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Hooked on SUP

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8450 Placida Rd., Don Pedro Island State Park, Placida, FL 33946
+1 941-504-1699
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Kayaking with Hooked on SUP, Cape Haze, Florida

My daughter and I went kayaking with Hooked On SUP on Feb. 14th. It was a great day with our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Elaine S
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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Virgin SUP experience

This was our first time trying an SUP and we were not disappointed. Our guide/ instructor “Dawn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jimnkim
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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. Kayak & SUP rentals also available so you can create your own adventure. 2 amazing Florida State Park locations- Don Pedro Island State Park & Stump Pass Beach State Park.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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8450 Placida Rd., Don Pedro Island State Park, Placida, FL 33946
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and I went kayaking with Hooked On SUP on Feb. 14th. It was a great day with our experienced guide, "Dawn". We saw dolphins, starfish, and amazing birds. Kayaking through the mangroves to the lagoon was special. This tour is great for beginning...More

1  Thank Elaine S
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so happy you had such a great time and made wonderful memories with your daughter! Thanks for paddling with us and for taking the time to write such a great review, hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time trying an SUP and we were not disappointed. Our guide/ instructor “Dawn”, was a great teacher and very patient with our small group. We had 3 kayakers and 2 SUP users. We had clear and patient instructions from a knowledgeable...More

Thank jimnkim
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a detailed and wonderful review of your experience! We truly appreciate you and thank you for paddling with us!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with Hooked on SUP last week as we kayaked to Don Pedro Island! Our guide, Dawn, was great in every way; she was knowledgeable about kayaking, the local flora and fauna, and the secret ins and outs of the waterway!...More

Thank Margaret H
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for such a detailed and great review and thank you for paddling with us!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had such a great time on our tour of the Don Pedro beach area. Dawn was so knowledgeable and talkative. We lucked out and had a private tour because we were the only group of people that booked that day. We got to see...More

Thank allierose18
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful and detailed review! We appreciate you and thank you for paddling with us!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Paige and Dawn did an excellent job of managing all aspects of two tours; Boca Grande and Don Pedro Mangrove tunnel as well as coordinating drop off/pick up of a two day SUP rental! Dawn was a great guide for both tours. Saw Manatee, Dolphin,...More

1  Thank MartinPVKS
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for spending so much of your vacation time with us and thanks for the awesome review!

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Excellent and knowledgeable eco-guide, Dawn. Made it fun and a learning experience. Good for all levels kayakers. Can use paddle boards to try as well.The tunnel is very special...

Thank Carrie B
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks for your great review and for paddling with us during the holiday season!

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Looking at some of these other reviews I should’ve done a guided tour of some sort, but we had a great time and my 15 and 12 yo daughters had a lot of fun. Nice people, I would t hesitate to recommend this place to...More

Thank ekerwin
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks for your awesome review! Next time you are in our area you will definitely have to try one of our guided tours!

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Was looking to do something different while on vacation in Florida and the Mangrove Tour seems like a great option. It was fairly last minute in scheduling on our side and there was a minimum of 4 people required but we only had 3. I...More

Thank David M
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

So happy you had such a wonderful time and we sure appreciate the great review! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

We had a great time kayaking with our guide Dawn on the Don Pedro Tour. We had never been in a mangrove tunnel and Dawn stopped to show us starfish and point out other marine life. Then we kayaked to Don Pedro island and had...More

1  Thank noplacelikethebeach
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review and for paddling with us! So happy to had a great time and we hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This outfit deserves a 5 Star rating. We had so much fun "Yaking" with Dawn our favourite Hooker! Larry & Debbie

Thank Larry B
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HookedOnSUP, Owner at Hooked on SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you so much for your 5 star review and for paddling with us!

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jyates34
4 February 2017|
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Response from HookedOnSUP | Property representative |
Yes, there is plenty of parking at Don Pedro.
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jyates34
4 February 2017|
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Response from HookedOnSUP | Property representative |
Yes, you can go to Don Pedro Island State Park Land Base and pay a $3 per car parking fee and launch your own kayaks from there. The island is approx 1 mile from the launch.
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Jomaxal
21 January 2017|
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Response from HookedOnSUP | Property representative |
Hello! Yes we rent SUPS and kayaks (singles and tandems) by the week. We also deliver and pick up. Our rates are as follows; SUPS are $250 per board for 7 days Single kayaks are $200 per kayak for 7 days Tandem (Doubles... More
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