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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome day with fantastic guide Chris - very knowledgable and entertaining - highly recommend - no better way to spend the day

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a blast kayaking around, seeing dolphins and listening to Chris teach us about the area. Everyone in the party had a fantastic time, even with the red tide. If you only do one thing in Sarasota, it should be kayaking with this company....More

Thank Experience748881
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic time with Mark on the 10:00 mangrove tunnel tour this morning! His funny, interesting Sarasota tidbits and tales kept us laughing the entire tour. As beginning level kayakers, he helped us feel safe and comfortable the whole trip....More

Thank elingram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Mark for the guided tour. We had a great time on the water. Rented a tandem kayak. Wished the wife had done more paddling. 😁

Thank Will E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a tour with Chris and it was excellent. There were four of us and three with my party. My aunt and I were pretty nervous starting out, but Chris and the other gentleman were very reassuring that we would be fine. The water...More

1  Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great experience with them and our tour guide, Chris! Even with the red tide, we had a great tour and still saw lots of wildlife, even dolphins 🐬! Thanks!

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

loved the mangroves! first timer and it was so enjoyable. i liked being able to go where i wanted and at the pace i wanted. i will def do it again next year

Thank BeccaMancini
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We have been kayaking many times but had never seen the Mangroves or a live Manatee. Mark was an awesome guide and a Sarasota native that knows anything you can ask about the area. Having that huge Manatee swim directly under the kayak was awesome.

1  Thank Flattop25
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting for our 10yr anniversary and this looked like something fun to do. We had Chris as our guide and he was very knowledgeable about the area and was very helpful with everyone. He knew how to get us to...More

Thank Q8368NPchadh
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The guides were knowledgeable, kind and helpful. Got to see a manatee and the mangrove tunnels were very cool.

1  Thank kristi w
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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