An 8 mile bay side and beach side bike trail is now open along Cape San Blas Road (on Cape San Blas! It runs from Salinas Park to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park! You will also find 20 miles of bike lanes between Panama City & Port St. Joe on Highways 98 & C-30. It's a great area to bike as the roads are flat and smooth! Riding in the State Park is a lot of fun---be sure to get off & explore on the paths & the beach and bay! Bring a picnic lunch & make a day of it.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Bike Rental on Cape San Blas Scallop Cove 4310 Cape San Blas Road 850-227-1573 http://www.scallopcove.com/bikenboard.htm
Bike and Board Rentals Rental Period Bikes Surfboards Skimboards Bodyboards 4 Hours $ 8 Bike Rental
CAPE SAN BLAS/PORT ST JOE
Seahorse Water Safaris Located within the "Port St. Joe Marina" 340 Marina Drive
If you are staying on Cape San Blas, St George Island, Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, or Apalachicola, you should enjoy a day of sun, fun and relaxation on the beautiful St. Joseph Bay. Snorkel along the West shore of Cape San Blas with the dolphins, picnic on a soft white sandy beach, drop a hook and try to bring in the "big one", or just bask in the sun. The choice is yours as you escape for the day in one of our family oriented boats; in the water and ready to go at the Port St. Joe Marina. July begins Scallop season on Cape San Blas. St. Joseph Bay is one of the few remaining areas that bay scallops can be found. Scalloping is easy and fun for all ages. This can be a family outing. All you need are a few simple tools. Dive FLag (supplied at no extra charge on the rental boats), fishing license, mask and snorkel ( $10 per set) and a spoon. The rental boats are equiped with bimini tops, VHS radios, safetly gear, life jackets, snorkel flags and charts of St. Joseph Bay. You are required to take a 10 - 15 minute check out before leaving the dock. Youth, child and infant life jackets are available on request. Children under six are required by law to wear a life vest.
Doghouse Charters - Whether you like fishing the bays and inlets, trolling inshore, offshore, or bottom fishing, Captain Kenny Lemieux is Coast Guard certified and has the knowledge and experience to put you on the fish. He grew up on the waters of the Florida panhandle and has spent many years exploring its bays, inlets and offshore fishing habitats, so give Captain Kenny a call or email him today to set up a fishing trip you'll remember for a lifetime. Grouper, Red Snapper, Amberjack, Mahi-Mahi, King Mackrel
PORT ST JOE/CAPE SAN BLAS
St. Joseph's Bay Country Club - 700 Country Club Road Port St Joe, FL 32456-5448 (850) 227-1751 is a pristine 18-hole championship golf course located along beautiful St. Joseph's Bay off County Road C-30. Mature trees, lush fairways, sloping greens, and strategically placed hazards highlight this traditional layout. RATES AND FEES Non-members are welcome to play the course 18 holes: (non-member) $43.00 plus tax (includes cart) 9 holes: (non-member) $21.50 plus tax (includes cart) Twilight (after 2 pm Monday-Saturday or Sunday 8 am-noon) $31.00 plus tax (includes cart) Guest Rate, 18 (accompanied by member) $31.00 plus tax (includes cart) Guest Rate, 9 (accompanied by member) $15.50 plus tax (includes cart) 10 play card $340.00 plus tax (includes cart) * Prices subject to change
KAYAKING CAPE SAN BLAS/INDIAN PASS
Happy Ours Kayak & Canoe Outpost Tours 775 Cape San Blas Road Port St Joe (850) 229-1991 Welcome to the Forgotten Coast in the Florida Panhandle where paddling on St. Joseph Bay is unequaled. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned kayaker, a family with children, avid angler, birding enthusiast, or church group seeking an eco-spiritual outing, Happy Ours Kayak and Canoe Outpost invites you to Cape San Blas for a fun-filled experience. http://www.happyourskayak.com/
Marquardt's Marina 3904 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, (850) 648-8900
We now offer Kayak rentals. Enjoy some of the most scenic back country and secluded beaches that Florida has to offer in St. Andrews Sound/Hurricane Cut/Crooked Island. Come enjoy a day of shelling along with exceptional fishing. Rates are $40.00 for a 1/2 day or $75.00 for a full day. Rates are per kayak which can accomodate two. http://www.marquardtsmarina.com
APALAHCIACOLA - ST GEORGE ISLAND
Island Outfitters 235 E Gulf Beach Drive St. George Island (850) 927-2604
Journeys of St. George Island 240 E. 3rd Street - St. George Island (850) 927-3259 http://www.sgislandjourneys.com/rentals.cfm
Expiditions in Tates Hell 208 Nw A Ave, Carrabelle 850-370- 0895 OR 850-274-8603 http://www.expeditionsinhell.com/
Kayak or canoe on the unspoiled, meandering rivers in Tate's Hell State Forest; near Carrabelle, Florida, where wildlife flourishes. We will outfit you with Kayaks, canoes, lifejackets and paddles and can provide a picnic lunch or snack. Go on a self guided eco-tour or we can set you up with an experienced guide. OR Start out from the shallow shores of Carrabelle Beach. Paddle onto the open waters of St. George Sound and further to the Gulf of Mexico. Stop off on exclusive Dog Island where shelling is premium or frolic with the dolphins as you head across the channel to St. George Island State Park. And for the daring, go out on the Gulf of Mexico. Sea kayaking, recreational kayaking, kayak fishing, we do it all. Head out our back door onto the Carrabelle River and start your eco adventure today.
Fishing on the bay, rivers, gulf or bayous- catch trout, redfish, catfish, grouper and more. Guides available, fishing license required.
Birding, a birdwatchers dream, warblers, herons, egrets, storks, Roseate spoonbills, bald eagles, Anhingas, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, kites, cardinals, bluebirds.... Hundreds of species. Cheryl Ann Griffin, a local avid birder said, "It's possible to see 100 birds a day during the migratory periods." (spring and fall). So get out your binoculars. On the water or land, guides are available.
Florae & Faunae: pine forests to cypress swamps, dwarf cypress, marshes, and a favorite, the pitcher plant bogs. Bears, panthers, alligators, birds, fish, foxes, coyotes, wolves, deer, flora and fauna...are all possible to site. Photography buffs will love it here. Wildlife guides available.
Hunting season starts in the fall. Get your kayak and camouflage jacket and hunt stealthily on the rivers.
Whether kayaking, canoeing, fishing, birding, photographing, picnicking, hiking, drive tours or just plain relaxing; the choice is yours. Eco tour the forgotten coast with us:
Single Kayak - daily rental--$45.00 (includes overnight) up to 3 hours = $25
Tandem Kayak or Canoe - daily rental--$65 (includes overnight) up to 3 hours = $45
*Weekly and Monthly rental discounts *Rent 2 days, 3rd day free* *Group rates* Student discounts w/I.D.
You pick up and return Livery service available. Free Livery in city of Carrabelle. Drop offs and pick ups at hotel, motel, B&B or vacation home available.
Capt. Clint Moore St. Joseph Bay Fishing Guide
Captin Clint Moore - Local Legend He specializes in St Joe Bay Fishing. Caution you may be on camera on our local channel...
Congo Charters - Charter Fishing with Captain Earl Middleton. Offshore fishing for Grouper & Red Snapper. Offshore trolling for Wahoo, King Mackerel, and Spanish Mackerel. Inshore Fishing for Trout, Redfish, Tarpon, Shark, and Triple Tail