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Small-Group Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Greater Fort Myers/Naples Area
"You’ll be picked up from one of the convenient Greater Fort Myers area locations in the morning and taken by air-conditioned 14-passenger van to the Everglades. Your expert naturalist or biologist guide will first take you on an exciting 60-minute airboa explore sawgrass prairies on a narrated van tour through Big Cypress National Preserve. Spot wildlife such as alligators turtles and birds as you venture through the Everglades backcountry.Next enjoy a nature walk through ancient towering cypress trees where alligators loom. Spot herons egrets and storks and maybe otters
From $159.00
 
Small-Group Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Greater Fort Myers/Naples Area
"You’ll be picked up from one of the convenient Greater Fort Myers area locations in the morning and taken by air-conditioned 14-passenger van to the Everglades. Your expert naturalist or biologist guide will first take you on an exciting 60-minute airboa explore sawgrass prairies on a narrated van tour through Big Cypress National Preserve. Spot wildlife such as alligators turtles and birds as you venture through the Everglades backcountry.Next enjoy a nature walk through ancient towering cypress trees where alligators loom. Spot herons egrets and storks and maybe otters
From $159.00
 
Small-Group Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Greater Fort Myers/Naples Area
"You’ll be picked up from one of the convenient Greater Fort Myers area locations in the morning and taken by air-conditioned 14-passenger van to the Everglades. Your expert naturalist or biologist guide will first take you on an exciting 60-minute airboa explore sawgrass prairies on a narrated van tour through Big Cypress National Preserve. Spot wildlife such as alligators turtles and birds as you venture through the Everglades backcountry.Next enjoy a nature walk through ancient towering cypress trees where alligators loom. Spot herons egrets and storks and maybe otters
From $159.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Sanibel Island

Off The Beaten Path

J.N. Ding Darling Refuge

We go at various times of the year and each time it's a different experience. It also pays to go at different times of the day. We have seen various birds, alligator, snake but my favorite it was a...
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Water Sports

There's a few marina's on Captiva which all rent out small watercraft that are easy to handle. That way you can get away from the crowds within 20 minutes and do some secluded shelling north of...
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Sanibel Light house

Located on the east end of the island, part of a wildlife refuge. Don't make a special trip here to tour the lighthouse. There aren't any tours. Best you get is a marker at the base of the lighthouse....
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Bailey-Matthew Shell Museum

Bailey-Matthew Shell Museum exhibits roll shell have played in ecology, medicine, and literature, religion, art, architecture, and food. Gift store too. Closed on Monday, Open 10-4 Tuesday thru...
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way off the beaten path....and off the island

Perfect for a day (or half) trip. Don't miss the Corkscrew Swamp Santuary, located outside Naples. (less than an hour from Sanibel depending on traffic.)Walk quietly around a pristine swamp (on a...
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Hurricane Damage - 2004

Sad to say, the 4 hurricanesin 2004 did alot of damage toSanibel and Captiva Islands.These pictures were taken in January of 2005. They are still cleaning up ....
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Top Things to Do in Sanibel Island

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J.N. Ding Darling Refuge

I got there every day that we are there .. the earlier you can go the better .. of course in the winter would be the ideal time to go but haven't been there then .. spring and fall are usually when we...
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Historic Sanibel Lighthouse

you have to pay for parking but you can see some cool things at the beach near the lighthouse .. cool driftwood make nice photo back drop .. some shells and star fish... sea life .. rays and dolphins....
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Beach Activities

Huge variety of birds all throughout Sanibel and Captiva .. I try to keep some sort of camera with me because when I don't I see something I wanted to capture on film ... lol showing my age .....
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The Beach

Sanibel island is one of my fav's .. I like it because there is so much to do .. exploring the beach .. the island and the nature sanctuary there is always new things to see. Lots of shells, sea life...
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Island flowers and plants

Over on the gulf side, brown seaweed grew. And it hugged the shoreline like a thick blanket, stretching about 15 feet or more into the water. To get to clear swimming water you had to forge your way...
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Museums

many visitors to sanibel island come here to collect sea shells. the bailey matthews shell museum has a collection of over 150,000 shells. the museum has exhibits on shells, mollusks, and fossilized...
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tpangelinan

"Shhhh, don't tell anyone!"
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catalysta

"Retreat to Sanibel"
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doug48

"sanibel island florida"
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Rhondaj

"A Nature Lover's Paradise"
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shohman

"Sanibel Island"
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