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Address: 190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-302-2677
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its...

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 ages.Sarasota's best kept secret.We are a licensed and insured kayaking company to offer guided tours of Sarasotas Mangrove Tunnels on Lido Key. Locally owned and all our guides have extensive experience in safety and are trained in CPR and life saving skills. Don't want a guided tour ,no problem we rent all kayaks and paddle boards by the half day.Thanks for looking Bob Nikla lifelong native of Sarasota.

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This is fantastic!

My family LOVED This tour. Truly exceeded our expectations. Chris, our tour guide was fantastic. We got to see a manatee, learn a lot of interesting facts, had fun, enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family LOVED This tour. Truly exceeded our expectations. Chris, our tour guide was fantastic. We got to see a manatee, learn a lot of interesting facts, had fun, enjoyed kayaking and then after all that, we got to go through the mangrove tunnels. All in all I would give is a 12 out of 10. Truly loved our time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lauren was an amazing tour guide. All of us had such a great time especially going thru the mangroves. We would recommend I kayak to anyone. Thank you I kayak Sarasota!

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Bel Air, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I Kayak Sarasota was the 1st place I found when searching for kayaking on line, there was also $5 off coupon for each person. Booking was easy as well as finding the meeting place, we did the singles. Our guide, Chris was great, he was very knowledgeable of the area & really tried to locate wild life for us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family had an excellent experience with IKayak and would love to do it again. Our 1st trip was cut short due to a weather event in the area. Our guide, Chris, led the group safely back to the launch area where the staff quickly guided us all to a safe area to wait out the weather. An email to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great change of pace from the usual tourist stuff! My husband and I got a tandem and that worked out great. Chris our tour guide was interesting, helpful, and made the tour very educational. It was hot, but the mangroves (awesome!) brought a nice break. The manatees were very cool to see. I highly recommend I Kayak Sarasota!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a GREAT time in the bay with Rick, our guide. A whole group of Manatee passed directly under us, really cool. Mangrove tunnels were AWESOME fun and challenging for the inexperienced kayaker from a steering standpoint. My daughters had a blast as did my wife and I. Looking forward to coming back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with all of my co-workers for a team building/fiscal year kickoff. It was a great time. The tour was amazing. The guide was very knowledgeable and supplied everything! Also, all of the staff were excellent and very helpful to those that were not familiar with kayaking. Great experience and he was able to accommodate for our very large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour of the bay and mangroves on Monday with I Kayak and it was fantastic! It was a great break from the beach and an opportunity to see the other natural beauties of Sarasota. Chris was a perfect tour guide, he was so knowledgeable of the area and really looked out for wild life to show us.... More 

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Troy, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled in open waters and in 3 mangrove tunnels. Didn't get to see manatee or dolphin but still a great tour. I would definitely have gotten lost without the guide, Will. Definitely recommend tour over the half day by yourself unless you know the area well. Will was knowledgable about the area and provided some info/trivia to the tour.... More 

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our experience on line while visiting Sarasota and the location was very easy to find with plenty of parking. We are a family of 4 and our daughters ages 20 and 18. We chose to hire tandem kayaks for our tour which worked really well for us. Our guide 'Mark' was was very helpful and informative and the... More 

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