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Address: 9540 Blind Pass Rd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone Number: +1 727-487-2053
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Description: We provide professional services for everything related to stand up paddle...
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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First time paddleboarding. I was nervous about being able to balance. Great instructions on how to use paddle, sitting, kneeling, standing, paddling and turning. Was able to do 1... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Newington, Connecticut
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Newington, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

First time paddleboarding. I was nervous about being able to balance. Great instructions on how to use paddle, sitting, kneeling, standing, paddling and turning. Was able to do 1 1/2 hour class without falling. Enjoyed the Clam Bayou area for a beautiful and fun water reserve paddling experience. Would highly recommend Water Monkey company and instructors. Will rent next year... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I took the Fort Desoto paddle board tour with Cody. It was okay. The tour is NOT in the park, actually north a bit. Directions to the location lack detail and need more information. I ended up calling Cody to find out where to meet him. Our tour consisted of going out to some keys and paddling around them. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My teenage daughter and I went on the Clam Bayou tour (and intro lesson) with Kat. We've paddleboarded before, but didn't have formal lessons. Kat walked us through the techniques and got us standing up within 10 minutes. She was very patient and did a great job helping us. I would definitely recommend Water Monkey!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had 4 teenagers go paddle boarding with Kat. They had a blast. The water was not choppy so it was not difficult. They all liked the instructor. I think younger kids could even do it.

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Strathroy, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Called Water Monkey to rent paddeleboards. Got great, friendly service, the boards and all equipment delivered and picked up right where I wanted it, right on time.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
59 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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