• New! There is a wondrous variety of birds, insects, reptiles, and mammals which can be observed on the grounds and the local bay waters of the Mound House. Join us for a leisurely walk and close-up look at the wide variety of creatures that live or visit here during different times of the year. 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! There is a wondrous variety of birds, insects, reptiles, and mammals which can be observed on the grounds and the local bay waters of the Mound House. Join us for a leisurely walk and close-up look at the wide variety of creatures that live or visit here during different times of the year. Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • We are currently all booked on this event. Watch the Harvest Moon rise during this guided kayak tour through the backwaters of the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve as the sun sets on one of the most superstitious days of the year. Experience the natural beauty of this mangrove estuary, and hear intriguing tales of pirates, mermaids, and local lore in the quiet of twilight. Black cats and broken mirrors are strictly prohibited. See you there, if you dare! Mound House kayak tours are conducted in accordance with Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism guidelines. All paddling and safety equipment provided. Ages 12 and up. Weather permitting. COST: $45 per person (MH Members $15) Museum admission included.
  • 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: $45 per person (Members $15) All paddling equipment provided.
  • New! Scheduled to catch a beautiful sunset, participants will explore tidal creeks and winding mangrove tunnels extending into the hidden backwaters of Estero 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 by calling 239-765-0865. COST: $45 per person, Museum admission included (MH Members $15) All paddling equipment provided. Weather permitting. Maximum of 12 paddlers. Weather permitting, park down at the Mound House and check in with Dexter at the kayak launch. 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 2 hours before the tour begins Items to bring Sunscreen, sunglasses, water, water shoes, hat, snacks, comfortable clothing. Items Supplied All kayaking equipment including safety equipment is included. Tandem kayaks. Lockers available for personal items.
  • New! Scheduled to catch a beautiful sunset, participants will explore tidal creeks and winding mangrove tunnels extending into the hidden backwaters of Estero 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 by calling 239-765-0865. COST: $45 per person, Museum admission included (MH Members $15) All paddling equipment provided. Weather permitting. Maximum of 12 paddlers. Weather permitting, park down at the Mound House and check in with Dexter at the kayak launch. 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 2 hours before the tour begins Items to bring Sunscreen, sunglasses, water, water shoes, hat, snacks, comfortable clothing. Items Supplied All kayaking equipment including safety equipment is included. Tandem kayaks. Lockers available for personal items.