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Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company

Address: 707 N Citrus Avenue, Suite A, Crystal River, FL
Phone Number: 352-795-5650
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Ranked #15 of 38 Activities in Crystal River
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bushnell, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A very good experience. Susan was most informative and friendly. Service was excellant. Location was easy to find. Equiptment was of good quality.

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Stockton, NJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Really enjoyed paddling around the manatees with Matt. He was extremely knowledgeable and made the adventure a real learning experience. Would definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We booked the St. Martin's Marsh tour with Matt as our guide. To begin with, the equipment was top notch and in excellent condition. Matt gave us a quick refresher course on kayaking and a summary of what we might experience on the tour. He is very open to questions and extremely knowledgeable. The tour was even better than we... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I were in Homosassa in February of 2014 and were eager to view some manatees up close and personal. It was important to us that we found a company that respected the manatees and did not invade their space. Aardvark's Florida Kayak Co, fit the bill. Unfortunately Aardvark's was not able to accommodate our date, but they... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We booked a private kayak trip (5 of us total) on the Chassahowitzka River. What a beautiful spot! We saw lots of wildlife - a variety of birds, otters, manatee - and hardly any humans! Our guide was very knowledgable and helpful with the kayaks. Their equipment is top notch - not the same as your $20 hr boats. I... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We went for a private kayak trip in crystal river thru this company. overall outstanding. great information . the trip leader is a retired park ranger who was very knowledgable and has a real concern for the manatees. we were able to kayak in the river and throughout the bay in search of manatees. we saw quite a few and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We did not do a tour with Aardvark but rented two boats for another organized paddle. The boats were very nice Eddyline sea kayaks with PFDs and paddles. Pick up and delivery were smooth. Be aware if you rent kayaks that other safety gear, such as paddle floats, pumps, spray skirts are not provided. You should assess your need for... More 

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This local thoroughly enjoyed her kayak rental from Aardvark. Susan, the owner, was extremely thorough and helpful in preparing me for my adventure, from selecting the perfect kayak to adjusting my foot pedals "just right" and providing me with a map and guide to the area. I highly recommend this professional company, in the heart of downtown Crystal River.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We signed up for a private (just the 2 of us) tour with Matt, the co-owner. He is a marine biologist and spent over 20 years doing research work and even necropsies on manatees. His wife, Sue (I think) gave us a very informative lecture before we set off. They are very diligent about making their customers aware of the... More 

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Shawano, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Our experience with Aardvark's was outstanding - start to finish. Susan helped us select a tour that was right for our family, gave us suggestions for other things to do/see in the area, made sure we brought the right gear (polarized sunglasses!, hats, etc.). Matt was fantastic - extremely knowledgeable about the geology and ecology of area. We saw lots... More 

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