7 Ways to Enjoy a Trip with Captiva Cruises

Captiva Cruises has been entertaining locals and visitors on all types of fun cruises since 1986. Here are 7 different cruises to book and enjoy.

Located on Captiva Island, Florida, Captiva Cruises is a recognized leader in the ecotourism industry. It has earned itself an excellent reputation due to its friendly crew, local knowledge of Sanibel Island and Captiva Island wildlife, conservation of the environment, and dedication to making sure every single passenger has a wonderful time.

Although they have operated thousands of cruises and charters around Sanibel Island and Captiva Island, every trip is different; so look forward to hopping aboard and having your own unique day on the water. Reservations are required and cruises depart from either South Sea Islands Resort or McCarthy’s Marina on Captiva Island.

All you need to bring are your camera, hat and sunscreen. Captiva Cruises provides food and drink with cash bars onboard and plenty of snack foods for sale.

Dolphin and Wildlife Cruises

The warm Gulf waters around Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, and Captiva Island are full of dolphins. Any trip that encounters wildlife and dolphins in their natural habitat is always exciting, and Captiva Cruises makes sure every trip exceeds all expectations.

The crew is knowledgeable about dolphins, birds, ospreys and other marine life. You’ll spot dolphins up-close as they leap over the wake or race ahead of the bow wave in a thrilling display of speed and agility. Have your camera ready on this exciting 90-minute cruise!

Sunset Serenade Cruises

The wonderful westerly aspect from Fort Myers and Captiva Island provides spectacular sunsets when conditions are right. Cruising around the barrier islands of the Gulf of Mexico with live music is a peaceful way to enjoy this beautiful coast. The gentle sea breezes keep you cool as you enjoy the perfect end to the day on the 40-foot sailing catamaran.

Beach and Shelling Cruises

Many of Florida’s state park beaches are only accessible by boat, and that’s where you will find the very best shells. You can relax on the white sandy beaches, swim, snorkel, collect shells and bird watch on a full day or half day trip.

Sailing Cruises

Two hour cruises aboard Captiva Cruises 40′ sailing catamaran are the chance to experience the calm waters of the Gulf under sail.

Caloosahatchee River Cruises

Captiva Cruises offers special expeditions, which combine lunch at the Royal Palm Yacht Club, tours to the Edison Ford Winter Estates and historian-led cruises along the scenic Caloosahatchee River for an unforgettable day trip.

Day Trip Cruises to Captiva’s Upper Islands

Many of the barrier islands around Sanibel Island and Captiva Island are only accessible by boat. Join one of the scenic cruises that explore the beautiful island destinations of Useppa Island, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa and Boca Grande and learn about their past residents.

Private Charter Cruises

The best way to enjoy a Captiva Cruise is to get together a group and charter your very own cruise. Captiva Cruises has a variety of boats available, with catering as required aboard the elegant M/V Lady Chadwick, S/V Adventure catamaran or one of the other boats. It’s a wonderful way to enjoy a party celebration or a relaxing corporate reception.

Choose a Captiva Cruise to suit your requirements, then set sail on your own unforgettable voyage.

This article provided by Must Do Visitor Guides. Discover more Must Do Travel Insider articles featuring the best tours, restaurants, and things to do on your Southwest Florida vacation here.

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