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Island Kayak Tours, LLC

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Come explore Shell Key Preserve with us. We offer two guided kayak adventures, each for just $25 per person. Choose the Sunset tour for the perfect ending to a Florida day, or the 50/50 Nature tour for views of the mangrove keys you can't get from...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2800 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scott and Carissa were amazing tour guides. I was particularly impressed by their love for nature and how much they enjoyed doing the tour. They grew up in the area and know everything about it. What was most impressive is the serenity of the area...More

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islandkayakt, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Boris, thank you very much for the awesome review! We enjoyed having you and your family out kayaking with us and are so pleased that we were able to be the highlight of your vacation! It is especially nice when we are able to have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I took the tour Sat October 13. What a wonderful experience! I can’t really add anything else new to the other great reviews posted here but I can say the day exceeded my expectations! Scott and Carissa are amazing people who you...More

Thank lilmo
Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much! We enjoyed having you both out kayaking with us! We look forward to meeting your husband's next time you're in town. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review! See you next time! Safe travels

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Florida on several occasions and taken various kayaking expeditions throughout the state. This trip I took with my sister and we found it to be the very best! Not only was it simply beautiful exploring the mangrove caves and inland waters, but...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bette, we want to thank you very much for you and your sister choosing us to go out kayaking with. We had a great time! The manatee was really cool, the way she came right up to you both was really something special. I'm sure...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Scott and his wife are the most AMAZING people!!!!! So knowledgeable, nice, accommodating and informative! We kayaked to Caladesi Island and it was hands down the best kayaking trip I've ever been on. We kayaked through beautiful mangrove tunnels, got to kayak next to dolphins,...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you very much for leaving us such a wonderful and kind review! We enjoyed having you both out kayaking with us! It was a beautiful day and the dolphins we're really cool! We look forward to seeing you again, and can't wait to meet...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing tour! Scott was super friendly & so informative on the area & the wild life! We got to see several different kinds of birds (including an American bald eagle!), fish, & a sting ray! Everyone in my party enjoyed themselves immensely!...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dolly, we enjoyed having you and your group out on such a beautiful day kayaking with us. The bald eagle was awesome! Thank you for all the kind words and the great review. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Safe travels

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Scott was a great tour guide! Very informative about all the wildlife and great stories! We loved the tour and would gladly return if we are back in the area!

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much for all the kind words! We enjoyed having you out kayaking with us, and look forward to seeing you again next time you're in the area. We could not do this without the great support of friends like you. Safe travels

Reviewed 12 September 2018

I first did this tour last December on a work trip. I enjoyed it so much that I brought my family this time! The team at Island Kayak Tours are great. They are patient with their guests and the tour isn't too fast, so you...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks so much for bringing your wife, mom and dad out this time on tour with us. We had a beautiful day kayaking at Shell Key. It was great seeing you again and we look forward to seeing you a third time in the future....More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

My 12 year old son wanted to go kayaking during our Florida vacation and we had a great time in the 50/50 tour. We had tandem kayaks so my husband was with one son and I was with the other. This was my first time...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you very much for the wonderful review. It was a beautiful morning, and we had a beautiful group out kayaking. We enjoyed having your family out on tour with us. We look forward to seeing you all next time! Safe travels.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and my 8 year old daughter had a great time kayaking. Scott was a brilliant guide. He obviously loves sharing the beauty of his local area. Non stop stories and information about plant life and the wildlife we encountered. When we went out there...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you very much for coming out kayaking with me. It was a beautiful day and I am happy everyone enjoyed the adventure. I appreciate you taking the time to leave me a wonderful review! I look forward to seeing you both again in the...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Scott is an amazing guide, he is an expert on the Gulf ecosystem and local wildlife. We saw dolphins, osprey, mangrove tunnels, and who can forget our friendly fish birds who accompanied us along our trip. If you want a safe, family friendly, and affordable...More

Thank Ethan J
Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Ethan, you're awesome! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me a cool review! I enjoyed having you all out kayaking with me. It was a wonderful day! I look forward to seeing you next time you're in town. Safe travels

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Tami K
9 August 2018|
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Response from islandkayakt | Property representative |
Sorry Tami, I see this question is 9 days old but I just received it through TripAdvisor. Yes, we run our kayaking tours year-round weather permitting. Be sure to reserve ahead as the last two weeks in December are very busy... More
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Sandra D
6 June 2018|
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Response from islandkayakt | Property representative |
Hi Sandra I'm Scott. We supply the kayaks and everything you need. The tours last between 2 1/2 and 3 hours. Feel free to check out our website, we have a great video and pictures to look at, or give us a call at... More
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Jenna J
16 April 2018|
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Jenna, that's correct. There are no alligators in Shell Key Preserve. Please feel free to go check out our website There are a lot of nice pictures and a great video. This will help give you an idea of what our adventures... More
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