Jim Neville Preserve Kayak Tour

The Jim Neville Preserve Kayaking Tour

The Jim Neville Preserve is a 35-acre protected area surrounding Midnight Pass in what is known as Little Sarasota Bay. This tour will take you through the uninhabited mangrove islands that make The Jim Neville Preserve kayak tour such an extraordinary site to see. Dolphins and manatees are frequent visitors on this tour, as well as migrating birds (during the winter months).

Explore this shallow water tour and paddle through the waters of The Gulf of Mexico and into Little Sarasota Bay, including Siesta Key.

Visit our tour gallery for pictures of The Jim Neville Preserve bird sightings!

Tour Information

Tour times are based on tides. Please CALL US for tour times.

  • Skill Level = ALL 
  • Rates = $50.00 per person
  • Length of Tour = 1.5-2 Hours 


The Jim Neville Preserve kayak tour launches from Turtle Beach. Take Stickney Point Road to the Siesta Key South bridge. Turn left onto Midnight Pass Road and follow the road. Turn right, into the Turtle Beach entrance. Turn left at the end of road. The launch site is on the left.

For a detailed map and directions, click here.