⇒ Kayak pristine mangrove islands
⇒ Join a scientific research cruise to spot local marine life
⇒ Tour stunning 1920s architecture
⇒ Discover rare botanical collections
⇒ Enjoy delicious fresh-from-Florida produce and seafood
Prepare to be dazzled.
Our four-day, four-night Inspired Sarasota Bay ecotour will take you all over and around the sparkling bay waters that have helped define a beautiful stretch of Gulf Coast Florida for more than a century. You’ll paddle among undeveloped islands teeming with seagrass, mangroves, and marine life. You’ll stroll internationally renowned beaches with environmental experts steeped in the fascinating history of Sarasota’s growth from quiet fishing village to vibrant small city. You’ll head out with scientists to observe stingrays, sharks, dolphins, turtles, herons, pelicans, and cormorants. You’ll tour greenhouses, orchid houses, botanical collections. You’ll kayak. You’ll bike. You’ll eat exceptional, locally sourced, sustainable cuisine.
You’ll be amazed and inspired, and you’ll never think of Gulf Coast Florida the same way again.