Mangroves

Mangroves

Mangroves are unique and vital ecosystems found in coastal areas of tropical and subtropical regions around the world. These ecosystems consist of salt-tolerant trees and shrubs that grow in the intertidal zones where land and sea meet. Mangroves are remarkable for their adaptability to harsh environmental conditions, such as high salinity, fluctuating tides, and nutrient-poor…

Kayak EMERSON POINT Exotic Mangrove Tunnels
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Kayak EMERSON POINT Exotic Mangrove Tunnels

Located a short drive away from Sarasota, Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island is beautiful secluded Emerson Point. There you’ll find beautiful gulf views, the Emerson Point Exotic Mangrove Tunnels, and native wildlife (including bottle nosed dolphins and manatees). It’s close enough to all the action yet far enough away to feel like you’re in…

8 Reasons Everyone Should Go Kayaking
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8 Reasons Everyone Should Go Kayaking

There’s always something to do here in the Sarasota, Bradenton, and St Petersburg areas. Why not try something other than laying on one of our beautiful beaches? Get out and explore our beautiful area in a way that you can’t by any means other than kayaking. Check out these 8 reasons everyone should go kayaking….

Three Kayak Tours in One
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Three Kayak Tours in One

Did you know, that when you book tours with Desoto Kayak Tours, it’s like getting three kayak tours in one? You will get a manatee tour, dolphin tour and exotic mangrove tunnel tour. We will see many different types of wildlife. When we kayak through the exotic mangrove tunnels, we gain a unique perspective. The…

Exotic Mangroves of Emerson Point
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Exotic Mangroves of Emerson Point

Most people are familiar with the Sarasota & Manatee area because of our beautiful white sandy beaches, specifically Siesta Key Beach. However, there are many other reasons to love our area. We are on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico with exquisite blue waters, warm temperatures and we are abundant with wild life. We see many…