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Address: 82758 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3601
Phone Number:
+1 305-853-9728
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Otherside Boardsports offers everything boardsports enthusiasts could...

Otherside Boardsports offers everything boardsports enthusiasts could possibly need to have a great time in the Florida Keys. The headquarters in Islamorada is a full retail shop outfitted for wakeboarding, kiteboarding, Stand Up Paddleboarding and skateboarding. Otherside also offers top notch services including kiteboarding lessons, stand up paddleboard tours, rentals, lessons and a wakeboarding cable park in Marathon.

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Kiteboarding Lessons!

This is a Great place to take kite lessons, Did the cable for kite lessons at the cable park, Matt got me up first try! Did two kite lessons with Giorgos, with his awesome... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
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Albuquerque, NM
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a Great place to take kite lessons, Did the cable for kite lessons at the cable park, Matt got me up first try! Did two kite lessons with Giorgos, with his awesome instruction, I was up first day! and improved some the next. I feel very close to go out on my own!

Thank gmcasa
Layton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with Jorges( The Greek Guy) He was very helpful. He got me up and I went goofy and regular

Thank brucegknecht
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a review for keyscable which is associated with otherside kiteboarding. since the wind was light Matt suggested that i take a kiteboarding specific lesson at their cable park. if you are not familiar with this (as i was not) check this out. even if the wind if perfect you will learn so much about kiting by taking this... More 

Thank Steven j S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

As the title says. They charged me $180 because I had an injury and couldn't attend the kitesurfing lessons. Rip off.

Thank scira8
shana w, Owner at oTHErside, responded to this review

Andre, As you may have noticed from other peoples reviews, we strive for excellence in every part of our business. This means we have many processes in place to ensure that every customer is able to come and experience what we have to offer in the most positive and effective way possible. Part of this process in your particular case,... More 

Elyria, Ohio
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Rented a paddle board and double kayak for our family of 3 to explore the mangroves. Good service. It was a windy day but we enjoyed our hour exploring. Saw a lot of neat things like the Cassiopeia, the upside-down jelly fish that doesn't sting. A little confusing to locate as it is on the water behind lorelias restaurant.

Thank Theresa E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Shana was really helpful and get me on a boat trip last minute. The whole crew of instructors on the boat was helpful, the gear was in great shape, and everybody had a great time. They took us just offshore and anchored in the flats where it was really easy to learn and had nice flatwater riding. I did a... More 

Thank sepeterson
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I took kiteboarding lessons with my two boys (ages 9 and 10). It was our first lesson and the instructors managed to get all three of us up on be board in the first lesson. My boys loved it and I was thrilled with the entire experience. The instructors are super knowledgeable and equally patient, which came in handy for... More 

Thank Mcdonou123
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I took a tour with Ally, who pointed out nurse sharks, tarpon and is so knowledgable. I never paddle boarded before but with great instruction is was easy and fun!

Thank Sibo B
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

After struggling in many places to get out riding, I met the guys in this place. I took 2 lessons here and I was up and running. Thank you, Brian. you are a great instructor.

Thank Eduardo M
Braintree, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great few hours out with Michael on a paddle board tour around the mangroves leaving out of the Lorelei Restaurant basin. We had never paddle boarded before so Michael gave us a quick lesson and made us feel very comfortable. On our tour we saw dolphins, tarpon, a manatee, nurse sharks, yellow fin, parrot fish, and grouper.... More 

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