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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 (6-8 guests) 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 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 (6-8 guests) 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. Come explore with local professionals who love what they do and see the difference for yourself.
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Courtney wrote a review Jun 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had such a great time on our tour! We were able to kayak at our own pace with our two kids and still had close to an hour in shell key. Doug was so knowledgeable and taught us a ton about the wildlife, mangrove tunnels and the area. The small group (ours was just the four of
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 5 days ago
Courtney, it was absolutely our pleasure having your family out kayaking with us! We are so happy you guys had such a great time and that we could help celebrate your son's birthday with a kayaking adventure to Shell Key. We hope to see you all again on your next trip to St Pete. Thanks again and safe travels.
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angie1027 wrote a review Jun 2020
Southington, OH426 contributions42 helpful votes
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This was such a wonderful experience! Doug was a great guide and you don't really need any kayaking experience as it is not strenuous at all. The equipment was all well maintained and he even had some extra water and snacks when we stopped at Shell Key. Our children (12 & 14)
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Angie! We are so happy to hear you guys had such a wonderful trip. We really appreciate you choosing us for your kayak adventure here in St Pete. We hope you have a great visit to the area and we look forward to kayaking with your family again in the future. Safe travels & Happy paddling!
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ticealexis wrote a review Jun 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida4 contributions1 helpful vote
This was our second time going on the tour and it was just as awesome the second time! We brought our family who were visiting and they loved it too...it is now a must-do activity when we have friends and family in town! Doug, Ross, and Brian are so awesome. They give a
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 1 week ago
Alexis, it is always a pleasure having you, your friends and family out with us. We absolutely appreciate the wonderful review, sincerely thank you for supporting us. We hope your family had a great visit and we wish them safe travels. Thanks again!
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Angela C wrote a review Jun 2020
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Our morning on the water was beyond our expectations. We saw dolphins just a few feet from our boats, travelled through the shade of the mangroves, and arrived at Shell Island to swim where we saw more dolphins and two manatee. I was impressed by the amount of wildlife we
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 1 week ago
WOW! Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We are so happy you both had such an amazing time kayaking with us. We definitely look forward to having you back out on your next visit, safe travels & thanks again!
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Raul C wrote a review Jun 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida2 contributions
Costal Kayak Charters were very welcoming, organized, and knowledgeable. My partner and I had a wonderful day out seeing the beauty of the Shell Key Preserve. We saw the wildlife, mangroves, and took a refreshing dip in the waters off a surreal beach in the persevere. Doug, our
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Response from CoastalKayakCharters, Owner at Coastal Kayak Charters
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Raul! It was great having you and Micheal out kayaking with us. We are thrilled to know you both enjoyed the adventure to Shell Key. We absolutely look forward to another trip with you guys. Thank you so much again for the great review. Ross & Doug.....
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