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I Kayak Sarasota

100 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Ranked #9 of 80 Activities in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Tours
Owner description: Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate... more » Owner description: Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate exploring the beautiful exotic mangrove tunnels and Little Sarasota Bay. This tour is a favorite for all ages.Sarasota's best kept secret.We are a licensed and insured kayaking company to offer guided tours of Sarasotas Mangrove Tunnels on Lido Key. Locally owned and all our guides have extensive experience in safety and are trained in CPR and life saving skills. Don't want a guided tour ,no problem we rent all kayaks and paddle boards by the half day.Thanks for looking Bob Nikla 52 year native of Sarasota « less
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Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We had an excellent time kayaking the mangroves and around the bay! We saw a manatee and had birds swimming under our kayaks catching fish, which was fun to watch and entertaining. They had everything in order, great customer service, and friendly staff. It was reassuring that they waited for us when I called and talked to the owner (can't... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This was such an exceptional day and a nice way to spend time in Sarasota. It was easy to sign up online and the company was well organized . Bryon, our guide, was super, giving us some history of the area besides just the techniques about paddling. My daughter and I will definitely come back to I Kayak. What great... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a great time kayaking around the bay and the mangroves. Beautiful area and the customer service was excellent. Very helpful, kind folks! You'll love them.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had a wonderful time with Brian kayaking around the bay & mangroves! Brian was very patient with us having a tough time steering!! We also saw several manatees!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great time on the water with I kayak. Guide was very informative while also being entertaining. We were able to see several sea creatures like sting rays and manatees, and the mangrove tunnels were beautiful to kayak through. Excellent adventure for our entire group.

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We registered and paid online, which was helpful since we wanted to go the following day. This beat waiting for someone to return our call. We met at South Lido Park and the kayak company was easy to locate. The staff was helpful and our guide, Mark, was knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. We were lucky to see dolphins,... More

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Mark was great, very educational, fun and easy. Bring a lunch and water bottles. Easy to learn thanks to Mark, they did all the work. One of the funnest things I have done in Sarasota. Highly recommend. My wife and I got a tandem kayak and it was easy and fun, for all ages.

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Reidsville, Georgia
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We arrived about 15 minutes early so Mark, our guide, went ahead and put us in the canoes with our life jackets on. My sons (12, 15) rode single, dad single, mom and daughter tandem. The guide told us to play around in the cove while he waited on other couple. We had a really great time. Mark is very... More

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Munster, Indiana
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Staff were friendly, knowledgable and very accommodating. Went on the mangrove tour which was beautiful and relaxing. My wife and I took our 4 year old and the guide made numerous efforts to keep her engaged throughout while educating all of us on the species we encountered.

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Mark was very knowledgeable and fun too! It was nicely paced. We saw dolphins, herons, egrets, osprey, kormerans and the nose of a manatee among other things. Also enjoyed the mangrove tunnels. Would do it again in a heartbeat! We were in one of the standard tandems.

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