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Address: 190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941-400-2740
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light,...

Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable and easy to maneuver kayaks....And still the lowest prices guaranteed. Just a few reasons to come kayaking (tour or rental) with Sea Life Kayak. Explore exotic mangrove tunnels, paddle among manatees, dolphins and much more...With the premier kayak company in Lido, Siesta, and AMI. The owners of Sea Life Kayak Adventures come from science and conservation backgrounds and are members/volunteers of several environmental and wildlife organizations. While other companies are herding dozens of paddlers onto the water, we limit our groups to enhance the experience of our paddlers and especially the wildlife, minimizing our impact on fragile ecosystems. We use top quality, comfortable and easy to use kayaks perfect for novices or pros (most paddlers are newbies which we love), and provide instruction before we launch. Manatees, dolphins, flying rays, flying fish, cormorants (swimming with us or even riding on our boats!), And much, much more can be seen up close. We believe in tailoring our tours to our clients and having fun! Kayaking is not just our business, it's our passion.

Thanks-Tom and Lauri

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Kayak tour of Sarasota Bay

Our tour was highly enjoyable while the tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The highlight was seeing dolphins swimming a short distance from us and maneuvering through a... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our tour was highly enjoyable while the tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The highlight was seeing dolphins swimming a short distance from us and maneuvering through a series of mangrove tunnels. It was a great way to spend 2+ hours on a beautiful day.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I come to Florida at least once a year and this was probably one of the coolest things I've ever done! You see so many different kinds of wildlife and being ON the water really makes you feel like you are a part of nature. Going through the mangroves are like being in a dream! I will definitely be doing... More 

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I rented a tandem kayak for an afternoon of playing in the water and visiting the Mangrove Tunnels off South Lido. Chris was there to meet us with the kayak already in the water and ready for our use. He gave us some great tips on how to make the most of our experience. We had such... More 

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Salisbury Mills, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 4 had a great time on this adventure and we highly recommend it to others. My husband and I had a tandem kayak and our two teenagers each had their own kayak. I was glad for the tandem since the 2 1/2 hour adventure would have been too much for me to paddle alone. We loved having... More 

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented 2 tandem kayaks and 1 single kayak from Sea Life for an afternoon visit to the Mangrove Tunnels at South Lido. Got great service - good equipment and the boats were waiting for us at the launch on arrival. (Didn't have to mess around looking for their rental area and waiting for set-up). Sea Life's online reservation system was... More 

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Connersville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing day with our guide Chris. He was so knowledgeable about the area and sea life we encountered. Well worth the money and time. I would highly recommend this kayak company.

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Guyton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide had a passion for sea life and knowledgeable. very enjoyable.. My son and I spent quality time and shared a nice and festive tour along Sarasota Bay and Mangrove tunnels.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris was just great......very informative, fun and very articulate related to the area, environment and the wildlife. A great time and very educational. Have recommended the experience to many friends who plan a visit in the new year.

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Canton, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris was our guide. He did a great job. Always answered questions in a positive way. Weather was great and the mangroves were a nice treat.

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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son & I really enjoyed the entire experience. Our tour guide, Chris, was great & very knowledgeable. This was my 1st time kayaking & was having trouble keeping up but Chris came to my aid and attached my kayak to his making my trip much more enjoyable. You have a great employee in Chris! Thanks for a fun day.

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