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Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco-Tour
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US$44.50*
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Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate exploring the beautiful exotic mangrove tunnels and Little Sarasota Bay. This tour is a favorite for all ages.Sarasota's best kept secret.We are a licensed and insured kayaking company to offer guided tours of Sarasotas Mangrove Tunnels on Lido Key. Locally owned and all our guides have extensive experience in safety and are trained in CPR and life saving skills. Don't want a guided tour ,no problem we rent all kayaks and paddle boards by the half day.Thanks for looking Bob Nikla lifelong native of Sarasota.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guide mark” (8 reviews)
“lido key” (23 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlight of a memorable trip! My friend and I each got a kayak with Chris as our guide in his kayak. First we paddled out into the bay where the manatees swim right along on the side of the kayaks, or going under to the...More

1  Thank ckbp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a pair of tandem kayaks and a single to do a self guided float through the mangrove tunnels on Labor Day Weekend. The weather was perfect, not burning hot and slightly overcast. We had a Cormorant tag along with us for a lot...More

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mark was an excellent guide for our group of four. He grew up on a boat in Sarasota Bay and knows the area and its wildlife intimately. Fun and informative tour.

Thank ddsrq
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Kayak was so great on our latest adventure with their kayaks. We have don't the guided tours a few times, so this time we took some friends on our own tour through the mangroves and around Otter Key. It was so peaceful and beautiful!...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Chris did a great job leading and educating me and my wife (and others) in our kayak tour. Luckily the weather was amazing. We didn't see any dolphins or manatees but the experience was still great. We kayaked on open water and in the mangrove...More

1  Thank Robin D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I Kayak is a great company to utilize for the Mangrove Tours, or any opportunity where you need to rent Kayaks. My daughter and I went on a magnificent morning guided tour of the Mangroves. Our tour guide had a little comic in him, very...More

1  Thank R2_2014
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great tour, especially enjoyed the mangroves! Chris was a great tour guide. He was knowledgeable and fun.

2  Thank Becky F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The kayaking part was great, but ultimately I had to file a fraud claim with my bank against this company. I rented two kayaks as part of a self-guided tour, one of which was supposed to be free as part of the "123 Birthday Club."...More

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Bob N, Manager at I Kayak Sarasota, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Have to pay sales tax on all purchase, sooo sorry your free kayak didn't include state sales tax

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Two Parents and two teens took the tour. All of us loved it. Mark was our tour guide and did a fantastic job of keeping us engaged with his humor and experience and we learned a lot about the local history and eco system. We...More

2  Thank momlovespalmtrees
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Smooth operation from start to finish, from scheduling and paying online, to arriving and having the kayak put in the water for us, to returning and having the staff meet us as we pulled back in. Made the trip excellent!

1  Thank Thomas C
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Joanne R
3 April 2016|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Yes we have tandem kayaks , thank you
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L6908WMangelah
20 March 2016|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Hello, We love first timers,please select a guided tour 10AM AND 1:30 PM
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fionaqc
16 December 2015|
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Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Sorry Sarasota County will not allow dog anymore at the park thanks bob
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