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Address: 77522 US 1, Mile Marker 77.5, Islamorada, FL
Phone Number: 305-664-4878
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A Must Do in Islamorada

A fun day out in the ocean or bayside. Vince was extremely helpful with maps and mapping out areas where to go and must sees. Thank you for giving us the Cadillac of kayaks! Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

A fun day out in the ocean or bayside. Vince was extremely helpful with maps and mapping out areas where to go and must sees. Thank you for giving us the Cadillac of kayaks! Our day was extremely enjoyable and we will definitely be back.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

It starts with the friendly helpful staff and ends with the best kayaking area in the keys. We always come with our family and friends to the Kayak Shack for a guaranteed great time. The staff is always very informative, friendly and accommodating to our needs. The prices are reasonable and the kayaks are in great shape. We drive down... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

One of my best friends came to visit me in Miami from the frozen tundra of MN, and I had to show her the wonderful FL Keys. There are many places to rent kayaks, but we took a chance on The Kayak Shack and were not disappointed. Vince is very informative and professional as are the other employees. The equipment... More 

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Middleton, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Vince helped us get the perfect kayaks, a tandem for my son and grandson and single for myself. As experienced kayakers we found his choice right on the mark when he said he would give us very comfortable models! His advice on how to get to Indian Island Key with a headwind was perfect and we were really glad we... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Kayak Shack in Islamorada, Florida Keys was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. We rented paddle boards and Kayaks from the Shack located in Robbie's Marina. We chose not to have a guide (which they do offer and we had done on previous visits with Micah Gardner) so Vince launched our boards and gave us a map and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had a great time exploring the island mangroves. Vince and the staff were extremely helpful and got us on the water within 20 minutes of just walking up. We were able to get tons of pictures of birds, starfish, tropical fish, and baby blacktip sharks. The water was so clear we could watch schools of tropical fish swimming upstream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

An outstanding day! Thank you to Vince for his guided tour through the mangroves. The staff were friendly and accomodating. Good vibes and energy. A must do!!! Hit the Hungry Tarpon for munchies, nice end to a great experience. Thank you again! ;) Ask for Vince, he will go out of his way to get you where you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We are newly engaged and came down to the keys to get away and celebrate. Originally headed for Bahia Honda to kayak and explore, the traffic was really jammed on the way down so we turned off to the kayak shack on a recommendation from Google. What a great afternoon we had! Staff was really laid back and knowledgeable about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I navigated through the beautiful Mangrove waterways on this kayak trip. If you have a couple hours, it's well worth it! We saw sharks, sting rays, beautiful landscape and even a crocodile. Vince was also super helpful!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Been visiting this place yearly for the past few years and visiting Robbie's Marina (gotta feed the tarpon) almost yearly for the past 20 years. You won't find better people/equipment/location anywhere in the keys...fact. Thanks again Vince!

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