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Gulfside Paddleboards

Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, FL 34242
+1 941-315-9990
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We went paddle boarding for the first time with our guide Bobby. We absolutely loved it. Bobby... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Great time!

We have been coming to Siesta Key for years and wanted to do something different. I found Gulfside... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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Spend a wonderful day on the water in Sarasota Bay or Siesta Key Beach Stand Up Paddle boarding. Here at Gulfside Paddleboards we specialize in great customer service and provide free delivery and a quick lesson with every paddleboard rental. Just call us and we will bring the boards to you. We also offer daily guided mangrove tours where we paddle around bird islands, through shallow waters surrounded by mangroves, stop at a private beach for a break, and also encounter many other types of wildlife and nature. If you are looking to purchase a board we can also help!
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“turtle beach” (8 reviews)
“paddle boards” (19 reviews)
“midnight pass” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, FL 34242
+1 941-315-9990
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went paddle boarding for the first time with our guide Bobby. We absolutely loved it. Bobby was very patient in helping us become comfortable with the boards and he was very knowledgeable on all the fish and birds in the area. We will certainly...More

Thank cschoch778
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Siesta Key for years and wanted to do something different. I found Gulfside Paddleboards and we are so glad we went on a tour with Nate. We were able to experience a part of Siesta Key we've never seen before...More

Thank rivhoog
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Just got back from a week in Siesta Key and did a paddleboarding trip with Nate. He was awesome! Highly highly recommend and the price was fantastic.

Thank jmc3mom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We loved Nate. We highly recommend this trip off of Turtle Beach. Very fun and takes you to a private beach that is gorgeous. Nate was patient with us as all 7 of us had never done paddle boarding before. Knowledgeable about the birds and...More

Thank Gapmom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This paddleboard company is top notch! I started renting from them over a month ago and am completely hooked. They make it effortless and could not be nicer. They deliver and pick up just about anytime and anywhere! They even let you know what is...More

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We rented three paddle boards for 2 adults and 2 kids. We went through the mangrove tunnels, saw a baby osprey, and midnight pass beach. The guide was very knowledgable and accommodating. Price for two hours was 75 dollars... Will rent from them again... Thanks...More

Thank Kristine S
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We did a long kayak tour around an island off of Siesta Key in the evening. It was SO MUCH FUN!. If your arms get tired from rowing don't do this but is you can row and row, you have it made. Nate was informative,...More

Thank teri1352
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Contact Gulfside Paddleboarding if you are going to paddleboard in the Siesta Key area. Nate is great and knows the area, me and my family had a guided tour in the Turtle Beach area (2-2.5 hours). Everyone was really satisfied, including the kids (10 an...More

1  Thank Mathias C
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We've been wanting to go kayaking for a while. Some friends liked the idea of a kayak tour of the nature so this place popped up in my search. I wanted to get a smaller group and make sure that it was friendly for a...More

Thank twinklehead
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Was surprised at how easy it was to learn to paddleboard with Nate's instructions. A wonderful morning on the water with lots to see... mangroves and birds and then a stop at Midnight Pass for a beach swim. Excellent spot for enjoying Florida's diverse offerings...More

Thank chezflorida
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