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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 Tour!

So glad we did this, it was so much fun and the guides couldn't have been better. The trip was beautiful and informational. I highly recommend it. I would do it again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Lunenburg, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

So glad we did this, it was so much fun and the guides couldn't have been better. The trip was beautiful and informational. I highly recommend it. I would do it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My family which consists of 3 children ages 9, 13, and 15 all had a blast on this tour through the mangroves. Deric was our guide and was very informative. He told us about the history of the area along with telling us what each specie was that we were seeing. We saw a manatee along with a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took the Lido Mangrove Tunnel Tour and had a great time. We were all novice kayakers but our guide Will gave us some instructions on paddling and we set out for our tour. Along the way Will pointed out various things about the area and explained about the water, the wildlife and the mangroves. We saw manatees and many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We kayaked with our teenager and five year old. Both had a great time. Our guide, Deric, was friendly and knowledgeable. No manatee or dolphin sightings, but that didn't detract from the natural beauty of the mangrove tunnels.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our guide, Deric, was fantastic. Right off the bat, he inquired into what we most wanted to see. Manatees! So we paddled to a place where manatees had been spotted earlier in the day. Sure enough--we saw manatees. Then we meandered through the mangrove tunnels, where we saw various water birds and crabs. Then it was back to the area... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We did the Mangrove Tunnels tours and started off with manatees right after we launched. The kids loved it, the tour was great, Derek and Will were fabulous guides. Our time went super quick, and we loved that the pace was dictated by the wildlife and the tourists! Derek and Will both took time to answer questions, crack jokes, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We came down from the Tampa area for a "staycation" and we weren't disappointed. Derek our guide was laid back and had great knowledge of the area and wildlife. The mangrove tunnels were definitely our favorite along with the Dolphins at the beginning of the tour. We will be back for another tour.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The wife and I had a blast. We saw Manatee immediately after launching. They came right under the kayak. Our guide Will, picked up an upside down Jelly Fish so we could all see it before entering the tunnels and he got stung in the process. That's called taking one for the team. Will even showed us his mansion that... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is the second time my husband and I have kayaked through the Lido Mangrove Tunnels. We had an amazing time! Will was our tour guide and he made the experience relaxed and educational. We encountered a few manatees, a bird who hitched a ride on my kayak, held sea urchins and starfish. We would def recommend this kayak company... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I had Derek for a guide off the Lido Beach tour and he was great. He told about all the history and animals we encounter. Also we did see a dolphin, which he tried he hardest to get us closer but the dolphin went a different way. He was patient with me getting stuck a few times... More 

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Address: 100 Taft Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: 941.504.6296
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota

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