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Address: 190 Taft Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941-400-2740
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light,...

Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable and easy to maneuver kayaks....And still the lowest prices guaranteed. Just a few reasons to come kayaking (tour or rental) with Sea Life Kayak. Explore exotic mangrove tunnels, paddle among manatees, dolphins and much more...With the premier kayak company in Lido, Siesta, and AMI. The owners of Sea Life Kayak Adventures come from science and conservation backgrounds and are members/volunteers of several environmental and wildlife organizations. While other companies are herding dozens of paddlers onto the water, we limit our groups to enhance the experience of our paddlers and especially the wildlife, minimizing our impact on fragile ecosystems. We use top quality, comfortable and easy to use kayaks perfect for novices or pros (most paddlers are newbies which we love), and provide instruction before we launch. Manatees, dolphins, flying rays, flying fish, cormorants (swimming with us or even riding on our boats!), And much, much more can be seen up close. We believe in tailoring our tours to our clients and having fun! Kayaking is not just our business, it's our passion.

Thanks-Tom and Lauri

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Mangroves

Awesome tour, Ben was great with everyone, adults and kids alike. Wildlife and knowledge of the area were clearly apparent. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Northport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome tour, Ben was great with everyone, adults and kids alike. Wildlife and knowledge of the area were clearly apparent. Would definitely recommend!

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guide, Chris, was friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and FUN. We had 12 family members ranging from a toddler, teenagers, young adults to a 70 year old and everyone had a great time. I would recommend Seal Life kayaking to people of all ages

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chris our guide, was fun, funny, and full of interesting facts about the birds and the area. The 2 1/2 hour tour was easy and well managed.

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour was great. Ben was excellent. One of the party was brand new to kayaking and Ben was very reassuring and patient.

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Sarasota Fla
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris led an educational and enjoyable tour in and around Sarasota Bay and into the Mangrove 'tunnels'. The pace was appropriate for the goup's experience level and everyone seemed to be having fun. My wife an I will definitely make use of the kayaks again in the future.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ben, our guide, gave us a wonderful tour through the mangrove tunnels. The sky was blue, the weather was perfect. The cormorants entertained us as they dived under our kayaks for fish. Sea Life's website gave us all the information we needed.

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Pittsburgh, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to have a beautiful sunny day and to have experienced guide Chris with a new guide Ben. There were only three of us plus the guide. After a short review on technique we kayaked all around the bay. We got to see a lot of waterfowl. Cormorants even swam directly under us, catching fish. We saw dolphins... More 

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Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the mangrove tunnel tour. Our tour guide Ben was amazing!! He provided us with tons of fun facts that made the trip educational and enjoyable. I would definitely recommend this to any friends or coworkers that have a free afternoon and love exploring. Be sure to ask him "how low can you go" when you come up on... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Idyllic location, great knowledge of local history, culture, flora and fauna. Friendliest of fellow kayakers. The guide, Chris, was fantastic; catered to our every need and interest. A manatee was sighted. Great times all around. Would recommend to anyone!!!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time with our guide Chris,a unique experience exploring the mangrove channels and viewing all of the birds. Thank you

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