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Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941-302-2677
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its...

Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate exploring the beautiful exotic mangrove tunnels and Little Sarasota Bay. This tour is a favorite for all ages.Sarasota's best kept secret.We are a licensed and insured kayaking company to offer guided tours of Sarasotas Mangrove Tunnels on Lido Key. Locally owned and all our guides have extensive experience in safety and are trained in CPR and life saving skills. Don't want a guided tour ,no problem we rent all kayaks and paddle boards by the half day.Thanks for looking Bob Nikla lifelong native of Sarasota.

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US$50.00*
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Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco-Tour
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US$44.50*
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Lido Key Stand Up Paddleboard Rental
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US$20.00*
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Sarasota Downtown Bike Rental

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First time FABULOUS

Jimmy was the absolute best. Keys got locked in car upon arrival, and he took care of it. This was our 10th anniversary and my first time kayaking. THE BEST EXPERIENCE EVER. Price... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jimmy was the absolute best. Keys got locked in car upon arrival, and he took care of it. This was our 10th anniversary and my first time kayaking. THE BEST EXPERIENCE EVER. Price was great. Jimmy was awesome. I will definitely use the same company every time I travel here. Equipment was in great condition and clean. Perfect 10's.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a couple in our 60s and had a great time. Chris, our guide was both very pleasant and knowledgable. Not any dolphin today but we did see manatees. We had researched several tours and decided on this one. We'd come back again.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband was very apprehensive about kayaking, but was quickly put at ease. It was a wonderful sunny day, and Mark was a great guide. Loved the mangrove tunnels

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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing day kayaking with I Kayak! The guys were so helpful and coached our students on kayaking!. It was a wonderful day and we had the best time. For the price and 4 hours of kayaking it was very reasonable and we would do it again!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did our first Kayak tour off Lido Key today (after 20 years of visiting my parent's condo in LBK). Many thanks to our tour guide (Mark) for sharing lots of fun information about the birds, wildlife, waterways and life in general in the area. When you only visit once or twice a year for a long weekend, your visits... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time kayaking with our family. It was fun for the adults and the kids, they loved watching the dolphins and manatees. We also got to hold a sea urchin and saw a jelly fish. Kayaking through the mangroves was also very interesting.

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Clinton, Mississippi
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Brought the family to do kayaking (including boys ages 8 and 10) and they loved it. Most of our group never had kayaked before but quickly got the hang of it. Scheduling was easy and the parking no problem. We were quickly on the water and paddling through the mangrove tunnels. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There are... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We live locally but had never been on the mangrove tunnel tour. Wow! So beautiful and so much fun! Even with a large group, Chris managed to make it informative and fun! Would recommend this to anyone who visits Sarasota!

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Raeren, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great day. We took the 10.15am tour with another 4 boats and Mark was our guide. We were lucky, as we managed to see Manatees and Dolphins. It was a great tour, nice paddling and especially the sections through the mangrove parts was great fun. We will come again.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went out at theTed Sperling Park location, though they have several other launch areas to choose from.This company is reliable and provides kayaks at the best cost in the area. We have used them numerous times to see the area by kayak. Whether you are exploring the very nearby mangroves or kayaking through the bay to see the keys... More 

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