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About Island Kayak Tours, LLC
Come explore Shell Key Preserve with us. We offer two guided kayak adventures, each for just $25 per person. Choose the Sunset tour for the perfect ending to a Florida day, or the 50/50 Nature tour for views of the mangrove keys you can't get from any motorized vessel and time on the island of Shell Key to swim, shell hunt, or relax. Visit our website for more information, or call or text to schedule your tour.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fantastic trip! Highly recommend! We were a family of 5 with three children and one teenager. Great trip for all!

Date of experience: December 2018
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islandkayakt, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed having you and your family out kayaking with us. It makes us very happy to hear you all had a great time. Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We look forward to seeing your family next time. Safe travels

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scott and Carissa provide every opportunity for their guests to have a unique kayaking experience. They make a point of knowing the names of everyone in their group (12 guests) and making them feel very welcome. Scott provides as much educational information as a person...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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islandkayakt, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Erin, thank you very much for choosing us to take you on a kayaking adventure. I enjoyed the many conversations we had. It makes us very happy to know you enjoyed your time with us. We cannot thank you enough for all the kind words...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ya’ll, Scott and his tour is awesome! It was just the right amount of Kayaking for this inexperienced bunch! We had all age ranges in our party and everyone survived! Also, the Kayaks are very open and roomy! The kids had a blast collecting seashells...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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islandkayakt, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kelly, we had a great time out kayaking with your family! It was truly our pleasure. We had great fun shelling on the island with you all. Thank you so much for choosing us to show you around Shell Key. We can't thank you enough...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Scott led a fantastic kayak tour where we saw multiple amazing wildlife scenes. The mangrove tunnels were really cool as well. Cant believe it was only $25!

Date of experience: November 2018
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islandkayakt, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

We are so happy you all had a great time! Thank you so much for choosing us to go kayaking with. We truly appreciate you taking the time to leave us a great review and look forward to seeing you again. Safe travels

Reviewed 12 November 2018

Scott and Carissa were amazing tour guides. I was particularly impressed by their love for nature and how much they enjoyed doing the tour. They grew up in the area and know everything about it. What was most impressive is the serenity of the area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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islandkayakt, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Boris, thank you very much for the awesome review! We enjoyed having you and your family out kayaking with us and are so pleased that we were able to be the highlight of your vacation! It is especially nice when we are able to have...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

My friend and I took the tour Sat October 13. What a wonderful experience! I can’t really add anything else new to the other great reviews posted here but I can say the day exceeded my expectations! Scott and Carissa are amazing people who you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you very much! We enjoyed having you both out kayaking with us! We look forward to meeting your husband's next time you're in town. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review! See you next time! Safe travels

Reviewed 26 October 2018

We have visited Florida on several occasions and taken various kayaking expeditions throughout the state. This trip I took with my sister and we found it to be the very best! Not only was it simply beautiful exploring the mangrove caves and inland waters, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Bette, we want to thank you very much for you and your sister choosing us to go out kayaking with. We had a great time! The manatee was really cool, the way she came right up to you both was really something special. I'm sure...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Scott and his wife are the most AMAZING people!!!!! So knowledgeable, nice, accommodating and informative! We kayaked to Caladesi Island and it was hands down the best kayaking trip I've ever been on. We kayaked through beautiful mangrove tunnels, got to kayak next to dolphins,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you very much for leaving us such a wonderful and kind review! We enjoyed having you both out kayaking with us! It was a beautiful day and the dolphins we're really cool! We look forward to seeing you again, and can't wait to meet...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing tour! Scott was super friendly & so informative on the area & the wild life! We got to see several different kinds of birds (including an American bald eagle!), fish, & a sting ray! Everyone in my party enjoyed themselves immensely!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Dolly, we enjoyed having you and your group out on such a beautiful day kayaking with us. The bald eagle was awesome! Thank you for all the kind words and the great review. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Safe travels

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Scott was a great tour guide! Very informative about all the wildlife and great stories! We loved the tour and would gladly return if we are back in the area!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Island Kayak T, Owner at Island Kayak Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much for all the kind words! We enjoyed having you out kayaking with us, and look forward to seeing you again next time you're in the area. We could not do this without the great support of friends like you. Safe travels

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tamik587
9 August 2018|
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Response from islandkayakt | Property representative |
Sorry Tami, I see this question is 9 days old but I just received it through TripAdvisor. Yes, we run our kayaking tours year-round weather permitting. Be sure to reserve ahead as the last two weeks in December are very busy... More
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Sandra D
6 June 2018|
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Response from islandkayakt | Property representative |
Hi Sandra I'm Scott. We supply the kayaks and everything you need. The tours last between 2 1/2 and 3 hours. Feel free to check out our website, we have a great video and pictures to look at, or give us a call at... More
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Jenna J
16 April 2018|
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Response from islandkayakt | Property representative |
Jenna, that's correct. There are no alligators in Shell Key Preserve. Please feel free to go check out our website There are a lot of nice pictures and a great video. This will help give you an idea of what our adventures... More
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