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Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures

100 Taft Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
941.504.6296
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Ranked #8 of 80 activities in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: Kayaking eco tours and rentals
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

My family has been coming to Siesta Key for about 25 years, and we have been kayaking before, but with other outfitters. I decided to try Almost Heaven because their Lido Tunnels Mangrove tour sounded fun. My mother and I decided to share a tandem kayak and through we are super-novice paddlers, it was a great afternoon and our guide,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This company is top notch! Had a group of 23 people and Derek and Allen the guides were great! Incredible communication with Martin and Sarah in getting the trip set up! Thanks for the AWESOME experience!

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have lived our whole lives in Sarasota, Fl. We are boaters, fishermen/women, jet-ski, scuba divers, beach go-ers, overall, we are water people who love our Gulf of Mexico. A few weeks ago we decided to try something new & received a recommendation to Almost Heaven, Kayak Adventures. Neither of us had been kayaking before, nor have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We shared two tandum kyacks between two adults, a 10 & 8 year old. We had a blast. Tour guide Alan was awesome. This is a MUST do if you're looking for something to do in the Sarasota area. You won't regret it. And Alan kept my phone dry during a very brief shower. So he deserves 5 stars

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Went on the mangrove tour in Lido Key today! What an awesome experience! Alan was a great tour guide. The paddling pace was perfect for beginners and experienced paddlers alike. Alan took the time to do a little Eco presentation which my kids loved. Despite the expected brief downpour it was a perfect morning!

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St. Johns, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We took our 3 year old & 9 year old on the mangrove tour today. Our guide Alan was really nice and so patient with us as first time kayakers with little ones. He was so knowledgable about the area. We saw several manatees and dolphins. Picked up some whelk and sea urchins and saw cool birds and black crabs... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went out this weekend for a guided kayaking tour on Lido Key. This was only our third time kayaking ever. We're getting better at it, but we still like to have a guide if we're going out into an area we haven't kayaked in before. Alan was our guide, and he was wonderful! The other people who were to... More

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Columbus, OH
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was my favorite part of our vacation in Sarasota. I'd never been in a kayak before but they gave great instructions. I felt like a pro by the end :) Our tour guide, Alan, was very informative, funny and nice...an all-around great, patient, helpful guy. The water was beautiful and it could not have been a prettier day. We... More

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Whitefield, New Hampshire, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My Granddaughter and I returned for another ALLIGATOR TOUR with Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures in the Myakka River State Park! It was like a completely different trip since the water was a lot higher and the weather was a lot hotter! The last time it was windy with white caps, cool, and other then about a dozen gators, they were... More

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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is our first time kayaking. Mom was worry about security, but after Alan's explanation, our tour was really relaxed, and informative one. Almost Heaven Kayaking team is very professional and attentive company, and our tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area, and provided adequate mix of information along the way. Really recommend it !!

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