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AMI Paddleboard Rentals

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AMI Paddleboard Rentals
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AMI Paddleboard Kayak Adventures is all about getting people on the water, ridiculously close to wildlife, without negatively impacting the environment. We offer paddleboard lessons, tours, rentals, fitness sessions (Paddlelates and Paddle Yoga) and...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3902 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1911
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+1 941-896-6422
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented two paddleboards for a family vacation with 15 "boarders" in ages four to 70! They were a huge hit with everyone; teen agers wanting a little adventure, adults wanting some exercise and younger kids enjoying the water and sharing the boards. The delivery...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We were able to get out in the bay with two kayaks at the last minute. Very good service and easy to work with. We were in the water within 30 mins of calling. Would use them again.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thanks Tommy, hope to see y'all soon.

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time on our paddle boarding trip this morning!! While the dolphins and manatees weren’t out, we found several starfish, a bonnet head shark, crabs, shrimp fish and a variety of sea birds. The early morning guided echo tour was so relaxing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pioneer204537
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Ben was great, knowledgeable about AMI (and Marvel ;) and very supportive in building our confidence doing a water sport neither of us had tried before. The tour was great. 2 hours absolutely flew by in a "flash" (Barry Allen ;) Highly recommended both Ben...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thanks for the review. What a great day. Thanks Ben

Reviewed May 21, 2018

This was my second trip with Ben to explore the bay area and mangroves. Ben was very good at giving me tips as I have only been paddleboarding twice before. It was very quiet out on the bay on a Sunday morning - all the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DMOliver
Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for coming back and going on our tour again. That was such a great day. Ben

Reviewed May 17, 2018

We went with Ben for a great afternoon of kayaking and conversation. Ben was very friendly and knew the area like the back of his hand. We learned about the local area, the local wildlife, and enjoyed his laid back sense of humor! I would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dlrj4
Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a great review. I look forward to seeing you again. Ben

Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Went kayaking with Ben from AMI this afternoon - he was wonderful - very knowledgeable about the local area and fun to be with! Highly recommend using AMI paddle and kayak rentals when visiting Anna Maria island or Holmes. Would definitely do again!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sbowe123
Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thank you we did have a great time. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed February 19, 2018

We had a great time on an 11 am mangrove tour. Our guide Ben was informative, friendly, and helpful. I received many useful tips standing on and moving around the paddleboard. It was an excellent experience for a beginner. The water is shallow enough that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you so much for the review. You did great

Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Lovely paddleboard session around the Neal Preserve at 9am on Christmas Eve. The guide Ben and I had the area to ourselves and all was peaceful and quiet. The shallow water meant that we were able to see any critters clearly and I was thrilled...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time for the review. We love doing tours at Neal Preserve. I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed December 19, 2017

We rented paddle boards 2 days in a row at the beach. It was fun and very convenient. One can head down to Manatee Beach and rent a paddle board for a couple of hours. It is first come first serve. We had perfect weather...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 5Wanderers
Ben W, Owner at AMI Paddleboard Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2017

Thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you again soon.

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poovey0409
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Ben W | Property representative |
$50 each
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Sharon S
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Ben W | Property representative |
NO gators
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I agree with the first answer. We met our instructor on the Bradenton side of the Manatee Bridge for our lesson. Went under the bridge , across the bay and through the mangroves. Fish swimming around us most of the time. If... More
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