Water Sports

A visit to the Paradise Coast means spending quality time submerged, floating or looking at water. Explore the Everglades by airboat, paddle in the Ten Thousand Islands, fish in the Gulf or parasail off Vanderbilt Beach. Whatever your water pursuit, there are many ways to get in and on the water.

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    Sailing

    Sail the waters off Florida's Paradise Coast for a different type of boating experience.

  • Snook Fishing in Southwest Florida
    Considered one of the most exciting and delicious catches in the state, snook are a longtime favorite among those who love fishing in Florida. They bite and fight harder than almost any other fish and... Read More >
    Kayak Fishing in the Naples Area
    The word is out, and more and more anglers across the country are turning to kayak fishing. Manufacturers are starting to build kayaks specifically for fishing, with some models so popular that dealer... Read More >
    Shelling on Naples & Marco Island Beaches
    Bring back more than a tan from your beach vacation on Florida's Paradise Coast. Join a shelling excursion and your souvenirs could include starfish, sand dollars and fighting conch shells. Florid... Read More >
    Explore the Outdoors
    The sun is hanging low on the horizon as I paddle my sea kayak along the beach at Marco Island. The days are long this time a year, a blessing for an outdoors lover like myself, for there is far too m... Read More >
  • Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 artificial reefs, creating marine life habitats, increasing fish populations, and impacting the local fishing industry
    Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 ... - 3:05 Play
    Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 artificial reefs, creating marine life habitats, increasing fish populations, and impacting the local fishing industry
    Florida's Paradise Coast - Nothing Stands Between You and Paradise
    This season, experience your version of paradise. Whether it's adventure on the Everglades, relaxing by pristine beaches, dining at award-winning restaurants or enjoying the shops and nightlife, you'v... - 0:30 Play
    Florida's Paradise Coast - Nothing Stands Between You and Paradise
    This season, experience your version of paradise. Whether it's adventure on the Everglades, relaxing by pristine beaches, dining at award-winning restaurants or enjoying the shops and nightlife, you've discover your paradise on Florida's Paradise Coast.
    Swamp Buggy Races 2015
    The World Famous Swamp Buggy Races. A motor sport like no other calls The Florida Sports Park it's home. - 1:32 Play
    Swamp Buggy Races 2015
    The World Famous Swamp Buggy Races. A motor sport like no other calls The Florida Sports Park it's home.
    Paradise is Yours
    Paradise is Yours
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