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Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number:
+1 941-302-2677
Today
08:00 - 17:00
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
martin s
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Maplewood, New Jersey
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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been kayaking plenty of times, but the mangrove tunnel kayak tour was truly unique. Chris is a wonderful guide with great knowledge of the area. We went out into Sarasota Bay looking for dolphins and manatees, but unfortunately there were none to be found. We did, however, get to see some of the birds and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Chris was great! It was a beautiful day and we had a great time. We got to paddle through the Mangroves and he was extremely knowledgable about the local wildlife. Chris was an excellent guide. Will definitely recommend to our friends! Ps, Chris, Go Lightning Go!!

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We took the 1:30 tour today with Chris and it was very education and fun. Because of the colder water temperature the manatees are becoming scarce for the season, so sadly we didn't encounter any. However, the birds and mangrove tunnels made up for it! We are looking forward to returning during our next Florida visit!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

What a great morning we had with Chris. He knew almost everything about the bays, mangrove tunnels and the wildlife. Our granddaughters enjoyed the tour very much. What a wonderful day with the family.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Our tour was excellent. I have even on several kayak tours in Florida and our guide, Chris, was wonderful. We not only saw amazing wildlife, double crested cormorants, night herons, Dolphins .... Chris also gave me some great tips that improved my paddling skills.

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