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Bay and Gulf adventures is a Sarasota kayaking tour and rental company, offering ecological education and exploration in a fun and entertaining environment for all ages. Explore the hidden treasures of Sarasota’s Lido Key, Mangrove Tunnels, Longboat...more
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Sarasota, FL
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much fun! Scot has a wealth of information on the gulf, the bay, the mangroves and the area in general! Scheduling was simple, he made us feel confident in our ability to kayak. Scot was fun, we had a great time and a highlight...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maryggo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Sarasota for the first time and decided to take a kayaking tour with Scott through the mangrove tunnels. Great experience. Scott is very knowledgeable and we had an awesome time. Small group with personalized attention. Highly recommend for a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ros801
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Have done a lot of charters/trips/excursions around country. This was one that really captures what I feel are key elements. From the beginning, Scott was professional and responsive when scheduling. His 30 years of local experience and knowledge from working at MOTE shone through on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Our kayak tour was excellent - Scott is extremely knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. We saw many species of bird, crabs, raccoons, and dolphin. The group was small, and much more intimate then the huge groups of other kayakers we saw with other...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sarah1126
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Scott led a fantastic 2 hour kayak eco tour that meandered through both the bay and mangroves. Even got to see a manatee! The tour was the perfect size, with 4 people plus Scott. His naturalist background allowed the group to better appreciate the ecology...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Susan I
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Having done small operator kayak tours in other areas in the past, my sister & I looked for something similar around Siesta Key and found Scott. We did a 3 hour kayak tour through the mangroves off of Lido Key. Although cloudy & chilly we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Halfmoon710
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Scott on Friday morning! He was very responsive when we booked the tour (via phone) and immediately texted us all relevant details. He owns and operates this small business, and limits tour sizes to eight, enabling all to see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Allen B
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Scott led a great tour. Our group was just 8 people (my family of 4 (kids 12 and 14) and another) - we saw other groups 2 and 3 times that size going out which would not have been as much fun nor as personal....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Our group of 6 booked a tour with Scott which he customized perfectly to suit to our needs and varying skill levels. Everyone had a terrific time! In addition to great instructions and tips on kayaking, Scott taught us so much about the local flora...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JerseyGirlinBoston
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Our family of four had a great time with Scott on our guided kayaking tour. It was split between open water/bay exploration, and a tour through the mangroves. Scott was exceptionally knowledgable about the local wildlife, and there were some fun opportunities for interaction. We...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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