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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 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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed yesterday

The kayaking part was great, but ultimately I had to file a fraud claim with my bank against this company. I rented two kayaks as part of a self-guided tour, one of which was supposed to be free as part of the "123 Birthday Club."...More

Thank 10ramst
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Two Parents and two teens took the tour. All of us loved it. Mark was our tour guide and did a fantastic job of keeping us engaged with his humor and experience and we learned a lot about the local history and eco system. We...More

1  Thank momlovespalmtrees
Reviewed 1 week ago

Smooth operation from start to finish, from scheduling and paying online, to arriving and having the kayak put in the water for us, to returning and having the staff meet us as we pulled back in. Made the trip excellent!

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so excited to do I Kayak and although it was fun it also got really boring. I think our party had a little bit more expectations for the experience. Our tour guide was using his Kayak as a paddle bored which allowed him...More

1  Thank Tiffany O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I loved our experience with I kayak and our guide, Chris, was knowledgeable and fun! Will be renting and going on our own the next time.

1  Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris led us on a wonderful Kayak tour where we saw Manatees and birds right away. The Mangrove Tunnels are something not to be missed. Booking was easy and we were able to start right away and to do so in a great group.

1  Thank Sara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Kayak makes the kayak rental experience a breeze. 2 minutes online to book and they literally put you in the kayak in the water. You don't have to do anything. The mangroves of Sarasota are a ton of fun, and there is a lot...More

1  Thank jsturner711
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Was able to purchase tickets online. We ended up not doing the tour and got a tandem for 4hrs for much cheaper. We never kayaked before but we picked it up very fast. Was 5 min from our resort in lido Beach so it worked...More

3  Thank Jack D
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A family outing, we chose I Kayak Sarasota because of pricing, availability, and location. Our first experience, we're hooked on this great sport. From the start, staff was so professional and friendly. Chris was our guide and was great. After we got our safety brief...More

1  Thank 2_4SXM
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Chris led our group through an informative, relaxing, and breathtaking kayaking tour around Otter Island and through the Mangroves!! Whether your an experienced kayaker or this is your first time, you will love the tour!!

2  Thank Michelle P
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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