Top 20 Experiences in sarasota
Siesta Key Electric Bike Sunset Tour
Experience America's number 1 beach in an incredibly unique manner! Our electric bikes are top of the line and feature both a 5 level pedal assist as well as on-demand throttle so you can work as much or little as you desire. Great for folks of any age and experience level.
Kayak Tour through Mangrove Tunnels
The Lido Mangrove tunnels are such a special and unique ecosystem. Our guides will make sure you are confident on the water and will give tips to improve your paddling and the experience. During the tour, our guides will point out the wildlife and will do their best to find manatees and dolphins for the group to see.
Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour
There is a reason that the Mangrove Tunnels of Lido Key are a must-do experience when visiting the Gulf Coast. We launch from Ted Sperling Nature Park (190 Taft Dr Sarasota FL) which has clean restrooms, a rinsing shower, and shaded picnic tables. Our amazing local guides from Sea Life Kayak Adventures take you on a tour of Little Sarasota Bay, where you may see manatees, dolphins, a variety of birds and sea life...then finish up in the famous mangrove tunnels, a beautiful canopy that meanders thru an island. The tour usually goes around 2 hours, but we aren't on a strict schedule, so please allow for an extra half hour. We are located just minutes from downtown Sarasota, 20 minutes from Siesta Key, and a half hour from Anna Maria Island and Bradenton (add time for traffic during high season. We meet a HALF HOUR before our tours)
City Sightseeing Trolley Tour of Sarasota
Sarasota's BEST City Sightseeing Tour, a wonderful way to learn where to eat, shop and visit, and about Sarasota's interesting past, whether you are a longtime resident, a newcomer, or a visitor. Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 9-passenger van.
Downtown Walking Food Tour in Sarasota
This tour is for you if you are looking for a unique food experience, a romantic night out, or to just have fun socializing with friends and family. This 3 hour walking tour of downtown Sarasota will immerse you an exciting and educational culinary experience.
Sharkey's LED illuminated Night & Sunset Tour on Glass Bottom Kayaks in Sarasota
We offer the Ultimate Adventure with our Glass Bottom Kayak LED illuminated Night & Sunset Tours! Our LED Sunset Tours start at 8pm and our LED Night Tours start at 9:30pm every night. We'll start by paddling through mangrove canals and then explore along mangrove shorelines and shallow grass flats. We'll look for various sea-life and seabirds as we paddle through a shallow harbor. We'll explore the underwater views with our custom high powered underwater LED lights as you look for fish, stingrays, crabs, shrimp and other sea-life as we illuminate the waters around us. The views of the John Ringling Causeway Bridge and The City of Sarasota Skyline is awesome! With literally nothing to do at night in Water Sports, our Glass Bottom Kayak LED illuminated Night & Sunset Tours are perfect for families, friends, large groups, or an unforgettable date night under the stars or at Sunset! Our kayaks have no drain holes so you can wear full clothing with shoes and even stay warm in the winter!
Half-Day Private Sarasota Charter Tour with Wildlife Watching
This unique boating experience will give your party the opportunity to see Siesta Key, Casey Key and Venice from a whole different perspective. Expect to see Manatee as they come up for air, Dolphin playing in the bay and fish jumping about. Keep yours eyes open for birds like Heron, Osprey and Swallowtail Kite! We’ll also pass many beautiful homes make a stop at the tiki and roam the beaches to shell! This trip is guaranteed to create a memorable experience! Come aboard, we look forward to having you!
Private Siesta Funship Adventure/Dolphin Cruise Sandbar Stops
We are the only Captained boat with a slide in Siesta Key area. Leave your worries at the dock. We'll take great care of you.
Hop aboard our enclosed, air-conditioned van or trolley to learn about the vibrant Amish and Mennonite cultures here in Sarasota. Learn about the beliefs, traditions and differences between these two religious orders from our knowledgeable and passionate tour guide, Kendra Cross. Visit the Pinecraft community, a small working neighborhood that attracts many members of the Amish and Mennonite orders. Many families travel to this Sarasota haven during the winter months to escape the harsh weather in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and several other northern states. Slow down and enjoy the small pleasures in life on our tour of this rustic and charming neighborhood. Enjoy the tour stops at Alma Sue’s Quilt Shop, The Carlisle Inn and Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen Cooking Restaurant for a sample of their delicious pie! Tours with fewer than 10 guests will travel in our air-conditioned 9-passenger van.
4-Hour Private Inshore Fishing Trip in Sarasota
Looking for an adventure that really showcases what the waters of Sarasota have to offer? Captain James Gibson is an inshore fishing fanatic, and he can’t wait to introduce you. A local fisherman, Capt. James specializes in targeting Floridian-famous fish such as Snook, Redfish, and the mighty “Silver King” (Tarpon) as well as other species like, snapper, grouper and trout. Capt. James was born and raised on the west coast of Florida, and has been fishing the waters of Sarasota, Bradenton, and Tampa Bay for over 15 years. He’s passionate about inshore fishing, and loves nothing more than sharing this passion with other anglers. No matter your age or skill level, he’ll help you discover your love for fishing Florida’s shallows!
Paddleboard Tour Through Lido Mangrove Tunnels
The Lido Mangrove tunnels are such a special and unique ecosystem. Our guides will make sure you are confident on the water and will give tips to improve your paddling and the experience. During the tour, our guides will do their best to find and point out wildlife. The area is home to beautiful seabirds, various fish and invertebrate species, as well as manatees and dolphins! We also have the best tour guides in the business. They know the area and the ecosystem and truly love to show it off. As we are one of the smaller companies that operate in the park, we keep all of our tours under ten vessels per guide.
Parasailing Adventure above the Gulf of Mexico
At YOLO Adventures, experience the thrill of a lifetime by soaring above the Anna Maria Island and Gulf Coast parasailing. Gentle takeoffs, water dips when requested and smooth landings are always provided by our experienced USCG licensed crew. You’ll get to see AMI and Cortez, FL from a whole new perspective! Parasailing is a fun and safe family activity for all ages, that everyone will remember for a lifetime. Give your vacation that extra boost of excitement today. Come fly with us!
Murder Mystery Trolley: Who Killed The Circus Queen?
Fun, interactive murder mystery theater on the trolley! Someone has murdered the Circus Queen...and suspects abound among the circus folk on board. Everyone seems to have a motive. Wear a circus costume if you wish, find yourself among the suspects, and help our sleuths to solve the mystery! Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the tour leaves. Trolleys leave at your scheduled time. If you don't arrive within 5 minutes of departure time, we reserve the right to resell your ticket.
Haunted Sarasota: Mummies, Murder & Mayhem!
Hop on board our haunted trolley tour for a historical tour of Sarasota’s haunted past! Hear stories about famous murders, visit spirited buildings, and explore unsolved crimes during this 90-minute, air-conditioned nighttime tour. Sit back and listen as our entertaining Ghost Hostess brings the rich history of Sarasota to life on this fun tour—be sure to keep an eye out for surprise guests along the way! Tour includes complimentary beer or wine at the Trolley Cottage Tiki Bar before boarding. Ages 12+; young people ages 12-20 may attend if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the tour leaves. Trolleys leave at your scheduled time. If you don't arrive within 5 minutes of departure time, we reserve the right to resell your ticket.
4 Hour Private Charter
We truly believe that we live in PARADISE. How could we not? Every time we charter a tour we are surrounded by beautiful crystal clear waters, amazing wildlife, perfect weather, and unforgettable sunsets. We can’t wait to share all these breathtaking sights and sounds with you! We are your best option for exploring the beautiful waters of Sarasota Bay and the surrounding areas. Our vessel is an amazing Sylvan Tritoon that provides you with a safe and comfortable ride, while allowing us to cater each experience to your group! Our charters are designed to keep you smiling from start to finish while creating memories that will last a lifetime. This Charter is for up to 6 guests no exceptions.
Efoil Watersport Experience in Sarsota
Cruising on the Lift Efoil is a water adventure yet to beat! We provide excellent guidance and safety to get you flying over the blue waters of Sunny Florida. Our instructors can’t wait to give you an exhilarating experience that is a bucket list must.
History of Sarasota and Lunch Tour
Discover downtown Sarasota with a local guide on a comprehensive and fun walking tour! Your expert guide will walk you through the historic bayside streets of downtown Sarasota to historic landmarks while you learn of the rich history and strong art culture of the area. When the tour is over we will finish up with a delicious lunch featuring the town's favorite specialty Tacos at an upscale taco bourbon joint. Book this tour with a group or just a friend!
Siesta Key Kayak Tour
Our guides are the best around. They love taking people out on the water and showing off this unique side of Florida. The guides are focused on your safety, comfort and want you to have fun. They will point out interesting sea animals, give your pointers on how to paddle, and entertain you with their stories. You will love it!
Private Sunset Charter
This Charter is driven by our Captain and we can take up to 6 guests maximum. We are pet friendly for well behaved pets. Please bring your own items to clean up after your pets. Please also keep in mind the temperatures because Florida can be hot and uncomfortable for our furry friends. The Charter is private so it will only be your friends and family on the boat. You will travel through Sarasota Bay with a stop off at a sand bar if you want to get out and go for a swim.
3-Hour Kayak Rental in Longboat Key
Florida kayaking at it's best, this beautiful location is a hidden gem in the center of Longboat Key.