• Sarasota Bay Explorers Sea life eco tour boat cruise, Sarasota, Florida, USA. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com
  • Sarasota Bay Explorers Sea life eco tour boat cruise, Sarasota, Florida, USA. | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com
  • Kids and adults love the hands-on marine wildlife experience on Sarasota Bay Explorers' Sea life eco tour boat cruise, Sarasota, Florida, USA. | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Sarasota Bay Explorers

Kid-friendly Marine Wildlife Tours

Both kids and adults will enjoy this fun and educational guided Sea Life Encounter cruise in conjunction with Mote Marine Aquarium. The 1 hour and 45-minute eco tour offer an opportunity to observe and learn about the area’s resident dolphins, manatees, native birds, and more. Kids especially love the hands-on observation of marine life. The Sea Life Encounter tour also includes a short nature walk on an uninhabited island.

The Sea Life Encounter’s 40-ft Explorer I and Explorer IV pontoon boats, are U.S. Coast Guard certified and provide cover from the hot Florida sun. Amenities include comfortable seating, onboard restrooms, drinks, and snacks.

Sarasota Bay Explorers also offers Guided Kayak Tours, a Nature Safari on Lido Beach and private charters aboard the Miss Explorer a 24-ft. Sea Ray Sundeck with restroom and freshwater shower.

Reservations are recommended for all of Sarasota Bay Explorers tours and cruises.

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