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About I Kayak Sarasota
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time. The paddling was very mild. Perfect trip for my dad (74) and kids (11 and 13). We saw a manatee and baby and even had a bird ride on the back of our kayak for a little while. Mangroves provide...More

Thank tdyogagirl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the time and expense. I had a great time and loved paddling down the narrow mangrove waterways. It is definitely easier to steer a single kayak vs a double kayak in these tight areas

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were the only two who showed up for our guided tour of the keys and mangrove tunnels, but the tour went ahead, probably at a loss to the company. Our guide, Mark, was knowledgeable, helpful and had a pleasant, dry, sense...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mberna6
Reviewed 1 week ago

very cool mangrove tunnels. The entrance is at a state park with showers and facilities. Go early... it gets crowded!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank imallin48
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not quite sure how to rate this because I don't think this was the typical experience. We knew that there wouldn't be much ECO about this tour, as the Sarasota/Siesta Key area has taken a large hit this past year with the Red Tide...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a guided mangrove tunnel tour with Mark and he did a great job giving us all sorts of interesting historical information about Sarasota in addition to pointing out birds, fish and other water creatures. Thoroughly enjoyable!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank franbruno1017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had the pleasure of taking a two hour guided tour through the mangroves of Lido key with Phil, our guide, with Almost Heaven. "Almost Heaven " sums up the experience: it was perfect! These are the most comfortable kayaks I have ever been...More

1  Thank angik2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend! Our guide Richard was funny and knowledgeable. It was a fun and enjoyable trip and easy to book!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable of both the history of the area and all the wildlife of the mangrove. He was an excellent teacher if you have never kayaked. I highly recommend this tour when you are visiting Sarasota.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank annmarie l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wonderful natural beauty of Sarasota is best experienced in a kayak. The people at I Kayak will make it easy and unforgettable. I kayak, but never in a mangrove forest. Most of the others never kayaked before. It was easy, safe, fascinating and beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Joanne R
4 April 2016|
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Yes we have tandem kayaks , thank you
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L6908WMangelah
21 March 2016|
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Hello, We love first timers,please select a guided tour 10AM AND 1:30 PM
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fionaqc
16 December 2015|
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Sorry Sarasota County will not allow dog anymore at the park thanks bob
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