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Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company

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707 N Citrus Ave, Suite A, Crystal River, FL 34428-3977
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Fantastic Chassahowitzka River Tour

My wife and I had a great three hour kayak tour of the Chassahowitzka river. Matt was a tremendous... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
devcolabs
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Hudson, Florida
Relaxing, terrific day!

Our second time with Aardvarks. Our day on the Marsh was really awesome. Perfect weather and water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin K
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Cheboygan County, Michigan
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707 N Citrus Ave, Suite A, Crystal River, FL 34428-3977
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"marine biologist"
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"chassahowitzka river"
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"private kayak"
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"eco tour"
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"country tour"
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"relaxing paddle"
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"river otters"
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"extremely knowledgeable about the area"
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"his extensive knowledge"
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"kayaking trip"
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"wood storks"
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"sting ray"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a great three hour kayak tour of the Chassahowitzka river. Matt was a tremendous guide and pointed out many interesting plants and wildlife that we would never have been able to identify or spot on our own… including baby alligators!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second time with Aardvarks. Our day on the Marsh was really awesome. Perfect weather and water condition. Porpoise was swimming around us. Ray's and mullet everywhere! Crabs of several kind. An appreciated beginning to a well deserved vacation.

Thank Kevin K
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We made an error with our reservation and turned up a day late. Aardvarks were very understanding and provided us with the paddle boards at no extra cost. Before we went out we watched a video and learned about manatee etiquette - this was really...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Matt Clemons' background has afforded him an excellent knowledge set about the ecological basics of the mangrove island-dotted shallow waters of this part of the Gulf of Mexico. We began slightly later (10 AM) due to a cold start to the day. By the time...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I really enjoyed this tour. The likelihood of seeing a manatee was fairly small due to the warm weather, but we still saw them. I really appreciated the company's respect for the safety and well-being of the animals. Matt was so knowledgeable about all of...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Will indeed revisit for a great eco-tour. If you are interested in the animals and the environment and the issues like us, we were elated.

Thank Jana T
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Our trip was a wonderful time. The guide, Matt, is very protective of the natural environment. He is so knowledgeable about the area, the birds, the springs and the manatees. It was a real treat and pleasure having him as a guide. My partner was...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Matt and Susan are so knowledgeable, we learned so much about manatees, knights bay, and the regional ecosystem. They took us plus our 2 and 5 year old daughters out for three hours! Amazing value. Amazing experience. Do not miss this experience!!

Thank Brittany J
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

we spent three hours kayaking withe manatees this week and were blown away by the experience. Our guide ws a naturalist who continuously educated us for the whole trip.Kayaking is tough on your back for three hours but he and the manatees made it all...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

The staff was amazing, very attentive, passionate, and friendly. Great experience being able to see the manatees in their own habitat.

Thank German B
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latechkd
April 23, 2018|
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Response from yakker1 | Property representative |
Depending on the tour (I like our backcountry tour) you can often see dolphins, eagles, osprey, tutrles, mullet, alligators in some areas, roseatte spoonbills, and wading birds of all types. Paddling boarding or kayaking on... More
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liz h
February 28, 2015|
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Response from Kaat88 | Reviewed this property |
It is till early March, they say. So they are starting to move out. If you are lucky you can see some!
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