Water Sports on Longboat Key

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Water Sports on Longboat Key

2018-03-28T11:06:49+00:00By |Categories: Activities|

The barrier island of Longboat Key has plenty of activities on and off the water to keep you busy, but no visit to this little piece of paradise would be complete without experiencing some kind of water sport. Florida is surrounded by water so why not do what all Floridians do and experience all that the ocean has to offer. Whether this is your first time trying a water sport, or your tenth, Longboat Key has a couple of different options for you to try.

Longboat Key, Casa Del Mar

Paddle boarding at Casa Del Mar

Casa del Mar
4621 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, Florida 34228

If you are lucky enough to be staying at the fabulous Casa Del Mar Resort, you will find that you are in the perfect place to start your paddle boarding adventure. You will see that paddle boarding near Casa Del Mar Resort is easy because it is so close to the shoreline. You can simply ask the front desk where to rent a paddle board, or you can buy one during your stay. Paddle boarding allows you to experience the coastline in a unique way and is one of the easiest water sports to try if you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg.

Longboat Key, Casa Del Mar

YOLO Parasailing near Longboat Key

4330 127th St.
West Cortez, Florida 34215

Ready to see most of the Gulf with an incredible bird’s eye view of the entire area? Take your vacation to another level with this parasailing adventure near Longboat Key. This water sport adventure is brought to you by an experienced USCG licensed captains and extremely competent crew. Parasailing is an adrenaline-charged experience that everyone should encounter at least once in their lifetime. The cost to fly high is around $84.14 a person and spectators a welcome aboard for about $20 per person.

Big Pass Adventure in Longboat Key, Florida

Harbor Square Docks
4134 Gulf of Mexico Dr.
Longboat Key, Florida 34228

This four-hour adventure will allow you to sail to the tip of Crescent Beach on Siesta Key so you can experience kayaking, swimming, dolphin watching, and sailing. Come and see Florida how it was meant to be seen – from the water. Your lunch and parking are included in the total price of $94.79 per person.

Sunset Sail in Longboat Key, Florida

Harbor Square Docks
4134 Gulf of Mexico Dr.
Longboat Key, Florida 34228

You can’t say that you’ve had the full Florida experience without seeing one of our breathtaking sunsets, and there is no better place to do that then on a boat. The west coast of Florida is notorious for its Sunsets! The boat usually launches 2 hours before sunset, but this will vary depending on when your vacation falls so feel free to call ahead of time to ensure you arrive at the right time. Price is $58.58 per person.

Longboat Key, Casa Del Mar

If you have already rented a kayak or brought your own, you can launch it at New Pass Bridge but be sure to arrive early because parking is limited. You will find that you cannot rent a jet-ski or anything motorized on the island. These type of recreational crafts are available off island only. Longboat Key is a very quiet place but has a lot to offer its visitors with its surrounding area. Experience Florida by way of the water and we guarantee, you will have the vacation of a lifetime!

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