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I Kayak Sarasota

i Kayak Sarasota is closing and we at Ride & Paddle are sad to see this after their ten years of business. This has been such a hard year for all businesses due to COVID-19 and the new restrictions put in place. In addition to quarantine, Sarasota County has designed only certified companies such as Ride & Paddle, to use their launch sites. Unfortunately our friends at i Kayak Sarasota were not able to obtain the designation.

Ride & Paddle is happy to say that we have new and better kayaking equipment available for all ages and uses ready to go! We can accommodate anyone in the Sarasota and Siesta Key area looking for an enjoyable day on the water. 

I Kayak Sarasota Customers Can Still Enjoy The Gulf Coast

Throughout Sarasota and Manatee County you will find  hidden mangrove lagoons and unspoiled beaches that can best be accessed by boat. Kayaks are an excellent way to see many species of the gulf coasts wildlife. Watch Ospreys, Kingfishers and Pelicans dive for their dinner while Roseate Spoonbills, Egrets and Herons wade through the shallows for theirs. The birdlife is absolutely, amazing. You might even spot a dolphin or manatee. Don’t forget Midnight Pass beach is famous for shelling and shark teeth.

Kayaking allows you a close-up introduction to Florida’s lush ecosystem. Ride and Paddle offers adventures to all kayaking skill levels. Whether you want an exciting adventure with a challenge or a calm and relaxing day, there is nothing better than kayaking the Gulf coast.

Because Ride & Paddle Kayak Rentals offers adventures to all kayaking skill levels, anyone can enjoy an adventure on the water.  If you are a seasoned kayaker, feel free to go solo. If you are new to the sport or area we offer guided trips and training. No matter what level, age, or ability, You will have an amazing adventure, and we’ll be here every step of the way!

Ride & Paddle

Because Ride & Paddle have exclusive certification with Sarasota County, we are one of the only kayaking rental companies that can use public launch sites. Certified, insured and the best equipment is why Ride & Paddle is one of Sarasota and Siesta’ Keys favorite places to go for kayak rentals. 

Book Online or Call us at (941) 346-1797 today!



Kayak Rental Serving Siesta Key And Lido and Beyond.

Experience nature up close by being on the water. Whether you want to paddle the Little Sarasota Bay, the Gulf of Mexico or someplace near where you’re staying, we can make it happen.


Join us for a kayak tour!  Paddle around the Jim Neville Marine Preserve to experience some of Florida’s best nature. Our professionally guided tours last about 2 1/2 hours.  We paddle through grass flats and around mangroves in Little Sarasota Bay.  We regularly see manatees, dolphins, osprey, herons, snook and more.  We also stop at Palmer Point Beach to enjoy one of Sarasota’s most secluded beaches!  Our tours go out at either 10:00 am or 1:00 pm with a 4 person minimum


Want to learn how to paddle?  Call to ask about our instructional classes.



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