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Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941-302-2677
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its...

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 ages.Sarasota's best kept secret.We are a licensed and insured kayaking company to offer guided tours of Sarasotas Mangrove Tunnels on Lido Key. Locally owned and all our guides have extensive experience in safety and are trained in CPR and life saving skills. Don't want a guided tour ,no problem we rent all kayaks and paddle boards by the half day.Thanks for looking Bob Nikla lifelong native of Sarasota.

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You Got To Do This

This was my first time kayaking at the age of sixty six. My guide Mark made me feel comfortable and put my apprehensions to rest. Knowledgeable and fun the tour flew by.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cathy W
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first time kayaking at the age of sixty six. My guide Mark made me feel comfortable and put my apprehensions to rest. Knowledgeable and fun the tour flew by.

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Westchester County, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable time kayaking. Wide area to kayak and the mangrove tunnels were excellent. I kayak was easy to book. Can't wait to go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome trip to view porpoise and osprey, paddle to a sandbar, and kayak through mangrove tunnels. Our guide, Chris, was knowledgeable, friendly, and patient. Great way to spend the afternoon. Go -- you'll be glad you did!

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Thank Jeff B
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We set out on a I Kayak guided tour with Chris (Guide). We had a great time with Dolphin and the mangrove tunnels are beautiful

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Thank matthewswinters
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and extremely enjoyable time in a kayak. Picked ikayak because of their sit-in kayaks vs sit-on-tops. Easy to paddle and tracked well. Chris, our guide was attentive to all. Mangroves were unique experience.

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Chris was well informed and courteous. We explored some of the back bays and mangroves which is a must ! We observed Manatees, lots of bird life and other marine life. Chris was able to guide us in such a way that everyone was comfortable. Highly recommended !

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Mercer, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Mark our guide was very easy going and knowledgable. He made our adventure very interesting. We rowed a little over 3 miles in 2 hours. This is a good excursion for all skill levels. The mangrove tunnels were amazing.

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Milford, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Chris was our guide and was very informative. This time of year it was not good for seeing Manatees but we did see some wildlife. Weather was above normal and the places he took us were very scenic. Big Thanks to Chris for the excellent tour and info.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Chris took us on a very enjoyable tour through the bay and mangroves. He told us a lot about the wildlife and area, which even our friends that live here didn't know. It was very relaxing and pleasant We didn't see any manatees or dolphins, but that was due to the time of the year--not Chris's lack of looking!! Seeing... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

After hearing from a friend about her great experience with i kayak, I decided to book the 2 hour Mangrove Tunnel tour. It definitely lived up to the hype and Mark was a very funny and knowledgeable tour guide. Will recommend this to any visitors in the future!

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