Around the Bend Nature Tours

P.O. Box 1136
Bradenton, FL 34206
7407_640x480.jpg - Catching critters in the grass flats of Sarasota Bay to identify and release!
7407_640x480.jpg - Catching critters in the grass flats of Sarasota Bay to identify and release!
7408_640x480.jpg - Discover how Native Americans used technology at Emerson Point Preserve in Palmetto.
7408_640x480.jpg - Discover how Native Americans used technology at Emerson Point Preserve in Palmetto.
7410_640x480.jpg - Discover the majesty of the cabbage palms at Myakka State Park - along with alligators and other things!
7410_640x480.jpg - Discover the majesty of the cabbage palms at Myakka State Park - along with alligators and other things!
Seahorse in hands - When we are lucky, these guys swim into our nets...
Seahorse in hands - When we are lucky, these guys swim into our nets...
Mangrove at Sunset - View from the grass flats as you dip net...
Mangrove at Sunset - View from the grass flats as you dip net...
Around the Bend Nature Tours Logo - Simple leaf with ladybug and lizard and spiral - our logo
Around the Bend Nature Tours Logo - Simple leaf with ladybug and lizard and spiral - our logo
Black Mangrove at Ken Thompson Park - Lone mangrove with sailboat in background
Black Mangrove at Ken Thompson Park - Lone mangrove with sailboat in background

Go Wild! and learn the Florida story. Take your family out into natural Sarasota with a professional guide. Net in the grassflats, identify and release. We provide all equipment and a load of fun! and sometimes a seahorse to view! Learn about Florida's First Peoples at Emerson Point in Palmetto with replica tools and interactive adventures on the largest remaining Native American temple mound on Tampa Bay. Discover wild Myakka River State Park with a guide. We have binoculars and know the trails to find the best wildflowers - alligator sighting guaranteed! Our Mission is to give a sense of Florida as "home" by telling the stories of the land and teaching the science of sustainability.

  • Facility Amenities
    • Family-Friendly
    • Handicapped Accessible
    • Tours Available
  • General Information
    • Hours of Operation
      • Daylight to sunset