Southwest Florida crafted their tools, weapons, and implements of daily life from their natural surroundings. Swing a real conch hammer, handle a shark tooth carving tool, and try your luck with an ancient atlatl “spear thrower” as you step back in time atop an ancient Calusa Indian Shell Mound. Museum admission included. Length of tour 45 min Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time of Program
  • This hands-on demonstration will explore how the most powerful American Indian tribe in Southwest Florida crafted their tools, weapons, and implements of daily life from their natural surroundings. Swing a real conch hammer, handle a shark tooth carving tool, and try your luck with an ancient atlatl “spear thrower” as you step back in time atop an ancient Calusa Indian Shell Mound. Museum admission included. Length of tour 45 min Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time of Program
  • Explore the masks of the Calusa Indians! Create your own paper mask and try on several replica Calusa Indian masks that were discovered by archaeologists. Perfect for families with children 6 and older. Perfect for families with children 6 and older Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • Explore the masks of the Calusa Indians! Create your own paper mask and try on several replica Calusa Indian masks that were discovered by archaeologists. Perfect for families with children 6 and older. Perfect for families with children 6 and older Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • New! Explore everything fun at the Mound House! Interpretive staff leads families through this entertaining and educational experience you’ll never forget! Perfect for families with children 5 and older. Perfect for families with children 6 and older Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • New! Explore everything fun at the Mound House! Interpretive staff leads families through this entertaining and educational experience you’ll never forget! Perfect for families with children 5 and older. Perfect for families with children 6 and older Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
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