Explore SW. Florida with Gulf Coast Kayak. Discover the beautiful and peaceful waters of the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve and explore the mangrove tunnels, back bays and estuaries on a stable, easy to paddle Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board. We have a wide variety of Kayaks, from recreational single and tandem sit in and sit on top kayaks, to fishing and touring kayaks.

Whether you’re visiting us from Fort Myers, Cape Coral, or Pine Island, you will enjoy close viewing of birds and marine life while on our Kayaks and Paddle Boards. Seniors and families are welcome & no experience is necessary! We offer guided kayak and paddle board tours and kayak & paddle board rentals for first-timers to advanced paddlers.

Guided Kayak Tours

Guided Kayak Eco tours of the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve are offered daily. Our Eco tours provide a guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness. This mangrove system is Florida’s rain forest providing sustenance for a variety of marine life. Calusa Indians paddled these very same waters over a thousand years ago!

Kayak Rentals

For those who prefer to blaze their own trail and explore the Matlacha Pass Aquatic preserve we have a variety of Kayaks to choose from (includes life vest and paddle). Splash all you want or silently stalk tropical birds and other marine life! Find yourself some solitude. Explore our world.

Kayak Fishing

SW Florida is a kayak fisherman’s paradise! There are dozens of mangrove forests and waterways only accessible by kayak! Whether you’re an avid angler looking to reel in the big one or just looking to cast a line in our calm waters, don’t look any further than Gulf Coast Kayak for all your Kayak Fishing needs!

Opening Hours

Monday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM