Local Attractions and Recreation

Recreational opportunities abound in our area. The Gulf of Mexico offers countless opportunities for sailing, fishing, swimming and scuba diving, rivers, lakes offer freshwater swimming.

Weeki Wachee Springs,
Toll Free 877-Go-Weeki
6131 Commercial Way, Spring Hill

Boating & Canoe Rentals:
Rogers Park Marine
Hernando Beach Marina (800) 783-5284
Gulf Coast Marina (352) 596-1212
Gulfstar Marina (352) 596-5079
Mary's Fish Camp (352) 596-2359
Snapper Marina (352) 596-2952
Weeki Wachee Canoe Rental (352) 597-0360
Weeki Wachee Marina (352) 596-2852
Stirling Marina, 4211 Shoal Line Blvd. 352-596-4010

18', 20' and 24' pontoons.


Boat Charters / Guides:
Capt Rick, 727-992-9494
An Adventure in Paradise (352) 597-1476
Captain Chuck Morton
Captain Frank Bourgeois Private Charters (352) 666-6234
Captain Brad Bradley (352) 597-4747
Captain Jim Bradley (Charter Fishing) (352) 596-5639
Florida Coastal Adventures
Light'n Deep Sea Fishing (352) 597-3900
Hernando Beach Marina (352) 596-2952
Gulf Grouper Deep Sea Fishing (727)-992-9494
B&B Marine Service (352) 686-0509
Thunder Party Boat (352) 597-3900
Angling Adventures Guide Service, Backwater-Inshore-Flats, (352) 686-0853

Boat Tours, Sail Cruises and ECO Tours
Florida Coastal Adventures: Guided tours and photo safaris through Hernando's saltmarshes and hammocks, Capt. Ernest Brundage
ECO TOUR utilizing a Legacy Deckboat for those who want a guided tour of the Weeki Wachee/Mud River ecosystem and adjacent Gulf waters Captain Chuck Morton (352) 597-4424
American Sailing Association Training Facility and Sailboat Rentals.
Airboat Tours Capt. Ray Dupont (352) 597-0114

Boat Ramps:
Brochure and Information (352) 596-1406
Bayport U.S. 19 to S.R. 550
Hernando Beach U.S. 19 to S.R. 550 to C.R. 597, Shoal Line
Jenkins Creek Shoal Line Blvd, Hernando Beach
Weeki Wachee River(Rodgers Park), Shoal Line Blvd
Fishing Docks:
Information (352) 754-4031
Bayport Park, Elderly / Handicap Fishing Facility (picture)
Jenkins Creek Park, Hernando Beach
Hernando Beach Park
Rodgers Park (picture)
Jenkins Creek Park
Hernando Beach Park
Pine Island, near Hernando Beach
Bayport Park, near Hernando Beach

Florida Attractions

Cool Places to Visit

Kennedy Space Center 122 miles
MOSI ( Museum of Science and Industry) 44 miles
The Clearwater Pier 61 miles

State Parks

Honeymoon Island State Park 47 miles
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park 22 miles
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park 7 miles
Hillsborough River State Park 45 miles
Ft. DeSoto State Park 74 miles

Theme / Amusement Parks

Disney World Orlando 77 miles
Busch Gardens Tampa 44 miles
Seaworld Orlando 77 miles
Universal Studios Orlando 72 miles

Water Parks / Beaches

Rogers Park 11 miles
Hudson Beach 21 miles
Adventure Island Tampa 45 miles
Wet and Wild Orlando 72 miles
Clearwater Beach 60 miles
Daytona Beach 129 miles

Zoos / Aquariums

Tampa 's Lowry Park Zoo 44 miles
Clearwater Marine Aquarium 61 miles
The Florida Aquarium 51 miles


Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks 35 miles
St. Augustine 163 miles
Ybor City 49 miles


Tropicana Field ( Home of the Tampa Bay Rays) 63 miles
St. Pete Times Forum (Home of the Tampa Bay Lightning) 51 miles
Raymond James Stadium (Home of the Tampa Bay Buccanneers) 46 miles