by Allison Walker
It was fun diving for Florida bay scallops. The days out on the water were all you hoped they would be: finding a fruitful spot, hoisting the diver flag, swimming in the refreshing Gulf water and bagging your limit.read more..
Ever the planner, Monica takes pride in finding unique, memorable Florida adventures for her family vacations. Beyond theme parks and beaches, she gets a thrill out of uncovering insider secrets and hidden destination treasures.
This year, she’s excited to bring her vacation plan together on Florida’s Adventure Coast, Brooksville-Weeki Wachee.read more..
Summertime on Florida’s Adventure Coast means scalloping. Slipping into bathwater-warm Gulf of Mexico waters at the first sight of those shells shimmering beneath brings a surge of joy unlike any other. The eagerness of discovery and success at grabbing them as they zig zag through the clear water is enough to bring giggles, whatever your age.read more..
When you find something that delights you, you want more, right? If you believe more is always better, then double down with these add-on ideas. From your virtual Adventure Coast buffet, pick your favorites and then go back for seconds.
If you loved the authentic Florida roadside attraction feel of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, plan a visit.read more..
July 1 means it’s time to dive in to the Gulf of Mexico for Florida bay scallops, a classic summertime thrill that lasts through September 24. Here on Florida’s Adventure Coast, our professional Charter Captains know great scalloping spots and welcome you aboard for a carefree day on the water. Contact them directly to book a scalloping charter and.read more..
Scalloping is fun, easy and requires little in the way of gear or expertise. That’s part of the reason why it’s such a popular summertime water adventure. The irresistible urge to reach out and grab the little guys is another!
Florida’s Adventure Coast, on the southern part of the Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission’s official recreational bay scallop.read more..
Gazing at the smooth Gulf of Mexico, Amanda and her sisters couldn’t wait to head out. They heard from friends how fun scalloping was but had never done it themselves. Can you swim around in shallow water and just grab them? Do they really have bright blue eyes?read more..
by Keith Kolasa
Florida’s Adventure Coast has had a long history of artificial reef construction thanks to the support of its residents, fishing clubs, dive shops, members of the Hernando County Port Authority and the Board of County Commissioners.read more..
Sunlight and Clear Water
The Gulf of Mexico waters along Florida’s Adventure Coast boast an estimated 250,000 acres of seagrass beds. Among the most abundant in continental North America, second in area only to the Florida Keys, these underwater meadows host thriving ecosystems. Thanks in part to the relatively shallow depth of our area of the Gulf, these aquatic plants get.read more..