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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been kayaking many times but had never seen the Mangroves or a live Manatee. Mark was an awesome guide and a Sarasota native that knows anything you can ask about the area. Having that huge Manatee swim directly under the kayak was awesome.

Thank Flattop25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting for our 10yr anniversary and this looked like something fun to do. We had Chris as our guide and he was very knowledgeable about the area and was very helpful with everyone. He knew how to get us to...More

Thank Q8368NPchadh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guides were knowledgeable, kind and helpful. Got to see a manatee and the mangrove tunnels were very cool.

1  Thank kristi w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the SUP experience off Lido. Water and view is gorgeous. It was a great day and the guys at I Kayak Sarasota couldn't have been nicer. They were awesome.

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 10am Eco tour and had a wonderful time. There were 3 adults and 3 children in our party and everyone had fun! Our guide, Chris was super knowledgeable about all the wildlife we saw and he managed to wrangle our big group...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never kayaked before, but this was awesome. Our guide Chris was very patient. He took us all over, we saw manatees, many birds, little tree crabs. He showed us so much and new about everything we saw.The mangroves are amazingly beautiful. I would...More

5  Thank cherrycash
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Our kayaking trip was wonderful! We saw manatee and the beautiful mangroves. Thank you Chris for a beautiful adventure!

Thank Suellen A
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Chris was an exceptional guide! We had a fantastic time paddling around Sarasota Bay and the tunnels. This was our first time kayaking and we had the BEST time! Thanks, Chris!

1  Thank Christie E
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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