The Seafood Shack is a destination.

The Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill shares its beautiful land with other beloved local treasures that attract locals and visitors time and time again!

Meet Our Friends & Neighbors

Anna Maria Island Dolphin Tours

Address: 4110 127th St. West, Cortez, FL 34215Phone: 941.281.3461

*Certified Local* Our Captains are skilled at providing you with an up close and personal experience. Most commonly spotted are Dolphins, Manatee, Sea Turtles, Eagles, Roseate Spoonbills, Osprey and other tropical wildlife. Come prepared for an wonderful experience!   Dolphin Watches * Sunset Cruises * Egmont Key Tours

Sip-N-Cycle Cruises

Address: 4110 127th St. W., Cortez 34215 Phone: 1-833-SIP-AWAY

Join us aboard our bike-boat-bar for scenic cruises along the intracoastal waterways. Bring aboard your favorite beverages & snacks, crank your tunes, sip, cycle & socialize as we cruise the picturesque waterfront on a boat experience unlike anything else.

Annie’s Bait and Tackle Shop

Address: 4334 127th St. West, Cortez, FL 34215Phone: 941.794.3580

Annie’s Bait and Tackle Shop is one of the last full service bait and tackle shops on the West Coast of Florida. With live bait delivered fresh daily, it’s no wonder why Annie’s is still a fishing favorite!

Captain Aaron Lowman

Address: 4110 127th St. West, Cortez, FL 34215Phone: 941.465.8932

Captain Aaron Lowman was born and raised on Anna Maria Island. Always drawn to the waters around Tampa Bay,  Aaron completed his first full-scale USCG Boating Course in 1996 at the age of 11. Aaron currently holds a USCG OUPV Captain’s license as well as a USCG Master’s license. All that time on the water allowed for him to become one of the top guides in the Tampa Bay area. Captain Aaron fishes out of his large and roomy 24′ Carolina Skiff DLX when inshore, and uses a 25′ Sea Cat when heading offshore.

H20 Watersportz

H2O Watersportz

Address: 4110 127th St. West, Cortez, FL 34215Phone: 941.538.4290

H2O Watersportz is your best choice for a full range of fun on the waters of Anna Maria Sound, Sarasota Bay and Tampa Bay. From boat rentals and fishing charters, to wildlife excursions and jet ski tours, the possibilities for fun are endless!

Moore Fishing

Moore Fishing

Address: 12507 Cortez Rd. West, Bradenton, FL 34210Phone: 941.713.1921

Moore Fishing offers full and half day fishing excursions and provides top of the line rods, reels, and tackle as well as all live bait and artificial lures. Captain Scott Moore and Captain Justin Moore make fishing excursions a convenient and fun experience for family, friends, business associates, and more!

Reel Cortez Charters

Address: 4110 127th St. W., Cortez 34215Phone: 941.538.4290

Reel Cortez Charters offers premier, private offshore and inshore fishing adventures for up to 6 anglers. The experienced crew is professional and friendly and rates are affordable, starting at $100 per person for the 4-hour trip. And we're one of the only fishing boats in this area with shared charters.

"What an awesome day fishing with Captain Andrew and Pete. Lots of fishing and laughter throughout the day . There wasn’t a time when we were not reeling in a fish! They really go out of their way to ensure you have a great experience . I recommend you book a charter so you can have as much fun as we did !!"


Address: 4110 127th St. W., Cortez 34215Phone: 941.209.2275

This thatched-roof 6-passenger floating tiki boat offers a variety of cruises from 2-hour, 4-hour  and custom charters to fit your needs!

These can include: * Dolphin Tours * Birthday Parties * Sunset Cruises * Sandbar Fun Cruises. Let your imagination design your Tiki Boat Tour today!

Waves Boat & Social Club

Waves Boat & Social Club

Address: 4110 127th St. West, Cortez, FL 34215Phone: 866.857.1018

Voted #1 Boat Club! WAVES Boat & Social Club is southwest Florida's premier boating club. WAVES offers training, unlimited use of club boats, multiple locations & social events for our Members. It's an affordable and hassle-free alternative to owning or renting a boat.  

YOLO Parasailing & Adventures

Address: 4110 127th St. West, Cortez, FL 34215Phone: 941.792.6000

Adventure with us! Providing amazing parasailing, dolphin trips, eco-tours, sightseeing and sunset cruises around beautiful Anna Maria Island. Whoever you are, however old or young, YOLO Adventures has something that will add a special memory to your Cortez visit.