Our Desoto Kayak Tours Blog provides information about our kayak tour, wildlife, and information about the surrounding Bradenton / Sarasota area.

Bird in the exotic mangroves on a kayak eco tour
Emerson Point Preserve | Kayak Tour

What Is a Kayak Eco Tour?

When looking for exciting adventures to do in Sarasota and Bradenton areas, you might stumble upon a Kayak Eco Tour and often wonder what is an kayak eco-tour? It is a tour directed towards exotic, and often threatened natural environments, which are intended to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife. That is exactly what you…

Kayaking Tips include using an expert guide
Emerson Point Preserve | Kayak Safety | Kayak Tour

Kayaking Tips: What You Should Wear and Bring With You

You’ve booked your kayak tour at beautiful Emerson Point Preserve, and now you’re probably wondering what you should wear, and what to bring with you.  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some kayaking tips. At Desoto Kayak Tours, we provide stable kayaks, clean and comfortable life vests, as well as expert local guides…

Emerson Point Exotic Mangrove Tunnels
Emerson Point Preserve | Exotic Mangroves

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…