Naples – Marco Island FL Shelling Tours
Double R’s Shelling Boat Trips
Visit the remote beaches and islands on a relaxing and fun Shelling Trip from Double R’s. This three hour shelling trip starts in the heart of the Florida Everglades. The southwest Florida waters of the Gulf of Mexico are famous for shelling. Shell collectors can find dozens of varieties of mollusks, sea shells and fossils. If you love collecting seashells – you will love this Naples Florida Shelling Tour from Double R’s. We know where to find the most exotic and hard-to-find shells. Discover the fun of identifying and locating shells. Our 3 -Hour Shelling Trip includes a stop on a deserted island. Our boat will stop on beautiful Whitehorse Key and you will have an opportunity depart the boat and do about one-half hour of shelling along this beautiful beach. It’s an amazing opportunity to discover some of sensational shells of the Paradise Coast. Recent shelling finds have included: scallop shells, starfish, conch, sand dollar, lightening weld and others. Many of our shelling tour guests marvel at the variety of shells and the natural beauty of this very unique eco-system.
Florida Wildlife Viewing Boat Tours
You’re likely to see Florida wildlife on your Double R’s Shell Tour. Our shelling boat has spotted manatees, alligators, dolphins, and turtles, as well as many species of rare and endangered tropical birds. Some of the tropical birds species include the Ibis, Egret, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Pelican, and the American Bald Eagle. Our Eco-Tour is another way to enjoy the local wildlife. Double R’s Eco Tour is fully narrated by knowledgeable local Captains and our wildlife and sight-seeings boats are stable, comfortable and USCG approved. You’ll learn interesting facts about the history of the area and the unique wildlife you will encounter. We want our guests to feel comfortable, so we suggest you bring with you sandals or flip flops, cameras and polarized sunglasses to help view the manatees. We provide bottled water, but encourage you to bring any other snacks or beverages you would like. The Port of the Islands marina has a general store should you forget anything. Although we see manatee and wildlife 99% of the time, everything in nature is governed by the seasons and weather. Every month has its special wildlife and nature viewing opportunities, and sometimes you will be able to watch the same seasonal rituals for a period of weeks or months. It’s never the wrong time to enjoy Florida on the water. Advanced Purchase is recommended. Get Information and Buy Tickets Online.