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Sarasota Paddleboard Company

690 Ben Franklin, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-650-2241
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Well-run kayak company, beautiful area to paddle

We drove into Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key just to check it out and saw several paddle board... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Downtown Orlando, FL
Fun in the Sun!

I live here but enjoy the vacation spots like a tourist! Love being a Sarasota local! I work for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarasota, Florida
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
690 Ben Franklin, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-650-2241
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove into Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key just to check it out and saw several paddle board company trucks in the parking lot. We approached the guys at Sarasota Paddleboard Company and they were super laid back and friendly. They told us the...More

1  Thank sweetsunshine55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live here but enjoy the vacation spots like a tourist! Love being a Sarasota local! I work for the press so I covered this sport on one of my blogs...

3  Thank SRQFLvaca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the best morning with Bob Jnr and on his birthday! Saw Manatees feeding, some Dolphins just about swam alongside us and then we weaved our way through the Mangroves. Had the best time and we are now hooked on kayaking. Bob did a great...More

1  Thank nhunter2017
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Never paddle boarded before, but I'm hooked! A few minutes instruction plus a map of the mangroves and pools and we were off. Saw a baby raccoon, dolphins (really close, the fish were jumping to escape the hunters), a sea eagle with a fish and...More

1  Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Called on our way to Sarasota and made our reservation. Staff was very easy going, easy to work with and understand and provided very good, detailed instruction for 2 newbies (age 24 & 53). Did all the lifting and launching, continued to instruct and be...More

1  Thank DebbieC607
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We booked last minute for a family of 5. None of us had tried to paddleboard before, and we have three middle-school kids. Sarasota Paddleboard Company was fantastic - they made sure that everyone was safe, knew how to use the equipment, and knew how...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great day out on the water. Our guide Colin, did an excellent job. He offered a wealth of knowledge of the area, relieved the anxieties of our 3 teenage daughters, and most importantly kept everyone engaged throughout our day. Excellent time was had by all....More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Very professional and personable which is hard to get both. Bobby did great getting us set up and explaining everything. Top notch company and very fun place for all skill levels.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

If you don't have your own equipment, renting equipment from the Sarasota Paddleboard Company is an easy and convenient way to get out on the water. They are set up right near the entry to the bay and bring the equipment right down to the...More

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for taking time to do a review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Lido Beach Resort , rode bikes to park only 10 minutes away! Met up with Collin. He was ready to go and took us out early! He was very informative, friendly and showed us lots of different things! We loved it ! Best...More

1  Thank Gail W
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23 March 2015|
Response from Bob M | Property representative |
We specialize in stand up paddleboarding. We teach all levels and provide all equipment including 12'6 and 14 ft race boards, sup surf boards, kids boards, big boards and fishing boards