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Island Kayak Tours, LLC

2800 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Pete Beach, Fl, Tierra Verde, FL 33706-1515
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An Adventure NOT to Miss

This kayaking tour was a great balance, especially with a young child! We did the 50/50 in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MMM1979
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Louisville, Colorado
Coolest thing I’ve ever done!

Scott was so cool! Had a lot of good stories to tell as we were kayaking. He was so patient with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauren S
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South Bend, Indiana
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Come explore Shell Key Preserve with us. We offer three guided kayak adventures, each for just $25 per person. Choose the Sunset tour for the perfect ending to a Florida day, the Back Country Nature tour for views of the mangrove keys you can't get from any motorized vessel, or choose the 50/50 tour for guaranteed time on the island of Shell Key to swim, shell hunt, or relax. Visit our website for more information, or call or text to schedule your tour.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2800 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Pete Beach, Fl, Tierra Verde, FL 33706-1515
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"mangrove tunnels"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This kayaking tour was a great balance, especially with a young child! We did the 50/50 in a tandem, and my daughter couldn't get enough. She got to "paddle" with me in the more open waters, which she loved. The mangroves are simply too cool...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It always puts a smile on my face to hear everyone having a great time! Thank you very much for choosing us to show you around Shell Key Preserve. I look forward to seeing you both again...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scott was so cool! Had a lot of good stories to tell as we were kayaking. He was so patient with all of us which was great, and he was great with my little cousins. I have to admit, I felt like I was gonna...More

Thank Lauren S
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lauren, that is an awesome review! You are very welcome, it was truly my pleasure to show you all around Shell Key Preserve. I will try my best to keep the business up and running, but I couldn't do it without the wonderful support of...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This 3-hour tour through mangrove tunnels was the best kayak tour we’ve ever taken! Let me highlight some of our favorite experiences: 1) The trip to the mangrove tunnels was very scenic and tranquil. Once we were getting close to the tunnels, the cormorants would...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you so very much for the wonderful compliment and the excellent review!! We are so happy we could make your kayaking experience a great one! I love all the great highlight's. Having fun on the water, and experiencing all that Shell Key Preserve has...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Scott and Chrissy were wonderful. They helped everyone get on the water and taught us all about the area and the animals in this setting. The setting was so beautiful. we loved the tunnels and the time at shell beach. The price is very reasonable...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Anita, we enjoyed having you and your guests out kayaking with us. It makes us happy to know that you all had a great time. Thank you so very much for leaving us a great review! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome way to spend the day and see the beauty of Florida Nature. As beautiful as Florida is, it is sometimes hard to truly enjoy it for a visitor. This Kayak tour does that. No noise or crowds. Peaceful and Serene. We did the 50/50...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you very much for the wonderful review! We really enjoyed having you out kayaking with us and so happy we could show you around the beautiful Shell Key Preserve. Please, give us a call anytime, we would love to show you more. Thanks again,...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We went on the 50/50 tour and it was a great time. Our guide was very knowledgeable and even had names for the cormorants that went along with us on our trip! They would swim right next to and under our boats. Going through the...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Jason, I'm so happy your family had a great time out kayaking with us. Both the kids did a wonderful job. I was so impressed!! Please look us up any time you're in town we would love to take you all out and explore other...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Scott and his family could not have been more hospitable, knowledgeable, and attentive. This is a MUST DO for your vacation itinerary! We went on the 50/50 trip, and it was the perfect combination of kayaking and beach time. The beach Scott guided us to...More

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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Carmen thank you so much for the wonderful review. We really appreciate you and Mario coming out kayaking with us. We hope you both have a safe trip back home and look forward to seeing you next time. Safe travels.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this fab family outfit if you fancy a little kayaking. We kayaked around 4 miles in total around the mangroves with a stop off at a beautiful beach along the way. Scott is a great guide. Very much enjoyed by us all.More

Thank MrsVie
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you so much for coming out on a wonderful afternoon adventure with us. We enjoyed having you all and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a great review! See you next time. Safe...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We three friends enjoyed a day on the water today with Scott & Karissa. Lovely, well organized and friendly. Thanks.

Thank maregray
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

We thank you ladies so very much for coming out and enjoying the day with us. Thank you so much for leaving us a great review. We look forward to seeing you all again. Safe travels.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

A really great family day out. Scott was an exceptional guide with great local knowledge. We also Booked a fishing trip for our son as well with Scott during our trip which was equally good.More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Elizabeth, thank you for coming out kayaking with us. We enjoyed having you and your family. Ewan did a fantastic job fishing. He is a true natural! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We look forward to...More

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Sandra D
6 June 2018|
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Response from Island Kayak T | Property representative |
Hi Sandra I'm Scott. We supply the kayaks and everything you need. The tours last between 2 1/2 and 3 hours. Feel free to check out our website, we have a great video and pictures to look at, or give us a call at... More
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Jenna J
17 April 2018|
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Response from Island Kayak T | Property representative |
Jenna, that's correct. There are no alligators in Shell Key Preserve. Please feel free to go check out our website There are a lot of nice pictures and a great video. This will help give you an idea of what our adventures... More
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