Scallop Charters



Let Explorida serve you the most authentic Florida experience yet!

The delectable bay scallop is truly a Florida treasure, so don’t miss this chance to scoop your own and enjoy the freshest dinner money can buy!! Citrus County, also known as the Nature Coast, has provided locals and tourists alike with some of the most fertile grass beds for recreational scallop harvest every year and has rightfully earned its designation as the #1 scalloping spot on Florida’s coastline!!

Recreational harvest, also known as scallop season, officially begins on July 1st and lasts until the middle of September each year. Scallop charters are the best way to scallop Crystal River! Not only does your captain know the best scalloping spots, but with Explorida, everything that you need for an awesome day on the water is provided on your Crystal River scallop charter.


Our scallop boat is one of the only boats in the area that is inspected by the United States Coast Guard and certified to safely carry more than 6 passengers! Our group bookings will never exceed 8 passengers, but our single boat can accommodate up to 14 passengers on this charter! Our boat isextra comfortable for smaller groups, or a great fit for the whole family!!

Group discounts and specially priced private rates are offered for parties larger than 8, so round up the crew and ride in comfort under the full shade of our double bimini top, while enjoying the views from our back to back bench seating. This boat ranks in the top of its kind for comfort. More friends, means MORE FUN!! Don’t Miss out! Book your tour now!!


Fun in the Sun for Everyone

Hop aboard our USCG certified Vessel and join your captain to embark on a scenic ride to the Gulf of Mexico!! In addition to your master captain, you will be paired with an expert in-water guide who will be there to assist every step of the way, for NO ADDITIONAL COST. Upon arrival to the scallop grounds, jump in for a salty swim! Your guide will ensure you know just what you are looking for and show you how to scoop your score! Once you are comfortable in the water, your guide will scallop along with you to contribute to your haul and help you get as close to limit as possible! At Explorida, we are dedicated to going above and beyond… so your captain and guide will even shuck your scallops for you!!!!


With Explorida, you are sure to enjoy this salty swim and sweet underwater treasure hunt!!!re!!

When scalloping, be on the lookout for different species of fish, coral, sponges, turtles, starfish, sea horses and other treasures that mother ocean has to offer! Scalloping is like a treasure hunt that serves up a ton of fun and a delicious dinner too! Let this sweet underwater treasure hunt provide your family with memories they will treasure forever!!

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