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Water Monkey Stand Up Paddle Boarding

9540 Blind Pass Rd., Saint Pete Beach, FL
+1 727-487-2053
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: We provide professional services for everything related to stand up paddle boarding. Join us for a...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: We provide professional services for everything related to stand up paddle boarding. Join us for a stand up paddle board lesson, rental or tour. At Water Monkey, we advocate a lifestyle dedicated to doing what you love, and loving what you do...both in and out of the water. Water Monkey is easy to get to no matter where you are coming from in the Tampa/St. Pete area! We schedule all of our stand up paddle lessons 7-days a week according to availability. All of our lessons are completed in the St. Pete Beach area.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I had our first paddleboard experience through Water Monkey and completely enjoyed every moment. We did the Fort Desoto trip because it was near our condo. Kat and Jonathan were great and pleasant the entire time, very supportive and knowledgeable. They pointed out different fish species and even some bonnet head sharks that we paddled over (don't... More 

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Redington Beach, Florida
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55 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

There were 6 of us and nine of us had ever paddle boarded. We took a group lesson which we each paid $45 each. Cody was our instructor and he could definitely use some people skills. He knew only 3 of our 6 named by the time we finished. We spent 1.5 hours out on the Bayous of Clam Bay... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I rented 4 paddle boards for myself,a friend and her two kids. I tried other paddle board rentals before finding Water Monkey and Water Monkey was very easy to deal with. Sarah was prompt in responding to my emails and I was able to schedule our outing on short notice. We met Cody at Ft. DeSoto and he was on... More 

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Because I already knew this was something I'd love...before I jumped in and bought a board...I opted to take a lesson first. Great instruction and trip around Ft.Desoto and I am hooked! Thanks WM:)

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Northville, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Rented two boards for 4 teenagers for a few hours. The service was great. Pick up and delivery of the boards was on-time and hassle free. The whole family enjoyed boarding around Pass-a-grille. Great experience with this company.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I got my husband and I the introductory SUP course taught by Cody. The lesson itself was pretty short, so the majority of our time on the water was Cody giving us a really cool nature tour around the Gulfport waters. He gave great instruction and we felt comfortable on the boards the entire time, with no one accidentally falling... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We rented two boards from Water Monkey for a week long vacation. The service was great. Pick up and delivery of the boards was on-time and hassle free. The whole family enjoyed boarding around Pass-a-grille. Great experience with this company.

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My family was recently in the St Pete area on vacation. We decided to try paddleboarding. Our experience and lesson with Water Monkey was great. My two teen boys loved it! They can't wait to go again.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My friends and I decided to try SUP for the first time and had a great first lesson and paddling experience with Water Monkey. Bruce was our instructor and was incredibly patient with us first timers and by the end of the 2 hours we were feeling like pros! A beautiful way to be out on the water and enjoy... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

While we were a little nervous about our first stand-up paddle board trip, it was great! Our instructor was so helpful, patient, and knowledgeable. By the end of the outing we had the basics down pat and really enjoyed ourselves. Thank you so much to Bruce and everyone at Water Monkey!

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