MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A kayaker was rescued in the Florida Everglades four days after he went missing.

Authorities said Mark Miele, 67, left for a kayaking trip back on January 22nd and was expected to return last week, but he never came back.

A Collier County rescue team found him yesterday, floating with his life vest.

He’s now being treated at a local hospital and is expected to be OK.