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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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Amazing Experience!

Tour Guide, Chris Allen, made this a most memorable and enjoyable day! A fascinating & fun afternoon on the water!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Tour Guide, Chris Allen, made this a most memorable and enjoyable day! A fascinating & fun afternoon on the water!

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Dan is an awesome tour guide. He made sure we were all comfortable in our kayaks and then he lead us off to see manatee's, dolphins and the mangroves. Thanks Dan you helped my little family create a life time of memories. Folks, remember to tip your guides!

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Tom M, Owner at Sea Life Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Folks, As much as we'd love this great review...this is for a different company.See if you can get trip advisor to move it there. Dan is a great friend and guide, and the credit should go there. Thanks More 

Alpharetta, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My kids (11 and 12) and I went on this kayak trip on June 1. It was just the 3 of us with our guide (sorry, I can't remember his name) and it was AWESOME. We saw manatees, a bonnet head shark, lots of cormorants. Although he was new to the area, our guide seemed to know a LOT about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This adventure was awesome. Within twenty minutes of hitting the bay we were in the company of several manatees. Chris was very knowledgeable about the wildlife are ecosystems. Not as physical as you may think.

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Concho, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was such a great trip adventure. Tom was extremely helpful and Chris, our guide, was amazing. Chris sees everything that moves in the water & in the air, and he makes certain that you have the opportunity to see what ever is in the area, manatees (!!), dolphins (!), osprey and a funny little sea creature that I can't... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Chris is determined and dedicated to making this a memorable experience. We were amazed by the indigenous wildlife this area is known for; and we saw it all! The mangroves are magical. A+ Sea Life!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Fantastic tour. Chris was our guide, very patient and knowledgeable. He gave us our kayak lesson when we first launched so we could actually try what he taught and guided us as needed. We saw manatee, and the highpoint was the mangrove We will definitely return and return to sea life, hands down.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Chris was an excellent tour guide with tons of local knowledge. We saw all kinds of wild life, including a shark on shark island. Swam in Kelly's hole, watched Dolphins swim by and were surrounded by manatees. Would definitely recommend a tour with Chris.

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Alfred
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I took my boys, ages 3 & 7 along with myself in a 3 tandem kayak guided tour. It was the perfect activity! The tour was about 3-4 hours long. Along the way, our guide went at our pace and showed us the site of a sunken mining machine that we got to kayak right over. We also got to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We took this kayak tour from Lido Key through the mangroves. It was fun, and easy for beginners or anyone wanting to kayak. Free parking, but give yourself a little extra time as Google maps app was a little off. We saw manatee, blue heron, sea cucumber as well as other birds. Bring a hat!

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Additional Information about Sea Life Kayak Adventures

Address: Address: 190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-400-2740
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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