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Address: 6950 Placida Rd, Cape Haze Marina, Englewood, FL 34224-8709
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+1 941-504-1699
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) and Kayak Rentals, Guided Eco-Tours, Lessons,...

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) and Kayak Rentals, Guided Eco-Tours, Lessons, and Sales. PaddleFit and World Paddle Association Certified instructors and our tour guides are also Florida Master Naturalists. Paddle on beautiful water and see local wildlife like dolphin, manatee, stingrays, sea urchins, seahorses,and lots of fish and exotic birds. Paddle through magical mangrove tunnels at Don Pedro Island State Park with crystal clear water where you will float over starfish, sponges, upside down jellyfish, and live shells leading to a hidden lagoon that feels like your own private paradise. Or take an exciting Wildlife Adventure Tour or Snorkel & Paddle Tour at Stump Pass Beach State Park where our guides will help you discover all the beauty above and below the famously clear water. Another wonderful option is our Boca Grande guided tour where you can paddle part of the historic Great Calusa Blueway paddling trails. All guided tours are the perfect way to experience our hidden coastal waterways and experience nature in a way that most never do. All tours can be done by stand up paddle board, single kayak, or double kayak and a lesson is included before we launch. We even take photos during your entire tour and email them to you free of charge so you will have memories that last a lifetime!

If you are up for creating your own adventure all paddle boards, single & double kayaks can be rented by the hour, day, or week at our paddle shack which is open 7 days a week from 9-5 for walk up rentals. Located on the water at Cape Haze Marina we offer beautiful and calm paddling water right from our launch! Lots of manatees, dolphin, sea stars, and much more wildlife are often found right here in our marina basin so no need to paddle far for some excitement! We will give you a laminated map of the area with suggested routes clearly marked out and all rentals come with a land based lesson at the dock before you go and all safety equipment needed is included.

We are the only company that will deliver a paddle board, kayak & beach bikes directly to your home or rental condo on Little Gasparilla Island, Don Pedro Island, and Palm Island. We come by boat and will deliver and pick up directly to your dock on the island for no extra cost! (hourly rentals not included)

We also offer SUP Yoga classes with our 200 hr RYT and PaddleFit Coach, monthly full moon paddles, and special event parties. We are the most experienced stand up paddle outfitter in Englewood, Boca Grande, Manasota Key, and surrounding Charlotte County and your safety and fun are our #1 priority. We only rent and sell high quality equipment, including Yolo Board stand up paddle boards and 100% American made kayaks and our rental equipment is in tip top shape...no worn out, faded, old equipment EVER! We offer free local delivery for daily and weekly rentals and we will work with you to ensure you have the time of your life enjoying the water!

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Three-hour Kayak Trip Was a Blast!

We've been visiting this area of FL for 20 years, but had never gone through a mangrove tunnel or seen some of the animals that Paige (our terrific guide) showed to us. Took my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been visiting this area of FL for 20 years, but had never gone through a mangrove tunnel or seen some of the animals that Paige (our terrific guide) showed to us. Took my teenage daughter and son - who thoroughly enjoyed. We had a nice lunch (sandwiches, chips, water) at the Don Pedro Pavillion which Paige and Terri had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went kayaking there with out of town friends, who had never kayaked before. They have an easy launch location, and one does not have to paddle far to see dolphins swimming and to paddle into Florida mango groves. Afterwards, they have arrangements with a local marina to utilize their pool and hot tub to relax.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time -it was a beautiful day. Dawn was a terrific guide. She was very knowledgable about the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with Hooked on SUP. What a beautiful way to enjoy the true nature of south Florida.

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

Thanks for paddling with us and for taking the time to write a nice review! More 

Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

First time kayaking & what a amazing time I had...our guide, Dawn was excellent & also knew the waterways & pointed out many of the marine life to us...Before we even started we saw a BOBCAT!!! and we ended the day seeing dolphins...I will definitely go again & maybe try paddleboarding....

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

Wow, sounds like you had an exciting day! Thanks so much for paddling with us and for taking the time to write such a great review, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Placida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

It was my first time on a paddleboard and I was a little (a lot) doubtful if I could do it. Dawn was a great instructor and I was standing in no time. We had perfect weather and a great group of people and saw exciting marine life. I will definitely go again.

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

So happy to hear that our guide relieved all your fears and you did a great job learning to paddle! Thanks so much for trusting us and for taking the time to write a great review. We appreciate you and hope to see you again soon! More 

Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I rented a paddle board for my 13 year old grandson and a kayak for myself. We spent about 3 hours on the water and thoroughly enjoyed it! We traded around so we each could try both the paddle board and the kayak. We will do it again!

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

That's awesome that you got to spend quality time paddling with your grandson and that you both had a wonderful time! Thanks so much for taking the time to write us such a nice review, we hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have taken SUP's ecological tours several times. Each time we have seen dolphins, many resident water foul and marine life. I have also rented kayaks to paddle the the ICW and travel to Don Padro Island state park. They even deliver kayaks. Great to work with.

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

Thank you for being a great repeat customer and for taking the time to write such a nice review of your experiences with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our family of 5 had a wonderful morning on the Stump Pass tour with Dawn as our guide. We had a mix of kayaks and SUPs. Our 3 kids, ages 12, 15, and 17, really enjoyed the paddling and finding sea creatures. Great weather and great scenery combined with a company that is well organized, friendly, and cares about customer... More 

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We are thrilled to hear you had such a great time and we enjoyed paddling with your family. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the area. Thanks again! More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The Don Pedro Island tour was amazing and our guide was great and very knowledgeable. We will definitely go again!

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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked On SUP, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review and we love hearing that you will visit us again on your next trip! More 

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