Sarasota Kayaking Tours and Rentals

Your Adventure Awaits!

Bay and Gulf adventures is a Sarasota kayaking tour and rental company, offering ecological education and exploration in a fun and entertaining environment for all ages. Explore the hidden treasures of Sarasota’s Lido Key, Mangrove Tunnels, Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Myakka State Park, and The Jim Neville Preserve only accessible through one our unique kayaking tours. Click on a tour for more information.


Lido Key Kayaking Tour






Myakka River Kayaking Tour






Jim Neville Preserve Kayaking Tour






Bird Watching Kayaking Tour







Explore Sarasota With Our Expert Eco Tour Guide

Small Tour Group Size Guaranteed

Our ecological tours provide you with the opportunity to experience nature and the open waters of Sarasota Bay like never before. Observe and interact with some of Sarasota’s most sought after wildlife from manatee and dolphin encounters to local shore birds and underwater marine life like sea stars and urchins! Photo opportunities are abundant and we guarantee you’ll experience a side of nature you’ve never seen before.
What types of wildlife?

On Our Lido Key Tour

  • Manatees
  • Dolphins
  • Egrets
  • Pelicans
  • Ospreys
  • Sea Stars
  • Sea Urchins

On Our Myakka River Tour

  • Alligator Sightings (Guaranteed!)
  • Wild Boar
  • Deer
  • Turkeys
  • Hawks
  • Turtles
  • Glossy Ibis

Our kayaking tours combine over 10 years of professional knowledge and experience offering a wealth of knowledge about our ecosystem you can only find at Bay and Gulf Adventures. Take a look at our tour gallery for pictures of Sarasota wildlife and other sightings.


Book your tour today! Call (941)893-7221 to reserve your spot.




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Our Sarasota kayaking blog is regularly updated and full of useful information about kayaking in Sarasota, including stories from past tours, wildlife pictures, kayaking tips, news and more. Be sure to become a subscriber to receive all our latest blog posts covering Sarasota nature tours.

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