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Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate exploring the beautiful exotic mangrove tunnels and Little Sarasota Bay. This tour is a favorite for all...more
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190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister, my nephew and myself went on the Mangrove kayak trip on September 28th 2018. What a great way to spend part of the day! Our guide was so informative and funny! And we got to see manatees. The trip was beautiful and the...More

1  Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great tour! Chris did a fantastic job showing us around the mangroves and bay. He was very knowledgeable of the wildlife, local history, and culture. He was always keeping an eye out for manatees or other cool stuff to see for...More

1  Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my solo guided tour with Skye. We didn't see manatees, but several Ospreys, a couple of Pelicans and lots of little land crabs on the Mangrove trees. He was friendly, knowledgeable and a great guy to spend a couple of hours paddling with.

Thank thirkej
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome day with fantastic guide Chris - very knowledgable and entertaining - highly recommend - no better way to spend the day

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast kayaking around, seeing dolphins and listening to Chris teach us about the area. Everyone in the party had a fantastic time, even with the red tide. If you only do one thing in Sarasota, it should be kayaking with this company....More

Thank Experience748881
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic time with Mark on the 10:00 mangrove tunnel tour this morning! His funny, interesting Sarasota tidbits and tales kept us laughing the entire tour. As beginning level kayakers, he helped us feel safe and comfortable the whole trip....More

Thank elingram
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Mark for the guided tour. We had a great time on the water. Rented a tandem kayak. Wished the wife had done more paddling. 😁

Thank Will E
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We did a tour with Chris and it was excellent. There were four of us and three with my party. My aunt and I were pretty nervous starting out, but Chris and the other gentleman were very reassuring that we would be fine. The water...More

2  Thank Kristin B
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a great experience with them and our tour guide, Chris! Even with the red tide, we had a great tour and still saw lots of wildlife, even dolphins 🐬! Thanks!

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed August 3, 2018

loved the mangroves! first timer and it was so enjoyable. i liked being able to go where i wanted and at the pace i wanted. i will def do it again next year

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Joanne R
April 3, 2016|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Yes we have tandem kayaks , thank you
March 20, 2016|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Hello, We love first timers,please select a guided tour 10AM AND 1:30 PM
December 16, 2015|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Sorry Sarasota County will not allow dog anymore at the park thanks bob