Discover Florida’s wild Everglades on an exciting full-day tour from the Greater Fort Myers area. Travel by airboat deep into the secluded Western Everglades, explore Big Cypress National Preserve by van and foot, and take a leisurely cruise through a mangrove forest. Enjoy commentary from your naturalist guide as you spot manatees, dolphins, and native birds and lunch featuring exotic alligator appetizers.
See dolphins swimming through the waves at sunset on this catamaran cruise from Fort Myers. Learn about dolphins, manatees, and native birds from a certified Florida Master Naturalist guide on board your boat, and stop to look at seashells on a barrier island while enjoying views of the sunset over the ocean. Wear your swimsuit in case you want to take a dip in the refreshing waters.
Escape to the Florida Everglades from the Greater Fort Myers area on this guided airboat adventure at Everglades Day Safari. This exciting airboat ride is a great way to experience the ecosystem of the Everglades. Skim across the marshes and swamps of the Western Everglades while looking for wildlife, namely birds and alligators. In fact, per acre, there are more alligators here than anywhere else in the world. This tour includes an interactive reptile show. Hotel transport included from select locations.
Capt. Steve emphasizes a quality, real feel for the mysterious Florida Everglades. He was the first to commercially guide Swamp Buggy Adventures Tours within the Big Cypress National Preserve. BCNP is a division of The Everglades Nation Park.
Capt. Steve’s is never to be confused with one of the typical 30 minute roadside attractions. For starters, you’ll never have to wait in line. There are none. This personal tour caters to your family and is both exciting and educational. Enjoyed by people of all ages.
National Geographic lists Captain Steve’s Swamp Buggy Adventures a “Must Do“ when visiting Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve.
Go fishing for trophy largemouth bass on Lake Okeechobee during a private freshwater fishing trip from Fort Meyers. Your captain takes you to spots where the fish are biting, and guarantees that everyone gets a fish. Fishing equipment and life jackets are provided, along with coolers stocked with ice and bottled water. Live bait is available at additional cost, and you must purchase a Florida freshwater fishing license. Choose from a half- or full-day tour to better suit your schedule.
Take a walk on the wild side on this 90-minute walking tour of the Florida Everglades. Explore the highlands of Big Cypress National Preserve or the wetlands of Everglades National Park. Venture through cool water, cross grass, rocks, cypress trees, vegetation, Spanish moss and fern trails, led by a true Gladesman/hunter. Enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful and exotic wild flowers, trees and animal life found nowhere else in the world. It’s a swamp muck slogging wet walk to remember. All entrance fees plus a walking stick and bottled water included.
Catch some fish on a fishing tour through Cape Coral's inshore, backwaters, barrier islands, and Caloosahatchee River. Enjoy the scenic boat ride to top fishing spots chosen by the guide, and reel in snook, tarpon, snapper, grouper, or other fish species in this local ecosystem. Fishing license is included.
The small barrier island of Boca Grande is just a short drive from Miami, Tampa and Orlando. With the Gasparilla Sound Aquatic Preserve on one side of the island and the Gulf of Mexico on the other, this fishing charter from Boca Grande is a guaranteed change of pace from the crowds and traffic in the state’s biggest cities. Try and catch snapper, trout and more with the guidance of your chartered captain: this fishing adventure is as suitable for first-timers as it is for experienced anglers.
Cayo Costa State Park is a great place to get away from it all. It offer hiking trails, restrooms, picnic area, and great shelling at the end of the island . This island is only accessible by boat. Some wildlife you might encounter are dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles. There is a $2.00/Person to enter the park.
You will be picked up at the boat ramp and taken to the back entrance of Don Pedro island . On the way you have a chance to see dolphins, manatees, ospreys and other marine life. From there its a short walk to the beach. This beach area is a little over a mile long.
Paddling in the grasslands and mangrove forest: gliding through the grasslands and young mangrove forest during the Everglades Kayak Eco tour is a mystical experience of a lifetime. The two best times of the day to experience wildlife are on our sunrise or sunset eco tours!
*During Summer Months: The Sunrise Kayak Eco Tour is the best time to experience the Everglades!
We set out for a morning kayak eco tour immersing ourselves into the mangrove forest while the wildlife in the Glades is waking up. Watching birds fly out for the day and the gators making an appearance.
Or we can paddle back as the birds fly in to roost and the gators move about for the dusk activity, as we bask in the beauty of the gorgeous Everglades sunset!
All you need to bring is you!
**For other time slots please give us a call**
We will take a private boat ride to look for dolphin and other wildlife. We will leave the boat ramp and head up Charlotte Harbor to look for dolphins, sea turtles, white pelicans and other marine creatures.