It is a great area to kayak since the gulf coast is generally shallow and there are several parks and preserves nearby to enjoy by water: Honeymoon Island, Wall Springs, Anclote River, small spoil islands off of Crystal Beach near the Intracoastal Waterway. (Photo used with permission from Kathy Pruyn, AKA kthypryn at Flickr) For the related story, go to Kayak fishing: Where few have gone before