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Water Rides

Water Rides on the Gulf

St. Pete jet ski rentals, parasailing adventures + dolphin cruises

Do you like ocean adventures? Do you have a need for speed? If you answered yes to both, TradeWinds Island Resorts has plenty of water rides with a little extra oomph. Explore Tampa Bay on a WaveRunner. Feel the rush of parasailing. Or set out on a cruise in search of dolphins.

paddleboard rentals in St. Pete

$65/half hour; $105/full hour

Reserve the Fun: Call Sun Sports at 727.565.8237

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Glide over the Gulf of Mexico on a WaveRunner. At the helm of your own jet ski rental, discover Tampa Bay by water. Call ahead for reservations, or for first-come, first-serve rentals, visit the Tiki Hut located on Island Grand beach. Guest must be 29 years old or older to rent a jet ski.

Banana Boat Rides
banana boat rides st. pete


Reserve the Fun: Call Sun Sports at 727.565.8237

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Ride the ocean waves and cruise the coastline on a banana boat ride. Fun for the whole family, guests can reserve their ride ahead, or drop in at the Tiki Hut on the sandy white beaches of Island Grand for first come, first serve rides.

snorkeling in Tampa
Island Grand

$70/person; $20/parasail observer

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Get a birds eye view of St. Pete Beach. If you’re ready to soar above the sea on a parasail, check into the Tiki Hut on the Island Grand beach for first-come, first-serve rides. To reserve your parasailing adventure ahead of time, call ahead.

Shelling + dolphin watch cruises
Florida dolphin cruises
Island Grand

$40/adult; $30/child ages 4+

Reserve the Fun: Call Adventure Cruises 727.423.4247

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Experience nature up close on the Shelling and Dolphin Watch Cruise. Encounter dolphins in the wild on this dolphin-watch certified cruise, then stop off at the Shell Key Preserve for some shelling, a family-favorite hunt for shells.

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SUP Tickets

For your convenience, you can claim your paddleboard tickets online. SUP boards can be rented on an hourly basis, the perfect way to explore the shoreline of this two-resort destination.

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