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Attractions & Recreation

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Attractions and Recreation

The Sun Coast offers the Finest in
Recreational Activities on the Water,
at the Beach and on the Golf Courses,
as well as, Eco-tourism & Historical
Attractions available for your Pleasure


 ATTRACTIONS & RECREATION  Southwest Coast of Florida

Aquarium
Boating / Watersports
Eco-tour Attractions
Golf Courses
Zoological Gardens
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  Aquarium

MOTE MARINE LABORATORY & AQUARIUM
Look...Touch...Explore!  Open Daily 10 - 5
135,000 gallon Shark Tank, Remarkable Rays Touch Pool, Shark Sensory Theatre
Resident Manatees Hugh & Buffett, Sea Turtles, Jellyfish and More!  Gift Shop & Café
1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy. (City Island), Sarasota 34236  •  388-2451  1-800-691-MOTE


  Boating / Watersports

KEY SAILING
1989 Morgan 41' Classic Sailing Vessel
Sunset, 2 hr., 3 hr., 4 hr., Full-Day or Private Charters (Birthdays, Anniversaries, Etc.)
Delicious Meals & Beverage Combinations Included   info@SiestaKeySailing.com
Member of Sarasota & Siesta Key Chambers of Commerce   941-346-SAIL (7245)

SIESTA PARASAIL
It's Easy! Anyone Can Fly! Beautiful Aerial View!
Dry Take Offs and Landings from Boat Deck
Dolphin Tours, Jet Skis & Parasailing - Now Located at Siesta Key Marina
941-349-1900   Toll-free: 1-877-591-0925   webmaster@siestaparasail.com

THE ENTERPRISE
Tall Masted Sailing Cruises - Food & Beverages included
Triple Sail Vessel with Dolphin, Sightseeing around 3 Islands.
Sunset, 2 hr., 3 hr., 4 hr. or Custom Sails.  In business for over 20 years.
941-951-1833  Toll-free: 1-888-232-7768  E-Mail

MAHINA LA SAILING
The Best Sailing Available - All Trips go into the Gulf
Choose between 36' Sleek & Stable Catamaran & 50' Traditional Schooner
2 hr. Dolphin or Sunset, 4 hr. Round the Island and 6-8 hr. Egmont Adventure
At Seafood Shack Restaurant & Marina (NE end of Cortez Bridge)  941-713-8000


  Eco-tour Attractions

PELICAN MAN'S BIRD SANCTUARY
Come & Visit Florida's Largest Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Center
See Fabulous Wild Birds-Pelicans, Gulls, Egrets, Herons, Owls, Hawks, etc.
1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy. Sarasota, FL 34236
941-388-4444   Fax: 941-388-3258

SARASOTA BAY EXPLORERS
Sea Life Excursions / Kayak Adventures
Enjoy a Wildlife/Marine Life Adventure Cruise aboard our 40' Pontoon boat with On-Board
Marine Biologist. Kayak Trips into Florida back water for "up close" Fun! Groups & Private Charters
Located at Mote Marine Aquarium  •  941-388-4200  Fax: 941-388-1571  

PEACE RIVER NATURE BOAT TOURS
These Narrated Eco-Tours are Great for Watching Gators, Manatee,
Nesting Birds & More - always Calm River Cruising / includes Lunch at
Nav-A-Gator Grill  •  Groups & Tours Welcome!
1-800-308-7506  941-627-FISH (3474)  Contact Us


  Golf Courses

GREAT GOLF COURSES - SARASOTA/VENICE
Public Welcome, Restaurant, Pro Shop, Driving Range, Rental Clubs
Waterford-27 hole Champion Course-Venice-941-484-6621
Capri Isles-18 hole Champion Course-Venice-941-485-3371
Calusa Lakes-18 hole Champion Course-Nokomis- 941-484-8995

LEGACY GOLF CLUB
Arnold Palmer Designed Championship Course
Golf Digest 4-Star Rating  •  Managed by Troon Golf  •  www.troongolf.com
Voted #1 Golf Course in Southwest Florida & Top 10 in State of Florida
24 hr. Tee Times: 941-907-7067  Fax: 941-907-7012  info@legacygolfclub.com

PINEBROOK/IRONWOOD GOLF CLUB
Challenging 18 Hole Par 68 Executive Course
Open to the Public, Pro Shop, Refreshments, Lessons Available
4260 Ironwood Circle (4500 block of Cortez Rd.), Bradenton, FL 34209
Pro Shop / Tee Times: 941-792-3288  Fax: 798-9207  jking@pinebrookironwood.com


  Zoological Gardens

SARASOTA JUNGLE GARDENS
A Tropical Adventure - the Area's Only 'Zoo'logical Gardens
Sarasota's Favorite Family Attraction - Open Daily, except Christmas Day
Tropical Jungle Trails, Flamingos, Alligators, Bird & Reptile Shows & more!
Snack Bar, Gift Shop   •   941-355-5305   Toll-free: 1-877-861-6547


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