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Our Naples, Florida Surroundings are Calling
If you can tear yourself away from our beautiful beach, idyllic pool and overall relaxing vibe, you can enjoy some amazing experiences in the area surrounding Naples Grande, the ideal choice in Naples, FL luxury hotels. We can help you arrange half- or full-day excursions to explore the Everglades, visit the area’s other beautiful beaches or get a close encounter with an alligator, manatee or Florida’s other amazing wildlife. When seeking a conveniently located Naples, FL hotel near the Everglades, consider our luxury resort with concierge service.
Start by exploring our Grande Activity Guide!
Wooten's Everglades Airboat Tours (32330 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141) - This 30-minute tour through the Everglades is an exciting adventure for up to 18 guests per airboat. Private one-hour tours are also available. Skilled airboat drivers whisk you through the most intimate parts of the Everglades National Park to explore Mangrove variations, birding opportunities and wildlife including up-close encounters with alligators. Available packages include the airboat tour with a swamp buggy ride, animal sanctuary pass and alligator show - a chance to hold an alligator of your own!
Speedy's Airboat Tours (621 Begonia St, Everglades City, FL 34139) - A one-hour adventurous airboat ride in smaller boats offers a more personal experience through the Everglades! Each airboat can carry a maximum of six passengers. Tour both Mangrove Jungles and grasslands with a chance to see alligators, birds, manatees and more.
Salt Island Seaplanes (574 Terminal Dr, Naples, FL 34104) - Make the most out of your stay at Naples Grande and book a Salt Island Seaplanes excursion. Explore beautiful South Florida from an amphibious seaplane. Visit your choice of islands or take a scenic tour of the Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands. Flights typically last one hour and allow you to explore beyond Naples Grande Beach Resort.
Naples Beach Watersports (280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108) - Fly high above the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Experience breathtaking panoramic views and the warm breezes from unique heights. There are options to fly solo, double or triple. Photo packages are also available and include 50+ professional grade photos.
Naples Beach Watersports (280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108) - Naples jet ski rentals allow you to experience the thrill of skimming across the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Half- and full-hour rentals are available. Naples Beach Watersports also offers guided jet ski tours through the Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands every morning, weather permitting.
Pure Naples (1200 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102 Docked at historic Tin City in Naples, FL) - Choose from your choice of jet ski rentals or private jet ski tours to explore the waters with a guide. Whether you want to visit the Everglades, Pure Naples has custom tours for all types of adventure. sightseeing, river and sunset cruises, Jet Ski tours and rentals, boat rentals, fishing trips and charters, ECOtours, jet boat thrill rides, educational field trips and private family and corporate cruises. Recently named best family-fun activity, overall attraction, sightseeing tour, watersport rental and fishing charter by Gulfshore Life’s Reader’s Choice Awards, Pure Florida provides ample opportunities for visitors and residents alike to `seas the day’! P
AWE Watersports (12345 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34110) - Take a two-hour guided jet ski tour led by eco trained guides. Wildlife encounters with dolphins, manatees and birds are common as you explore the Naples area only six miles north of Naples Grande Beach Resort.
Manatee Sightseeing Eco-Tours (525 Newport Drive, Naples, Florida 34114) - Reserve your low speed, 90-minute daytime tour or a 3.5-hour sunset tour for a chance to see Florida’s wildlife including water fowl, manatees, alligators, dolphins and sharks. You’ll also enjoy a history lesson about the Mangroves and their importance to Florida’s ecosystem on this wildlife boat tour.
Double R's Fishing and Tours (25000 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL 34114) - Enjoy a 2.5-hour eco boat guided trip starting in the heart of the Everglades and led by local captains. This excursion offers passengers the chance to see wildlife including dolphins, manatees, turtles and endangered tropical birds.
Naples Trolley Tours (1010 6th Ave S #2, Naples, FL 34102) - The trolley tour is one of the best ways for those new to Naples to see what the area has to offer. Trolley drivers provide unique information about the history of Collier County and Naples, passing by more than 100 points of interest. The Naples Trolley Tour is engaging for all ages!
Extreme Family Fun Spot - Explore Old Naples on your very own segway. This self balancing human transporter has no accelerator and no brakes, yet is the easiest and most fun way to explore downtown. Extreme Family Fun Spot leads 90-minute segway tours through Naples, stopping at places such as the Old Naples shopping district and Cambier Park.
Pure Naples - Explore our vast waterways with commentary explaining the sights and ecology of Naples on a Jet Boat Ride. You may see dolphins and other wildlife aboard a 20-passenger jet boat that is fun for all ages. Feel the thrill of 360-degree adrenaline rush turns as you reach speeds in excess of 35 mph! If you prefer exploring the area on your own, Pure Naples boat rentals are also available. Life jackets and safety equipment are included with each boat rental.
Everglades Area Tours (238 Mamie St, Chokoloskee, FL 34138) - The Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour combines the best of a boat tour, kayak tour and walking tour in a single learning experience. Depending on the season, you can encounter manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles, ospreys, alligators and more. A boat will bring you deep into the Everglades National Park with your naturalist guide, and a slow kayak tour will get you close to the flora and fauna. Continue your experience by walking on a pristine barrier island beach that is seldom visited by others before returning with amazing memories.
Everglades Area Tours - A four-hour Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco Tour is also available as an alternative to an airboat ride. Leisurely paddle with your naturalist guide who will interpret and explain all of the sights you'll encounter. This is a peaceful and surreal tour offering a peek into the Everglades. With sun or moonlight shimmering through the canopy of the Mangroves, the stillness of the forest vegetation and the sounds of the forest itself make for a memorable excursion.
AWE Watersports - Join a two-hour guided kayak or paddleboard tour each morning and explore Florida’s Mangrove forests. AWE Watersports also offers personal kayak rentals and paddleboard rentals for those wanting to go on their own adventure!
Get Up And Go Kayaking - Take an epic outdoor adventure on a completely clear kayak through Bonita Springs, just outside Naples. You’ll be led by one of our helpful and friendly tour guides through the winding mangrove tunnels of Bonita Springs just off of Big Hickory Island. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to get out of the clear kayak to enjoy a short walk to the white sand beach in search of some unique shells and coastal views like none other. Be on the lookout for dolphins and manatees as they often play in the inlets. There are also a few sandbars that are often inhibited by local birds such as pelicans, herons, and seagulls! This is a great paddle for all ages! Our Bonita Springs location is centrally located and just a short drive from Naples and Fort Myers.
Birding / Photography Tours
Everglades Area Tours - This two-hour tour is a wonderful adventure for the whole family and is a great introduction to Southwest Florida. In captain's style seating on a comfortable boat ride, you will be brought into the Everglades National Park, home to more than 300 species of birds throughout the year. You can expect to encounter bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, pelicans and roseate spoonbills, as well as numerous species of fish, dolphins and alligators. Bringing cameras are a must!
Swamp Walk Tours
Everglades Area Tours - A walking tour through the swamp is one of the most unique and fascinating tours special to Southwest Florida. Guided by a knowledgeable and passionate naturalist, you'll learn about the history of the Everglades, the impact of humans on the ecosystem and the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) - the largest restoration project in the world. A vast variety of native and exotic flora and fauna species inhabit this ecosystem, and you may come across an endangered orchid in bloom (such as the ghost orchid or the dingy-flowered star) or see fresh tracks from an elusive Florida panther.
Dalis Fishing Charters (880 12th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102) - Enjoy half-day fishing trips for near-coastal or offshore fishing with experienced captains. Trips include top of the line rods, reel, tackle and bait (license included). Guests are welcome to bring a small cooler for snacks and drinks and all boats include restrooms on board.
Pure Naples - Choose from a deep sea or coastal fishing with Pure Naples. Meet other fishing enthusiasts on board our fishing charters! Private fishing charters are also available and can travel up to 60 miles offshore for a full day trip or 20 miles offshore for a half day trip. On any given day you can catch red grouper, gag grouper, mangrove snapper, lane snapper, shark or the occasional king fish on a boat equipped for both speed and comfort. Charters can accommodate up to six passengers and have an air conditioned cabin and on-board facilities.
Sweet Liberty Catamaran Sailing & Boat Tours (880 12th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102) - A variety of cruises including Naples Sunset Cruises, Beach Island Shelling Cruises, and Sightseeing & Sailing Cruises are offered for guests of all ages. Sail the Gulf of Mexico, encounter wildlife and more on a stunning 53' Catamaran.
Pure Naples - A variety of cruises are available including dolphin watch, sightseeing and kids cruises with options to view the sunset, dine aboard or go shelling. Passengers can take in the beautiful Naples scenery as they travel from the Gordon River to the Naples Bay and Gulf of Mexico.
Naples Princess (550 Port O Call Way, Naples, FL 34102) - Delight in the comfort of the Naples Princess as it departs from City Docks. The tours start with stunning views of the Old Naples town and homes. Naples sunset cruises and sightseeing cruises are available with either lunch or dinner.
Key West Express (951 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145) - Enjoy a thrilling trip down to the Florida Keys via boat. Explore Key West beaches, shops, restaurants and historic sites for a full-day experience. Return the same day or spend one night in Key West with return the next day.
Salt Island Seaplanes - Delight in the once-in-a-lifetime experience with a seaplane trip to Boca Grande, Captiva Island, Key West or Useppa. With seating for up to four guests, you can enjoy the ride in this part plane/part boat and indulge in breathtaking views unseen by everyone else. Choose from one-way or roundtrip flights offered daily between October and April.
If boating or flying aren’t for you, take a road trip! From Naples, adventure exists in every direction. Explore Cape Coral, Marco Island, Miami and more, all within driving distance of Naples Grande.
For more information, or to reserve any of the tours we've highlighted above, please contact the Hotel or make an online request by clicking here. Please note that these excursions and activities are off-site.