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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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Perfect Family Adventure!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We were told about the Mangroves the night before and decided to check it out. So pleased!!! Got to see dolphins, manatees, a huge starfish, and other wildlife. Checked out a very cool sand bar. It was Awesome!!! Chris--the tour guide-- was also great at quickly finding the wildlife! He went above and beyond and definitely helped make our experience... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had an amazing experience kayaking with Sea Life Kayak Adventures. There were six people in our group ranging from 8 to 75 years old. We went on the morning excursion and the temperature and water were perfect. We saw lots of wildlife including dolphin and manatees! Chris and Tom were very knowledgable about the area and the wildlife. We... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Fabulous day in Sarasota- got to see dolphins, manatees, and other wild life, as well as a tour of the mangrove tunnels! Went with our 2 kids, ages 10 and 12, and none of us had ever kayaked before. Chris, our guide, was extremely helpful and we all had an amazing day thanks to his knowledge, expertise, and patience! Tom,... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was an AMAZING trip saw dolphins and mantees up close ,and Chris was very very GOOD , He did a GREAT job , I'm in a wheelchair and he was very helpful.

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Florida, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

When my family and friends visit us in Sarasota, this is their all time best part of the trip for all ages. Sea Life's Kayak Adventure's Tom and crew are fabulous. They know their waters and their history. We have witnessed manatees and their babies, intriguing sea life, beautiful birds and eye opening pods of dolphins performing in the waters.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We (Wife, son age 7 and I) did a kayak tour with Chris and had a great time loads of fun, would recommend and do again. Got to see a manatee and other wild life.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went on a kayak tour with our family, which included my wife and two sons, ages 6 & 11. Chris & Tom were absolutely incredible guides. Super-friendly, easy-going, & very knowledgeable about the area & its marine life, and able to answer pretty much any question we had. We had never kayaked before & found it to be very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Love Sea Life Kayak Adventures! Tom the owner is so accommodating and friendly. I live in Sarasota and wouldn't rent from anyone else. Thanks Tom!

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