Port O’Connor – The primary jumping off point to the second largest bay system on the Texas Coast – it offers diverse and myriad possibilities for all forms of water sports and boating adventure! Take your pick – enjoy quite, lazy days of relaxing and feeling like you are the only person on the water. Or, if fast paced, exciting and thrilling is more your speed, we’ve got plenty of that as well!
Miles and miles of pristine back bays to explore – Matagorda Bay, Espiritu Santo Bay, San Antonio Bay are all part of Port O’Connor’s water wonderland! You can fish or boat for weeks, and not fish or boat the same waters twice!
Want to go where it’s really shallow in the miles and miles of marshes around Port O’Connor – then try Air Boating – you’ll see wildlife and birds you’ve never seen before! Too fast and loud for your tastes, then slide silently through the back bay waters in your kayak – either way, airboat or kayak, you’ll be up close and personal with nature like you’ve never been before! Try these trails,go to Calhoun County–www.stxmaps.com–this is a great site
Like sailing the big expanses of a major bay – then Matagorda Bay is right out Port O’Connor’s front door. Miles and miles of different watery venues to explore, and many quite anchorage’s to enjoy a gorgeous over-the-water sunrise or sunset! Need something for supper, just drop your anchor, and then drop a few lines overboard, and it’s “catch of the day” on the grill off the stern of your boat!
Nothing but blue water pleases you! Then you’ll love Port O’Connor! Blessed with two major openings to the Gulf of Mexico, limitless blue waters lie in wait just outside the Matagorda Jetties or Pass Cavalo – the original opening to the Gulf of Mexico through which LaSalle of France sailed his tiny crafts in 1685 when he discovered Texas. Port O’Connor is famous for one of the largest and richest off shore fishing tournaments – Poco Bueno – when many large off shore “battle wagons” motor in seeking to win the grand cash prize for the largest Blue Marlin!
Just want to sun bathe, beachcomb and look for some shells – Kingfisher Beach is right in Port O’Connor, and Sunday Beach, reachable by boat, is on the Gulf of Mexico front of Pass Cavallo. Port O’Connor has whatever you are looking for in terms of boating and water sports – all that is missing is YOU!!!