Sharkey's Water Sports - St. Pete Beach: 813-527-5822 * Sarasota: 941-250-1478
Up to 2 Hours of Kayaking Everyday
Up to 2 Hours of Paddleboarding Everyday
Up to 2 Hours of Waterfront Biking Everyday
Up to 2 Hours Using Our Floating Mats Everyday
It's time to get Outdoors with Sharkey's Water Sports Club and Enjoy Nature! Use our equipment daily, for fun & leisure, go fishing, or for an outdoor natural workout! Our locations have beautiful views, sea-life & wildlife and the best Beach locations! There's nothing like it with easy-to-use benefits and the ultimate convenience of no cleaning, no fixing no loading and unloading and storage of equipment and most importantly no high cost of buying all the equipment you'll have access to at your fingertips at any time by being a club member!
Sharkey's is the #1 Kayak company in St Pete and now we are expanding even more! We have two new locations opening in St Pete Beach. We'll be teaming up with Bay Palms Waterfront Hotel & Marina and operating our kayaks & paddleboards from the docks on the bay and renting our Beach Cruisers and E-bikes as well to ride to Fort Desoto or Passagrille Beach. Our 2nd location will be at Plaza Beach Resort operating our watersports beach rental service right next to the largest beach access in St. Pete Beach!
Our primary business offers nighttime Glass Bottom Kayak Tours in St Pete Beach and Sarasota. Thousands of people have given us 5 Star Reviews for our unique and enjoyable nighttime excursions. Now it's time to put our Kayaks, Bikes and other water sports products to work in the Sunshine with tremendous discounts for our local community!
Our Kayaks, Paddleboards, E-Bikes, Beach Cruisers, and Floating Mats are waiting for you at either one of our locations. Depending upon the Club Membership, you can either choose 5 days or 7 days of fun using our equipment every week! One monthly price covers you and your spouse or partner, or your whole family! This is thousands of dollars of fun for one very low price.
If you like fishing then you'll love using our Beach Cruisers and E-bikes for Site Fishing for Redfish, Snook & other game fish along our 9 miles of waterfront bike trails!
Both of our locations offer incredible fishing along grass flats and sand bars with our kayaks as well!
Our Mission: - Sharkey's is in the business of showing locals and tourists "A Wonderful Outdoor Experience & Lifestyle!"
see FAQs below...
There is No Club Anywhere Like This One!
Use our equipment anytime! Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Beach Cruisers, Floating Beach Mats, E-bikes at our Tampa or St. Pete Beach Locations!
Over 9 Miles of Waterfront Car Safe and Scenic Bike Trails at both of our locations!
Tampa - The only car safe waterfront bike trail that crosses Tampa Bay to Clearwater!
"The views on this causeway resembles the Florida Keys"
St. Pete Beach - The only car safe waterfront bike trail that goes to Fort Desoto Park or Passagrille Beach!
"You'll ride over 3 waterfront bridges and mangrove shorelines on your way to Fort Desoto Park"
Both of our locations at Tampa & St. Pete Beach are awesome for kayaking & paddleboarding with clear shallow waters over grass-flats and sandbars. Fishing and exploring for sea-life at our Tampa & St. Pete Beach locations is awesome!
You can use our Kayaks, Paddleboards, Beach Cruiser Bikes, Water Mats up to 2 hours for each product per day. No one person may use any equipment in total for more than 4 hours per day. An upgrade fee of $10 per hour can be paid to increase time on any rental if available.
We are open from 10am to 5pm each day. Members can check out equipment from 10am to 3pm every day of the week. All equipment must be returned within the designated time allowed for each type of equipment; however, all equipment no matter the type must be returned in good condition before 5pm each day.
We utilize easy ride Beach Cruisers. They have no gears to keep things simple and they are very comfortable to sit on. If you are looking for electric bikes, Members are invited to utilize our electric bikes when available for a member price of $27.50 for a three hour run - a 50% discount of the normal $55 retail price after the 1st hour. 50% Discount fees are only applicable for paying members.
Members friends are always welcome; however, all non-members will receive a discount of 20% off the retail rate per hour for any equipment. Members must be present to receive any discount. Please note, in some cases it will be more advantageous for your friend or guest to simply become a member the day of their visit.
In order to ensure that we have a proper amount of equipment for our members, we need to guarantee you are a member and the only practical strategy is to require all members show a valid license upon arriving.
All memberships are billed on the first of the month for the month ahead. All payments will be made by credit card or debit card. We do not accept monthly payments by check or cash. If you prefer to pay with check or cash only, you may choose a 6 or 12 month membership and it must be paid in advance.
You can join on a monthly, semi-annual, or annual basis. All memberships are cancelable at any time, but for any membership longer than a monthly plan, you are responsible for a cancellation fee of $250 to terminate any membership early. The reason for this is due to the initial discount you were provided for an extended period membership. Any cancellations which occur within 3 business days enrollment are one hundred percent refundable.
Yes, equipment specifications control the weight criteria. Kayaks, no more than 320 pounds per person per single seated kayak. Double seated or Tandem kayaks have a 400lb maximum weight limit with both individuals riding together. Our insurance company prohibits us from allowing any child under the age of 13 to use any equipment without adult supervision. There are no upper age limits, but recommend that you consult your doctor before any strenuous exercise if you have serious health concerns.
Yes of course; however, all children under the age of 13 may only use the equipment with direct parental supervision. And No child under 18 may ever be left unattended (no "dropping off" of children or teens ever). This is not only unsafe, but often causes negative issues for our other guests and our staff.
Our Membership Activation and Processing Fee is only $100, which is far less than any club with our type of easy-to-use benefits. The convenience of no cost, no storing, no cleaning, no fixing, no loading and no unloading and storing of equipment. Our costs of member fullfilling equipment needed for all of customers is expensive in purchasing, maintenance and storage. The activation fee allows us to ensure we have a proper amount of equipment for all of our guests and members. Further, it requires additional costs in staffing employees at our locations especially on slow days when we only have a few pieces of equipment rented out or just a minimal number of members visiting that day.
Yes, however there are a limited number of memberships in order to ensure that members have plenty of availability of club resources. Memberships are billed monthly from the first of the month with the first month being billed upfront. Thus, if you joined on the fifteenth of the month, you would only pay the pro-rata portion of your first month plus your applcation fee only.
Kayaking is an aerobic sport. You do not have to be an olympic athlete to participate,; but, we do strongly suggest if you are in poor health or are not in good pysical shape: before kayaking, biking, or paddle boarding, discuss your activity plans with your physician before booking with Sharkeys Glass Bottom Tours.
Unlimited Kayak, Paddleboard, Beach Cruiser Bikes, and Floating Fun Mats to use anytime you want at our Tampa or St. Pete Beach Locations 7 days a week 365 days a year!