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Address: 24326 US Highway, 1 (Overseas Highway) Oceanside, Summerland Key, Lower Keys, FL 33042
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+1 305-395-2715
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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We do Kayak Tours and Rentals in the Florida Keys. We offer a daily 3 hour...

We do Kayak Tours and Rentals in the Florida Keys. We offer a daily 3 hour paddle to and are the originators of the "Wayback Tour" wherein we take you and the kayaks on our boat way back into the most pristine and beautiful backcountry. We also offer rentals and "rent and ride" in which we take you out to a sweet spot in the backcountry and you paddle back down wind. We have many interesting and wonderful tours and don't forget about our Rentals and Full Moon tours...just ask for Captain Markus.

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Paddle in Paradise!!

For anyone that has the desire to see the real Florida Keys, rent a kayak from Captain Markus! You won't be disappointed! It is a great way to get in touch with nature! The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kim M
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South Point, Ohio
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South Point, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone that has the desire to see the real Florida Keys, rent a kayak from Captain Markus! You won't be disappointed! It is a great way to get in touch with nature! The beauty in this part of the Keys is phenomenal! Whether you want some great exercise out on the water or just want to float a bit... More 

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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our team building trip to the Keys, we decided for a nice relaxing change of pace and went for the kayak eco tour . We kept an open mind when we arrived as we had to follow their crew to a location a few miles from the rental site. This was not a big deal, just caught us off... More 

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Thank mmethart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us took the 3 hr kayak tour with Capt. Markus last week and had a great time. Capt Markus was well educated on the marine life in the area and was a very entertaining guy to listen to. We didn't have a lot of luck seeing much so he let us stay out an extra hour at no... More 

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Thank Steve P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I spontaneously stopped in to see if we could go kayaking. Capt. Markus was awesome. We spent as much time talking to him as we did on the water! He gave us a lot of history of the area and great tips on where to go (and how to find our way back!). Paddling around with the... More 

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Thank Jackie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I talked to a handful of other rental places and Capt Marcus' friendly character stuck out by a longshot. His love for the land and creatures in the Florida Keys is genuine and you can ask him anything without fear of being talked down to. I am a tourist in a new land, but after spending a little time with... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

On our Florida roundtrip in September 2016 we booked based on all good reviews a private guided tour with Cpt. Markus. This was one of the best decisions we could make. We had a lot of fun, we saw and learned a lot about this beautiful place. This guy loves his job and that is something you can feel during... More 

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Thank Lydia M
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

While on vacation in Cudjoe Key we decided to rent a kayak. Driving down the road we saw Florida Keys Kayaks. We rented our Kayak from Captain Markus, he was amazing. Gave us recommendations for food in the area and places to go. If you are ever in the keys you NEED to go see Captain Markus at Florida Keys... More 

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Thank Billie L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Markus was one of the coolest guys we met in the keys, a genuine man. We wish we had him do the guided tour just to be able to hang out with him. Our kayak adventure was amazing. He directed us for the best fishing spots for my boyfriend, and great snorkeling for myself. The wildlife was gorgeous. We... More 

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Gardiner, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I rented kayaks from captain Markus in September 2016. What a encyclopedia of information he was in everything from the history of the Keys to the nature that resides there. The kayaks were comfortable and the kayaking beautiful. I felt like I was in a scene from a movie! He also gave us a great map and... More 

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Thank Kelly M
Martinsville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Florida Keys Kayaks and Eco Tours has become our ‘go-to’ place to rent our kayak when we are visiting the lower keys. Captain Markus understands that running a business is not always one-size-fits-all; he has been very accommodating with the pick-up and drop-off of our kayak. Really, in one short statement: He just makes it easy! Engage Captain Markus in... More 

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