Top 10 Siesta Key Tours and Excursions

While many vacationers never leave the beach, for those looking for something different, the Siesta Key area offers visitors great choices for family fun tours and off the beaten path excursions around the Gulf, Bay and inland areas. Take part in sports activities, wilderness adventures, scenic cruises and much more. Make your vacation count by engaging in exciting adventures found only in our coastal area!

Siesta Key Fishing Charters
This top rated charter fishing service in Siesta Key and Sarasota offers fishing for both inshore and offshore. Siesta Fishing Charters will customize any charter to your specific party! Dolphin tours also available.

Siesta Key Watersports
Enjoy fishing tours, parasail, dolphin tours, jet ski rentals, boat rentals, and sunset cruises from a great local company! Take the kids on an unforgettable adventure. Go with Siesta Key Watersports.

Siesta Key Paddle Sports
This top ranked sports outfitter offers fun paddle board and kayak rentals as well as tours of the Intracoastal waters in our area. Paddle board lessons available. Get out on the water with the kids!

The Ringling Museum
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is the state art museum of Florida, located in Sarasota. Established in 1927, The Ringling Museum offers an astounding twenty-one galleries of European paintings as well as American art. The museum’s art collection currently consists of more than 10,000 sculptures and paintings.

 Marina Jack’s Cruises
Enjoy a narrated sightseeing lunch tour or sunset dinner cruise through the inter-coastal waters and the Gulf of Mexico. Fantastic dining, outstanding views, and exceptional service is yours.  The 96’ cruise vessel offers air conditioned salons and open air deck will provide you with best way to enjoy viewing the waters of the Gulf.

Anna Maria Island
Make your own car cruising adventure up Hwy 789 through Longboat key to lovely Anna Maria Island. With its white sandy beaches for many years Anna Maria Island was considered a “hidden gem,” the sleepy island providing a rare slice of “Old Florida”.

Myakka River State Park
The Myakka River State Park in Sarasota has 58 square miles of wetlands and woodlands. Enjoy wildlife viewing from a boardwalk that stretches out over the Upper Myakka Lake. Scenic lake tours are offered daily on the world´s two largest airboats. Safari tram tours of the park´s backcountry are offered from December through May.

Double Nickel Charters
Go deep sea fishing for sharks, snapper, grouper, wahoo and other delicious fish. Brings the kids for the experience of a lifetime. Custom trips are option with offshore, deep sea and inland fishing.

Parasail Siesta
The area’s premier parasail operation. Safety is their number one concern. Their experienced captains and crew have a combined 68 years of parasailing experience and over 100,000 flights with a perfect safety record. Get a birds eye view and have fun parasailing over the Gulf!

Siesta Key Bike and Kayak
Come discover a Kayak Eco-Tour into the shallow waters of South Lido’s protected Mangrove Tunnels.  Follow your guide into the famous Sarasota Bay around Otter Key in search of the gentle manatee or a delightful encounter with bottlenose dolphins.

Sarasota Bike Tours
Get a sense of history and scenery on a 2-4 hour long bicycle tour with Sarasota Bike Tours. See fantastic places on tour like the Sarasota historic district, Siesta Key at sunset, the Ringling Museum and Bayfront and many more! Night tours also available.