Welcome!  I started this business in July 2017, The first thing to understand is I broke all the rules of your typical kayak rental location. My mobile kayak tour service is unique.  Over the past few years I have made some refinements and will continue to going forward. The result is that I am the #1 Kayak Tour Guide / Service from Americas #1 Beach. Proof is in the multitude of 5 star reviews. Truth is not told, rather it is best self discovered. Go look for yourself.

 

     I am a one man show, and keeping it this way. The best aspect of my business model and design is that I always get to go! I am blessed in that I get to meet nice folks from all over the world, I get out in nature, fresh air, get some exercise, have fun and enjoy what I do. Even better at the end of the day people happily pay me! I keep wondering when what I am doing will be determined to be illegal. So far I am getting away with it.

    Rather then be stuck in a single location, I have a 7 passenger van and provide complimentary pick up and return from your hotel or vacation rental. This saves you the trouble of finding our launch location, having to drive or paying to park. Please do not just show up at my house, it is not waterfront & we can't launch from here. You must have an advance reservation.

The only way to book a trip is with me over the telephone. 727-238-1960

 

     If I am driving, out kayaking with customers I don't answer my phone. Please leave a message and I will get back to you ASAP. I do get voice mail alerts and monitor and check my phone often.
 

     Please take a moment and peruse my website, here you will find many answers in the FAQ Frequently asked Questions, Tours and Prices , plus links to even more resources below to help plan your Florida vacation. Even if I am booked I will at least offer you alternate options. Some say I am crazy to refer my competition, but I do. I work with my competitors not against them. You will also find links to my restaurant recommendations

 

My mission here is simple: Help ensure our tourists have a great time, so they will want to return. Also when they go home and tell all their friends, co-workers & the folks at Church about their experiences here, they too will want to come down.

 

This is the philosophy that has made Clearwater Beach #1 in the USA. It is not the 4 walls of your hotel room that matter, but the SERVICE you receive from the waitstaff at restaurants,  bartenders, front desk staff ; and kayak tour guide. Welcome to our beautiful beach! Yes I offer local beach tours, but also consider taking a day to SEE THE REAL FLORIDA, I know of some truly special places you would never find on your own. Experience Secret Beaches, Secret Springs, Amazing Wildlife and return with lasting family vacation memories.

 

     One of my 10 year old customers said it best.

" This is better then Busch Gardens, No long lines, it's like one long ride, and all the animals are free"

     From now till March 1st. The Manatees are in! I have a special magic with these gentle giants and I offer interactive swim with the manatees kayak tours. While currently illegal in Pinellas County, Citrus Co, Florida has different rules and guidelines. I avoid the 3 Sisters Springs, Kings Bay, Crystal River pontoon boat " Swim with the Manatees: outfits. These operators typically stalk the known populated manatee sanctuaries waiting for one to exit or come in, then 20 people jump in vying for the attention of one manatee, Need I explain how this usually works out?

     Instead, we find our own manatees, I have a spot I call Big Momma's Cove. No! I am not telling exactly where it is located online. Here we approach via kayak, quietly. No loud prop motors that scare the manatees. Normally my kayak tours have between 2 and 6 persons. I will explain and educate you ( especially the children) about them , so you know exactly what to expect. It is always up to the manatee if they wish to interact with you. They are naturally curious creatures. However there is nothing you can do to make a 10 foot 1 ton plus mammal do anything it does not want to do. Sometimes we see new born manatees - and trust me there is nothing so stinking cute as a baby manatee. We will take a look in this situation and then leave momma to rest and nurse her calf.  If however we do find one that wants to play and I have it roll over for a good belly rub. This is not harassment, the manatees love it.  We treat these gentle giants with the utmost respect. Usually we also have the manatees I find all to our self, in their natural environment, and not just outside of the protected sanctuaries.

 

     Trust me, it is an experience on a whole other level and worth the slight risk of not finding one. No way can I guarantee wild manatees, but I do have a few tricks. Interactive Manatee Experiences MUST take place in Citrus County. However if you just want to see some manatees, I also know where to find them. My Weeki Wachee trip offers a custom route that pretty much assures we find them. If we go over the Skyway to Frog Creek, Terra Ceia Preserve and I fail at finding them - then we never want to disappoint the kids and make a quick trip to the TECO Manatee Viewing Center, about 15 minutes from where we will be kayaking.. Here 100s gather in the winter months in the warm water discharge canal from the power plant. It is the best place to see Manatees in Tampa Bay. See Video from them posted below.

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Thanks for the Great Reviews. See You Next Year for another Crazy Fun Exciting Adventure! 

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