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Grande Kayak

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“wear shoes”(2 reviews)
We are a passionate kayak touring and rental outfitter located and operating out of the beautiful Boca Grande, and Placida, Florida area. We offer Kayak Tours in Boca Grand and Placida, Florida throughout the local mangrove tunnels and Dolphin and...more
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13084 Fishery Rd, Placida, FL 33946
+1 941-270-9966
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We unfortunately arrived in Florida just as the red tide hit and as we had pre-booked and paid for a tour with Grande kayak before we left the UK, we assumed that our tour could not take place. However, 'Bear' went out of his way...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Louise I
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

I called last Saturday to ask what time this business would be open on Sunday. I was told 9am. We drove the half-hour to Placida and arrived at 9:30am. There was nobody there, just the rope barring entry and a sign that said they would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank apeakhiker
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Reserved and prepaid a double Kayak online and no one was there at our scheduled time. Waited 20 min then conferred with the fish vendor next door who said the staff is probably still on a tour and may be back soon. After 30 minutes...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I rented a couple of kayaks to join a group. The kayaks were in good shape and we had a great time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank izzwood
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Three of us arrived a few minutes before 10am for a 2 hour Kayak rental. Everything was ready and we were on the water quickly. We kayaked ourselves to the mangroves and had a great time. Lots of mangrove crabs! Toured around Pelican Island. Did...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MLC2009
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Staff friendly, kayaks were in good shape, saw several dolphins and the trip through mangrove was very nice and had lots options to paddle in the mangroves, from shorter trek to longer journeys if one so desired.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank bjp893
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Started out as an amateur as I was a first time kayaker but soon learned that all it takes is a paddle and a great kayak. So much fun and the location is perfect. Close to Gasparilla island and many manatees and Dolphins. Two hours...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed March 7, 2018

My husband and I spent the last afternoon of our Florida vacation kayaking through mangrove tunnels and then out to Little Dog Island to see dolphins and birds. Grande Kayak had great kayaks and paddles and super service! Very satisfying, enjoyable way to spend the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mary Beth W
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Four of us-all in our 60s- enjoyed our first kayak experience together under the watchful leadership of "Bear". When my wife begin to tire, Bear noticed this and towed her across the channel. We were fortunate to watch cormorants swimming underwater looking for fish, observed...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank franksnake71
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Rented four single kayaks and paddled out to small Dog Island and then through the mangrove tunnels. Weather was perfect and the only problem was inconsiderate power boaters out in the main channel. Kayaks are supposed to have the right of way but some power...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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November 27, 2016|
Response from Bart H | Reviewed this property |
Comfortable clothes that allow movement and sun protection. If hot, bathing suit and sun screen. Seat will get wet. Shoes/flip flops not needed. Yes, bring water.