Moonlight Tour

Kayak by moonlight! This guided ecotour is full of enchantments! Find owls and octopuses, bats and bioluminescence! Maybe even a sleepy manatee!


$60/children (12 and under)

* plus tax

Book now! Make a reservation here!

Reservations Required

8:00pm (Inquire regarding availability)

Anna Maria Island

Places of departure vary upon currents, wind, and wildlife and will be determined when you make your reservation. Our places of departure for the Moonlight Tour:

AMI North End: 310 North Bay Boulevard, Anna Maria, FL

AMI South End: 1379 Gulf Drive S, Bradenton Beach, FL

Longboat Key: 6844 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL

Duration:  2.5 to 3 hours

Difficulty: Easy to moderate

Adventure under the Moon

When Manatees sleep and dolphins dream, octopuses creep and owls beam. Slip along in your tiny yacht, once common sights familiar not. It's a whole other world when the lights down, keep with me, I know this town!

The moonlit bay is teeming with mysterious and magical things. Discover who's awake when you thought everyone else would be asleep. Explore the flooded mangrove forest by headlamp as you silently sneak past regal night herons on the hunt and quirky raccoons scuttling on the oysters as aerobatic bats perform overhead. Seussian octopuses and mild-mannered nurse sharks can be seen in the clear, rippling current of the narrow mangrove tunnels. If we're lucky, bioluminescent plankton will light the path ahead.

The Moonlight Tour is full of surprises and enchantments.

Book now! Make a reservation here!

10 person maximum*

*Private tours for larger parties

Florida Natives

Trained Florida Naturalists

Certified Paddling Instructors

Nothing but the best!

Top-of-the-line equipment & gear

We take care of everything

for our happy paddlers

  •   No experience necessary! Intro lessons included. You'll be ready for the Olympic team by the end of the day!
  •   Shore to shore service! We provide all the required equipment (kayaks, paddles, vests, dry bags, etc). Relax, we've got this!
  •   Remember to bring any personal items including water, snacks, sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), camera, smiles!
  •   Single and tandem (double) kayaks are available. Tour prices are by person, regardless of preference.
  •   Your happiness and safety are paramount. We have the experience, certifications, and equipment to keep it that way.
  •   To guarantee availability, be sure to book in advance. Reservations are required.

   Questions? Please call/text/email anytime.

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