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May 22nd Bowman’s Beach Mangrove Exploration

  • Bowman's Beach 1700 Bowmans Beach Rd Sanibel, FL, 33957 United States (map)

Sanibel Sea School's Ocean Tribe Paddling Club organizes a meet-up each month for paddling enthusiasts to enjoy a group paddle, share tips and ideas, and meet new friends to paddle with.

We called off the May 13th meet up when strong rains and thunderstorms rolled in on Sunday afternoon. However, we don’t want to miss our opportunity to explore the waters around Bowman’s Beach. So, we are rescheduling our May meet-up for Tuesday, May 22nd, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. We will paddle through the bayous, encounter wading and diving birds, and discover a bit about mangrove ecosystems. For the more adventurous folks, there’s also an opportunity to portage over Old Blind Pass, and into the Gulf!

Those interested in joining the paddle should bring their own paddling equipment (kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards and other paddle-powered vessels are all welcome). A limited number of loaner boards are available, but must be reserved via email in advance. The group will meet at the Bowman’s Beach kayak launch. Parking is $5 per hour.

Your first Ocean Tribe Paddlers event is free, then it is requested that you purchase a membership online at Please RSVP to Stay tuned for future meet-ups!

Be sure to check the Ocean Tribe Paddlers event page for weather updates. If there’s anything iffy in the forecast, we will post all related information at least one hour prior to the event.

Ocean Tribe Paddlers is a club that helps the SWFL paddling community better explore, enjoy, and understand the ocean.

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