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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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THE BEST KAYAK EXPERIENCE!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Carmel, Indiana
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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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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Chris was a great guide, both as a communicator and expert in his knowledge of the wildlife and sea life we encountered along the way. Price was reasonable. Next time, we feel confident to take a self-guided tour, armed with the information he imparted. We've been to Sarasota's keys often, but this discovery was our most memorable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Chris was a great guide, very friendly, informative, and helpful. We went around the bay for a while looking for sea life and saw manatee, Dolphins, and small sharks. For the safety of the animals you don't get too close so keep your expectations in check for the type of view you will get of the animals (couldn't get any... More 

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Fremont, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My family and I had an awesome time on the 9:30 kayak tour with Chris. Within a few minutes we were greeted by a curious young manatee who came right up to our boats swimming below several of us and checking us out. Chris did an amazing job of spotting wildlife, of course the manatees, birds, even a shark. We... More 

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

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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Additional Information about Sea Life Kayak Adventures

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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