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Bird Watching, Manatee's & Nature Center at Westlake

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Trip Info:

Come explore the miles and miles of mangrove tunnels in this rare shallow water nature preserve. Since we will be on the water early we will have our eyes and ears tuned for the local migratory birds that infest the area during winter months. We may even have the chance to see one of 2 Roaseate Spoon Bills know to return here every year. If you have your own Kayak guide service nominal fee or you may Book a Rental. All paddlers must be registered to attend. Paddlers rating for this tour is easy.

Trip Registration & Rentals Link:
If you have your own kayak the cos to you is $10.00 Kayak Rentals are $30.00 per single sit-on-top, $35.00 per cockpit single and $50.00 per tandem. Kayak rentals must be booked 24 hours prior to the event to be guaranteed. If you are within 24 hours and need a kayak rental please call us at[masked]

Directions & Information:
You will receive an email 24-48 hours prior to the event. If you need information sooner please email Erica your organizer.

What to bring:
Please be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen & bug spray, water, snacks, hat, water friendly shoes, long sleeve t-shirt, water proof camera or small digital camera that can fit into a dry bag, and a towel and change of clothes to leave in your car for your return home.

*For paddlers bringing there own kayaks please be sure to have all of your appropriate equipment*
Sit-on-Tops = (kayak, paddle, seat, pfd, whistle)
Cockpits = (kayak, paddle, pfd, whistle, bilge pump, skirt, & paddle float)

*Please keep in mind that weather conditions can change rapidly at any given time which may cause use to change our planned route. Decisions made by your guide that sure different from the planned route are for your safety.*

We look forward to making your paddling experience one of a kind!

Your All American Kayak Team ([masked]