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Sunset Landing Marina


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  • Activities:
  • Bicycling, Birding, Boating
  • Amenities:
  • Bait, Boat Dock, Boat Dock
  • Average Visit Time:
  • Half day,


Island Hopping Self Guided Day Trip

Now - January 20, 2016
Head for adventure and extreme fun by cruising aboard a motorized pontoon boat on a blackwater river to an island on Florida's spectacular Gulf Coast. This trip can thrill the most experienced water-adventure traveler. Your destination is Durney Key. To get there you will travel by boat on the Pithlachascotee River. The blackwater river is more than 20 miles long and originates in the Crews Lake area of West Pasco County. The City of Port Richey cradles the Pithlachascotee River where the river meets the Gulf. The locally nicknamed "Cotee" River meanders in a westerly direction through the county, into Miller's Bayou and onto the ca ...Read More>> m and spectacular Gulf of Mexico waters. Your trip begins at Sunset Landing Marina. You will have an opportunity to shop in the marina's nautical gift shop, grab lunch or a snack and drink before you board your boat. After a brief safety instruction, you will board your boat. You will start out on the Cotee River and into the serene, clear waters of the Gulf. You can stop at Durney Key. It is an island near the mouth of the Cotee River. You may choose to take a swim or simply walk the beach. You will be impressed by stilt houses that are near the island. You can see sponge beds, small fish and other marine life. You may spot manatee and dolphin on this exciting trip. When you have spent enough time on the Key, hop back into the boat and make your way to the second island, Anclote Key Sandbar. You will have an opportunity to search for seashells and swim in turquoise water. Read Less

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