Enjoy a Naturalist guided kayak tour on the Gordon River. Paddle through a maze of mangrove trees, spotting jumping fish, wading birds, and maybe even manatees! Discover the importance of mangrove estuaries as nature’s nurseries and learn how you can help to protect our local waterways.
RESERVATION REQUIRED: Please contact the Nature Center directly to check for availability - 239.262.0304
Launch from the Allyn Family Lagoon and enjoy a two-hour kayak trip exploring a pristine mangrove estuary. Paddle down the Gordon River and discover the hidden treasures of this brackish water habitat, which provides a perfect sanctuary for many native Florida species.
RESERVATION REQUIRED: Please contact the Nature Center directly to check for availability - 239.213.2500.
Inside the Dalton Discovery Center, you'll learn about the wondrous ecosystems of Southwest Florida. You'll even meet Betsy, our juvenile loggerhead sea turtle!
The Nature Center has indoor & outdoor exhibits for guests to enjoy. Because it can get very hot and rainy in Southwest Florida, we have some visitor tips!
Every day, Conservancy-trained naturalists or volunteers lead daily programs for Nature Center guests.
1495 Smith Preserve Way Naples, Florida 34102
Monday - Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (ET)
239-262-0304 phone 239-262-0672 fax
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