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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 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our tour! Our guide Richard was a wealth of information about the area and the wildlife we were seeing. He helped our son spot the tiny crabs and starfish in the water. This tour will be one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Francine A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all we want to say THANK YOU Richard. You are the best tour guide ever. You were so knowledgeable about history as well as ecological questions and anything in between. This adventure will go down as one of the most memorable. We were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I`ve always been a water sport lover but never tried kayaking. My son`s came to Sarasota to visit over Thanksgiving and we wanted to try something new so we rented kayaks from iKayak. We had such a great time exploring the tunnels that 2 weeks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fun, educational & entertaining tour with Mark. Enjoyed the mangroves the most. Would book aith IKayak again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to rent kayaks for touring the mangrove tunnels. Easy online reservation. A nice young man named Sky to launch you. All in all - a pleasant company to deal with.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Merry75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did the 2 hour tour with Greg. It was fantastic. We meandered down narrow natural waterways walled by knarly mangrove roots to secret breeding grounds of fish and fowl. Greg was born and bred in this neighborhood. As a teen, he...More

Thank 702erinf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great 4 hours of self-guided outstanding kayaking at Ted Sperling county park on Lido key - easy to navigate mangrove tunnels in tandem & great put in/take out assistance from Russell.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank M L H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this kayaking tour! It is the coolest one in sarasota county. There are a handful of tours just make sure you are going through the mangroves off lido key. If you have kayaked before and like the freedom to do your own...More

Thank sprakous18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was usually impossible to hear the guide, who spoke away from the group. I wish there had been more talk about the surrounding nature. There was also 0 kayak instruction for novices (though we are experienced). The tunnels & kayaking through them were amazing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Halle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Getting out on Sarasota Bay is one of the nicest ways to spend a few hours. We didn’t see any dolphins or manatees, but there was lots of other things to see, including birds, jellyfish, sea slugs and McMansions. Our guide was very knowledgeable and...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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