After meeting at the Beachview Inn starting point and undergoing a training session that frowns upon Segway jousting, your tour group will segue on their Segways to the Ream Wilson trail and follow it to the Clearwater Memorial Causeway to spot a fantastic panorama of the Gulf of Mexico. Once you've snapped a few shots of people smiling, jumping, and balancing Segways on their noses, buzz down the corkscrew to Coachman Park before continuing to historic Harbor Oaks and the Clearwater Beach Walk. Along the way, there's a chance you'll spot manatees, dolphins, stingrays, and wild parrots. After two hours, you'll have covered seven miles worth of sunny landscapes and wildlife.
The open sea is a perilous expanse packed with advanced aquatic civilizations known only to experienced skiff-mates. Today’s Groupon gives you direct access to the fishy mysteries of the deep with a spot on a private charter for four hours of guided deep-sea fishing through Charter Boat Two C’s II for $55. The normal rate for a four-hour tour with a group of four to six people, which you’ll be in with this Groupon, is $440. Included in the price are ice, bait, and tackle for your wave-faring adventures,
The shallow-water capabilities of Clearwater's Coast Guard–certified jet boat allow the expert captains to venture where other tour boats fear to paddle. During the 40- to 60-minute ride, which takes off from slip 20 in the Clearwater Municipal Marina, maintain girded loins for quick turns and wave-spewing slides, while scanning the horizon for local wildlife. Bear wet witness to all manner of fish, dolphins, exotic sea birds, and even occasional manatees.
After a $1.8 million makeover in 2007, Largo Golf Course invites visitors to cruise down its lush new fairways and attack reworked greens while gunning for a par of 62. The executive course includes 8 par 4s and 10 par 3s, adding up to a total distance of 3,335 yards from the back tees. Between strokes, players cruise in an electric cart, which provides a smoother ride than a dogsled pulled by the most committed caddies.
Established in November of 2011, Clearwater Beach Uncorked invites established chefs, vintners, and brewers from near and far to congregate for a weekend of sun, fun, and fine dining. The festival is always ripe for culinary adventures: in its inaugural year, the beach featured such sights as a “sand castle” made out of cake and rice-crispie-treat crumbs, a flash mob, and countless realizations that, despite popular opinion, vegetables aren’t yucky after all.
This must be how birds feel, he thinks. Up here, the sounds of human life are inaudible so far below, and the senses are heightened so that the hair-tickling sea breezes and panoramic view of the aquamarine expanse seem like the first he's seen or felt. Peacefully floating through the air, the parasailer scans his eyes across Clearwater Beach, watching in awe as boats etch white waves into the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico stretching out beneath his bare feet. Champions of fostering exhilarating memories such as this, Gulfside Adventures' staff organizes a host of relaxing and adrenaline-filled outdoor outings for explorers of all ages.
Founded with the goal of introducing visitors to the natural beauty of Clearwater via meticulously planned excursions and activities, Gulfside Adventures' staff of expert guides passionately upholds this vision. Adventurers immerse themselves in the Gulf of Mexico on a variety of day trips, paddling with finned friends during a dolphin swim or embarking upon a jet ski eco tour led by guides trained to preserve and protect the fragile aquatic ecosystem, who frequently stop to interrogate rogue waves. Gulfside Adventures also offers sailing lessons and fishing charters, as well as dinner cruises aboard vessels of all sizes.