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College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours

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“A gem ........ LOVED IT.”
15 Sep 2018
“Kayaking”
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At the College of Life Foundation, we provide a combination of fun, nature and history. Whether you choose hiking or kayaking, we can provide the ultimate experience to make your time in nature one of unparalleled enjoyment.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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9911 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928-3323
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+1 239-992-2184
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Took the Estero River tour with my mom and three children (ages 14, 13, and 9). Talked to Peg on the phone before booking and she recommended a private tour so that my kids (especially my 9-year-old) could get instruction and we could go at...More

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Brandy P, Owner at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2016

Thank you so much for choosing the College of Life Foundation to guide you along the beautiful Estero River! We had so much fun with your family, and hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came camping for our annual camp trip with our church and I pre-arranged to have our "group" take the Estero River Guided Tour and it was awesome! Brandy was great and really knew a lot of things about the river and the Koreshon history....More

Thank Chrissy R
Brandy P, Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! I had a WONDERFUL time with you and your church family! Can't wait to take you all on another adventure! Thanks again...Brandy

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing time, Brandy and Brittney were terrific. Beautiful serene and awesome time. Brandy was full of patience with this new kayaker! Thanks for a great time and look forward to the next. Dena

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Brandy P, Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We had a amazing time with you too! Cant wait to see you in the future!

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Brandy is an awesome, knowledgeable tour guide. It was a safe, serene, beautiful tour:) Her helper was great too! Thanks ladies! We had a great time!

Thank Beth N
Brandy P, Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience! The tour is beautiful and peaceful! Brandy is wondefullly knowledgeable and personable. Well worth it for family and friends alike! Can’t wait for the next one, maybe by moonlight!

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Brittany D, Public Relations Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

We enjoyed sharing the experience with you! Yes, our moonlight tours are Incredible!

Reviewed July 19, 2017

Great family fun that will always be remembered!! Peg and her helper Brandy are certified Florida Master Naturaligists. They are also ACA certified kayak instructors. Trip leaves from boat ramp at Koreshan Historic Site, a Florida State Park. They also take groups out to Mound...More

Thank Penny K
Brittany D, Public Relations Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with us!

Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Totally enjoyed the River tour. Brandy was informative, knowledgeable, friendly and personable. Brandy and Peggy are doing a great job....especially liked the environmentally conscious focus.

Thank Michael E
Brandy P, Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you so much! We enjoyed spending the day with all of you! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed March 9, 2017

I came in knowing nothing and ended the day with more knowledge and more confidence about myself. Brandy and Peggy are amazing and I cannot wait to schedule another trip on the Estero River with them! They both took the time to teach students who...More

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Brandy P, Manager at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Working with kids is the most rewarding part of what we do! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share our passion with them.

Reviewed February 22, 2017

We had an afternoon filled with laughter and fun. Easy paddle down east side of river. We were beginners, but 11 year old was given own kayak and taught how to paddle. Enjoyed Brandy very much and would definitely return.

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Brandy P, Certified Kayak Instructor at College of Life Foundation Historic Hiking and Kayaking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2017

Thank you so much! We are pleased to hear that you both had a wonderful time! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed December 30, 2016

We have been kayaking a couple of times in the Naples/Bonita Springs area and this was our favorite, by far! The guides are great and the river is amazing scenery. We really enjoyed every minute.

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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Four of us went on the Estero River tour - 3 of us had not kayaked before and river was nice, our guide Brady was awesome. She explained what to do prior to getting in water then helped when assistance was needed. She also knew...More

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