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Sarasota Paddleboard Company

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Address: 690 Ben Franklin, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941 650 2241
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sarasota Paddleboard Company is a company that specializes in Stand up...

Sarasota Paddleboard Company is a company that specializes in Stand up Paddleboarding and sit on top kayaks We provide rentals lessons and excursions 7 days a week sun rise to sun set!.Based on lido key we are authorized for SUP and kayak rentals in the LIDO MANGROVE TUNNELS. Delivery and pick up of rental equipment to hotels,homes and waterfront locations is FREE! All necessary instruction and safety equipment is provided. We are specialist and carry top of the line equipment including race boards, all around boards, sup surf boards and tour boards. kayaks and soft top surf boards. We will provide the correct equipment sized for the user

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Great experience! Bobby was very helpful and knowledgeable! We will certainly be back to try out the paddle boards next time!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kaitlyn P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience! Bobby was very helpful and knowledgeable! We will certainly be back to try out the paddle boards next time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day on the water with our fantastic guide, Colin. Gave us a good intro to paddle boarding technique, showed us to some cool spots like the mangrove tunnels and large sandbar 'island', and shared lots of interesting tidbits and facts to make for an enjoyable time from start to finish!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rented kayaks from them for 4 hours, paddled all around Lido park, great mangroves and nice to go around Otter key, lots of fish, birds and small starfish. Will definitely go back and do Longboat key!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted to try paddle boarding. Got great instruction (both off then on the water) from Bob and was up and running in no time! Another great way to experience Sarasota Bay and the South Lido Park!

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. So glad you like paddleboarding always great to introduce new people to the sport. Hope to see you again soon More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to visit the company's new location at longboat key! Very nice area. Been going with Bob years now, very helpful, great trainer! Highly recommended!

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

Thank you tamas, so glad you are in the stand up Paddleboard community. See you on the water! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went on a Kayak tour this morning and it was absolutly amazing! Even though we didnt see any dolphins or mannetees. My favorite part was when we went through the mangrove tunnels. I have never seen something like this before. So beautiful. I'm very glad I did this tour. Our tour guide was so nice as well. It was... More 

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

glad you had a great day! thank you for the review we greatly appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon. bob m More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great florida sun, great exercise, good times! We liked going thru the tunnels, no bugs, birds everywhere, didnt see any manatees but didnt ruin our awesome time

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We greatly appreciate you. bob m More 

Haymarket, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We rented 4 SUPs on the afternoon of 12/29. Weather and water were perfect for first-timers. Colin was our guide and got us standing up on the boards within a few minutes. He was super chilled, patient, and very knowledgeable about the local history and marine life (ask him for the love story). Were able to catch a glimpse of... More 

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sarasota paddleboard company and thank you for the review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I have used the Sarasota Paddle Board Company for a several years. I have been always happy with their knowledge, service and equipment. This year at the end of December, I stand up paddled a lot in their new location on Long Boat Key. The new place is fantastic! I saw manatees, dolphins, and jumping fish leaping out of water.... More 

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

thank you for the review. Always nice to see you and glad you had a great week of paddling More 

Cortez, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We called the evening before, and they were able to meet us with five kayaks, within walking distance of our condos, middle of Longboat Key. All we had to do was get helped into our little boats, have a paddle handed to each, and we were on our way! The kayaking was really nice- around mangrove islands, calm waters, lots... More 

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and thank our for trying our new launch location. We hope to be successful there and plan on some nice updates there. Hope to see you there next time. bob m More 

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