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Urban Kai

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In Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg Florida, Urban Kai Stand Up Paddle Board Shop (located in two locations on Tampa Bay) is teaching, touring and offering fitness classes for stand up paddle boarding (SUP), and it’s the latest recreational, low impact...more
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13090 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-1552
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

What a great way to get exercise and have a Terrific Day on the Hillsborough River! Everything is provided and ready for you when you arrive. Just sign the waivers and your off to a Magical Adventure on the River! No experience required, easy and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

A group of us booked the full moon paddle a couple years ago. It was cancelled at the last minute due to weather. The employee said he would give us a credit for a full moon paddle to be used anytime in the future. My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

My 10 year old grandson has always wanted to try paddle boarding so, after much research, we booked with Ida at Urban Kai. She took us out to a quiet (and beautiful) location and within minutes, had Thomas standing and paddling confidently on the water....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you for paddling with us, we are so glad you all enjoyed your time at Urban Kai!

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

You can walk the Riverwalk, you can bike the Riverwalk and, I now know, you can also stand up paddle board the Riverwalk. Such a fun morning! I realized that despite having done SUP in many other places, I’ve never actually had an instructor take...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Thank you for paddling with us, we are glad you had an awesome time and hope to see you again!

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

I am a seasoned paddler from New England so the staff allowed me to rent a professional touring board to explore the area. It was a gorgeous, hot, sunny day so I paddled around the mangroves for about an hour and then had a nice...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you for paddling with us!

Reviewed November 17, 2016

First I really do like this company I would have rated it higher (See other rating I midyears ago). However, the last time I went we rented paddle boards which was behind their shop. It wasn't the St. Pete location:( which I haven't been to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2016

We are very sorry you had a bad experience with water quality at our Tampa location. Was this behind the Marriott Waterside off the Riverwalk? This may have been due to a bad storm, sometimes, right after extreme weather, garbage will flow off the streets...More

Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

For Mothers Day I purchased a groupon for my sister, my mother, and myself. We finally scheduled for today. My mother had never been, but she caught on quick. We had a great time paddling up the river looking at the sights of the university,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2016

Thank you for coming out with us!

Reviewed July 3, 2016

I took my 8 yr old nephew about 2 years back at the Rick on the River location. Today my husband and I went at the Getaway St. Pete location. Their instructions are clear and very beginner friendly. Just enough information was given to get...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2016

Thank you for paddling with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed June 25, 2016

The staff was great from the beginning. Although it's close to impossible to get them on the phone when you call, they do respond to email. So, either call and leave a message or email them and expect a call back. It was my first...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2016

Thank you for paddling with us and hope to see you soon at our Gandy location (the beach start)!

Reviewed June 5, 2016

We took my mother (50+) and son (age 5) out for their first time paddleboarding this weekend, renting our boards from Urban Kai. The staff was super helpful and created a laid-back, no stress atmosphere. The area nearby is beautiful, and the calm water is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2016

Thank you for paddling with us!

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