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Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures

100 Taft Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-504-6296
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Hello Manatees! Perfect day to cruise through the mangroves

10 minutes into our tour today we saw 8 different manatees cruising around. 2-3 went RIGHT by our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joel H
Cedar Park, Texas
We had a blast!!!

This place is awesome! These guys are very helpful as we had never kayaked before. The mangroves... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nickie K
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“lido key” (38 reviews)
100 Taft Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-504-6296

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Reviewed 4 days ago

10 minutes into our tour today we saw 8 different manatees cruising around. 2-3 went RIGHT by our kayaks so quietly and gracefully. What an amazing experience! Will was our guide and even he was surprised at how many there were. After cruising through a...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome! These guys are very helpful as we had never kayaked before. The mangroves we a little tough to maneuver through, but that made it more fun! We didn't see any manatees or dolphins but lots of jellies, crabs, sea urchins, and...More

Thank Nickie K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Still had a great time! Luckily, we were the only family that did the afternoon tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the local wildlife and had quite a few facts to share. He also was friendly & patient while we navigated thru the...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a tour with Will, and he was extremely knowledgable and fun. Nothing scary about the tour and the kayaks are really easy to handle. It would be awesome for the kids and its definitely worth it. It made our vacation. The weather was beautiful...More

Thank megbaker1221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well... actually we didn't ride a manatee, but one did push our kayak along the bay! We were viewing from a safe distance and one popped up behind us and started nibbling on the back of the kayak! I posted video over on the Almost...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will was a great tour guide with plenty of knowledge about the mangroves and sea creatures. We got to see three manatees and some dolphins. Make sure you wear a hat and have plenty of sunscreen.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour today was awesome!! Tour lead by Phil, right out of the gate he spotted manatees for us to observe. I have to say I appreciate his respect for nature and we kept ourselves at a distance. Also- he helped a spotted eagle sting...More

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we took our kayak tour for our honeymoon, Will was our tour guide and was fantastic at telling us every interesting fact about he knew about the bay and the wildlife. Our group was a mix of newbie and average experienced kayakers and he...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made our 9:00 a.m. reservation an hour before the tour. Todd, our tour guide was very accommodating and went back home to pick-up a tandem kayak. The kayaks were the higher-end ones with backs, which made the ride more pleasant. We paddled around bay...More

Thank PachamamaATX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend!!! Will was our guide and considering we had 4 people of various ages who had never kayaked before - things went great! We saw lots of wildlife and learned a lot. Fantastic time. We will go back!

Thank aok83
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7 January 2017|
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Response from isaacstone | Reviewed this property |
We booked it like the day before, so I don't think there's a line for it. There was only one couple who went with us on the morning trip so it was more of a personal tour.
27 September 2016|
Response from Almost Heaven K | Property representative |
Hello We use sit on top kayaks which are easier to get in and out of . the lido mangrove tunes tour lasts for 2 1/2 hrs Many Thanks Sarah
27 September 2016|
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Response from Almost Heaven K | Property representative |
Hello The best tour for Beginners would be the Lido mangrove tunes tour which lasts for 2 1/2 hrs l. You would be in the kayaks for the duration of the tour. The tour is in 2 parts the first half you are on the bay looking... More