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Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number:
+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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Excellent trip

The kayak trip was great. I believe our guide was Mark and he was wonderful. All equipment provided and they make sure everyone is with the group.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lido Key, Florida
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Lido Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The kayak trip was great. I believe our guide was Mark and he was wonderful. All equipment provided and they make sure everyone is with the group.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our group of three friends enjoyed the kayaking very much. It's a little strenuous but we're old folks so take that into consideration. The guide was great, friendly, talkative, funny and informative. The highlight was going through the magical mangroves tunnels. We would recommend this for all ages except the frail or elderly. Total trip was just over two hours... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I took the guided tour. Chris was a great guide. He was knowledgeable and kept the group together accounting for skill differences among the group. It was a very enjoyable and relaxing activity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked online the night before and easily walked < mile from the Holiday Inn. They provide life jackets to all and instruction to novice kayakers and make sure everyone stays together. Our guide, Mark, is born and raised in Sarasota and was very funny and informative. He made sure that one of the stragglers was safe and went off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did this tour with my sister and it was a great experience. We saw dolphins, osprey, great bald eagles, starfish, conch, jellyfish, sea squirts, sea urchins, crabs, and more. It was educational and fun. They make paddling easy, and you get to learn a little about the history of Sarasota. As a college student, I would recommend for someone... More 

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always come to Florida for the beach and each year we say we are going to kayak. Finally we did and it was a fabulous time. Seeing Florida from the Mangrove tunnels and Sarasota bay was a wonderful experience. The marine, plant and bird life is amazing. We took the 2 hour guided tour of the Mangrove tunnels with... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a beautiful day on the crystal clear water. Kayaking through the Mangrove Tunnels is by far one of the most tranquil and beautiful places I've seen. The Mangroves form a canopy through the tunnels. I saw an abundance of Sea stars (mostly referenced as Star fish). The dolphin we saw were feeding and very active this particular day.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent tour with ikayak in Sarasota! Mark was a great guide with tons of local knowledge and he was wonderful with my 10 year old daughter, an experienced kayaker who got a little spooked! My 78 year old dad came too for his first kayak experience and we all had a wonderful time! Thank you for some... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Signed up for the dolphin tour and overall was very disappointed. Our tour started over 30 minutes late because they decided to wait for some late arrivals. I am not sure why I Kayake thinks my time is so much less valuable then those that choose to show up late. I expected a "Dolphin Tour" but we saw zero dolphins... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently moved to the area and was looking for something to do when people visit me and came across this tour. I have now done this tour twice with two different groups of people visiting and both groups LOVED it. We had Chris as our guide both times and he is very knowledgable. He had a good sense of... More 

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