Tag: Things to do in Madeira beach

Climb Aboard and Drift Away on Florida Tiki Tours

Great news! Woody’s Watersports is now partnered with Florida Tiki Tours, the newest and coolest water experience in Madeira Beach. The entire family will enjoy a relaxing tour around Johns Pass in a fun, Hawaiian-style tiki hut. You and up to five additional guests will have 90 minutes of the full island experience. Bonus: you… Read more »

Tips for Putting a Wetsuit On

In the winter months, when the Gulf of Mexico is chilly, you’ll want to put on a wetsuit to keep yourself warm when you’re out jet skiing on the water. However, it can be challenging to get into your wetsuit: the neoprene can stick and bunch when you try to pull it over your skin…. Read more »

Six Facts About the Gulf of Mexico

How much do you know about the Gulf of Mexico? Here are some fun facts: The Gulf of Mexico is the largest gulf on the planet as well as the ninth-largest body of water, covering some 600,000 square miles. If it were stretched across land, it would spread all the way from New York City… Read more »

Three Christmas Events Around Madeira Beach You Won’t Want to Miss!

Planning a visit to Madeira Beach, Florida, this holiday season? You’re in for a real treat! The sun will be shining, the beach will be gorgeous and the seafood will be delicious. Did you know that there are also quite a few fun Christmas events around Madeira Beach? Here are some of our favorites: Christmas… Read more »

Animals You Probably Didn’t Realize Existed in the Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is home to a rich variety of wildlife—more than 15,420 species, to be exact. The biodiversity here is truly amazing. Here are some animals you probably didn’t realize existed in the Gulf of Mexico: Killer whales (orcas) Shamu has quite a few cousins in the Gulf of Mexico. About 500 orcas… Read more »

Facts About Dolphins’ Social Structure

When you rent a jet ski from Woody’s Watersports, you’re likely to see a few dolphins. If you’re like us, you’re probably curious about them. Here are a few fun facts about dolphins’ social structure: Dolphins are highly sociable mammals. They live in groups called pods, which are composed of two to 40 dolphins. In… Read more »

Here’s How Jet Skis Work

There’s nothing more fun on a hot summer day than hitting the water on a jet ski. But how do jet skis work? The basic principle is pretty cool: jet skis move through water in a similar way to how rockets move through space. Rockets use high-pressure gas to generate thrust, whereas jet skis and… Read more »

How to Ride Jet Skis With Kids

Are you going on a vacation and looking for things to do with the whole family? Don’t cross jet skiing off of your list – you can take your kids along for the ride as long as they have a personal flotation device and are positioned between two adults if they are extremely young. Although… Read more »

Spring Fun in John’s Pass Village

Where is exactly is John’s Pass village and why can’t you find that name on the map? John’s Pass village is also known as Maderia Beach and was given the name “John’s Pass village” for the legendary man named John LeVique, who was the first European to settle into the area. John’s pass is known… Read more »