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Coastal Kayak Charters

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St. Pete Beach, FL, USA
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About Coastal Kayak Charters
Coastal Kayak Charters offers guided kayak tours and eco adventures in St Pete. Our goal is to provide outstanding experiences by focusing exclusively on small group tours and private outings. This gives our guests the most personalized service and best wildlife viewing opportunities. Explore mangrove islands, watch for dolphins and manatee, or catch a beautiful sunset in the Shell Key Preserve. Our tours are designed to be fun, safe, informative, and great for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. We use stable sit-inside kayaks which provide a better paddling experience than both sit-ontop and clear kayaks. We are a local owner operated outfitter and we take pride in showing you this place we call home.
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Join Coastal Kayak Charters for a small group guided kayak tour of the Shell Key Preserve. We are St Pete's top rated kayak tour company and focus exclusively on small groups and private tours. Our trips offer more personalized service and better wildlife viewing opportunities while out on the water. We will explore hidden mangrove tunnels (tides permitting), shallow seagrass meadows, and stop on Shell Island for time to swim, look for shells, or just relax and enjoy the beach. Our tours are designed for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. We use stable sit-inside kayaks that provide a better paddling experience than both sit-ontop and clear kayaks. Come explore with local professionals who love what they do and see the difference for yourself.
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samanthacC1792JA wrote a review Sep 2
17 contributions7 helpful votes
Had such a great time on the kayak tour with Spencer! The tour is just the right amount of time. We kayaked through mangrove tunnels, which was really cool and checked out some of the local wildlife. We had plenty of time to swim or walk around Shell Key. This tour is perfect for anyone whether or not you have kayaking experience. The small group size is also nice! Perfect way to spend the morning and highly recommend!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 2 weeks ago
Yeah! We're so glad to hear you had such a fantastic kayak trip with us. Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We hope to have you join us again soon for another adventure in St Pete:)
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Carina D wrote a review Sep 1
Cleveland, Ohio4 contributions1 helpful vote
Our second time kayak tour with this excellent outfit. Spencer was a knowledgeable, kind and funny guide who kept us safe, reviewed the basics of kayaking and showed us some beautiful sights. We highly recommend Coastal Kayaks!
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 2 weeks ago
Carina, it is always a pleasure! Thanks so much for choosing us again for your kayaking adventures in St Pete!
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michelle b wrote a review Aug 2021
Altus, Oklahoma60 contributions55 helpful votes
This was a great tour! Our guide Brian was funny and informative! We had a couple of friends that had never kayaked before and Brian was very helpful and gave them lots of instruction. The mangroves were amazing and so unlike any kayak experience I’ve ever had.
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 4 weeks ago
It was our pleasure Michelle, we are happy to hear everyone loved the trip! Thanks so much for the wonderful review and positive feedback. We hope to see you all again on your next visit to St Pete!
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jdubyap wrote a review Aug 2021
Raleigh, North Carolina27 contributions1 helpful vote
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My husband and I had an absolute amazing time celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary with Coastal Kayak Charters at Shell Key! They were very knowledgeable and ready to assist the most inexperienced to the most experienced in the group, making the trip enjoyable for all!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 5 weeks ago
We are absolutely thrilled to hear you both had such a wonderful time kayaking with us! Thanks so much for the fantastic review, we greatly appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you both again soon for another adventure with us. Safe travels till the next time.
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Mitch U wrote a review Aug 2021
Gaston, South Carolina1 contribution
Spencer was a great guide! My wife and I had such a wonderful time kayaking, which we had not done before. We did have some trouble finding the launch site, but that was really on me. Everyone was very accommodating with our tardiness, and made us both feel welcomed.
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded Aug 12, 2021
Thanks Mitch for the great review! We are happy to hear you both enjoyed the trip so much. We hope you guys have a great vacation and we look forward to seeing you both again. Safe travels & Happy paddling:)
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