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82758 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3601
+1 305-853-9728
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Best Kiteboarding Experience

What an awesome school! My boyfriend and I went for a "sitter session" with Mike this past... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elise D
Paddle Board Excursion

We took a two hour paddle board excursion. We were able to see a bit of the sea life, sponges... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Jerri J
Tampa, Florida
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Otherside Boardsports offers everything boardsports enthusiasts could possibly need to have a great time in the Florida Keys. The headquarters in Islamorada is a full retail shop outfitted for wakeboarding, kiteboarding, Stand Up Paddleboarding and skateboarding. Otherside also offers top notch services including kiteboarding lessons, stand up paddleboard tours, rentals, lessons and a wakeboarding cable park in Marathon.
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82758 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3601
+1 305-853-9728

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an awesome school! My boyfriend and I went for a "sitter session" with Mike this past weekend and had an amazing experience!! I have been kiteboarding on and off for 3 years - mostly on vacation internationally and in south florida (Miami). Since i...More

Thank Elise D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We took a two hour paddle board excursion. We were able to see a bit of the sea life, sponges, jellyfish, a few small fish and nurse sharks. Our guide, Holly, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable.

Thank Jerri J
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this company and the owners! Very personable and accommodating to locals and visitors!

Thank Alena M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I had a 3 hour intro to kite boarding lesson with Mike. I had high expectation for kite boarding as I have been wanting to try it for a long time. The lesson and experience beat my already high expectations and I can't wait to...More

Thank dynastar5
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences I've had. Matt I believe is the owner and was absolutely wonderful. The whole staff was great the person that got us all set up is named Leaf. we rented two paddle boards from them and since I...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My two kids, ages 10 and 13, and I have taken two lessons with the Otherside and had a great experience both times. We did a lesson with 3 instructors, who were all terrific, then my son and I took lessons with Mike. Mike has...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mike was great, patient, skilled and good humored. Highly recommended. Kite boarding is not for everyone, but a few hours with Mike is a good way to find out if it is good for you! Highly recommended.

Thank Billy V
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second time here with my kids. First was a father / daughter get away. She's a 15 year old novice wakeboarder but first time ever on the cable. The guys at Otherside were great with their instructions and she got right up...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great time enjoy going each and every year! Mike make's learning fun!!!!!! He knows just how to make you laugh ....

1  Thank Kate T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Called ahead to let them know we would be visiting with 2 dozen kids in tow and was assured we would be taken care of. Nevertheless when we arrived only one staff member was quickly overwhelmed, became rude and short with the kids and parents...More

Thank MarcFTL
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Questions & Answers
29 November 2016|
Response from shana w | Property representative |
Hi Tracy! Our retail store is at mm82, about 30-40min from Marathon depending on which part. However, we do offer lessons out of two locations, one of them being Hawks Cay Resort at MM61 which is closer to Marathon. Our... More

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