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“Sisters saw sharks” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Clearly Unique Charters
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Owner description: We have the only glass bottom Kayaks in Key West. Take a quick boat ride out to the National Wildlife Refuge for a guided tour around and through one of the many untouched mangrove islands. We often see such things as: a variety of birds, sharks, rays, turtles, lobster, crabs etc. Kayaking is followed by snorkeling in either a natural sponge garden, small boat wreck or coral reefs not visited by the larger companies. All ages are welcome. We love what we do and enjoy sharing it with others! *Private charters available.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
“Sisters saw sharks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

We had a great time on our adventure with Matt and Angie this morning. We spotted dolphins on our way out of the harbor. We saw three sharks within five feet of us while kayaking and had a lot of laughs in the mangrove tunnels. Our group also saw rays, sea birds, lobsters, and lots of fish. After kayaking, we snorkeled over a shipwreck before returning to port.

Captain Matt and Angie were very knowledgable about the area and animal life on the island. They were personable and had a great sense of humor which we appreciated. This adventure was the highlight of our week and we will definitely be doing it again in the future.

Thanks again, Captain Matt and Angie!

Visited June 2013
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Lombard, Illinois
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“Well Run Adventure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

Sam and Chris did an awesome job of giving us relaxing and stress free kayak ride through the interesting ecosystem of Key West Mandrakes. We had loads of fun and laughs kayaking in and out of the tunnels. The guides made sure we had enough juice left to enjoy our snorkel by strategically slinging us around the island so the current would carry us back to the boat. They were super informative and friendly. My family had a great time!

Visited May 2013
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Grand Island, New York
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“fun time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Matt, the captain was very nice and kept our adventure close and personal. We saw a manta ray while heading out to the island to kayak and snorkel and he did a U-turn so we could see it. They only take a maximum of 14 people so it is kept warm friendly and personal. No over crowding here. Sam was our kayak guide. He is so laid back...perfect for our excursion. He was very knowledgeable about the habitat and the eco system. We saw two types of sharks, some barracuda's, some type of turtle and very cool birds (can't remember the types) Loved the clear kayak boats. When snorkeling, they take you where everyone is not so you can see your surroundings in the water and all the fish life. The bigger groups kick up a lot of sand so you don't see much of anything. My husband and I met some really nice people and enjoyed ourselves a lot.

Visited May 2013
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“We had a great time and the guided tour was unbelievable!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

Sam and Chris were wonderful guides and were very nice. We saw many fish and the coral was beautiful! The kayak tour through the mangroves was awesome as well! I highly recommend this tour!

Visited May 2013
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“Laid back eco-tour at a fair price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

Today (4/4/13) my boyfriend and I set out in the afternoon with clearly unique charters. Sam was our guide and Chris was our captain. We went to archer key, which is part of the key west national wildlife refuge. It was pretty cool to be out kayacking among mangroves. We saw lots of birds a shark (baby one) and a bunch of different fish. Afterwards we went snorkeling in what they called the sponge forest. Lots of fishies there and some really cool coral. Over all it was worth the money. Chris and Sam were really great guides. We recommend clearly unique tours.

Visited May 2013
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