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Address: 700 S Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602-5404
Phone Number: +1 813-598-1634
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In Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg Florida, Urban Kai Stand Up Paddle Board...

In Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg Florida, Urban Kai Stand Up Paddle Board Shop (located on the Hillsborough River) is teaching, touring and offering fitness classes for stand up paddle boarding (SUP), and it’s the latest recreational, low impact, and fun activity to get into top shape! It looks like the miracle of “walking on water” but you are actually floating on water while standing up and paddling. We offer fitness classes, private lessons, adventure tours, and rentals in the Tampa Bay and florida areas.

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With sister and mom...great time!

For Mothers Day I purchased a groupon for my sister, my mother, and myself. We finally scheduled for today. My mother had never been, but she caught on quick. We had a great time... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2016
Harahaj
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First I really do like this company I would have rated it higher (See other rating I midyears ago). However, the last time I went we rented paddle boards which was behind their shop. It wasn't the St. Pete location:( which I haven't been to yet. However, the water in Tampa located behind their shop was beyond dirty. We were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

For Mothers Day I purchased a groupon for my sister, my mother, and myself. We finally scheduled for today. My mother had never been, but she caught on quick. We had a great time paddling up the river looking at the sights of the university, downtown, and the park. Lots of friendly boaters past us and there were all kinds... More 

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Thank Harahaj
Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out with us! More 

Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I took my 8 yr old nephew about 2 years back at the Rick on the River location. Today my husband and I went at the Getaway St. Pete location. Their instructions are clear and very beginner friendly. Just enough information was given to get you safely out onto the water QUICKLY, and without being overwhelmed! Seamless check in process... More 

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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for paddling with us! We hope to see you again soon! More 

USA
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

The staff was great from the beginning. Although it's close to impossible to get them on the phone when you call, they do respond to email. So, either call and leave a message or email them and expect a call back. It was my first time paddle boarding and I rented from the Tampa location. The Tampa location did have... More 

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Thank TrentFL
Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for paddling with us and hope to see you soon at our Gandy location (the beach start)! More 

illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We took my mother (50+) and son (age 5) out for their first time paddleboarding this weekend, renting our boards from Urban Kai. The staff was super helpful and created a laid-back, no stress atmosphere. The area nearby is beautiful, and the calm water is great for new paddlers. It was a fun afternoon for everyone.

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Thank azsuma
Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for paddling with us! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Enthusiastic knowledgable staff,beautiful views, and reasonable prices. In our self guided tour we saw Bat Rays, Dolphins, Blue Herons, and Egrets. It was amazing. Afterwards, we had frozen drinks at the really cool Getaway tiki bar. We would definitely go back again.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for paddling with us, we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Clinton Township, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was our first time paddleboarding and we had the best time thanks to the crew at URBAN KAI. It was easy to learn and we will definatly be back for more fun. We also loved the restaurant next door. The atmosphere was perfect!! Both were highlights of our trip!!! Thanks

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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for paddling with us! More 

Annapolis, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

It is obvious that the owners and employees love what they are doing. They were friendly and informative and it was great experience. We saw manatees,birds, fish and stingrays. Great location. The Getaway has a cool vibe, but overpriced drinks.

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Thank nakednavin
Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us, we are glad you had such a good time and hope to see you again soon! More 

Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

I surprised my husband with this one Saturday and it was awesome! Our guide, Amy, gave us some very simple instructions and was very patient with us and our first time paddle boarding. We did the guided tour and she took us through a mangrove tunnel, pointed out fish and wildlife and told us all about the area. We enjoyed... More 

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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for paddling with us, hope to see you again soon! There are a lot of manatee out now! More 

Tampa, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Great instructions for first time stand up paddlers. Great location to get around. Instructors were great! Definitely recommend this company. Wonderful customer service. And you can grab a drink or food at the Getaway afterwards.

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Aimee C, Owner at Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddleboarding, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out with us! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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