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Address: 100 Taft Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: 941.504.6296
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Description: Kayaking eco tours and rentals

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great afternoon kayak tour

On a beautiful sunny afternoon, we did the Lido Key kayak tour with Todd. He was entertaining and full of information about the fish and wildlife that we encountered on our tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

On a beautiful sunny afternoon, we did the Lido Key kayak tour with Todd. He was entertaining and full of information about the fish and wildlife that we encountered on our tour. The mangrove tunnels gave us a chance to see a different view of the Sarasota Bay area. Easy paddling and a relaxing time. Fun for a variety of... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Tour guide Derick from Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures took my husband and I on a fun and educational trip. We started from South Lido Key and I have to admit I was a little nervous but Derick was quick to put me at ease. He explained how to use the paddles, the thing I was most uncertain about. His guidance... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had the pleasure of taking a kayak trip with "Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures" of Sarasota today, and I would recommend this for anyone with an interest in seeing a mangrove forest from a new perspective. This trip is lead by someone with kayak experience and a knowledge of the mangroves around Siesta Key. Kayaking through mangrove "tunnels" was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Martyn took us on an a wonderful trip on the Mayakka River in Sarasota, FL. He gave an excellent narration about the river environment, especially alligators as the river is loaded with them. Bring a camera. You will be sure to get amazing pictures. I look forward to taking other trips with Almost Heaven Kayak. I highly recommend this company... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was my first time kayaking and was a little worried if I'd be able to make it through a 2.5 hr tour, but was surprisingly effortless and exciting. The mangroves were gorgeous; as was our tour guide, Derrick, who was very informative and knowledgeable about the different wildlife which inhabited the area. I would highly recommend this tour to... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Just got back from a two and a half hour kayak tour with Derek. Excellent guide who made sure a good time was had by all. Lots of interesting facts about local wildlife as we paddled through the mangrove tunnels. Very cool!! We had two beginners in the group of ten or so, and they had no trouble keeping up.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We took a 1:00 PM kayak with Todd for the manatee viewing and the Lido mangrove tunnels. Todd is very friendly and was great with the one child in the group. He is a native Floridian and knows the area well. He was good at keeping the group together and the pace was leisurely and relaxing. Todd's instructions were clear,... More 

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Southbridge, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Todd our tour guide was very good and informative. We enjoyed being with him for the 2-1/2 hour tour. Going through the mangrove tunnels were amazing and quite an experience. This was worth the money. We are going to try the other one they have in Bradenton off of Coquina Beach.

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Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Our kayak tour guide of Myakka River, Todd, was amazing. He was well-informed, very caring, humorous. This more than met our expectations. We saw a ton of alligators, birds and beautiful scenery.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

.....the four of us met our cheerful, laid-back kayak tour guide, Todd, at the South Lido Park kayak launch area. With his easy-going and enthusiastic manner, he made sure we knew this was going to be an enjoyable tour. With little fanfare, our group got into our assigned kayaks and were in the water. We were put at ease from... More 

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