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Address: 99010 Overseas Highway, Point of View RV Resort, Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone Number: +1 305-393-3223
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Description: Garl's Coastal Kayaking is the ultimate tour service of the Florida Keys...
Garl's Coastal Kayaking is the ultimate tour service of the Florida Keys and Everglades. We are the first and original kayaking/slogging tour in the Everglades with the most experienced guides.We offer kayaking, hiking, and fishing in pristine, often unexplored areas of south Florida, the Everglades and Key Largo. We offer a variety of tours and trips 7 days a week and can customize any of our trips. See our website for trip details!We now have rentals- call or see our website for rates. Kayaks, paddle boards and paddle boats.
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Kayaking and Paddle Boarding

We Rented 2 Kayaks and 1 Paddle Board and Just Had a blast ! Did some snorkeling and Sight Seeing. Got some amazing Photos. The People were Very Friendly. and the Price was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Lakewood, Ohio
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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We Rented 2 Kayaks and 1 Paddle Board and Just Had a blast ! Did some snorkeling and Sight Seeing. Got some amazing Photos. The People were Very Friendly. and the Price was Reasonable. I Would Recommend it to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Can't say enough about this day trip! Our guide Don was incredibly knowledgable about all aspects of the of the Everglades and introduced my wife and I to a world of flora and fauna that we never could have imagined otherwise. From an eye opening hike through a cypress dome, where we took time to observe everything from the gator... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you are in the Key West/KeyLargo area this is a must!! Take the all day tour if you can.. unfortunately the weather was too windy the day we went to be able to do the saltwater kayak trip but the hikes and the kayak trip through the mangroves were great. Garl is very knowledgeable about the everglades and the... More 

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Edwardsburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We booked a last minute trip to the Keys with our 3 kids (13, 10 & 5) and while searching for some activities came across Garl's on TripAdvisor. The reviews were amazing. I called and got us booked while thinking it was a little pricey for the day. It turned out to be an incredible day, the highlight day ("my... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great TripAdvisor find for us - 2 middle-aged adults with 2 teenaged girls. Garl took our group (3 small families) on a slog through the Everglades first, where water would be in the rainy season. We were stunned by the beauty of blooming bromeliads hanging from fragrant cypress trees, wild orchids, beautiful song birds, not to mention snakes and Princess,... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a great full day, from hiking in the Everglades to spot alligator holes, kayaking in mangroves past a 15 foot croc and an amazing evening kayak on the salt water with the most perfect sunset as our back drop. Garl was great in knowing where to go to get a great taste of what the Everglades had to... More 

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Dayton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My wife and I signed up for an All-Day tour with Garl's on the recommendation of a Kayak Guide on Big Pine Key. Our Guide "Rainforest Don" was amazing, and shared an abundance of knowledge during the multifaceted tour throughout the Eastern section of Everglades National Park. We took short hikes to and through two Mangrove domes, where we saw... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My wife and I went on the full day Everglades tour, and it was fantastic from start to finish. Garl is the genuine article, who obviously loves the Everglades and is extremely knowledgeable about the area. Within a few days we received a link to over 200 pictures of our day, including the flora and fauna we saw on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We found this activity on TripAdvisor and after reading the comments booked the half day tour. WOW, the reviews cannot do it justice! It was surreal gliding through the Everglades in the kayaks. Garl was wonderful and extremely knowledgeable. Booking the tour was easy and email instructions were sent to us detailing what we should bring. Suzette even sent us... More 

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Concord, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I are avid birders from Boston. We don't often hire guides, but since this was our first time in the Everglades I thought it would be a good idea. We actually paid a bit (though not a lot) extra for a private tour. And if you have a specific interest as we did I would say this... More 

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