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Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate exploring the beautiful exotic mangrove tunnels and Little Sarasota Bay. This tour is a favorite for all...more
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190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was Richard. He was great, friendly and funny. Very knowledgeable about Sarasota and kayaking. We really had alot of fun. He took us thru two mangrove trails. Pointed many animals out to us that we would have never noticed.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have taken paddling tours (California, Keys, Colorado etc) for more than a decade plus paddled on my own. I chose this tour because of all of the great Trip Advisor reviews. Everybody has a bad day, November 9 was ours. We checked in on...More

9  Thank talkingfeettravel
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Chris is absolutely amazing and when you're done you'll feel like you just made a great friend. He knows where to find the wildlife and he LOVES what he does and it shows. A kayak is an awesome way to see the bay and the...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I have done a LOT of tours in my years and have never run across a tour guide who refused to answer a question. About 5 minutes into the tour, I asked our guide (Mark) a question about the area we were in, and he...More

Thank Carolfbird
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the kayak tour of the mangroves and seeing the manatees. Chris was a fabulous tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and told us all about the local life. Would definitely recommend and would definitely go back again.

Thank Brittany K
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Chris was an amazing guide and made the entire excursion one we will never forget! Thanks again for such an amazing time!!

Thank dbrincefield
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Was our first time in kayaks and Chris was great with making sure we were comfortable and knowledgeable before going out. It’s was beautiful and a lot of fun! Highly recommend doing tour with George, I mean Chris 😜😁

Thank Kimcarrier
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with our guide Chris. He is very knowledgeable about the history of the area and wildlife. Took us right to a spot with multiple manatees, which is exactly what we were hoping to see. The mangrove tunnels were cool as well....More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My sister, my nephew and myself went on the Mangrove kayak trip on September 28th 2018. What a great way to spend part of the day! Our guide was so informative and funny! And we got to see manatees. The trip was beautiful and the...More

1  Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is such a great tour! Chris did a fantastic job showing us around the mangroves and bay. He was very knowledgeable of the wildlife, local history, and culture. He was always keeping an eye out for manatees or other cool stuff to see for...More

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Joanne R
4 April 2016|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Yes we have tandem kayaks , thank you
21 March 2016|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Hello, We love first timers,please select a guided tour 10AM AND 1:30 PM
16 December 2015|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Sorry Sarasota County will not allow dog anymore at the park thanks bob