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Boat Tours

Discover adventure on a private boat tour for up to 6 passengers with Captain Raymond Killian. Boat tours launch from Placida, Florida. Options include eco tours with a Florida Master Naturalist, dolphin & lunch, sandbars and shelling, boat assisted paddling adventures, and sunset boat tours. 

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Explore Manasota Key, Placida and Boca Grande

Boat tours explore local waterways at a faster pace. Allowing for you to cover more ground when scouting for marine mammals and other wildlife. Visit the barrier islands of Manasota Key, Palm Island, Don Pedro or Gasparilla. Every trip is a private boat tour for up to 6 passengers.

guided kayak eco tours through mangrove tunnels

Eco Tours

Request a Florida Master Naturalist

Captain Raymond provides environmental education and facts about local history. Your captain can identify any species that you see along the way as he is a native Floridian. Learn about coastal birds, vegetation, conservation, and wildlife.

Customize Your Experience

Sandbars, shelling, lunch and paddling

Let us know your interests and your captain will accommodate the trip for your group. SUP Englewood is able to provide variations in each boat tours. Options include visiting sandbars and local islands for shelling tours, stop for lunch along the way or spend your time traveling the waterways looking for dolphins and manatees. Other options include visiting rookery islands or planning a boat assisted paddling adventure. Let us know in advance if we need to plan equipment or extra time for paddling or lunch.

lessons included in paddle boarding tours
paddling orientation before we get up and go kayaking at Don Pedro Island State Park

Sunset Boat Tours

Start your adventure 2 hours before sunset

Venture into the bay, view dolphins and explore barrier islands until it's time for sunset. Enjoy views from one of the local passes. Depending on the winds, tides, or group preference your captain may take you to Stump Pass or Little Gasparilla Pass to view the sunset.

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