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Estero River Outfitters

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At Estero River Outfitters, we offer full service kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals and outfitting. From finding the perfect boat or board to crafting the perfect loading and transportation solutions, we are here for our customers every...more
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20991 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2838
+1 239-992-4050
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have never kayaked before so the staff asked us lots of questions to find out what we wanted to do and experience while kayaking instead of just saying here you go and putting us in a cheap tandem kayak that didn't fit our needs....More

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Jeffrey S, Owner at Estero River Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

We are so glad that you had a wonderful experience! We are just a phone call or e-mail away should you need any help in the future. Thank you so much for leaving your feedback!

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Cute river with hardly any flow. We went upstream a bit to find tortoises and fish and low-hanging trees. Past the start-off point downriver it starts to widen with pretty mangroves along the banks. A few fish jumped out of the water around us.

Thank Natascha R
Reviewed November 24, 2017

River kayak with wildlife and the occasional gator, great excercise, and a chance to enjoy the local scenery.

Thank Dhavekost
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Staff were very funny and knowledgeable. The dock isn't too easy to get in and out of kayak without assistance if you have a little trouble bending over. There were people walking in Koreshan State Park. The river is along side mobile home parks. This...More

1  Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed October 14, 2017

This place has so many kayaks to try out to rent or buy. Located on the Estero river which is easy for a novice to navigate or for the more expierenced you can take it out to the gulf and have lunch on mound key....More

1  Thank Tramachef
Reviewed October 8, 2017

The staff were extremely accommodating and super friendly. They offered help getting us on our way and then again when we returned, helping us unload our things and helping us get out of our kayaks. The trip was very enjoyable and we saw many birds...More

Thank PTL-patti
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Rented a canoe for 2hr return trip on Estero River. Stood and waited several minutes while one employees chatted with the other...excuse me can I rent a canoe 🛶 now? Not a good start to adventure but after I got past less than friendly employees...More

Thank redman852
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Estero might be a very young village but the Estero River has been here for the longest time. ERO has all the assets to turn your day into a lively and enjoyable up and down the river adventure for the whole family.

Thank Antonio C
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

This was our 1st canoe trip with the kids (been here other times without them) and we were very pleased. The staff is friendly and helpful. They paid special attention to getting proper fitting life vests for our 6 & 7 year olds. Once we...More

1  Thank Kim A
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I came with a friend to demo a few kayaks for future purchase. There was an abundance of kayaks to choose from, both used and new. However, most of the kayaks were stored outside, were filled with rain water, leaves, and were very dirty. The...More

1  Thank Colleen P
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Geary B
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Response from jmh23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, bugs should not be a problem, you may come across an alligator or manatee. The later is the gentle giant and won't hurt you. Keep your distance from the alligators, admire from afar. Lots of beautiful birds there so... More