Spectacular Florida Fishing & Boating Vacations
A Water Lover's Paradise for Florida Boating
When it comes to fishing and boating in Florida, there is no better place to serve as your base of operations than the Plantation on Crystal River! We offer the pristine Florida of old...not over-developed nor too populated...a “Water Lover’s Paradise” offering incredible variety of fishing, boating, water sports and nature-based experiences off and onshore. We are located on the head waters of the Crystal River at Kings Bay, an incredible estuary fed by more than 30 known springs, including the famous Three Sisters, part of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge created for the protection of the endangered West Indian Manatee.
Amazing Fishing Near Our King's Bay, Florida Resort
Simply put, Central Florida fishing doesn’t get any better than this. Saltwater species easily targeted include Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Grouper, Snapper and Tarpon, the ultimate game fish for many an angler. We are one of Florida's hot beds for Bay Scallops, one of our most popular activities and a great family activity done by snorkeling our vast grass flats.
Spots Near King's Bay, Florida Offer Fine Fishing, Too
Nearby lakes and reservoirs within short distances from The Plantation provide excellent opportunities for largemouth bass, crappie and brim fishing. Our area features over 25,000 acres of water for you to discover your new “honey hole” and experience the Florida fishing vacation you’ve always dreamed of.
Boating options are numerous for both the experienced and novice captain, so whether you bring your own boat, or choose one of our affordable boat rentals, our Adventure Center can provide you with everything needed. Including hooking you up with some of the area's best charter captains for fishing, manatee tours, birding or just to enjoy one of our renowned sunsets from the water. Our marina & dive shop has all of the latest equipment, plus we have our own boat ramp, trailer storage and more than 1,600 feet of sea wall for tie-up right outside your room.
Make us your place to stay and play to enjoy all of the wonderful fishing and boating Florida's nature coast has to offer.