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Happy Paddler Kayak Tours & EcoVentures

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Anna Maria Island, FL, USA
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About Happy Paddler Kayak Tours & EcoVentures
Happy Paddler Kayak Tours & EcoVentures offers spectacular guided kayak and paddleboard tours for anybody wanting to explore the waters around Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, and Sarasota in a uniquely relaxed yet adventurous way! We are a home-grown bunch of expert naturalists & certified paddling instructors and we strive to set the standard of excellence in our industry as we share the happiness of paddling! Beginners, advanced paddlers, and everyone in between are welcome to join us on the water. Aside from our award-winning guided tours, we also offer rentals and lessons. Come see what all the happiness is about!
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Jumanjiapple wrote a review Oct 18
Boulder, Colorado1 contribution
We had a great time on our guided kayak tour in Mid October 2021. My husband and I paddled out each with one of our kids (10 and 8) in tandem kayaks. Hard work, but a great experience. The guide was very knowledgeable of the area, friendly, and personable. Would definitely do another tour or rent kayaks from them again. Thank you!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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1969BeachBum wrote a review Oct 15
Bowling Green, Kentucky3 contributions3 helpful votes
Very knowledgeable guide in Captain Casey. He was very personable and really cares about the environment and local area. Enjoyed seeing all the birds on the small island and the walk along the beach area during the middle of the trip. Did not see any manatees and briefly saw a dolphin that particular day however I would recommend the paddle. They do need a more visible sign on the storefront. It took a couple of drive-bys to see it.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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MBuisson wrote a review Oct 13
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Excellent. Mike was an excellent guide. My kids are 7 and 4 and we did two tandems. Great experience!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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ladibug235 wrote a review Oct 2
Nashville, Tennessee6 contributions3 helpful votes
We had the best time. AL took us out, he is a great guide. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Longboat Key!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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CTmom66 wrote a review Sep 2021
Fairfield, Connecticut46 contributions18 helpful votes
Alan, our guide, was fabulous! He was fun, easygoing, and knew a lot about the area and it’s wildlife. Although we didn’t see any manatees or dolphins on our trip, it wasn’t for lack of trying! The stop at the beach for swimming/picture taking was a bonus. Alan provided granola bars, but bringing your own water (and suntan lotion) is a must! A great way to spend a morning!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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