Kayak Rentals On Anna Maria Island

One of the best ways to explore the coastline and wildlife around Anna Maria Island is with a kayak. You don’t need to be part of a guided tour to paddle around the inland bayous and along the coastline. It’s a great way to spend the day on Anna Maria Island!

Anna Maria Island Kayak Rentals

Kayaking on Anna Maria Island is a popular activity, and there’s no shortage of rental places close to where you’re staying. Your Anna Maria Island beach rental may even have a listing of nearby places. 

The calm, shallow waters around the island are ideal for non-guided kayaking. You don’t even need prior experience. Most places offer a quick, free lesson before you start paddling!

Happy Paddlers Kayak Tours & Ecoventures

Not far from our Anna Maria Island vacation rentals, you’ll find Happy Paddlers Kayak Tours & Ecoventures.

Along with guided tours and lessons, you can also strike out on your own. All kayak rentals include a paddle, life vest, and a lesson, along with a map of popular places to visit. 

The cost is $35 for a single kayak, $45 for tandem kayaks, and $60 for fishing kayaks. All are four-hour rentals, and there are three locations on the island where you can pick up and drop the kayak off.

Beach Bums Rentals Anna Maria Island

Beach Bums offers sit-on-top kayaks for rent. These kayaks are easier to maneuver and are more comfortable than traditional models. Even if you have long legs, you won’t feel cramped in one of their kayaks. All kayaks come with a life vest and paddle, along with a free lesson if needed. This is a great family-friendly activity!

Costs vary on the type of kayak, along with the rental length. Single kayaks cost $35 for 4 hours, $50 for a day, $99 for 3 days, $150 for a week, and $240 for 2 weeks. Tandem kayaks cost $55 for 4 hours, $70 for a day, $120 for 3 days, $210 for a week, and $395 for 2 weeks.

Plan Your Anna Maria Island Vacation

You can find our Anna Maria Island rentals close to kayaking, fishing, and amazing shops, and food. With plenty of rentals on the Island, you’re bound to find the ideal home for your vacation!

Beach Bums will also deliver and pick up the kayak at all Anna Maria Island vacation rentals.

Kayak Jacks Anna Maria Island Rentals

Kayak Jacks has three locations close to any of our Anna Maria Island condo rentals. Two are on the island, and the other is at Longboat Key for guided tours. If you prefer solo tours, you can rent kayaks for four hours, by the day or week. Single kayak rentals for 4 hours cost $30, tandem kayak rentals for 4 hours cost $50, 24-hour rentals cost $80, and weekly rentals cost $150 to $180 depending on the type of kayak. 

Kayak Jacks will also deliver and pick up from any vacation rental on the island.

manatee in water by anna maria island

Sea Life Kayak Adventures

Are you ready to see dolphins, manatees, stingrays, native birds, and all the rest of Anna Maria Island’s wildlife? When you rent a kayak, you may see these and more in their natural habitat! Sea Life Kayak Adventures offers single and tandem rentals for half and full-day solo tours. Single kayaks are available for 4 or 8 hours starting at $35, while tandem kayaks are available for 4 or 8 hours starting at $57.

Sea Life Kayak Adventures is conveniently located close to the Mangrove Tunnels. They do not pick up or deliver kayaks, but they’re located close to most Anna Maria Island vacation rentals.

Where to Stay

Whether you’re looking for a cute beachside cottage or a 5-bedroom home with a spectacular view of the water, there’s an Anna Maria Island vacation rental that’s perfect for you.