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Bay & Gulf Adventures

Sarasota, FL
+1 941-893-7221
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Kayaking in Myakka

.This was an easy paddle with a knowledgeable guide. Scott gave us a fantastic tour with just the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Awesome trip, thanks Scott

We saw several manatees up close and loads of other wild life, had cool and interesting adventures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tyler H
via mobile
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Bay and Gulf adventures is a Sarasota kayaking tour and rental company, offering ecological education and exploration in a fun and entertaining environment for all ages. Explore the hidden treasures of Sarasota’s Lido Key, Mangrove Tunnels, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Myakka State Park, and The Jim Neville Preserve only accessible through one our unique kayaking tours. Click on a tour for more information.
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“his knowledge” (7 reviews)
“south lido” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sarasota, FL
Sarasota, FL
+1 941-893-7221
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Reviewed 1 week ago

.This was an easy paddle with a knowledgeable guide. Scott gave us a fantastic tour with just the right amount of interaction, information, and humor. My husband and I kayak often, never with a guide, and weren’t sure what to expect. We had a wonderful...More

Thank jetwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw several manatees up close and loads of other wild life, had cool and interesting adventures through the mangroves and learned fascinating facts about the creatures and their habitat on our awesome private tour! Scott is extremely knowledgeable and went at our pace, and...More

Thank Tyler H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Scott is very knowledgeable with wildlife and the Sarasota area. He is respectful of the wildlife and their habitats. The tour is filled with information on the manatees, dolphins, birds etc. Going through the mangroves he found starfish and hermit crabs. The tour is calm....More

Thank goodgirlbrandy
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Scott led a great tour. He was extremely knowledgeable. He doubled back to make sure we could see the manatee. I loved this tour because he only takes 6 people at a time which makes it intimate and personalized.

Thank Angela U
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Scott Whitehead took us out from Lido Key on a tour of the mangrove tunnels and part of Sarasota Bay. He was extremely knowledgable and fun. I have been out kayaking in the area a number of times and yet this time we learned more,...More

Thank Howard W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went out with Scott a few weeks ago with our son who is 12. Scott was great showing and teaching us about the environment and marine life. We were very impressed with his knowledge and had just a great time overall meandering through the...More

Thank spnj2020
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We've been to the Longboat Key / Siesta Keys area many times over the years for Spring Break with our family. In the past, we took the South Lido Key / Mangrove Tunnel tour with our kids and the experience was great. Now as empty...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Kayak with Scott! Don't waste your time and money on other big impersonal tours given by other groups on Lido key, go with Scott and have a memorable experience! We have been on kayak tours with Scott four times, and each time we experience something...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Scott's knowledgeable dialog kept us informed throughout the trip. From the manatees we saw to the bald eagle and tree crabs in the mangroves he loves and respects the ecosystems. We got some background on the mansions lining the bay as well. The kayaking was...More

Thank kimw7710
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The guide, Scott, is great. All 3 of us were beginners and he clearly explains how to control the kayak. He doesn't just lead the way, he gives you some history of what you see and also let's you hold some sea life (but not...More

Thank Sheri S
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