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I Kayak Sarasota

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Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-302-2677
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its...
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 lifelong native of Sarasota.
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Kayaking the mangrove tunnels

This was the second time I had rented kayaks from I kayak Sarasota, but the first time that I took the tour. Great launch site on Lido Key and Brian and his crew had everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Venice, Florida
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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This was the second time I had rented kayaks from I kayak Sarasota, but the first time that I took the tour. Great launch site on Lido Key and Brian and his crew had everything ready to go when we got there. Mark was a great tour guide, pointing out Manatee that were swimming right below us, and giving the... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went kayaking in Sarasota for two hours. The guide was very knowledgable and friendly. She really wanted us to have a great experience. We didn't see as much wild life as I would have liked but it was still enjoyable. It was a nice morning to spend on the ocean

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Went out earlier this week on a morning tour with a guide named Chris. Firstly he was very pleasant, helpful and knowledgable about the whole tour and the kayaking, which was great as some of our number had never kayaked before. Whilst on the tour we saw a large number of manatees, at least 7 or 8! They were so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We found the launch and Brian very easily at the end of Lido. The kayak was clean and easy to use. We had a wonderful morning on the water. Lots of manatees and birds. We would definitely return.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Fantastic trip out round the Bay and then round the mangroves with loads of great facts about Sarasota and the wildlife from Mark our guide. Great fun in the tandem kayak - plenty of sun cream, a hat and drink are needed. Would definitely do it again as would the whole family. Suitable for young kids as well as old.

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Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great fun for newbies and seasoned kayakers. The staff is professional, entertaining and knowledgeable. Loved going through the mangrove tunnels and spending the morning on beautiful Sarasota Bay. Don't miss this!

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Everything was perfect. From online registration to checking in with Bob to meeting up with our guide, Mark. We saw many manatees, and other wildlife, The mangrove tunnels were amazing. Mark was very knowledgeable, funny, and very good with our children, ages 7 and 10. What a great time! We will recommend this trip and IKayak to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We had a terrific morning with Tara from IKayak. We explored the grassy beds in the bay in search of animal critters and were fortunate to find sea urchins, baby horseshoe crabs, flip-flopped sea nettles, and a manatee. Tara shared her knowledge of the bay and the mangrove tunnels in an easy manner, making for a thoroughly enjoyable two hours... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Perfect day. Our Tour Guide, Mark was very knowledgeable and interesting. We had a great time. The online reservation process was quick and easy. The equipment was all in excellent condition.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

What a wonderful experience! And not only was the kayaking and scenery great but we were so lucky to see several manatees. Tara was a great, informative guide. Mangrove channels were awesome.

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Additional Information about I Kayak Sarasota

Address: Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-302-2677
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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