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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Best way to spend a day with 20 teens and young adults - we had a blast! Thanks Nick for getting us into the last trail. With kids visiting with us from all around the state, they already want to do this again next year...More

Thank Sotacracker
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our kayak trip was great. We saw manatees, many cormorants swimming right beside our kayak, bald eagles, and enjoyed a great tour of the mangrove tunnels. Chris was a fantastic guide and he made the tour with I Kayak a memorable experience!

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 6 days ago

My relatives drove over 700 miles to visit us and we wanted for them to have a very memorable trip. This unique tour fit the bill perfectly. Our knowledgeable guide Chris lives right by the water and kayaks here almost every day in his off-work...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Highlight of a memorable trip! My friend and I each got a kayak with Chris as our guide in his kayak. First we paddled out into the bay where the manatees swim right along on the side of the kayaks, or going under to the...More

2  Thank ckbp
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We reserved a pair of tandem kayaks and a single to do a self guided float through the mangrove tunnels on Labor Day Weekend. The weather was perfect, not burning hot and slightly overcast. We had a Cormorant tag along with us for a lot...More

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Mark was an excellent guide for our group of four. He grew up on a boat in Sarasota Bay and knows the area and its wildlife intimately. Fun and informative tour.

Thank ddsrq
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I Kayak was so great on our latest adventure with their kayaks. We have don't the guided tours a few times, so this time we took some friends on our own tour through the mangroves and around Otter Key. It was so peaceful and beautiful!...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Chris did a great job leading and educating me and my wife (and others) in our kayak tour. Luckily the weather was amazing. We didn't see any dolphins or manatees but the experience was still great. We kayaked on open water and in the mangrove...More

1  Thank Robin D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I Kayak is a great company to utilize for the Mangrove Tours, or any opportunity where you need to rent Kayaks. My daughter and I went on a magnificent morning guided tour of the Mangroves. Our tour guide had a little comic in him, very...More

1  Thank R2_2014
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great tour, especially enjoyed the mangroves! Chris was a great tour guide. He was knowledgeable and fun.

2  Thank Becky F
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Joanne R
3 April 2016|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Yes we have tandem kayaks , thank you
21 March 2016|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Hello, We love first timers,please select a guided tour 10AM AND 1:30 PM
16 December 2015|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Sorry Sarasota County will not allow dog anymore at the park thanks bob