Action Packed Adventures
Dine on the Water
EXPERIENCE CLEARWATER 23
Explore by Boat
about everything you can imagine. It’s all
about choice. What type of boat tour do you
you equate time on the water with happy
discounts are available at our visitors centers
(see page 49).
If searching for those lovable entertaining
dolphins entices you, check out the local
dolphin spotting tours. Organized by
experienced guides, tours maximize your
chances of seeing these smiling mammals
in their natural habitat. Choose from
catamarans, pontoon boats or even a tugboat
for your explorations. As you scan the waters
in search of dolphins, your guides share
insights into the area’s natural wonders and
If you’re a fan of cruising and dining,
Clearwater Beach boasts several choices
to restaurant-style menus, whatever your
from a 65-foot triple decked ship capable of
accommodating up to 150 passengers to a
more intimate romance-inducing yacht.
Catch a front row seat to the brilliant Florida
sunset on a sunset cruise. From catamarans
to old-school style sailing schooners and
blissful ending to another perfect beach day.
If you feel the need for speed, combine a
whirlwind cruise with a wild adventure on
guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping.
Prefer to explore the waters on your own
runner for an adventure. In addition to
providing rentals, some companies also
group on jet skis to search for dolphins and
other marine life as you speed through the
waters. Other fun watersports to try include
wakeboarding, skiing, tubing and sailing.
If human powered adventures are more your
style, guided kayaking and paddleboard tours
provide opportunities for up close encounters
with dolphins and other marine life. Or, if you
prefer to explore on your own, rentals are
always an option.
Up, Up, and Away
See the beach and the water from an entirely
rush of parasailing.
You’ll depart in the
boat where guides
will go over all the
safety details before
buckling you into
the parasail. As the
boat pulls away,
the parachute lifts
you up. Soaring
hundreds of feet
above the Gulf of
Mexico, you’ll ride
the wind taking in
of the gulf and the
beaches far below.
When you land, it
may take you weeks