Explore St. Pete Clearwater on An Exciting Kayak Tour

Clearwater Beach is an incredible destination for your next trip to Florida! While you’re in town, there are tons of sights to take in, but you definitely don’t want to get so busy exploring the land that you forget to spend some time in the water. Luckily, the Clearwater area is full of exciting kayak tour opportunities (perfect for both beginners and experienced kayakers) that will help you see the most stunning wildlife and learn all about the area. Here are a few of our favorite companies near our Clearwater Beach rentals!

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Doo’s Amazing Tours

Exploring Weedon Island Preserve by kayak is a breathtaking experience offered by Doo’s Amazing Tours in St. Petersburg. Their peaceful two-hour guided tours take you through a chain of beautiful mangroves, where you’ll have the opportunity to discover amazing wildlife such as manatees, dolphins, and birds in their natural habitat. As you explore the waterways by kayak, you’ll traverse ancient burial mounds while learning about the Native American history of the area. Their award-winning guided kayak tours are $60 per person, which includes your choice of single or double kayaks, life jackets, sunscreen, bug spray, bottled water, and transportation. 

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Sharkey’s Glass Bottom Tours

Are you looking for a nighttime Florida adventure? A one-of-a-kind experience awaits you at the kayak tours in St. Pete Beach with Sharkey’s Glass Bottom Tours. Their unique, guided Glass Bottom Kayak LED Illuminated Night Eco Tours on double kayaks offer an opportunity to explore marine life with a powerful LED light system. As you paddle through the scenic waterways of St. Petersburg, the lights illuminate the majestic underwater views beneath you. You’ll also be provided fish food to feed the native fish! This excursion is one of the most memorable Clearwater Beach activities you can find. The typical adventure lasts between 60-75 minutes and is $50 per person. 

Sweetwater Kayaks

Situated on the northwest of beautiful Old Tampa Bay, the experienced guides at Sweetwater Tours offer a variety of kayak adventures of all types and for all ages. Nature lovers will enjoy paddling through the amazing mangroves of Weedon Preserve with its abundance of amazing wildlife. If you’re more of a beach person, you can experience a guided adventure in the Shell Key area, a scenic spot known for shell hunting and birdwatching. There are also city skyline sunset tours, fishing tours, and full moon tours- truly a variety of options for everyone! You can contact the shop for current pricing for the expedition of your choosing. With over 28 years of experience giving kayak tours in Clearwater, FL, Sweetwater Kayaks ensures you won’t be disappointed.

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Island Ferry Eco Tours

The guided tours offered by Island Ferry Eco Tours with their transparent clear kayaks are a memorable and fascinating way to spend a day on the water in St. Petersburg. This highly-rated tour traverses through parts of the preserves with views of wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, rays, and a variety of rare protected native birds. Their unique clear kayaks allow for a fascinating new perspective of the water beneath you with informative narrations from the experienced guides. You’ll even have the opportunity to walk on the beach of Shell Key and relax. The guided tours with Island Ferry Eco-Tours are $54 per person and run for approximately 2.5 hours. 

Any one of these amazing companies can guarantee that you and your family will have an unforgettable day out on the water. But before you can come and embark on an excursion, you’re going to need a place to stay! We are proud to offer rental properties for groups of all sizes, including our popular 2-bedroom rentals in St. Pete Clearwater. Contact us today to learn more!