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Sea Life Kayak Adventures

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190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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another good outing

have now used Sea Life on three different occasions when friends & relatives have visited us in... read more

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mmullins2018
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Villa Hills, Kentucky
Loved it!

Had a fantastic time with Chris as our guide. We saw manatees and dolphins right off the bat and... read more

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Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable and easy to maneuver kayaks....And still the lowest prices guaranteed. Just a few reasons to come kayaking (tour or rental) with Sea Life Kayak. Explore exotic mangrove tunnels, paddle among manatees, dolphins and much more...With the premier kayak company in Lido, Siesta, and AMI. The owners of Sea Life Kayak Adventures come from science and conservation backgrounds and are members/volunteers of several environmental and wildlife organizations. While other companies are herding dozens of paddlers onto the water, we limit our groups to enhance the experience of our paddlers and especially the wildlife, minimizing our impact on fragile ecosystems. We use top quality, comfortable and easy to use kayaks perfect for novices or pros (most paddlers are newbies which we love), and provide instruction before we launch. Manatees, dolphins, flying rays, flying fish, cormorants (swimming with us or even riding on our boats!), And much, much more can be seen up close. We believe in tailoring our tours to our clients and having fun! Kayaking is not just our business, it's our passion. Thanks-Tom and Lauri
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Reviewed yesterday

have now used Sea Life on three different occasions when friends & relatives have visited us in Siesta Key and the tour last week with my 9 year old grandson was great. we saw manatees and dolphins at a distance, but I think my grandson...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a fantastic time with Chris as our guide. We saw manatees and dolphins right off the bat and the tour through the mangrove tunnels was amazing! 10/10 would recommend

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome guide that was very knowledgeable, fun and personable. Easy exit and entrance at the waterfront, all supplies needed were provided. We got spoiled and saw many dolphins and even had 3 dolphins swim directly under our kayaks!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thanks to our guide Chris! We had an amazing time on the water of siesta key! We saw a dolphin swim by us and jump out of the water, 3 manatees swam through our kayak group and jumping fish! The mangroves were incredible, peaceful and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a trip with Chris as a guide. Rented a double and a single kayaks. Saw dolphins, manatees, went through the mangrove tunnels. It was informative, fun and Chris did a great job with the information on local flora, fauna with humor and kayaking...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easy to schedule, friendly guide, and kayaking the mangroves was unique. Windy days make for tougher paddling, so avoid high wind days if you're new to kayaking.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family (wife and 10 year old) had a great time and the guide was excellent. My 10 year old was in a 2 person kayak with me but my wife was in her own. Mangrove tunnels were excellent as was the sandbar that we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben was our guide, from the beginning we knew we were going to have a great trip. He was full of knowledge, answered all our groups questions. We would go back in a heartbeat

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fab weather and great assistance from guide Chris, so we watched a dolphin play close up and saw plenty of crabs and oysters in the mangroves, Only drawback was high season crowding in the tunnels, where we would have liked to have more time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome time! Chris was a great guide, very knowledgeable....we will definitely be returning onnour next vacation.

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Stephanie S
3 August 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
Absolutely. They can either ride between 2 adults in a tandem kayak, or in front with 1 adult. Just give a call and we'll figure out which is best. Thanks
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Andrea R
24 July 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
Absolutely. It will ask if you have kids in the tandem kayak on the sign up page
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Liuba A
12 April 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
Not really. We are at a County Park, so there is no guarantee that staff will be available when you arrive...plus we may be sold out. The phone or online booking is best. Thank you
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