Explore the islands with us!

We are a family of water-loving, expert naturalists, and certified paddling instructors and we are more than happy to dedicate our lives to exploring and educating others about our watery world. We offer kayak and paddleboard rentals and award-winning tours around Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Lido Key, and Sarasota for anybody wanting to explore the waters in a relaxed and adventurous way (yes, you can do both!).

Whether you are looking to kayak with friendly manatees and dolphins or to enjoy kayaking Sarasota Bay’s best mangrove tunnels, we have the perfect kayak adventure for you. Come share the happiness of paddling with us and see why this beautiful place (and this amazing little company) keep winning so many awards!

Choose your Adventure!

Choose your adventure:

Guided Tours

Our guided tours are consistently ranked the best kayaking in Sarasota Bay for a good reason… we pour our heart and soul into every tour, making each one absolutely unique and unforgettable. Come join us!

Longboat Pass Anna Maria Island kayak tour

Coastal Island Tour

Kayaking with manatees, dolphins and birds are the focus of the Coastal Island Tour! This has been our most popular kayak tour for the past 10 years! If you are looking for the chance to kayak with manatees and dolphins and get up close to a huge variety of ocean life, this tour is for you…

Kayak guide leading a tour through the mangrove tunnels at Ted Sperling Park in Lido Key Sarasota Florida

Mangrove Tunnels Kayak Tour | Sarasota

Looking for things to do in Sarasota? Kayaking the mangrove tunnels at Lido Key is a must-do when visiting Sarasota! This location is popular for families because it has very well-maintained paddling trails that meander through well-marked trails of the mangrove forest…

Sunset beach with orange clouds

Sunset Kayak Tour

Watching the sun sink into the sea is one of the most memorable experiences imaginable… and there is no better way to enjoy the view than from your own kayak! The Sunset Kayak Tour is truly a spectacular experience, giving you a front-row seat of the stunning Florida Gulf Coast sunsets. If you are looking for the perfect sunset tour, this is it.

Rentals

Feeling independent? Rent our kayaks or paddle boards for a half-day and chart your own course! Our equipment is top-of-the-line and all rentals include a paddle, life vest, lesson, and a map of the popular paddling routes.

Kayak tour group on the Coastal Island Tour in the crystal clear waters of Longboat Pass

Rentals at Longboat Pass

Rent your kayak or paddle board and explore the crystal clear waters of Longboat Pass – the waters at the south end of Anna Maria Island and the north end of Longboat Key…

Kayaks stored at rental pavilion at Bayfront Park Longboat Key Florida

Rentals at Bayfront Park

The mangrove islands adjacent to Bayfront Park on Longboat Key are absolutely gorgeous – no crowds except for the occasional pod of dolphins, and so many…

Family kayaking through mangrove tunnels at Ted Sperling Park in Lido Key Florida

Rentals at Lido Key

One of the best options for kayak rentals Sarasota has to offer is our Lido Key kayak rental. Kayaking the mangrove tunnels at Lido Key is a must-do when visiting the islands of Sarasota Bay! This location is popular for families…

Guided Tours

Our guided tours are consistently ranked the #1 adventure on AMI and LBK for a good reason… we pour our heart and soul into every tour, making each one absolutely unique and unforgettable. Come join us!

Rentals

Feeling independent? Rent our kayaks or paddle boards for a half-day and chart your own course! Our equipment is top-of-the-line and all rentals include a paddle, life vest, lesson, and a map of the popular paddling routes.

Lessons

We offer classes for first-timers and soon to be experts! Instruction covers basic and advanced strokes, navigation, rescue, safety, and gear selection. You'll be ready for the Olympic team by the end of the day!

Ad for Summer Camp kids paddling camp 2024

Summer Camp 2024

Sign up for our 2024 Summer Paddle Camp and let your kids experience the skills, safety, and fun of paddling! We will have five fun-filled days for you to choose from, with each day focusing on a unique location and theme. This will be FUN! Space is limited so sign up today!

Come see what all the smiles are about!