This group is for the fitness minded or the casual to avid outdoorsy person. Those who are new to Tampa Bay will find this is the right meetup to discover Florida and meet new friends.  We are also the oldest meetup in Tampa Bay.

In addition we believe the journey is the destination and we facilitate the experience. Our guides have much experience leading groups and know how to manage a trip and still not ruin the natural flow and fun that happens.  We don't leave anyone behind.

We're eco friendly, stress safety first, and occasionally we will have kayak cleanups of bayous or inter-coastal waterways.  We provide the kayaks for these cleanups at no cost. It is part of our job to help keep the water we paddle clean and safe. 

We strongly believe in

"LEAVE NO TRACE" "Take only pictures, leave only footprints and memories.

Benefits of membership

How would you like to WIN a FREE NEW SEA KAYAK in 2014? How about 50% off on kayak trip rentals, free trips, group discounts on adventure travel and discounts at local venues, workshops, and more social opportunities? Did you answer yes? Of course you did.

For fun and to give back we annually raffle off a new sea kayak at our December meetup Holiday party.  Become a Paid Wet Dog Supporter for only $25 a year and you'll have a excellent chance to win the kayak.  In addition you will receive 50% off KAYAK, SUP, and BIKE RENTALS at our shop location in Tarpon Springs (located on the Anclote River and the Sponge Docks behind Riverside Grille)

Like our Facebook page here:  Wet Dog Adventures

See our PAGES tab for details on the raffle, and discounts at our shop in Tarpon Springs and our meetups rules.

We offer paddling trips, camping trips, hiking, and biking trips, paddle fitness . In addition we sometimes add a few workshops or team building events, because those are fun and informative too.


MOST TRIPS ARE FREE W/ YOUR OWN KAYAK unless there is food or drink fee involved.  Kayak rentals are available at a discount on all trips if you rsvp in time.  Invite a friend on a trip and they'll thank you.

RSVPing for a trip implies that you have READ AND UNDERSTOOD our ABOUT US PAGE on the PAGES TAB, and agree to follow all rules that apply to WET DOG.

We're about fun, exploring, fitness, and getting out there and doing stuff.  Come join the fun!

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Founded Jul 4, 2007

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