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Address: 190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-400-2740
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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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So glad we chose Sea Life!

As a 60 year old Grandma who has never kayaked before, I was a bit overwhelmed trying to pick a kayaking adventure for myself and my 30 year old daughter. Now I encourage you to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

As a 60 year old Grandma who has never kayaked before, I was a bit overwhelmed trying to pick a kayaking adventure for myself and my 30 year old daughter. Now I encourage you to pick Sea Life Adventures! Our guide, Chris, was helpful, knowledgeable and fun. We had a small group of six people and saw three manatee, three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I absolutely recommend Sea Life Kayak Adventures! We had our family of six, including my 9 year old daughter and 79 year old Father, and it was fantastic! Chris, our guide found all the hot spots and we encountered a family of Manatees! He was so informed and fun and took great care of us!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Great experience center kayaking off Lido Key with Sea Life Adventures. Very affordable. Our guide was great - we learned a lot about the history of the area, the ecoculture and wildlife. I had never been kayaking but after quick instruction from my guide Chris I was comfortable and confident. Chris brought us to to where he had recently sited... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Our guide, Chris, and the owner Tom were helpful and relaxed. Chris knew the birds and fish, was able to spot a manatee and took is in an awesome mangrove tunnel. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time kayaking with Chris as our guide. Chris was entertaining and funny. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. Shortly after we started the tour, a manatee swam directly underneath the area we were exploring. Chris gave us time to hang out with these incredible animals in their natural habitat, without feeling rushed.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Booking with Tom was an absolute breeze - he was pleasant, accommodating and has hired a terrific guide, Chris. We spent a beautiful afternoon on the water meandering through the mangrove tunnels and around the bay seeing a variety of birds, fish and several manatees! Chris provided an informative and interesting overview of the area's flora and fauna as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Great tour from a great guide. Couldn't have asked us for any better. Saw a manatee and a few dolphins with his expertise of the area. Ask for Chris and you won't be sorry!

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We took the self-guided kayak tour because we have 5 children ranging 11-19 and it was cheaper for us. The gentleman on the phone was helpful and when we arrived, they were waiting there for us and so helpful. Gave us a waterproof map and helped us get set. We had the whole afternoon to explore and saw a manatee,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Kayaked twice with Sea Life, first time with a wonderful guide named Chris. Amiable, Professional and Knowledgeable! Second time rented a kayak and explored on my own. Great kayaking area, wonderful mangrove tunnels and bay. Great house seeing if that's your desire. Can't wait to go again!

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Rollinsford, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Sea Life Kayak Adventures is worth every penny. We had a great day today with Chris as our guide. We had a small group of five and two others joined our trip. Chris pointed out many different birds, fish and the best was a manatee. He was a wealth of information. We finished off our tour in the beautiful mangrove... More 

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