Where is Sea Dog Paddle Boarding Today?

Our Office is Usually Wherever We Are Paddle Boarding! 🙂 From Fort Myers Beach to Bonita Springs. At Sea Dog We Offer Private, Personal Paddle Board Tours & SUP Lessons and Meet Up By Reservation at Launch Locations.

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Current Paddle Board Tour & Class Offerings

Hurricane Ian Update: It has been a year since the Hurricane. We have been open on weekends since April 2023. Meet our wildlife, paddle and explore our waterway from the Fort Myers Beach Area to Lovers Key at Dog Beach. SEA Dog Eco Tours offers private paddle board lessons, tours, instructor certifications and retreats in small and private group settings from 1 paddler to 10 paddlers. January 20th thru April 7th, 2024 we will be open Wednesday thru Sunday with other times by appointment.

Paddle Boarding Adventures in the Fort Myers Beach Area, Bonita Springs Dog Beach and Naples, Florida

Paddle Boarding is a great way to explore our waterways and meet our wildlife. Our private Tours and lessons are usually just you and your family and friends. Looking for Paddle Boarding Near Me in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs? Use our Book Now button to view tour options with photos. If you have questions call owner, guide and instructor Sheree at 231-335-7278 (Yes 231, not 239 (She uses her Michigan cell #)

If you see “Call to Book” in our schedule it is usually because availability may vary based on weather, scheduled tours, lessons or park closures. If we know a day might be iffy for paddling we would rather not take payments that we might have to return so we change it to call to book so that we can plan each tour based on current conditions. We often will hold a date for you so please do not hesitate to call and inquire if you see the call to book on a time slot you are interested in.

New for 2023:
Paddle Board Near Me & Into The Emerald Blue Adventure Blog

Paddle Board Near Me Online Directory is an online directory that we have created to help you find places to paddle board near you around the country. If you know an outfitter that would like a free listing please share the website link as we are building our directory. Visit the paddle boarding directory at www.paddleboardnearme.com

Follow the adventures of Sheree and her husband James aboard their sailboat, SpiritHawk on the sailing adventure blog Sailing SpiritHawk Into the Emerald Blue at www.IntoTheEmeraldBlue.com and follow @intotheemeraldblue on Instagram and Facebook.

Shop Local: Buy Paddle Boarding Gift Cards or Paddle Boards from Sea Dog Eco Tours. Call Sheree to talk about which paddle board would be best for you. Learn before your buy. Visit our online store to shop for Sea Dog Eco Tours, Fort Myers Beach and FMB Strong SPF Shirts, accessories and gift items. Visit the Sea Dog Shop – click here.

Stand Up Paddle Board Tours, Classes, Training & Lessons

We specialize in introducing people to paddle boarding as well as coaching advanced beginner to advanced paddle boarders. All of our Fort Myers Beach area paddle board trips, lessons and adventures are customized to meet your abilities, vacation needs, the tides (something to learn about since you won’t have experienced tidal currents on lakes and rivers) and the weather. All of our private paddle board adventure experiences are designed for one guide for 1 to 4 people. If you have more than 4 people you can call us to plan for your larger group with 2 guides. Please give Sheree a call at 231-335-7278 and she can send you a booking link for your custom paddle boarding experience.

All of our paddle board adventures include safety instructions, directions on how to use our equipment, proper paddle technique and more based on your needs. We will search for sea creatures, paddle, swim if you like and explore. If you want more lesson time then your wish is our command. The Dog Beach guided paddle at the Lee County Bonita Springs Dog Beach is dog friendly and can be enjoyed with or without bringing your dog! We offer 1-1/2 hour and 2 hour tour and lesson sessions. Our tours are kid friendly too for ages 3 and up.

The best days to paddle are when the wind is calm or ranging from 6mph up to  13 mph allowing for gusts from 14 – 20.  Over 21 mph gusty days we will be closed and reschedule  your tour or arrange for gift certificate.  Please take a look at the predicted weather when you are choosing a day for your tour. We suggest choosing a day to paddle earlier in your vacation so that we can reschedule if needed to accommodate the weather. All bookings paid for online, in advance, as we cannot take cash or reservations at the park locations. 

Dolphins, Live Shells to Learn About, Manatees, Pelicans and Dogs Oh My!

You may choose from a variety of stand up paddle board adventure launch locations with eco tours, lessons and instruction in the Fort Myers Beach area, Lovers Key, Bonita Springs, and Naples, Florida. Owner and Paddle Board Coach Sheree Lincoln is double certified to teach paddle boarding. She is a World Paddle Association Certified Level II Instructor Trainer (This means she certifies other instructors to teach paddle boarding) and is a a PaddleFit Pro Coach. Our Guides Cindy, Jodi and Kim are all WPA Certified Isntructors. Questions, please text or call Sheree on her Google Voice Reservation Line at 231-335-7278. Yes, it is 231, not 239…kept Michigan mobile number 🙂

We Offer Personal and Customized Stand Up Paddle Board Tours, Lessons and Training in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs. The Book Now Button will let you book or browse Paddle Boarding Adventures #1 thru #7 where we share photos and more details.

Book Witches, Warlocks & Wizard Paddle Parade online now! Free meet up event if you have your own paddle board. Reserve a paddle board for the parade with or without a lesson (before the parade), register for free and purchase a Witch’s Parade T-Shirt with part of the proceeds going to the Otsego Bay Marine Foundation.

Book Witches, Warlocks & Wizard Paddle Parade online now! This is a free meet up event if you have your own paddle board. You may also reserve a paddle board for the parade with our without a lesson (before the parade), register for free and purchase a Witch’s Parade T-Shirt. Part of the proceeds will be going to the Otsego Bay Marine Foundation.

We have also included additional ideas for your paddle boarding adventure experience in the list below. Please call or message Sheree to plan any of the other adventures, to adjust tour size to match your group and plan for youth paddlers for appropriate board and paddle size or to let us know you want to bring your dog. You may also purchase gift cards or leave our guides a tip by clicking on Book Now.

  1. Lover’s Key & Dog Beach Paddle: This tour of the Estero Bay Preserve Gulf Inlet launches from Dog Beach on Southern tip of Lover’s Key just North of the New Pass Bridge. We paddle among the beautiful shallows in search of marine life with our Guide Cindy. This is a dog friendly tour and you may bring your own dog just let us know. 2 hours $85
  2. Sunrise or Sunset Paddle at Dog Beach. Paddle board as the sun sets over the New Pass Inlet and the Gulf of Mexico, the colors come alive and the essence of the water is enhanced and brings peace to the end of your day. Relax with friends and family on this small, personal paddle boarding experience with our guide Cindy. 2 hours $85.
  3. Clam Pass Naples Paddle Adventure launching from Clam Pass Park, Naples. Paddle along this natural waterway located in North Naples. We will be paddling, birdwatching and looking for sea creatures on the flats and along the mangroves. Saturday Mornings with some Sunday Morning Availability with our Guide Jodi. 2 hours $85
  4. Isle of Capri Naples Paddle Adventure launching from Capri Paddlecraft Park. We will be paddling, birdwatching and looking for sea creatures on the flats among the mangroves with our Guide Jodi. 2 Hours $85
  5. Delnor-Wiggins Paddle Adventure launching from the State Park at Wiggins Pass in North Naples. We will be paddling, birdwatching and looking for sea creatures with our Guide Jodi. If it is calm we may go out on the Gulf. 2 Hours $85
  6. SUP Yoga & Paddle Board Lesson Adventure Paddle Boarding lesson with SUP Yoga Session and paddle and explore time with Certified Yoga Instructor Jodi from Buddha Voodoo. Call Sheree if you would like to plan a yoga session at your own beach or dock. 1-1/2 hour $65 or 2 Hour $85 with your own board $55.
  7. Get Certified to Teach Paddle Boarding.  This World Paddle Association (WPA) certification class is available as a 1 day or 3 day class. All classes include study time at home bookwork with a minimum of 5 hours of on the water training depending on your level of experience paddle boarding and as a coach. $295 for semi private – $395 for 1 person 1 day private class.  Read more about getting SUP Certified on our Get SUP Certified Page – click here. Call Sheree to plan a custom date or multi day training.
  8. Paddle & Explore Natural Beach Preserve. Launch from beach at Bunche Beach Preserve. Explore the shoreline, tide pools and mangrove tunnels. $85 for 2 Hour and $65 for 1.5 hour adventure includes $5 park launch fee. – Not available until January 20th, 2024.
  9. FUN in THE SUN Tip of the Island Paddle at Bowditch Beach Park – Not available since Hurricane Ian.
  10. FMB Inner Harbor Tour – Launching from the Matanzas Inn on the Canal. Not available since Hurricane Ian. 
  11. Lesson with Board rented from other Water Sports Company Add on a Lesson on Fort Myers Beach. $50 semi private 1 hour. $100 for 2 Hour Private Session. Call Sheree.
  12. PaddleFit Conditioning Classes & Cardio Work Out on Paddle Boards: 1 hour. Price depends on size of the group, location and if you have your own boards or not. $25-$50.
  13. PaddleFit Challenge: Try your hand in a friendly competition by paddling 50 meters around a marker including mountain climbers, crunches, bear crawls and more cardio activities both on the board and on the beach. Price depends on size of the group, location and if you have your own boards or not. Book any tour and request the PaddleFit Challenge. $25-$50 depending on group size. 1 Hour workout.
  14. Race Training: Advance your paddle technique for racing:  We have experienced paddle board racers on our team, certified to teach the techniques you need to win. Private Training $100 for 2 hours.
  15. Custom Paddle Board Adventure Available. Give Sheree and call to make a plan.

Paddle Board Instructors & Coaches at Sea Dog Eco Tours – About Our Team

Sheree Lincoln is the owner operator and founder of Sea Dog Eco Tours , Sea Dog SUP Nation  LLC and the Paddle Board Near Me Online Directory.  Coach Sheree is a PaddleFit Pro SUP Coach and a World Paddle Association, Level II Trainer and Instructor.  She  moved to Fort Myers Beach in 2018, from Michigan,  to live on a sailboat, teach paddle boarding, guide tours and coach Special Olympics Paddle Boarders.  She grew up sailing and has navigated the entire Inter Coastal Waterway many times.  You can take a guided Stand Up Paddle Board Eco Tour with PaddleFit Pro Coach Sheree Lincoln with confidence.

coach kim hedges - bitmojiKim Hedges is a World Paddle Association, Level I Instructor, Track Coach and an 8th Grade Science Teacher here in Florida. Kim helps guide paddle board tours during the summer and weekends through out the year.

coach cindy gibson - bitmojiCindy Gibson joins us in 2023. Cindy is an avid paddle board racer and is a World Paddle Association Level 1 Instructor. Cindy lives in Bonita Springs and will be offering Sunset Tours in Bonita and at Dog Beach once the park reopens.

James Reed is Sheree’s husband and a 4th generation ShipWright (Boat Builder) and Artist. He is Native Alaskan and comes from a canoe culture. James is a World Paddle Association Level 1  Instructor.

Read more about Sheree, Kim, Cindy, and  James on About Your Guides – click here.

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Sea Dog Eco Tours

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Sheree Lincoln ~ Owner
WPA Level 2 Instructor/Trainer
Certified PaddleFit Pro Coach CPR/AED
Reservations: *231-335-7278

*Yes 231, not 239 (I am from Michigan…)

Website: www.shereelincoln.com

Book now!

Sea Dog Eco Tours Locations

Most tours we meet up at Dog Beach on southern tip of Lovers Key, at Bowditch Point Park at the northern tip of the island or at your own dock (for private lessons). You can also book through AirBNB for our three hour tour.

Sea Dog Eco Tours
Meet Up by Reservation Only
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Days of Operation
Wednesday through Sunday
Day closed depends on scheduled tours & weather – If winds are solid at 16 to 20+ we will close tours for the day. If winds are 4 to 15 with gusts 16 to 22 we may adjust paddle location to be in lee of the islands out of the wind.

We Meet Up By Reservation Only – Online Booking Only Our Office is Wherever We Are Paddling

Dog Beach Launch:  Tours will launch at Dog Beach once it opens again for 2023. Uber or Drive to Lee County Dog Beach at 8800 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 just North of the New Pass Bridge where we meet in the parking lot on the Gulf side and then walk out to the beach.

Bunche Beach Launch: Tours will be offered from the road end once the Bunch Beach Preserve opens again for 2023.

Matanzas Location:  None of our tours launch from Matanzas  for 2023. 

Bowditch Point Park:  None of our tours launch from here for 2023. 

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