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Shan-T Native Kayak Tours, Inc. - CLOSED

SR 64 on the Causway, Bradenton, FL
+1 941-932-8987
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Great time - wonderful experience - even for older beginners

We took the Shan-T Native Kayak Tour with my sister-in-law. We are all in our 60's and not in... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2014
FloridaFunAdventurer
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Bradenton, Florida
Enjoyable Experience

I did experience some difficulty getting a live person for booking, so I used the web site. It... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2014
DolphinMermaidQueen
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Bradenton, Florida
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Providers of guided Eco-Friendly Kayaking Tours.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
28 May 2014
“Great time - wonderful experience - even for older beginners”
22 Mar 2014
“Enjoyable Experience”
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SR 64 on the Causway, Bradenton, FL
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+1 941-932-8987
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We took the Shan-T Native Kayak Tour with my sister-in-law. We are all in our 60's and not in excellent shape - bad knees, etc. It didn't matter. The owner & our guide was great in helping us get in and out of the kayaks....More

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Reviewed 23 March 2014

I did experience some difficulty getting a live person for booking, so I used the web site. It worked perfectly smoothly. The representative called within 24 hours of the internet booking. She was professional, personable, and helpful. They provided a reminder with excellent directions the...More

1  Thank DolphinMermaidQueen
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Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

I have been online making reservations since January. I have now called 4x...no return phone calls...no returned emails. We had purchased through groupon. I see where the owner has been hospitalized through other posts...and I feel bad about.that but when running a business there has...More

3  Thank craiger5
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

My husband received a Groupon for a Kayak rental through San-T. For 2 weeks now he has phoned and left emails to make a reservation and there is no response. We have driven around to try to find a physical location and cannot. We are...More

2  Thank Bonnie897
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

I have been trying to book tours to use my Groupons since November of last year. They never answer the phone or return messages. Booking online is useless. Im reporting them and Groupon to BBB.

3  Thank NewYaw
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

My son purchased 2, $23 Groupon vouchers for Shan-T Native Kayak Tours as a Christmas gift . We have called and left 2 messages. Answering machine states we will get a return call within 48 hours. 4 days later and a second request to book...More

2  Thank Halle D
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Shantkayaks, Owner at Shan-T Native Kayak Tours, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2014

I am sorry for the lack of response you have had. I was hospitalized and we are a very small company. If you are looking for a refund all your son has to do it contact groupon.

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Reviewed 19 February 2014

I tried to schedule a tour and received no response despite repeated requests. I first tried to call them, but their answering machine recommended using their web page. I then entered a reservation request on their web page on Monday morning requesting a Wednesday afternoon...More

2  Thank Bob O
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Shantkayaks, Owner at Shan-T Native Kayak Tours, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2014

I am sorry about the lack of response. I was hospitalized and we are a very small company.

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Made reservation online per their website instructions. Made the reservation on Friday for a Monday tour. Called and left a message too. Never received a call back. Tried calling them several times over the weekend at different times - never reached anybody. Always a phone...More

3  Thank Steve R
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Shantkayaks, Owner at Shan-T Native Kayak Tours, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2014

In response to your post, you mentioned that you never received any confirmation or contact from Shan-T Native Kayak Tours but showed up for a tour???? We just experienced a major medical emergency that shut us down and for that we are very sorry. With...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2013

I purchased this tour on groupon for my daughters, 16 and 20. When I called Shan T Kayaks to make the reservation, they were super nice and helpful. My girls chose a tandem kayak, and had a blast. The guide was knowledgable and fun, and...More

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

Our guide spent extra time with us and explained in interesting and understandable terms the flora and fauna we were seeing. Lovely day and just enough exertion.

Thank Mimi A
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