With all the beautiful, bountiful water surrounding it, you’d be hard-pressed not to think New Smyrna Beach was made for boating! There’s the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Lagoon to the east, Canaveral National Seashore to the south, and the Coronado Beach Bridge crosses the Intracoastal Waterway south of Ponce Inlet. Needless to say, boaters can enjoy all kinds of things to do on all kinds of water in New Smyrna Beach.
With easy access to the big water, deep sea fishing off the coast of New Smyrna Beach is a breeze. Then there’s inshore fishing and river fishing. There’s more dang fishing than you can shake your freshly caught fish at!
Additionally, anyone who enjoys observing wildlife in its natural habitat will love the Indian River Lagoon in New Smyrna Beach. Northern America’s most diverse estuary and the largest estuary in the United States; the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem is home to more than 4,300 animal and plant species.
Plus, all you explorers need to get on board because New Smyrna Beach is an extraordinary place to explore by boat. There are islands that disappear, historic treasures all about and, of course, if you end up at a lively waterfront bar on your adventure, who could blame you? It’s also a fun New Smyrna Beach pastime to tie up to one of many waterfront restaurants and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner while you also enjoy the majestic view.
If you happen to be an active type, don’t forget the watersports. Just toss your tube or a set water skis in your boat and head on out to hit those wakes!