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Sea Life Kayak Adventures

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190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-400-2740
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AWESOME ADVENTURE

Chris was a super guide. He was knowledgeable, personable and answered all of our questions. We... read more

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Longboat Key, Florida
Highly recommend

Had a great time! Chris was very knowledgeable and we had a lot of fun. Took kids age 7 through 15... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable and easy to maneuver kayaks....And still the lowest prices guaranteed. Just a few reasons to come kayaking (tour or rental) with Sea Life Kayak. Explore exotic mangrove tunnels, paddle among manatees, dolphins and much more...With the premier kayak company in Lido, Siesta, and AMI. The owners of Sea Life Kayak Adventures come from science and conservation backgrounds and are members/volunteers of several environmental and wildlife organizations. While other companies are herding dozens of paddlers onto the water, we limit our groups to enhance the experience of our paddlers and especially the wildlife, minimizing our impact on fragile ecosystems. We use top quality, comfortable and easy to use kayaks perfect for novices or pros (most paddlers are newbies which we love), and provide instruction before we launch. Manatees, dolphins, flying rays, flying fish, cormorants (swimming with us or even riding on our boats!), And much, much more can be seen up close. We believe in tailoring our tours to our clients and having fun! Kayaking is not just our business, it's our passion. Thanks-Tom and Lauri
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Reviewed yesterday

Chris was a super guide. He was knowledgeable, personable and answered all of our questions. We kayaked at an easy pace through open waters as well as through the mangroves. This was the perfect birthday gift for my friend who came to visit from California...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time! Chris was very knowledgeable and we had a lot of fun. Took kids age 7 through 15 and all enjoyed.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great for the whole family. My Kids enjoyed it a lot! Chris was an excellent guide. I totally recommend it.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our kayak experience with Sea Life. Chris our guide was very informative. Chris was always keeping an eye on the chance to spot a dolphin or manatee. Because of his patience we were able to see both. Thanks Chris for the memorable...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large crew of 5 adults, 5 kids and the tour was amazing. Cormorants, manatees, crabs, starfish, covered mangrove trails, we did it all. Couldn't be any easier...the kayaks are brought to the launch for you. You just hop in and start paddling....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on kayak tours all over Florida and this was one of the best. It was great value, getting a 2 hour tour for $40 just cannot be beat. We did not see too many manatees which would be the only drawback as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris was our guide and we had a great time. He was able to entertain my 3 teenagers and track down manatees all at the same time. This is a great family trip... highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mangrove Tunnels are awesome and Chris is a wonderful guide. We can recommend this adventure to anyone.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 2nd time renting kayaks for a self-guided tour. Having the kayaks launched conveniently from the south end of Lido Key provides for a great experience on the water, especially through the amazing mangrove tunnels. Looking forward to our next trip to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris is very informative and offers a great tour. I love that he addresses each kayaker by their name. Excellent tour. Would do it again and again...

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Luellen2015
8 June 2018|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
No, sorry (unless the 3rd is under 35 lbs.)
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Stephanie S
3 August 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
Absolutely. They can either ride between 2 adults in a tandem kayak, or in front with 1 adult. Just give a call and we'll figure out which is best. Thanks
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Andrea R
24 July 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Property representative |
Absolutely. It will ask if you have kids in the tandem kayak on the sign up page
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