Tarpon Bay Explorers, the concession for the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, will be offering a sale from Thanksgiving Day throughout the holiday weekend. Tarpon Bay Explorers has a natured-themed gift shop at the same location where the company offers kayaking, cruises, fishing and paddleboard tours and rentals. Tarpon Bay Explorers boasts one of the most unique gift shops on the island that is filled with a variety of distinct gifts and souvenirs perfect for all ages. All merchandise (excluding food, beverages & calendars) will be 10% off through the duration of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

“We have a lot of new items coming in and are excited to show them off,” elated Tarpon Bay’s gift shop manager, Patty Clark. “There are a lot of people who have not been able to come back to the island since the pandemic began. We thought it would be a nice way to welcome people back to the island,” explained Clark. Tarpon Bay’s gift shop offers a myriad of gifts. For those who are looking to add to their home décor, Tarpon Bay’s gift shop has wall art, windchims, tablecloths and more. Tarpon Bay’s gift shop also provides a wonderful variety of children’s nature-themed toys, books and activities that can make memorable holiday presents. If you’re looking for outdoor apparel to combat the elements, Tarpon Bay’s gift shop has you covered with hats, moisture-wicking-SPF shirts, cover-ups, sunglasses and more. Anglers can also find fishing tackle for their next angling adventure.

Not only can shoppers feel good about saving a little bit of money, but they can also feel fulfilled as 12% of everyday purchases, rentals and tours goes back into the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for the care and protection of Wildlife Refuges throughout the U.S. Tarpon Bay Explorers also offers shipping for those who may not be in the area during the Thanksgiving holiday. If you are interested in shipping, feel free to call the gift shop’s line at 239-472-9261. Tarpon Bay Explorers is the concession to the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The company provides all the recreational and tour opportunities for the refuge. If you have any questions or inquiries feel free to call the shop at 239-472-8900 or visit the website at www.tarponbayexplorers.com.