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Sarasota Paddleboard Company

690 Ben Franklin, Sarasota, FL 34234
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Manatee and Mangrove Tunnels

Colin led us on a fun, fantastic and informative kayak tour of the mangrove tunnels after first... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
trishwish26
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Madison, New Jersey
First time paddelboarder

Bob and Bobby were great! Took my reservation quickly and before I knew it, I was getting a lesson... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Sherrie S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Sarasota Paddleboard Company is a company that specializes in Stand up Paddleboarding and sit on top kayaks We provide rentals lessons and excursions 7 days a week sun rise to sun set!.Based on lido key we are authorized for SUP and kayak rentals in the LIDO MANGROVE TUNNELS. Delivery and pick up of rental equipment to hotels,homes and waterfront locations is FREE! All necessary instruction and safety equipment is provided. We are specialist and carry top of the line equipment including race boards, all around boards, sup surf boards and tour boards. kayaks and soft top surf boards. We will provide the correct equipment sized for the user
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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690 Ben Franklin, Sarasota, FL 34234
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Colin led us on a fun, fantastic and informative kayak tour of the mangrove tunnels after first taking us to a manatee hangout. He is a fountain of marine and historical information and we enjoyed listening to him and learning from him. We had never...More

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

thank you so much for the review. We greatly appreciate you.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Bob and Bobby were great! Took my reservation quickly and before I knew it, I was getting a lesson from Bob who was patient and encouraging. Location is perfect for a beginner. I was able to stand up and paddle through the mangrove key.

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

great job and so glad you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I are avid SUP'ers in NJ. We visited Sarasota where we found Sarasota Paddleboard Co. Bob and Bob Jr. Their equipment was in great shape, and they had very good tips on where to paddle. They have 2 locations, so we had...More

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

We always enjoy meeting avid paddlers. thank you for the review and hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our friends signed us up for 4 hours of paddle boarding through the mangroves, etc. Bob & Bobby were great and quickly had us fixed up on boards. After a couple of hours going through the mangroves, we wanted to head upwind (wind was blowing...More

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

thank you for choosing Sarasota paddleboard company and thank you for taking time to write a review

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My young son and I had been keen to try paddle boarding for a while. Spring Break gave us the opportunity and having been advised to try Lido Key we booked a guided tour. We received a very warm welcome from staff who were eager...More

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

thank you for the review, You guys were awesome!

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This was the second time we've rented paddle boards from this company. The first time, they were delivered to our door. This time we rented at Lido. Both times we got great service, a thorough review of technique, advice, and a map. Paying online was...More

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

thank you for the review. we are glad you enjoyed the mangroves and value your return business. thank you

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Bobby, Chairman of the Boards is awesome...knowledgeable, instructive, courteous and price competitive. Spent a great few hours touring the mangroves on brand new kayaks... very comfortable and saw incredible marine life at our fingertips. Highly recommended!!

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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

thank you for the review we greatly appreciate it

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Six of us went on a night paddle board excursion through the mangrove trails on LED lit up paddle boards. It was an incredibly informative and memorable experience that we plan to repeat on our holiday next year.

Thank Kristie B
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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed the night experience

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

It was a great adventure, saw a lot of neat small marine life. Had a knowledgeable tour guide. It did require some physical excertion because there was wind that day but overall great experience

Thank Lisa R
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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for the review. Your business is greatly appreciated and we are glad you enjoyed your day on the water

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience! Bobby was very helpful and knowledgeable! We will certainly be back to try out the paddle boards next time!

Thank Kaitlyn P
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Bob M, Owner at Sarasota Paddleboard Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for the review. You definitely want to try stand up paddleboarding its awesome

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Response from Bob M | Property representative |
We specialize in stand up paddleboarding. We teach all levels and provide all equipment including 12'6 and 14 ft race boards, sup surf boards, kids boards, big boards and fishing boards
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