ST. PETE BEACH WATER RECREATION
WATER SPORTS AT THE BEACH
Fuel your sense of adventure with water sports at St. Pete Beach
Let the Gulf of Mexico fuel the family fun. A stay at TradeWinds Island Resorts comes loaded with more water sports at the beach than any other Florida resort. From snorkeling to diving, kayaking to paddleboarding, awaken your senses with these St. Pete Beach activities. Among the water recreation fun you’ll find at TradeWinds Island Resorts:
Floating Water Park
Floating Water Park: open Friday, Saturday, Sundaylearn more
TradeWinds’ 15,750-square-foot Floating Water Park, located just off the shore of Island Grand, is Florida’s ultimate beach splash! Enjoy inflatable slides, floating trampolines, ocean loungers and island rafts, all in the Gulf’s warm waters just off St. Pete Beach. Operation is subject to a variety of weather and water conditions. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Floating Cabanas at TradeWinds Island Grand
$25 (2 hours)
Reserve the Fun: Call 727.363.2294Purchase
What could be more relaxing than sunning on a giant raft – big enough for four – while floating gently in the Gulf?
$30/half hour; $40/hour
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Cruise the award-winning coastline on a stand-up paddleboard, not to be confused with the also-available paddleboats. This adventure is perfect for beginners who want to explore the Gulf’s beauty or for athletes who want to paddle their way to a great core workout.
Varies, from $20 - $45
Glide along the coastline of the Gulf Coast and enjoy breathtaking views of one of TripAdvisor’s top-rated American beaches during this ocean kayaking experience. Visit the Tiki Hut on the beach behind TradeWinds Island Grand. Kayaking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
$65/half hour; $105/full hour
Glide over the Gulf of Mexico on a Wave Runner. At the helm of your own jet ski rental, discover Tampa Bay by water. Visit the Tiki Hut on the beach behind TradeWinds Island Grand. Wave Runners are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Guest must be 29 years old or older to rent.
Ride the ocean waves and cruise the coastline on a banana boat ride. Fun for the whole family. Visit the Tiki Hut on the beach behind TradeWinds Island Grand. Banana Boat rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
$70/person; $25/parasail observer
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 beach behind TradeWinds Island Grand. Parasailing is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Shelling + Dolphin Watch Cruises
$40/adult, $30/child ages 3-12
Reserve the Fun: Call Adventure Cruises 727.492.4502727.492.4502
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.
Reserve the Fun: Call Adventure Cruises 727.492.4502
Snorkel in the pristine waters surrounding historic Egmont Key State Park, accessible only by boat. Stop off at the park for a shore excursion to explore the Lighthouse, constructed in 1858, or Fort Dade, built 40 years later — all situated within the park’s National Wildlife Refuge.
Reserve the Fun: Call 727.363.2294
One of the most extensive, well-maintained artificial reef systems is located in Florida’s Gulf Coast. A combination of reef rebuilding efforts and Florida’s limestone ledges, the Gulf is home to amazing dive sites, including some of the area’s most amazing shipwrecks. Learn more
Varies based on fishing excursion
Reserve the Fun: Call 855.GH.OUTFITTER or 727.329.1408
If you’re staying at (or playing at) Guy Harvey Outpost, you’ll notice we have a certain love for deep sea adventures, including fishing. At TradeWinds Island Resorts, venture off on a fishing adventure. Let our inshore, offshore and fly fishing adventures lure you to fun. Learn more
Complimentary mooring for guests
Reserve the Fun: Call Suntex Marina 727.867.2600727.867.2600
Just minutes from TradeWinds Island Resorts, guests will find Suntex Marina on Frenchman’s Creek a convenient place to shove off on adventure. Traveling by boat? Resort guests receive complimentary overnight boat mooring at Suntex Marina. Learn more
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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.Get Your Tickets Now