Top 20 Experiences in sarasota
Kayak Tour through Mangrove Tunnels
The Lido Mangrove tunnels are such a special and unique ecosystem. Our guides will make sure you are confident on the water and will give tips to improve your paddling and the experience. During the tour, our guides will point out the wildlife and will do their best to find manatees and dolphins for the group to see.
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
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)
City Sightseeing Trolley Tour of Sarasota
Sarasota's BEST City Sightseeing Tour, a wonderful way to learn where to eat, shop and visit, and about Sarasota's interesting past, whether you are a longtime resident, a newcomer, or a visitor. Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 9-passenger van.
Siesta Key Electric Bike Sunset Tour
Experience America's number 1 beach in an incredibly unique manner! Our electric bikes are top of the line and feature both a 5 level pedal assist as well as on-demand throttle so you can work as much or little as you desire. Great for folks of any age and experience level.
Sharkey's LED illuminated Night & Sunset Tour on Glass Bottom Kayaks in Sarasota
We offer the Ultimate Adventure with our Glass Bottom Kayak LED illuminated Night & Sunset Tours! Our LED Sunset Tours start at 8pm and our LED Night Tours start at 9:30pm every night. We'll start by paddling through mangrove canals and then explore along mangrove shorelines and shallow grass flats. We'll look for various sea-life and seabirds as we paddle through a shallow harbor. We'll explore the underwater views with our custom high powered underwater LED lights as you look for fish, stingrays, crabs, shrimp and other sea-life as we illuminate the waters around us. The views of the John Ringling Causeway Bridge and The City of Sarasota Skyline is awesome! With literally nothing to do at night in Water Sports, our Glass Bottom Kayak LED illuminated Night & Sunset Tours are perfect for families, friends, large groups, or an unforgettable date night under the stars or at Sunset! Our kayaks have no drain holes so you can wear full clothing with shoes and even stay warm in the winter!
75 Minute Parasailing Adventure above Bradenton Beach & Anna Maria Island
Come parasail along the beautiful west coast of Florida! Our guides have decades of experience parasailing and look forward to providing you with an unforgettable experience above the water.
Private Siesta Funship Adventure/Dolphin Cruise Sandbar Stops
We are the only Captained boat with a slide in Siesta Key area. Leave your worries at the dock. We'll take great care of you.
Sarasota Mangrove Tunnel Guided Kayak Adventure
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.
Downtown Walking Food Tour in Sarasota
This tour is for you if you are looking for a unique food experience, a romantic night out, or to just have fun socializing with friends and family. This 3 hour walking tour of downtown Sarasota will immerse you an exciting and educational culinary experience.
Myakka State Park E-bike Safari
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.
Half-Day Private Sarasota Charter Tour with Wildlife Watching
This unique boating experience will give your party the opportunity to see Siesta Key, Casey Key and Venice from a whole different perspective. Expect to see Manatee as they come up for air, Dolphin playing in the bay and fish jumping about. Keep yours eyes open for birds like Heron, Osprey and Swallowtail Kite! We’ll also pass many beautiful homes make a stop at the tiki and roam the beaches to shell! This trip is guaranteed to create a memorable experience! Come aboard, we look forward to having you!
4 Hour Private Charter
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.
4-Hour Private Inshore Fishing Trip in Sarasota
Looking for an adventure that really showcases what the waters of Sarasota have to offer? Captain James Gibson is an inshore fishing fanatic, and he can’t wait to introduce you. A local fisherman, Capt. James specializes in targeting Floridian-famous fish such as Snook, Redfish, and the mighty “Silver King” (Tarpon) as well as other species like, snapper, grouper and trout. Capt. James was born and raised on the west coast of Florida, and has been fishing the waters of Sarasota, Bradenton, and Tampa Bay for over 15 years. He’s passionate about inshore fishing, and loves nothing more than sharing this passion with other anglers. No matter your age or skill level, he’ll help you discover your love for fishing Florida’s shallows!
Parasailing Adventure in Anna Maria Island
Get a different perspective of the Anna Maria Island on this adventure and feel at ease with a detailed safety briefing before your flight. This activity is suitable for all skill levels. You will enjoy the panoramic views and experience adrenaline-pumping thrills during this 12-minute parasailing ride. Relish the tranquility and privileged views before returning to sea level.
Siesta Key Kayak Tour
Our guides are the best around. They love taking people out on the water and showing off this unique side of Florida. The guides are focused on your safety, comfort and want you to have fun. They will point out interesting sea animals, give your pointers on how to paddle, and entertain you with their stories. You will love it!
Private Sunset Charter
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.
Half Day All The Way
Private Luxury Charter for up to Six Clients. You relax and we take care of the rest. All of charters include USCG Licensed Captains, USCG Documented Vessels, great safety equipment included Comfortable & Inflatable Life Jackets. We are fully licensed and insured.
Murder Mystery Trolley: Who Killed The Circus Queen?
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.
Hop aboard our enclosed, air-conditioned van or trolley to learn about the vibrant Amish and Mennonite cultures here in Sarasota. Learn about the beliefs, traditions and differences between these two religious orders from our knowledgeable and passionate tour guide, Kendra Cross. Visit the Pinecraft community, a small working neighborhood that attracts many members of the Amish and Mennonite orders. Many families travel to this Sarasota haven during the winter months to escape the harsh weather in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and several other northern states. Slow down and enjoy the small pleasures in life on our tour of this rustic and charming neighborhood. Enjoy the tour stops at Alma Sue’s Quilt Shop, The Carlisle Inn and Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen Cooking Restaurant for a sample of their delicious pie! Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 9-passenger van.
Sarasota Electric Bike and Food Tour
Come join us on an adventure along the beautiful Sarasota Bay, riding into Downtown Sarasota. We will be hopping on our electric bikes passing by the most picturesque areas, historical landmarks, and making a few stops at our local favorite restaurants. You will be tasting local foodie favorites including unique Indian cuisine, authentic Neopolitan pizza, and a local favorite, Siesta Keys gourmet popsicles. This 4 hours Electric Bike and Food Tour includes 3 stops at unique local restaurants, plenty of food, and nonalcoholic beverages.