There is much more to Robbie's of Islamorada than just the tarpon feeding off the dock but for affordability and the fun factor this wins out as one of the top things to do with the kids in the Keys. For about $4 you can gain access to the dock ($1) and get a bucket of bait fish ($3) to feed the tarpon. Your kids will be delighted and amazed by these creatures and get a real kick out of feeding them.
Aloha Watersports based out of the Marriott's Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale offers a wide array of unique and exciting adventures for you to enjoy. As a member of the Professional Association of Parasail Operators, Aloha Watersports is able to offer your family a safe and breathtaking parasail flight above the picturesque waters of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Take out a waverunner or hop aboard a Hobie Cat for a leisurely sailing trip. Aloha Watersports' professional team of staff help to make your family's water activities safe and fun.
Located on the actual sands of Delray Beach just a 1/2 mile south of Atlantic Ave and A1A is Delray Beach Watersports. Rent or buy your favorite water toys or try out something new! DB Watersports also offers lessons for all ages and a popular Surf Camp for kids. The location is ideal with plenty of metered parking, showers, restrooms and water fountains within a short walking distance. There is plenty to do to fill your day at the nearby downtown area teeming with restaurants, shops and treats for the kids.
Join the Kayak Kings in Key West for a paddle through the serene beauty that surrounds the keys. The Kayak Kings offer both equipment/kayak rentals as well as guided tours through multiple habitats. The local kayaking trails are great for those who are new to kayaking as well as those who are experienced. Take an adventure on their Mangrove Mazes Tour that weaves through canopies of these aquatic trees. Observe the wildlife that call these trees their home including shrimp, turtles, crabs and majestic birds.
Adventure Sports Miami operates tours and equipment rentals within local Miami-Dade county parks and other natural areas within the county. ASM is headquartered out of Coconut Grove and operates a daily concession of equipment rentals and tours out of Matheson Hammock Park. Single and Double kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards can be rented by the hour or for the half day.
Bluefoot Pirate Family Adventures anchored in Fort Lauderdale is a fun interactive pirate cruise for adults and children. The cruise takes you and your lil swashbuckler along the Fort Lauderdale waterways on a treasure hunt adventure. Learn pirate talk and ward off the attacks of rival pirates with water cannons. The cruise lasts for 90 minutes and sets sail daily. Before you set sail, kids can enjoy face painting and pirate slang.
BOLO Sportfishing offers fishing charters into the Gulf Stream out of Pompano Beach in Broward county. The charter has a fleet of 5 different ships that sail from the Hillsboro Inlet Marina in Pompano Beach and The Cove marina in Deerfield Beach. BOLO has been operating in South Florida since 1962 and has several experienced Captains who can take you and your family out for a day of fun in the sun.
Kayak Lake Worth is a reservation kayak and stand-up paddleboard rental company in central Palm Beach County. They offer tours and rentals of the Lake Worth Lagoon area. This is a mobile service that can meet you on site or at your own boat ramp. They feature tours to the Snook Islands Natural Area and Bingham Islands.
Underwater Explorers in Boynton Beach offers chartered scuba and snorkelling trips as well as scuba instruction. They offer instruction from beginner to Advanced Open Water Certification. If you are new to diving they give a introductory level course in shallow waist-deep water followed by a simple dive. The boat features a hot shower, shaded areas and restrooms. A light snack and drinks are served with the charter. Each adventure is limited to very small groups for a more enjoyable and flexible experience.
Located in Boca Raton, FL Spanish River Paddle Company offer tours including eco, sunrise, sunset and full moon. They take advantage of tide and prevailing winds for a more enjoyable experience. The Spanish River Paddle Company, is an Eco-Tour company using sit on top kayaks and stand up paddleboards. They explore the ocean & coastal area here in South Florida.