Learn to windsurf, kiteboard, stand up paddle board, or experience a kayak eco-tour through the mangrove tunnels of South Lido.
Learn to Windsurf or Kiteboard
Learn to windsurf or kiteboard in a safe and comfortable environment with PASA certified and insured coach Laurel Kaiser of Island Style Watersports who pioneered kiteboarding instruction in Sarasota, Florida. The Sarasota area offers optimal beaches and protected waters for kiteboard and windsurf instruction.
Guided Kayak Eco-Tours
Tours to the exotic mangrove tunnels of South Lido are offered daily. South Lido mangrove tunnels tour is suitable for both beginners and experienced paddlers. The tour is approximately two and one-half hour and offers an opportunity to see dolphin, manatee, and a variety of species of birds, fish, and other Florida wildlife.
Explore the exotic mangrove tunnels and waters of Jim Neville Nature Preserve, which is located on Little Sarasota Bay. The tour is approximately two and one-half hour and offers an opportunity to see dolphin, manatee, and a wide variety of species of birds that nest in the preserve, fish, and other Florida wildlife.
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The Philippi Creek estuary tour is approximately two and one-half hour and offers an opportunity for an intimate view of dolphin, manatee, and a wide variety of species of birds, fish, and other Florida wildlife.
Tour through Myakka River State Park’s freshwater wetlands, pinelands, prairies, and hammocks. Tour is approximately three hours and offers an opportunity to see alligators, wild boar, turtles, otters, and a wide variety of species of birds, fish, and other Florida wildlife.
Island Style Watersports specializes in small or individual tours and caters to each specific tour. Private tours are also available.
Island Style also offers single and double kayak rentals. All day rentals include equipment and delivery to Bird Key and South Lido in Sarasota. If you prefer, they can provide a car top mount for transporting on your vehicle. Read Island Style Watersports featured blog article – click here!
Take a kayak trip shuttle to mangrove and bird islands from Lido Key, Longboat Key, and Siesta Key!
The shuttle includes onsite use of kayak, standup paddleboard, and windsurf gear from Island Style Watersports playstation catamaran boat, The Mangrove Fairy and Day Tripper.
Island Style Watersports also offers customized small group eco, sunset, and local history tours on Sarasota Bay. Call for additional information and reservations.
Sarasota Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals & Lessons
Island Style stand-up paddleboard rental includes delivery, all equipment, and a mini lesson when you rent two or more boards.
Regardless of which activity you decide to do – windsurf, kiteboard, kayak or SUP, you’re sure to have a great adventure.