This is THE best paddle in Sarasota. Relax as you are guided through winding tunnels cut through the mangroves. Wildlife abounds on this paddle–dolphins, manatees, interesting birds, fish and invertebrates. Many people say…
Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals at Lido Key
Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals at the Lido Mangrove Tunnels
Looking to explore the mangrove tunnels at Ted Sperling Park on a kayak or a stand up paddleboard?
We offer kayak and paddleboard rentals daily at our launch on Lido Key. Our friendly and helpful crew will get everything ready for you at the launch site. We will provide you with a map of the area and a dry bag to use during your rental period.
Explore the mangrove tunnels in your kayak and just have fun! When you are done, paddle back to the launch site and our crew will be there to greet you.
Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals start at $40. Rentals are offered at 9:00 am and 12:30 pm for three hours and at 2:30 pm for two hours.
- STARTING PRICES:
- Single Kayak Rentals 2 Hour | 4 Hour
- Paddle Board Rentals 2 Hour | 4 Hour
- Tandem Kayak Rentals 2 Hour | 4 Hour
Kayak the Mangroves in Sarasota
Sarasota has amazing beaches and cultural activities but one of the coolest things to do while visiting is to explore the mangrove tunnels by kayak.
We offer guided tours of this area daily but sometimes it makes more sense to explore on your own. We offer kayak rentals and stand up paddleboard rentals daily from 9 am-4 pm at Ted Sperling Park; the gateway to the Lido mangrove tunnels.
Reservations are highly recommended. Book your reservations online or call/text 941-952-8245. We may have same day availability.
Our friendly crew will be ready with your equipment when you get to Ted Sperling Park. Once you check in, our crew will give you basic paddling instructions, a map of the area and dry bags to use while on your paddle.
We have single and double kayaks as well as stand up paddleboards.
If you are looking for kayak rentals, stand up paddleboard rentals or surfboard rentals on Siesta Key, click here.
We also offer kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals delivered to your home or hotel. Find out more here.