Kayak Marco Island

About us

Ever wondered why our customers return year-after-year to go kayaking with us? It could be the cheesy dad jokes our guides tell during our mangrove tunnels kayak tour or perhaps it was the amount of knowledge we shared about the environment we paddled in with you. Either way, you are bound to have a educational, safe and fun time with us! Our tour guide staff and photographers come highly recommended by all the major hotels and local businesses on Marco Island and Naples. Our 1000+ 5 star reviews on our Google and TripAdvisor will back that up. Whether you rent a kayak and go exploring on the sand bars on Marco Island or take a guided kayak tour with our biologist and naturalist tour guides... we have you covered. Read more about us below and get on the fun tour today!

Tour Guide Glenn
Glenn - Owner

Glenn founded Paddle Marco in 2016 and acquired Kayak Marco and Up a Creek Kayak tours in 2017. Glenn is a local on Marco Island and has been visiting since the mid 1980's. Glenn also handles all kayak and paddle board deliveries around Marco Island and south Naples. You may have seen Glenn driving the Paddle Marco trucks around Marco Island dropping off kayaks and paddleboards at homes, condos and parks.

Tour Guide - Richard
Richard - Biologist & Master Naturalist

Richard is a former park ranger for Collier County and felt it was time to retire and take on a more relaxing role at Paddle Marco. Richard has volunteered countless hours of his time at the Rookery Bay Research Reserve and at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida as a boat tour guide. Richard's charm, sense of humor and knowledge about southwest florida's flora and fauna will certainly impress you. Laugh your way through the mangroves with Richard today!
Tour Guide - Richard

Tour Guide - Jake
Jake - Master Captain & Naturalist

Jake has grown up on Marco Island his entire life. His vast knowledge of our eco-system, wildlife and history gives him the upper hand over other kayak tour company operators. Let Jake wow you with his knowledge during your kayak tour! He is also holds a master captains license and is permitted to captain 100-ton ships. In his off time, he enjoys losing at Mario Kart.
Tour Guide - Jake

Tour Guide - Chandler
Chandler - Pilot and Naturalist

Chandler landed here in SWFL in 2022. COVID shut down his chances at becoming a commercial pilot, so he took a liking to giving kayak tours and become more down to earth. Chandler is from the great state of Oklahoma. His dad jokes are on par and you'll enjoy learning everything about the mangroves with him on a kayak tour.

Tour Guide - Lewis
Lewis - Master Captain & Naturalist

Lewis has been giving kayak tours in southwest Florida for nearly a decade. Lewis is a master naturalist, master boat captain, pilot, logger, moose hunting guide and fly fisherman. Lewis's knowledge and sense of humor keeps our customers coming back. When Lewis isn't kayaking in the mangroves, you can find him having a good time at Stan's Idle Hour in Goodland. Let Captain Lewis show you the humorous side of nature!

Tour Guide - Olga
Olga - Photo Editor

Olga is from Kazakhstan and is a former kayak tour guide for us. She holds a master's degree in the teaching of English and has a presidential scholarship award. Olga edits all of our kayak tour photos every night for our customers to download and enjoy. When Olga paddles, her right arm doesn't paddle as much as her left, so we think she's KGB.

The Biggest Kayak Rental Fleet on Marco Island.

About Kayak Marco

When you're on vacation, the last thing you want to do is carry a kayak around or strap it on to your rental car. Let us handle the heavy lifting! Our kayak rentals include FREE DELIVERY to all homes, condos and parks in Marco Island and the Isles of Capri in Naples. Our friendly staff will help you put the kayak in the water and will be happy to answer any questions. We have the nicest equipment in the area and the best customer service!

Friendly Kayak Tour Guides & Rental Staff.

About our Staff

Come see why all local hotels, resorts and fortune 500 companies choose us for all of their kayak tour and rentals. Our staff recognizes the importance of making sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience on the water. Before each kayak tour or kayak rental, we'll be happy to give you instructions on paddling and if you need any assistance during the tour, the guides are always nearby to help. We'll even whip out the tow rope if needed!

Don't Get Stuck on an Average Kayak Tour.

About our Kayak Tours

As we kayak through beautiful mazes of mangrove tunnels, our tour guides will be pointing out wildlife and teaching you about the estuary that we are paddling in. Our guides will also be taking high definition photographs of you and your family. All of these HD photos can be downloaded several hours after the tour, free of charge! Unlike our competitors, your photos won't be ruined by watermarks or company logos. We are the only company in southwest Florida to offer this! Learn more about our kayak tours and book today!