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Clearwater Watersports

521 S Gulfview Blvd, The Holiday Inn & Suites, Clearwater, FL 33767-2534
+1 727-469-8885
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Rude and greedy

Although they offer and advertise that you can ride in the boat for $20 they refused to allow me to... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
GregDaytonOhio
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Dayton Ohio
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Rude and miserable

We spent the weekend in Clearwater and only used this company because the hotel recommended them... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
jeanolivia
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North Miami Beach, Florida
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Jet ski / Waverunner rentals, Parasailing, and Stand Up Paddleboards directly on the Gulf in Clearwater Beach. Only 20 yards from no wake zones, there is no need for tour guides. Your entire rental time is spent on open water. We run quality Yamaha 3-seat waverunners, always newer and well maintained. Owned and operated for over 15 years, we are committed to providing a fun and safe experience for everyone. Dolphins and other wildlife seen daily and FREE parking for the duration of your rental time!
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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521 S Gulfview Blvd, The Holiday Inn & Suites, Clearwater, FL 33767-2534
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Although they offer and advertise that you can ride in the boat for $20 they refused to allow me to ride with my minor child out in the water to parasail. I do not trust these workers. A bunch of men who want to take...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

We spent the weekend in Clearwater and only used this company because the hotel recommended them and they offered a discount. They arrived on time, we went out without problems, but then it went downhill. During the ride out, then was no interaction with any...More

Thank jeanolivia
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Waverunners, Owner at Clearwater Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Hi, We are terribly sorry that our parasailing partner made you feel this way. They could have certainly handled the situation better. Conditions in the water and wind are always changing, by the minute. What likely happened was he instinctively asked about who was going...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

My wife and I decided the night before to try renting the wave runners here(jet skis). Since it was so close to our hotel, we decided to try this place. We were not disappointed, in the least. The two guys working there were super helpful...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Near the Holiday Inn hotel you can find Clearwater Watersports Waverunners. Gavin and his crew give great service and provide clear instructions about the waterski and the area where you can go to. Powerful machine which operates great on the water. Awesome experience! Thank you.

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Online it had a $20 off if you rent before 11:00am. We arrived at 10:00am and the hut was closed. The holiday inn said they are usually open by 9:00am. Dillon showed up at 10:30 ish. By time he was set up and we were...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

We rented waverunners from this establishment on Gulfview, located on the Holiday Inn property. We signed all the appropriate paperwork and left a credit card in case there were incidental damages. We understood that there would be a $150 per inch charge should damage occur....More

Thank gjriggs
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Waverunners, Manager at Clearwater Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Hello, I've deleted our original response (pasted below here for reference) and am posting an update. We contacted the party shortly after this incident to resolve the issue... Long story short, the person who posted the review was not on the machines, it was their...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Had a blast parasailing on a beautiful day. Great crew, nice boat. Priced as others but better location. Overall a great experience

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Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Be careful renting here! We rented 2 waverunners, one was very slow and sluggish. We told the two guys, they said they would check it out. When we came back in, the one guy Dillon walked around our waverunners and asked I'd we bumped. He...More

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Waverunners, Manager at Clearwater Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Hello Shelia, We’ve taken our time to review your claims and we have to say that we remain surprised to your accusations. Dillon recounted your visit with us and said that you did infact mention that the machine seemed sluggish but you also seemed perfectly...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband took our 2 kids (7&9) out for there first wave runner experience and they all had a blast. Road for an hour with dolphins swimming beside them. Kids couldn't believe they were "racing dolphins" and talked about how fun it was all evening....More

1  Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Husband and I rented a jet ski for an hour. We had a blast like always!! Beautiful view out on the ocean. employees Are very friendly!

1  Thank cwilcox6184
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Jazmin S
August 13, 2016|
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Response from Chelsie W |
Depends on how rough the water is. When we rode there was no package. But my husband and I both have waterproof cases. So we took our phones out. Thank goodness for the case because we flipped lol.
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Divergent1111
February 22, 2016|
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Response from Waverunners |
Hello, you can find our prices by visiting the Rates page on our website. The waverunners are: $80 for a hour $50 for half hour The rates do not include gas & tax. The end cost for an hour rental is $80 + $20 (gas... More
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