Departing from Jug Creek Marina, we'll cruise the waters of Pine Island Sound searching for dolphins before our visit and lunch at Cabbage Key. One hundred acres of lush tropical vegetation filled with exotic trees, plants, and flowers surround this historic restaurant (Jimmy Buffet’s Cheeseburger in Paradise). Walk the nature trail, marked with the names of the flora and fauna, then have lunch (not hosted) on the patio with a gorgeous water view. After lunch check out the endangered gopher tortoises then climb the water tower to get the best view of Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound.
Accessible only by boat, our excursion to Cayo Costa Island for a shelling adventure includes a lunch stop (not hosted) at historic Cabbage Key. Includes self guided nature trail and terrific views from the water tower at Cabbage Key.
Includes stops at Calusa Island, Cabbage Key, Manatee Cove, Cayo Costa Island, Burgess Bay (Charles Burgess Estate), and Bokeelia Island for a visit to Jeff Abbott Art, while searching the waters of Pine Island Sound for dolphins and manatee.
Join us for a 90 minute Sunset Cruise through the back waters of Bokeelia Island and Charlotte Harbor looking for dolphins, and manatee. Tour includes a visit to nearby Calusa Island where Calusa Indians thrived for more than 1,500 years. We’ll conclude our trip with a gorgeous sunset from Pine Island Sound.