The Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival is among the fastest growing paddling festivals in North America.
The Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival
Southwest Florida, Off the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel
Friday, November 1st through Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
According to their website:
Canoe Races, Kayak Races, SUP Races, Family Fun Race Relay Event, Fishing Tournament, Demos, Speakers, Instructions, Live Music, Group Tours and more.
The Great Calusa Blueway is a 190 mile marked canoe and kayak trail through the coastal waters and inland tributaries of Lee County Florida. The paddling trail is divided into three portions with maps of each section available to download.
The first portion is through Estero Bay, Second portion is the scenic bays of Sanibel, Captiva Island and Pine Island and the third is the Caloosahatchee River and its tributaries.
Trail Map 1 – Estero Bay
Trail Map 2 – Pine Island Sound/Matlacha Pass
Trail Map 3 – Caloosahatchee River and Tributaries
The novice paddler has plenty of areas of flat protected waters and the advanced paddler has plenty of challenges including long treks and overnight adventures.
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