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Sea Life Kayak Adventures

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Address: 190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-400-2740
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light...
Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable and easy to maneuver kayaks....And still the lowest prices guaranteed. Just a few reasons to come kayaking (tour or rental) with Sea Life Kayak. Explore exotic mangrove tunnels, paddle among manatees, dolphins and much more...With the premier kayak company in Lido, Siesta, and AMI. The owners of Sea Life Kayak Adventures come from science and conservation backgrounds and are members/volunteers of several environmental and wildlife organizations. While other companies are herding dozens of paddlers onto the water, we limit our groups to enhance the experience of our paddlers and especially the wildlife, minimizing our impact on fragile ecosystems. We use top quality, comfortable and easy to use kayaks perfect for novices or pros (most paddlers are newbies which we love), and provide instruction before we launch. Manatees, dolphins, flying rays, flying fish, cormorants (swimming with us or even riding on our boats!), And much, much more can be seen up close. We believe in tailoring our tours to our clients and having fun! Kayaking is not just our business, it's our passion. Thanks-Tom and Lauri
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Excellent Day!!!!

I have lived in Sarasota-Bradenton area for years and should have done this years ago! Our tour guide Chris made us feel comfortable and knew so much about the area and sea life... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Sarasota-Bradenton area for years and should have done this years ago! Our tour guide Chris made us feel comfortable and knew so much about the area and sea life I was so impressed. This is my new family and friends adventure! Thanks to Sea Life and Chris for a great day. I'm hooked on kayaking now!

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Having been on the tour with Tom as our guide before, I gave him a call to ask if we could rent two tandem kayaks for half a day from lido key. As usual , Tom was great to deal with, we arranged a time that we would arrive and I paid by credit card over the phone. The next... More 

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Arvada, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My daughter (14) and I booked a kayak tour with Sea Life based primarily on Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed! We were lucky enough to have our rock star guide, Chris, all to ourselves, and he was great. My daughter has a pretty intense fear of boats and being on the water, and he did an excellent job... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Chris was our guide and was very knowledgeable about the area and sea life. We did the tour as a family 2 teens and a 4 year old. She made extra sure to involve my youngest daughter. He took us out to a sand bar were we could pick up shells and other sea life. My girls loved it, so... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I can't believe that I have lived in the area since the 80's and have never done this! I went with a group of five friends and we had a perfect morning! Chris was our guide and we could not have asked for a better day .

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Le Mars, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Sea Life Kayak adventures is amazing!! A must do! Our tour guide Chris was awesome! He made me feel comfortable kayaking with my 9 year old son, even though we had NO experience at all! He was very knowledgeable and really engaged the group. We were able to see manatees and even a couple of sharks!!!! Hilight of our trip!!... More 

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Wantagh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We a fabulous time. Chris our guide was excellent.and knew the wildlife in the area. My family and I would do this again in a heartbeat

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

So today I was fortunate enough to go on my first kayak tour in Florida, and I'd like to share my opinion on how absolutely fantastic this experience it was! The tour guide Chris was so knowledgeable on the area and the wildlife! I not only was able to enjoy a good time out on the water, but also learn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I come down to Sarasota Florida a few times every year and so far this has been the best experience I have had. First we looked for sea life and had great success seeing manatees and birds. The guide was great! Very knowledge able and made sure everybody was comfortable and safe also added in some humor which was much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Awesome day today. Chris was excellent and knew the wildlife in the area and history of the area and made it fun and entertaining for the whole family. Will go again every year!

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