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Address: 4110 127th St W, Cortez, FL 34215
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+1 941-538-4290
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H2O is dedicated to making each experience with us one to remember. All of...

H2O is dedicated to making each experience with us one to remember. All of our staff is friendly and knowledgeable. H2O has rentals, tours & charters. We are always changing things up so check in with us regularly for offers. Our most popular experience is the 4 hour guided tour; private boat with captain! H2O offers the largest riding area spanning from Tampa Bay to Sarasota Bay. Come early because we do lots of orientation before leaving for your expedition! Be prepared with ID & Credit Card which is required with every rental. Florida law requires all operators to have an ID on the water at all times so don't come without yours. We give the FWC Boater's Certification on site for those born after Jan. 1st of 1988. Just stop in with your ID to get your certification. We look forward to doing business with you all.

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Captain Philip and first mate Andrew were absolutely the best. We did a private 4 hr charter and had the best time! They were courteous, accommodating, friendly, helpful. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
lfbeachy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Philip and first mate Andrew were absolutely the best. We did a private 4 hr charter and had the best time! They were courteous, accommodating, friendly, helpful. They went out of their way to make sure we had agood time and it was the best fishing ever! I would highly recommend them.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is awesome! I love the owners Chris and Blossom and have known them for years. Their crew Includes Capt. Phillip who I've watched grow from a mate all the way to a trusted sea captain. Then there is Andrew with his years of experience. He is one of the best mates I know and takes superb care of... More 

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simson bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 days fishing with reel Cortez charters! Best fishing we have ever had! Both the captain and the mate were 100% professional and could not do enough for us. I highly recommend you use these guys if you want to really enjoy the day.

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My family rented two wave runners and were very pleased to see that they could go out by themselves. The staff were extremely efficient and safety conscious. So nice to go somewhere where it wasn't wildly expensive and the people were so friendly. Because of that, my husband and son returned again and enjoyed a second visit. Lovely people and... More 

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First let me say we had a great time. The water was beautiful. It was a sunny but not horribly hot day. The captain and mate had it all down. Great gear and very experienced fishermen. It was all great except we could find no decent sized fish. Not because Captain Phil did not try... We just didn't find them.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. Our crue were outstanding. Just had some fish tacos for dinner from the fish we cought on our trip.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Used H2O a couple of years ago to hire a jetski, went back again this year on our latest trip to Longboat Key. The people who run this company are both friendly and helpful, the jetski hire was really good value for the two hour session. Managed to see Manatee's and Dolphins whilst out in the channel.

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Thank Andy A
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I come to Anna Maria island at least twice a year and have rented from other places very close to H2o and they weren't so friendly ,no smiles , just to the point was not impressed at all. But here at H2O i cannot express how happy i was with blossom and Michael. We arrived to H2O Water sportz with... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The entire staff of H2O watersports was fantastic, helpful and extremely friendly when we rented 2 jetskis on our recent visit to AnnaMaria Island. We have been vacationing on AMI for over 7 years and this is by far, the best rental experience we have had. Highly recommended to add to your package of fun and enjoyment on what I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Usually use other Wave runner companies whilst down in Anna Maria. Found this place by accident.This is one of the few that allow you to go out to the Gulf on your own. Others restrict you or come out with you. We booked on the website and when we arrived they were expecting us. We went through the normal paperwork... More 

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