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Address: Fort Myers, FL 33919
Phone Number: +1 239-826-2676
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Paddleboard SWFL (Southwest Florida) is all about getting people on the...

Paddleboard SWFL (Southwest Florida) is all about getting people on the water, ridiculously close to wildlife, without negatively impacting the environment. We offer paddleboard lessons, tours, rentals, fitness sessions (Paddlelates and Paddle Yoga) and group events. We launch almost anywhere in Southwest Florida including Sanibel, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Estero and Bonita Springs. Learn how to "walk" on water while watching a variety of wildlife including manatees, dolphins and sea turtles. See you soon!!

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Lauren is passionate about getting people on the water and sharing her knowledge of the flora and fauna in Florida. It showed during our time on the water. If you want to learn... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
Michael H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lauren is passionate about getting people on the water and sharing her knowledge of the flora and fauna in Florida. It showed during our time on the water. If you want to learn SUP and about what makes this special place worth protecting then spend time with Lauren on the water.

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Thank Michael H
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We are local first timers and Lauren had us up and running in minutes. She is not only an excellent teacher, but a terrific guide as well. We can't wait to get back out on the water with her.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Lauren is an awesome and provided a wonderful experience. I'm hooked and will be doing more SUP. A great adventure and highly recommended for newcomers.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I was so looking forward to paddleboarding. I was a bit nervous, but Lauren was absolutely wonderful. She was patient and encouraging, and took time with me. I was amazed at her knowledge of wildlife, and surroundings of nature. It is obvious she loves what she does, and her love of sharing and teaching. The location at Bunche Beach was... More 

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Thank rmar61
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our 4 children, two teenagers and two 10-year-olds, on our first paddle board experience. We loved it and will definitely go paddle boarding again! Lauren was our guide. She was very patient with all of our different skill sets. She also educated us on many interesting facts about the terrain and wildlife. She was particularly... More 

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Thank HollyMGill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Lauren worked with my schedule (and the weather) to choose the ideal day for paddle boarding lessons. She was patient and encouraging the entire time. She is very knowledgeable about Florida ecology. It was a wonderful experience! I highly recommend her to anyone interested in learning how to confidently paddle board and learning more about Florida's wild wildlife.

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Thank Traci M
Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

As a fellow wildlife enthusiast, I enjoyed learning all that Lauren had to share about the flora and fauna in the area. I look forward to paddle-boarding with Lauren again next time I'm in the Fort Myers Beach area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Lauren has taught me more about SW Florida than any book or documentary. I first met Lauren in 2010, she taught me to paddle board and do pilates on the board! She also shared her love of SWFL's abundant natural beauty that is right in front of us. This year I had the pleasure of my cousin Monica's company, also... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Lauren is very nice and so much fun! We went in the morning and got to see lots of wildlife as well as learn how to paddle board! She is very knowledgable of the waters and what's in them, and she is excellent at ensuring that everyone has a great time. Id go again any day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Lauren knows how to entertain! Our experience was so great that we had to go again! Super knowledgable, she knew so much about the region and the wildlife. This made for a fun filled and highly educational experience. Would highly recommend this to people of all ages, our group ranged from 15-51 years of age. It's a must do if... More 

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