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Kayak & Canoe Rental

Explore Tarpon Bay on your own or chase tailing redfish at low tide! Kayak down our marked Commodore Creek Trail in search of critters amongst the mangrove trees or swimming beneath your boat. Kayakers also have the option of paddling into the middle of Tarpon Bay in search of birds on the rookery islands or […]

Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals

Paddle with a birds-eye view aboard one of Tarpon Bay Explorers’ stand up paddleboards. Stand up paddleboarding in Tarpon Bay is unlike any other paddling experience. Boarders can see what lives amongst the sea grasses, all while soaking up the Florida sun. Paddlers may see schools of fish, dolphins, stingrays, manatee and much more! Because […]

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Hobie Fishing Kayak Rentals

Hobie Fishing Kayaks are Available! A Hobie fishing kayak is the perfect vessel to rent for fishing: Stealthy and efficient. These kayaks are equipped with a pedal drive system providing anglers a stable, hands-free fishing experience. The Hobie kayak is used only for fishing and is a great way to save time going to and […]

Pontoon Rentals

Are you looking to spend a day on the water? Tarpon Bay Explorers offers pontoon rentals that are perfect for wildlife viewing, cruising around the back-bay waters or finding a favorite fishing hole to bring home dinner. A day on a Tarpon Bay Explorers’ pontoon is perfect to soak up that warm Florida sun! While […]

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Fishing Equipment Rentals

Test your angling skills on the waters of Tarpon Bay. Rent fishing equipment including rods, reels, nets, bait buckets & anchors. Tarpon Bay Explorers also sells fishing tackle if you are coming empty handed or need additional hooks, weights, bobbers & lures. Tarpon Bay yields high fish productivity throughout the year consisting of back bay […]

Bike Rental

Ride bikes along Wildlife Drive in the heart of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Tarpon Bay Explorers is the closest rental facility to the Wildlife Refuge with no intersections to cross. Bikers may also bike to any destination on Sanibel including the lighthouse, Bailey Tract or Bowman’s Beach! All bikes are single-speed beach […]

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