Immerse yourself in Sarasota's coastal mangrove forests, look out for dolphins and manatees, and practice your kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding skills on this immersive, small-group tour. After departing from Ted Sperling Nature Park, you'll paddle out on Sarasota Bay and can practice with your equipment. Then, head into the mangrove tunnels for your best chance to see local marine life.
Increase your chances of spotting manatees and dolphins during an eco-friendly kayak tour of the Lido Key in Sarasota. Ideal for lovers of nature and wildlife, this experience lets you escape the crowds on land and is suitable for both beginner and advanced paddlers. Plus, traveling in a non-motorized vessel means you’re less likely to scare away animals.
Enjoy one of Florida's best beaches at sunset on an electric bike tour. With 5-level pedal assist and an on-demand throttle, the electric bike allows you to put in as much or as little effort as you want as you ride along Siesta Key. All experience levels are welcome. Booking in advance ensures you won't miss out on this small-group tour.
Discover the best of Sarasota, Florida as you embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. Climb aboard your air-conditioned vehicle and see several points of interest including the Ringling Museum and College, Selby Library, and the Sarasota Opera House. While you ride, learn about the vibrant history and culture of the city from your guide.
Sunsets in Sarasota are even more spectacular when viewed from the water. Join the Sharkey’s sunset and illuminated night tour to discover Sarasota’s waterways in a new light. You’ll slide into a glass bottom kayak that’s outfitted with LED lights. Paddle into the mangroves and grass flats, viewing marine life beneath you and astounding plant life around you. Use your lights to spot crabs, stingrays, shrimp and more.
Discover the delectable highlights of Sarasota's thriving dining scene on this small-group, dinnertime tasting tour. Meet your guide in central Sarasota, and come with an appetite: you'll visit up to five local restaurants, and will enjoy enough samples to add up to a generous meal (alcoholic drinks additional expense). As you go, soak up the convivial atmosphere, and learn more about Sarasota's unique culture and culinary offerings.
Escape the mainland for half a day, and discover some of coastal Florida's most picture-perfect scenery, on this private, half-day boat charter. Pick between morning and afternoon start times, and make your own way to the dock. You can spot manatee and dolphins in Heron Lagoon and Casey Key, see a historic swing bridge, stop at a tropical beach for shelling, pause at a tiki for drinks and snacks (own expense), and more.
We truly believe that we live in PARADISE. How could we not? Every time we charter a tour we are surrounded by beautiful crystal clear waters, amazing wildlife, perfect weather, and unforgettable sunsets. We can’t wait to share all these breathtaking sights and sounds with you! We are your best option for exploring the beautiful waters of Sarasota Bay and the surrounding areas. Our vessel is an amazing Sylvan Tritoon that provides you with a safe and comfortable ride, while allowing us to cater each experience to your group! Our charters are designed to keep you smiling from start to finish while creating memories that will last a lifetime. This Charter is for up to 6 guests no exceptions.
See Florida’s Anna Maria Island from a different perspective as you soar above in a parasail. Join a small group and set sail from the marina for the perfect location to begin your flight. Then, gear up and feel the wind beneath you as you soar high above the water, taking in the panoramic views.
We have been avid explorers of Myakka River State Park for the better part of two decades and have been operating tours for nearly 5 years so our knowledge and expertise of the park and it's wildlife inhabitants is unmatched! Our guides are also extremely proficient in photography so you will leave with plenty of great photo mementos at no additional cost! Perhaps what makes our experience the most unique is that our top of the line E-bikes allow you to choose how much effort you put into the ride. Put your assist level low and get some exercise or allow the bike to do all the work and see the entire park sweat-free.
Our guided kayak adventure is the best of its kind in the area! Our expert guides are Florida Master Naturalists with vast knowledge of the local flora and fauna, as well as the fascinating local history! We get to kayak for a living! We never lose sight of that, and we show you our appreciation by keeping you safe, and making sure you enjoy our "office" as much as we do! We keep our groups small to ensure your safety and enjoyment. Our equipment is high quality, well kept, and safe.
Enjoy a fun-filled, active excursion—and get up close and personal with Lido Key's spectacular mangrove forests—on this stand-up paddleboarding tour. Pick from several morning and afternoon start times, meet at the departure point in Ted Sperling Park, and set off after a brief introduction. You'll paddle out on Sarasota Bay; will head into the Lido Mangrove Tunnels; and will look out for wildlife like dolphins, manatees, and bald eagles.
This Charter is driven by our Captain and we can take up to 6 guests maximum. We are pet friendly for well behaved pets. Please bring your own items to clean up after your pets. Please also keep in mind the temperatures because Florida can be hot and uncomfortable for our furry friends. The Charter is private so it will only be your friends and family on the boat. You will travel through Sarasota Bay with a stop off at a sand bar if you want to get out and go for a swim.
Discover the calm waterways around Siesta Key, just outside of Sarasota, on this small-group excursion. Choose a kayak or stand up paddleboard, whichever you are more comfortable with, for your journey. Then, follow your guide through the Jim Neville Marine Preserve observing mangrove islands and local wildlife while you paddle towards a secret beach.
Spend a few hours out on the water aboard a private boat during this half-day inshore fishing trip in Sarasota. Target Florida species including snook, redfish, and the 'silver king' tarpon as well as snapper, grouper, and trout. This tour doesn't require any prior fishing experience and beginners are encouraged to come out and learn the sport.
The only Clear Kayak tour in Sarasota, Florida. Experience kayaking with a completely clear view into the ocean. We search for sea shells, star fish, manatee, dolphin, and other exciting sea life! Don't miss your chance to have the best view possible.
Make sure to wear something you can get wet! We offer Day Tours, Sunset Tour and our most popular Night LED Tour
Explore a different cuisine on each tour by visiting three local restaurants for small bites and dessert with your tour guide, a local Sarasota foodie and restaurant expert. Meet restaurant chefs and owners as you learn more about each cuisine. Tour includes complimentary beer or wine pairing at the Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar before boarding!
Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 9-passenger van.
Experience nature up close by being on the water in the heart of downtown Sarasota. Our kayak tours launch from The Bay, Sarasota's new and premier park. Learn how the Bay Park Conservancy restored a mangrove bayou, enjoy the flourishing ecosystem, and explore the Sarasota Bay. Our guides provide kayaking instruction and share their knowledge of nature, local history, and the plan for The Bay Park.
Spend some time appreciating the artistic side of Sarasota during this public art tour. Did you know that there are more than 60 sculptures, murals, and monuments throughout the city? Hop on a trolley, or in a van for smaller groups, and cruise around to view them. Your group will roll through St. Armands Circle and other areas as your guided art expert tells you the history and tales of Sarasota’s art culture.
Fun, interactive murder mystery theater on the trolley! Someone has murdered the Circus Queen...and suspects abound among the circus folk on board. Everyone seems to have a motive. Wear a circus costume if you wish, find yourself among the suspects, and help our sleuths to solve the mystery!
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the tour leaves. Trolleys leave at your scheduled time. If you don't arrive within 5 minutes of departure time, we reserve the right to resell your ticket.
For something different than beaches, discover one of Sarasota's most unique communities on an insider’s tour of Pinecraft, an Amish vacation enclave right on the outskirts of town. Led by a guide with personal connections to the local Amish and Mennonite communities, learn about their roots in Florida, traditional customs, and beliefs. You’ll also have the chance to shop for handmade gifts and sample famous pie at an Amish cafe.
Sarasota has a history unlike most cities—one that’s embedded with tales of the circus and its special performers. Avoid guidebooks and book this Sarasota Circus Secrets History Tour led by a circus historian. Hear stories and commentary about the city’s performing past and its quirky art and culture scene, including tales of showmen and performers of the circus.
1 hour 30 minutes
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"Hoppy was a great tour guide. We learned a lot about the nature and wildlife. Beautiful and easy paddle, so great for any level! There are restrooms on-site. You will get wet, so wear shorts or swimwear and then change when your tour is done. Beautiful and informational."..."
"Hoppy was a great tour guide. We learned a lot about the nature and wildlife. Beautiful and easy paddle, so great for any level! There are restrooms on-site. You will get wet, so wear shorts or swimwear and then change when your tour is done. Beautiful and informational."
"Really nice day out with Captain Joe and Cosmo. Big boat with a ton of toys for kids. Joe was very nice and had a lot of good information about the Sarasota area, would go out again if we are back in the area."..."
"Really nice day out with Captain Joe and Cosmo. Big boat with a ton of toys for kids. Joe was very nice and had a lot of good information about the Sarasota area, would go out again if we are back in the area."
"James took us to 4 different sites. With his kind help and instruction, kids caught 12 big fish in spite of the cold weather. James was courteous and knowledgeable. Boat was spotless and had all necessary equipment."..."
"James took us to 4 different sites. With his kind help and instruction, kids caught 12 big fish in spite of the cold weather. James was courteous and knowledgeable. Boat was spotless and had all necessary equipment."
"Learned a lot on the tour and felt like the locations we visited and the people we met along the way really gave the tour a special feeling. Our guide was very knowledgable and shared a lot of personal stories that helped us to gain understanding. The driver was fantastic as well!"..."
"Learned a lot on the tour and felt like the locations we visited and the people we met along the way really gave the tour a special feeling. Our guide was very knowledgable and shared a lot of personal stories that helped us to gain understanding. The driver was fantastic as well!"