The Ultimate Itinerary for Your Trip to the Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Sunshine, salty air, beautiful beaches, and most importantly – relaxation. Sanibel and Captiva Islands offer all of these and then some. While a trip to the beach should definitely be on your list of things to do, there is so much more waiting for you on the islands!

We get it, planning a vacation can be hard. Summertime on Sanibel and Captiva Islands opens the door to a variety of things to do. Sometimes, trying to do everything in one trip can lead to more stress than it’s worth – but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled the ultimate itinerary to make sure you spend your time on the islands correctly.

Fun things to do on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

When you’re on Sanibel and Captiva Island, the list of fun-filled things to do is endless. For the past 34 years, Adventures in Paradise has helped show people from all over the world how amazing the islands of Sanibel and Captiva truly are.


  • Dolphin Cruises: If you’re looking to start your trip off in full swing, book a morning Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise with Adventures in paradise. Spot dolphins taking their early morning jumps out of the water as you snack on some donuts and sip some coffee. If you’re not an early riser, that’s okay, the dolphins aren’t going anywhere. Enjoy the Afternoon or Sunset Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise when you’re a little more awake and ready to adventure.
  • Sea Life Encounter Excursions: Want to be a little more up close and personal with the