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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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
190 Taft Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-302-2677
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

2  Thank Becky F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 yesterday

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to do I Kayak and although it was fun it also got really boring. I think our party had a little bit more expectations for the experience. Our tour guide was using his Kayak as a paddle bored which allowed him...More

1  Thank Tiffany O
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My husband and I loved our experience with I kayak and our guide, Chris, was knowledgeable and fun! Will be renting and going on our own the next time.

1  Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Chris led us on a wonderful Kayak tour where we saw Manatees and birds right away. The Mangrove Tunnels are something not to be missed. Booking was easy and we were able to start right away and to do so in a great group.

1  Thank Sara G
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I Kayak makes the kayak rental experience a breeze. 2 minutes online to book and they literally put you in the kayak in the water. You don't have to do anything. The mangroves of Sarasota are a ton of fun, and there is a lot...More

1  Thank jsturner711
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Joanne R
3 April 2016|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Yes we have tandem kayaks , thank you
21 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
16 December 2015|
Response from Bob N | Property representative |
Sorry Sarasota County will not allow dog anymore at the park thanks bob