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Address: 82758 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3601
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+1 305-853-9728
10:00 - 18:00
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Otherside Boardsports offers everything boardsports enthusiasts could...

Otherside Boardsports offers everything boardsports enthusiasts could possibly need to have a great time in the Florida Keys. The headquarters in Islamorada is a full retail shop outfitted for wakeboarding, kiteboarding, Stand Up Paddleboarding and skateboarding. Otherside also offers top notch services including kiteboarding lessons, stand up paddleboard tours, rentals, lessons and a wakeboarding cable park in Marathon.

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Paddle Boarding with Manatee

Little windy, but guide was great at teaching us how. Also, took some time to hunt for some manatees that she knew were normally in the area. Found them! Awesome to be so close... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Little windy, but guide was great at teaching us how. Also, took some time to hunt for some manatees that she knew were normally in the area. Found them! Awesome to be so close to such cool creatures.

Thank jmcharbs
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My teenage son and I took a 3 hour lesson - fantastic experience. We found the instructors extremely knowledgeable, professional and very patient. They gave us an experience that we will remember and, moreover, gave us the keys to start a new water board sport. We highly recommend them to all people considering learning to kite board. We should also... More 

Thank Wade A
Washington, DC
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is owned by the same people who operate Keys Cable in Marathon (see my glowing review of them, too). My daughter took a three-hour kitesurfing lesson with them; and there are only positive things to be said. They picked her up at Postcard Inn; Brian was the instructor. When she came back, she was very happy with his patience... More 

Thank kisaDC
Duxbury, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I did three days of Kite Boarding lessons and the conditions where great for learning here as well as for more experienced riders. The team at Otherside where unbelievable from a professionalism to making sure we would most importantly have a great time and my son by the end of three lessons was up and running so... More 

Thank jameswhitedux
Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Took my wife and 13 year old son to the cable park and we all had a great lesson with Matt. Matt was very helpful and patient, and all three of us progressed in our novice skills. My son had never been on a board, but Matt had him up quickly. This seems a very efficient way to learn basic... More 

Thank John R
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

I came down to kite with Chris, one of the instructors. Literally five minutes form the dock by boat is a great place to kite, with lots of flat water and wide open kiting. The best part...we were the only ones there. I have been kiting for 15 years, and give oThErside a big thumbs up. Also, their store is... More 

Thank joe S
Islamorada, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Otherside is an excellent shop to learn and purchase equipment for kiteboarding. My son and I have taken two lessons and are learning fast. The professional instructors at The Otherside are tremendous teachers! I recommend The Otherside for all your board sporting needs!!!

Thank RayR269
Albuquerque, NM
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a Great place to take kite lessons, Did the cable for kite lessons at the cable park, Matt got me up first try! Did two kite lessons with Giorgos, with his awesome instruction, I was up first day! and improved some the next. I feel very close to go out on my own!

Thank gmcasa
Layton, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had a great time with Jorges( The Greek Guy) He was very helpful. He got me up and I went goofy and regular

Thank brucegknecht
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a review for keyscable which is associated with otherside kiteboarding. since the wind was light Matt suggested that i take a kiteboarding specific lesson at their cable park. if you are not familiar with this (as i was not) check this out. even if the wind if perfect you will learn so much about kiting by taking this... More 

Thank Steven j S

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