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Bay & Gulf Adventures

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Sarasota, FL
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Even our 16 year old had fun!

Scott took my husband, son and I out on a private tour. Scott is incredibly knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Victoria K
Excellent Kayak tour.

This was my first guided kayak tour and it did not disappoint. I am by no means a skilled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Bay and Gulf adventures is a Sarasota kayaking tour and rental company, offering ecological education and exploration in a fun and entertaining environment for all ages. Explore the hidden treasures of Sarasota’s Lido Key, Mangrove Tunnels, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Myakka State Park, and The Jim Neville Preserve only accessible through one our unique kayaking tours. Click on a tour for more information.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sarasota, FL
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Reviewed yesterday

Scott took my husband, son and I out on a private tour. Scott is incredibly knowledgeable about the local wildlife and history. We learned a lot and enjoyed ourselves. Even our son enjoyed himself.

Thank Victoria K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my first guided kayak tour and it did not disappoint. I am by no means a skilled "kayaker" but had no problems nor did anyone else in my group. The guide ( Scott) was very informative and I would definitely recommend this to...More

Thank 1TravelGal2
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

.This was an easy paddle with a knowledgeable guide. Scott gave us a fantastic tour with just the right amount of interaction, information, and humor. My husband and I kayak often, never with a guide, and weren’t sure what to expect. We had a wonderful...More

Thank jetwall
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We saw several manatees up close and loads of other wild life, had cool and interesting adventures through the mangroves and learned fascinating facts about the creatures and their habitat on our awesome private tour! Scott is extremely knowledgeable and went at our pace, and...More

Thank Tyler H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Scott is very knowledgeable with wildlife and the Sarasota area. He is respectful of the wildlife and their habitats. The tour is filled with information on the manatees, dolphins, birds etc. Going through the mangroves he found starfish and hermit crabs. The tour is calm....More

Thank goodgirlbrandy
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Scott led a great tour. He was extremely knowledgeable. He doubled back to make sure we could see the manatee. I loved this tour because he only takes 6 people at a time which makes it intimate and personalized.

Thank Angela U
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Scott Whitehead took us out from Lido Key on a tour of the mangrove tunnels and part of Sarasota Bay. He was extremely knowledgable and fun. I have been out kayaking in the area a number of times and yet this time we learned more,...More

Thank Howard W
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went out with Scott a few weeks ago with our son who is 12. Scott was great showing and teaching us about the environment and marine life. We were very impressed with his knowledge and had just a great time overall meandering through the...More

Thank spnj2020
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We've been to the Longboat Key / Siesta Keys area many times over the years for Spring Break with our family. In the past, we took the South Lido Key / Mangrove Tunnel tour with our kids and the experience was great. Now as empty...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Kayak with Scott! Don't waste your time and money on other big impersonal tours given by other groups on Lido key, go with Scott and have a memorable experience! We have been on kayak tours with Scott four times, and each time we experience something...More

Thank Tony P
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