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PADDLE! the Florida Keys

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Close to Miami but a million miles away. Bring home a lifetime of memories. Voted #1 Eco attraction in the Upper Keys 5 years in a row. Kayak & stand up paddleboard rental, sales, and lessons - easy to book ahead on our website or over the phone...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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90773 Old Hwy, Unit 1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2425
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did an Eco paddle tour and I was the only one at that tour time so Sarah took me on a private tour! It was unbelievable how many creatures we saw. Saw a bonnet shark, two manatees up close and personal, tarpon and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had a great time kayaking with our guide Sarah. She pointed out several manatees that we probably would’ve missed if she had not been with us. She also spotted a nurse shark, mangrove crabs, jellyfish, Manowar, and several different birds. Sarah...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mike was our guide and he was wonderful! It was both of our first time paddle boarding. He gave us good instructions and made us feel comfortable. It was a lot easier than was expecting. The tour itself was great. We saw a lot of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ScottBaste, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for coming to visit us and thanks for taking time to write a review. I really appreciate it. Mike is our most experienced guide and he really knows his stuff. glad your paddleboarding experience was good. see you again sometime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paddle boarding was great! We saw manatees, sharks, stingrays and fish! We paddle boarded through the mangroves! Our guide Steven was terrific! He was very knowledgeable and funny! I had a great time!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ScottBaste, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for coming to visit us and thanks for taking the time to write a review. I really appreciate it. Stephen is an awesome guide and loves to share our wonderful area. hope to see you again some day and don't forget to tell all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Eco tour because we wanted a guide. We weren't disappointed...Sara did a fantastic job pointing out different wild life to us that we would have never seen if we were on our own. I feed it's worth the little bit extra $...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ScottBaste, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sara is the best guide we have for finding wildlife. thanks for going with us and doing the tour. we truly love the keys and love sharing their unique environment with all our visitors. hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steven was phenomenal, such a character and lead us on a great adventure. Highly worth the price! Will definitely go back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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ScottBaste, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for coming to visit us. Stephen is the newest member of our team and he really is making quite a mark. I'm glad you got to have him as your guide. hope to see you again someday.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paddling here was really easy, just walk out the back door and you are on the channel and a few minutes into the ocean. We went down in the mangroves and there was a ton of aquatic life (nurse sharks, Manatees, Jellyfish and Rays). I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ScottBaste, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for coming to visit us. we really are lucky to have such a great access location. whenever I travel, I notice that many other water sports outfits have to shuttle one way or the other. Hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to rent a SUP and kayak to paddle around. We were given a few options for a self-guided tour right from the back of the shop.We saw a nurse shark and manatees and paddled through the mangroves. Nice experience, reasonable prices, Check out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ScottB991, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for coming to visit us. Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My son and myself decided to do a 2 hour kayak while we had some time to kill. Neither of us had kayaked before and are not particularly strong. We had a young man called Mike take us out into the mangroves. It was particularly...More

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ScottB991, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for visiting us and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Mike does love his job and taking care of our local waters is just a part of that commitment. hope next time you visit the water is not a rough but...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We took the 2 hour kayak your. We out into the bay and then thru the mangroves. What an awesome time! We saw baby hammerheads, baby sting Ray's, baby barricudas, tarpon, snapper, a kind of jellyfish that don't sting and at the end we saw...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Scott B, Owner at PADDLE! the Florida Keys, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

thanks for coming and taking a tour with Stephen. He is very adept at finding our local wildlife and has so much fun sharing it. Hope to see you again sometime.

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Samantha S
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Vengel | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they aren’t responsible if it goes in
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nmckeeman
January 21, 2017|
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Response from ScottBaste | Property representative |
we are 50 miles from marathon. not sure who to refer you to but you might try the guy in big pine bill kegoh is his name. also check out Bahia Honda state Park
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barbniller99
December 27, 2016|
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we do rent fishing kayaks. we do not rent motor boats a fishing kayak cost $35 for the day. It includes an anchor and fishing rod holders. hope to see you soon
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