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Liquid Blue Outfitters

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“mangrove tunnels”(254 reviews)
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Kayak Sarasota and the Lido Key Mangrove Tunnels with dolphins and manatee with Liquid Blue Kayak Outfitters. We offer kayak rentals and kayak tours located and launching from the Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key in Sarasota. We also offer private and...more
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190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241
+1 941-306-1220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the morning eco tour through the mangrove tunnels & it was great! Our guide Bear was the best! We saw as many as six manatee & multiple dolphins of a fishing frenzy. We were told that it is unusual to see that much...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relaxing trip, he did a great job explaining the environment and was informative. He had a great sense of humor which was appreciated throughout the trip. Thank you!

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank julietH8716YV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Kelly was very knowledgeable and easy to talk with excellent guide. He found a Manatee pod and it was so amazing to sit in the kayaks and see them breach for air. One even swam close enough that we could see it under...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Relic0468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on our private tour with Kelly, he was so informative, so relaxing and enjoyable

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FarAway49571296053
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off the The kayaking adventure was easy to arrange online. On arrival we were welcomed by our guide Kelly who talked us through the morning. I must say that Kelly was great for my family and answered the 100 questions my children through at...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richardmiller07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kelly was an amazing tour guide - full of knowledge and humor that made for a great experience. The mangroves were beautiful and we saw some manatees too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us spent a couple of hours paddling through the mangroves and along the intercostal waterway. Liquid Blue delivered the kayaks and assisted us in the launching. We were given very helpful maps and suggestions for our choice of routes. The mangrove tunnels were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful morning with the manatee and her twins. Kelly knew where they were and how to position us as to not infringe on her space. He was entertaining and a great teacher for the novice in our group. We had a wonderful tour through the...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rox131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was magnificent. Kelly is personable and professional. Yes this is the best kayak, manatee and mangrove tour for beginners and experienced kayakers.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 624mayg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on this tour because someone recommended it to us and I am so glad they did. It was one of the best excursions we have been on. I would highly recommend this tour for all ages. Bill our guide was great and so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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February 23, 2018|
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Response from LiquidBlueGuides | Property representative |
We've been seeing dolphin and manatee on both tours. Both times are very good. It's a great eco-tour.
February 4, 2017|
Response from Dave R | Reviewed this property |
I'd call and check, but in my experience, go in the afternoon. This way morning low tide won't affect your trip or potentially lead to cancellation. We were just there three weeks ago and heard morning tours couldn't go into... More
December 20, 2016|
Response from floatinginparadise |
Their website says ages 5 and up, so I would call just to be sure.