Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour

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There is a reason that the Mangrove Tunnels of Lido Key are a must-do experience when visiting the Gulf Coast. We launch from Ted Sperling Nature Park (190 Taft Dr Sarasota FL) which has clean restrooms, a rinsing shower, and shaded picnic tables. Our amazing local guides from Sea Life Kayak Adventures take you on a tour of Little Sarasota Bay, where you may see manatees, dolphins, a variety of birds and sea life...then finish up in the famous mangrove tunnels, a beautiful canopy that meanders thru an island. The tour usually goes around 2 hours, but we aren't on a strict schedule, so please allow for an extra half hour. We are located just minutes from downtown Sarasota, 20 minutes from Siesta Key, and a half hour from Anna Maria Island and Bradenton (add time for traffic during high season. We meet a HALF HOUR before our tours)



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Average 4.93 out of 5 stars based on 124 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Awesome Kayak Guided Tour through the Mangroves
Susan D, Feb 2022 Verified
Fun tour with a great guide. We had Ian. He was funny and very knowledgeable.
Awesome guided kayak tour
Stephanie N, Feb 2022 Verified
What a great experience. The mangrove tunnels are definitely something to see. Ean was a great tour guide with a great sense of humor. I’ll definitely be doing this again!
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
markpQ1660ED, Jan 2022 Verified
Great kayak tour through mangrove tunnels. Jess was an informative, enthusiastic and entertaining guide.
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
Doree_B, Jan 2022 Verified
Wonderful experience for our family. Our guide Ian was both informative and entertaining. This real life adventure through the mangrove tunnels tops any amusement park ride. Thank you Sea Life!
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
174cherylr, Jan 2022 Verified
Ian was an amazing guide, as he was informative and funny. The mangrove trees and tunnels were magnificent, one of God's unique creations. The water was so clear that you could see the life below. I will definitely do this tour again, next time with my grandsons.
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
tylerbT4383NC, Jan 2022 Verified
JAN 22 Mom and dad are visiting town from out of state. Went on tour with them and brother with tour guide Ian…we had an amazing time and saw things up close and personal
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
Sunshinemolly, Jan 2022 Verified
Ian was fabulous and we loved his sense of humor! Very knowledgeable & highly would recommend him and his company! Loved
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
Constance_K, Jan 2022 Verified
Went with my husband and 19 year old daughter. We all had a great time! Ian, our guide, was fun and knowledgeable! Going through the tunnels in the mangroves was amazing.
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
754trishp, Jan 2022 Verified
Although we didn’t see any dolphins or manatees on our trip, it was still a great trip. Kayaking through the mangroves as an experience you should not miss. Very relaxing and enjoyable. Jess was a great guide, very knowledgeable and helpful. She even towed a large man who couldn’t paddle on his own!
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
MariaV8289, Jan 2022 Verified
Ian was amazing. He was very funny and took his time showing us everything and giving us great information. Highly recommend. Ian was patient and taught our 6 year old rowing technique:-)

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