• 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! Have fun with the whole family at the Mound House with a kayak tour designed for families with children ages six and up. Look for wildlife including birds, dolphins, and manatees as we cruise through the mangroves in Estero Bay. Reservations required 239-765-0865. COST: $15 (ages 6 to 12), $25 (ages 13 and up) Museum Admission included (Members $10) All paddling equipment provided. Weather permitting. 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). Great for beginners and family members of all ages. Questions about the trip? Check the program description on call Dexter Norris at 239-339-3447 Length of tour 2 Hours 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, 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. Tandem kayaks. Lockers available for personal items.
  • New! Have fun with the whole family at the Mound House with a kayak tour designed for families with children ages six and up. Look for wildlife including birds, dolphins, and manatees as we cruise through the mangroves in Estero Bay. Reservations required 239-765-0865. COST: $15 (ages 6 to 12), $25 (ages 13 and up) Museum Admission included (Members $10) All paddling equipment provided. Weather permitting. 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). Great for beginners and family members of all ages. Questions about the trip? Check the program description on call Dexter Norris at 239-339-3447 Length of tour 2 Hours 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, 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. 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.
  • 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 full moon, 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 by the light of the full moon. Reservations required 239-765-0865. COST: $45 per person (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.