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Address: Sarasota, FL
Phone Number: (941) 893-7221
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My husband and I were the only two on this tour since no one else had booked that day. WOW!! Private tour, lasted about 2 1/2 hours and seemed like 15 minutes. It was that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Cboom73
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Dubuque, Iowa
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Dubuque, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were the only two on this tour since no one else had booked that day. WOW!! Private tour, lasted about 2 1/2 hours and seemed like 15 minutes. It was that much fun. Scott was very informative and professional and I would do this tour again in a minute. He pointed out birds, picked out jelly... More 

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nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Scott took us out on the Lido Key mangrove kayaking tour: four grandchildren, (cousins ages 10-14), along with one set of parents and of course, us, the grandparents. Scott's patience, his knowledge and love of the area and its marine and bird life and desire to share that knowledge and enthusiasm are a wonder. While we had done a similar... More 

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are seasoned yakers and hv never gone on a kayak tour before . We decided to get a guide because we're edd knew we'd miss a lot . We were right . We were also birders but Scott has a sharp eye and spotted birds we would have missed . He shared bird lure we didn't... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Scott's knowledge and experience of the bird and marine life, pointing out various birds and how to identify them, how to spot the difference between a Cormorant and an Anhinga. We saw nesting Pelicans and the somewhat rare and very large white pelican. In the shallow waters he picked up a giant whelk, a jelly fish and star fish, handling... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We went on the Lido Mangrove trip and had an excellent time. While what you see is not totally under Scott's control we were lucky to see a mother dolphin with her calf. Scott was as delighted as we were but he made sure that we kept a respectful distance and didn't freighten them. I appreciated his concern for the... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went on this jaunt yesterday. We did almost 3 hours of kayaking and I now have at least 10 different aquatic factoids to share with those who will listen, and those are only the ones I can remember. Our guide Scott was engaging and informative. We had comorants following along with us most of the time, diving under our boats.... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We recently visited and took the mangrove tunnel tour with Scott. It was the early morning trip and it was just our family and one other couple. What great small group. Scott also took us on some of the less traveled tunnels to we wouldn't be in the crowd of other tourists. Had a a great time and let us... More 

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Saint Joseph
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Groups are small. Allows for great interaction, discussion and learning. Scott has an extensive knowledge base of the area and the aquatic life. He showed us all manner of things from manatees to invasive jelly fish. Learned a lot while with him in a manner I will definitely retain. His desire to protect the marine animals was awesome. Beautiful waters,... More 

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Geneva, IL
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

While our daughter and her teen ages boys were visiting, we decided to do a kayak tour with Scott Whitehead, owner of Bay & Gulf Adventures. What a great experience for all of us! He is most knowledgable of the wildlife, flora and fauna of the area, and provided a wonderful learning experience. It's obvious that he loves what he's... More 

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Nome, Alaska
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Spent several lovely hours on the water with Scott. He's a naturalist, as well as the owner operator of his kayak business. He's got a lot of first hand knowledge of the area, and shares information about the wildlife and the history of the area. Great small tour and respect for the wildlife. Do it, you won't be disappointed!

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