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Small Group Mangrove Water Sports Adventure

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3 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
A note about this tour
We will be sanitizing our equipment after each use. All boats will be a private group.

Enjoy a half day adventure for up to 6 guests aboard our late model pontoon boat. Guests may discover and observe diverse marine habitats and wildlife refuges as well as spot an abundance of marine birds and sea life. Paddle through natural, winding, mangrove lined tidal creeks and then relax with drinks and snacks on a deserted sand bar.



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Average 4.67 out of 5 stars based on 6 verified reviews from Tours of Key West and TripAdvisor

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Private Boat Paddle and Sand Bar Adventure through Key West Back Country
timgossweiler, Oct 2021 Verified
Captain Lyndsi was great. Although it rained most of the afternoon we still had a wonderful time. Rain is rare but she helped us make the best of it. Great experience and saw lots of interesting stuff.
Private Boat Paddle and Sand Bar Adventure through Key West Back Country
Grace M, Jul 2021 Verified
My partner and I did the backcountry tour with Robin. It was a blast!! Robin really knew her stuff and was so friendly and set a perfect pace for us. Definitely a highlight of our trip! Anybody who wants to get out on the water would be lucky to book a trip with lazy dog! We learned so much and had a lot of fun paddling. Transport included too which was an awesome perk
Private Boat Paddle and Sand Bar Adventure through Key West Back Country
jenvincha, Jul 2021 Verified
Highly Recommend Lazy Dog! They are our go to place to rent kayaks and paddle boards while in Key West. This trip we decided to book the Sand Bar Adventure and we had a blast! Our Captain was Heather and her co-Captain Timmy (her cute rescue dog) found us a great spot, explained the importance of the mangroves and helped my boys master the paddle board. They provided ice cold water and cold snacks while on the sandbar and we were able to bring our 'adult drinks' with us. The check in staff always offers great customer service, and they have good quality hats/tees for sale. We will be repeat customers!
Private Boat Paddle and Sand Bar Adventure through Key West Back Country
008leisal, Apr 2021 Verified
Heather B was our captain and she was Amazing. She made the trip wonderful and couldn't have asked for a better day. We went out on Easter Sunday and it exceeded our expectations. Will definitely plan this trip again when I visit. Truly, the only way to really experience the keys. We went out to Nooners beach (name given by the locals) and were able to paddle board, kayak and just hang out. We visited the mangroves as well. Highly recommend this tour.
Private Boat Paddle and Sand Bar Adventure through Key West Back Country
Rob H, Nov 2019 Verified
Lindsay did a great job keeping our group entertained. Water and Mangroves were beautiful. Paddle boarding was a blast and tougher than it looked.
Private Boat Paddle and Sand Bar Adventure through Key West Back Country
henryl246, Dec 2019 Verified
First off we are an active couple but we were looking to slow down for a few hrs. Started out nice enough. Us and one other couple plus our capt., so 5 total on the boat. Nice introductions and off we went for about a one hour cruise northeast towards the mangroves and the sandbar. The boat is fairly loud so once we were out of the no wake area, there was little talking in the boat. When we arrived at the mangroves and started touring through the area (which for a northern couple was pretty neat) our capt gave us a little local knowledge and off toward the sandbar we went. The tide was higher then usual for that time of the day (full moon) so the sand bar never appeared. It was maybe 2’ under. No problem, we found a small private beach and ran the boat up onto the sand. That’s when it started to go a little sideways. Not a lot of direction or knowledge from the capt. Just a “hey do you want to kayak or paddle board?” Sure each couple jumped into double kayaks and paddle into the strong (full moon) shifting tides. Was neat for a bit. We returned to the boat for something else. There was talk of looking for a different sandbar, nope. Tides are pretty darn strong to go back in the kayak. Paddle board, not really interested. No music, no snacks to this point. No chairs, no umbrella. Which is the cover pict on the advertisement on their trip advisor page. We wandered the very little island for a bit. Hung out in the water for a bit. Which is beautiful by the way. Capt asked “hey do you want to tour the mangroves for a bit”. Both couples said yes. Great. So we jumped in the boat and set off - exactly the same way we got there. Went as straight as you can go through the mangroves back towards “home”. Capt. says do you want a snack? Sure. Snacks were fine, though not much compared to other boat trips we have taken off Key West. Then as we were snacking we picked up the pace straight back to the dock without a word of what was going on. Back to the dock. Enjoy your day folks. See ya !! Seemed like they have very little experience running this trip. I don’t know. I usually don’t review anything. This may be what your looking for, but to us it was less then nothing. It was the promise of a laid back day that turned out to be a boat tour out and back. And not much else. A pontoon boat ride with chips and humus is not worth $300 per couple.

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