Quiet Water Kayak Trips

FL kayakingEnjoy leisurely paddling and observation at a variety of sites difficult to visit by any other means. Kayak, paddle, life vest etc  supplied. If you’ve never used a kayak before, a short training session before the trip will get you going. Call John at  (941) 966-7308 for reservations. Members who own a kayak and life vest are welcome to go on trips marked with no asterisk (*) for a $5 donation to ALS. Cost is $20 for members, $25 non- member unless otherwise noted. Trips into State parks require an additional entrance fee. 

Dec 1 Deer Praire Creek/North Port 10am-12:30pm
Dec 4 Blackburn Pt/Oscar Scherer State Park 9am-12:30pm
Dec 6 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 9:30am-12:30pm
Dec 9 Cockroach Bay State Park/Tampa Bay 10am-2pm $30mem-$35non mem
Dec 11 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 9:30am-12:30
Dec 13 Caspersen Beach Pk/Lemon Bay 11am-2pm
Dec 15 Deer Praire Creek/North Port 10am-12:30pm
Dec 17 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 10am-1pm
Dec 18 Don Pedro Island State Park/Lemon Bay 10am-1:30pm $25mem-$30non mem
Dec 20 Snook Haven/Myakka River 9am-12noon
Dec 22 Waterways of Nokomis 10:30-1:30pm
Dec 24 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach 9:30am-12:30pm
Dec 25 Little Sarasota Bay/Palmer Pt Beach HAPPY HOLIDAYS 9:30am-12:30pm

Upcominpage13g Marine Life Explorations
Explore the sea life near our shores with American Littoral Society biologists.  Using hand and seine ne
ts, we will be searching shallow waters and sea grass beds, observing, collecting, and discussing the natural history of some of the many interesting fishes and other animals that inhabit Sarasota Bay. Trips run on the following Saturdays from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at Lemon Bay Park.

Upcoming exploration dates are: Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10.

Wading shoes suggested. Call Chuck for reservations at 941-488-8998. Cost: Free.

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 Eco-Tour Aboard the Carefree Learner

Enjoy wildlife and a hands on experience around Sarasota Bay. Leaves Bayfront Park near the LeBarge

1-3 PM Wednesdays from Feb-April.

For trip on March 9, and April 6, call John at 941-966-7308.  

For trip on March 22, March 30, and April 20, call Linda at 607-423-9027.

Adults $20
Members $15
Children 10 and Under $10

Check this page in January for future dates.