Sarasota Kayaking Rentals and Eco Tours

Guided Eco Tour 10:00am & 1:30pm

Voted best tour!
Come join us on Sarasota's most popular professionally guided mangrove tunnel and manatee kayaking tour! See the waters from a whole new perspective. Kayak and explore the beautiful mangrove tunnels, bays, and estuaries with an adventurous and insightful guide. Each of our guides are locals with extensive knowledge of Sarasota waters, professionally trained, and have a passion for what they do. This is a no worries just have fun trip! Safe and accessible for all levels of kayaking experience.

Duration: 2+ hrs
Our tours launch at 10:00am and 1:30pm daily from South Lido Park 190 Taft Dr. Please try to arrive 15 minutes early to check in and sign a waiver. Our friendly staff will direct you to the kayaks and your guide will provide instructions on paddling and the basics before pushing off for the best day ever!

Tour Prices
Singles $50.00
Tandems $90.00

Kayak Rentals

Best day ever!
Rent a kayak and do your own exploring! Paddle at your own pace through Sarasota's exotic mangroves, enjoy swimming off of South Lido Beach, or search for friendly manatee and dolphin in Sarasota Bay. Rentals are available any time of the day starting as early as 9:00 AM.

Duration: Half Day (4 hrs.)
Rental Prices
Singles $35.00
Tandems $50.00

All safety life jackets, paddles, and equipment provided with all tours and rentals!
I Kayak Sarasota only uses Sit-In open Kayaks

* Very stable hull shape increases glide and ease of paddling
* Open Cabin design for easy access
* Lower center of gravity can increase stability and paddling control
* All kayaks include necessary coast guard approved life vest and whistle
* Perfect for beginners!

Our Lido Key tours launch daily from Ted Sperling Park, located just south of St. Armands Circle and down the road from the Lido public beach.

For more information about Ted Sperling Park, please check out!

What to bring for Sarasota Kayaking

A smile:) and hat, sun screen, sunglasses, zip baggies, water shoes, bottle of water, depending on the time of year, a windbreaker, maybe a towel in the car for later.

Any questions you can call (941) 302-2677

All of our rental kayaks are made in the USA.