Shawn, trailside on Manatee Ave.
You can't miss the Surfer bus, parked on the north side on Manatee Ave, as you cross the bridge over to Anna Maria Island. It's just a short 15 minute ride from Anna Maria Island. This is the place to reserve your choice of paddle board or kayak, and explore the natural beauty of the mangrove waterways in the Robinson Preserve. Easily self guided paddle trails, and you can rent by the hour or by the day. Reserve your tour on their website, Surferbus.com.