werner boyce tour gill dawg port richey florida kayak trip rentalBy Gill Dawg Adventure Center Mananger Steve Markley (Scuba Steve)

Looking for adventure in the Pasco County area? Look no further! Gill Dawg Marina in Port Richey, Florida is the one stop adventure shop the community has been waiting for. Gill Dawg hosts a variety of healthy living activities at very reasonable prices. Ever taken a kayak trip deep into the Mangroves of Werner Boyce Salt Springs? Dolphin sightings on these tours run about 80%! How about topping off that paddle with a homemade bowl of Jambalaya by one of the Gill Dawg Tiki Bar and Grill’s top rated chefs? Now that’s an experience you can’t get anywhere in the Bay Area!

Gill Dawg’s rentals and classes to get you started on your adventure

Gill Dawg Marina offers a wide array of rentals including the fastest growing sport in America….Stand up paddle boarding. Our favorite paddle board renters are beginners. We’ll pair you up with one of our experienced instructors and make sure you’re fully prepared with the knowledge you need to hit the water! Sunday Morning Sup N Cup is a popular instructional SUP class that includes an hour long instructional on the water followed by a warm cup of Joe and some donuts! Can you think of a better way to start your Sunday morning?

Let Us Do The Work

Okayyyy, so maybe you’re not interested in any activity that pertains to work. We have something for you too! If you’re looking to navigate the Nature Coast and check out the world renowned stilt houses on your own, then rent one of our 3 luxury pontoon boats. If being a Captain of your own boat is too stressful, then hop on our 38 passenger boat equipped with LED lights and bathrooms. We’ll take you out to Anclote Key and cater to your every need while you enjoy the white sand beaches and listen to sound of the waves as they wash ashore. The tour includes umbrellas to shield the sun and a cookout that would put a smile on any face. You can bring your own coolers on this trip no problem!

These are just a few of Gill Dawg’s Adventure Center offerings. The full schedule is available on our website. I think it’s safe to say, if you like the outdoors and being on the water, Gill Dawg Marina is the place to be. Have questions? Call 727-842-1070 and one of the Adventure Center staff can help you get started on your next adventure.

Steve Markley Gill Dawg Port Richey Florida

Steve Markley (Scuba Steve), Adventure Center Manager at Gill Dawg


Scuba SteveClick here for Steve’s Full Bio

Steve is a Florida native, born in Clearwater, FL and has an extensive background in outdoor recreation and wilderness survival. His passion for the outdoors started in his childhood years.

Steve was inspired to become a guide on a trip to Costa Rica, where he backpacked through Tortuguero National Park. The trip required hiking through a rain forest with venomous creatures, and sea kayaking in waters shared with salt water crocodiles. Steve also rafted his first class 5 rapids in Costa Rica. He quickly fell in love with the possibilities of helping other people capture the same experience he did. Read more…