Captiva Cruises

Captiva Cruises offers a great program of tours and cruises from the South Seas Island Resort and McCarthy’s Marina on Captiva Island, Florida.  Captiva Cruises offers a variety of trips including cruises to Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Boca Grande, as well as Dolphin and Wildlife Cruises, Sunset Cruises and Shelling Cruises on remote barrier islands.  You can spend a few hours or an entire day away from the beach with your choice of the many exciting and beautiful excursions that Captiva Cruises has to offer.

Dolphin Watch & Wildlife Adventure Cruise:
This is the perfect family cruise with narration on board provided by volunteers from the Sanibel and Captiva Conservation Foundation.

Sunset Serenade Cruise:
This is the perfect way to end the day on Captiva Island.  You can enjoy a cocktail from the full service bar while watching the sun set on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  Live music is featured on this cruise.

Cayo Costa Beach & Shelling Cruise
Visit the secluded Florida state park beaches that are only accessible by boat.  This cruise will take you to the islands of North Captiva or Cayo Costa.  You will have time to shell, swim, bird watch, and explore the beaches. Full day and half day cruises are offered.

Cabbage Key Cruise:
This cruise will take you to Cabbage Key where you can eat at the Cabbage Key Restaurant and enjoy the scenery.  The cruise takes one hour each way on the waters which is plenty of time to relax and enjoy the waters.  There is a short nature trail on the island of Cabbage Key but there are no beaches.  

Useppa Island Cruise:
Useppa is a private Island for the rich and famous.  The only way to visit Useppa is to be a member, a guest of a member, or ride on Captiva Cruises.  You will be able to visit Collier Inn, the main clubhouse for this private island.  You can purchase lunch at the Collier Inn or the Tarpon Bar Restaurant, depending on the time of year.  There is also a History Museum on the Island that you can visit.
Boca Grande Cruise:
Boca Grande is a quaint seaside village with numerous restaurant shops and art galleries.  After an hour and a half narrated cruise to Boca Grande Marina on Gasparilla Island, you will have about three hours to explore the island, visit downtown Boca Grande, or rent golf carts at the Boca Grande Marina.

Reservations are required for all cruises at least one week prior to departure and prices vary depending on cruise.  For reservations please call (239) 472-5300

Departure Locations:

South Seas Island Resort
5400 Plantation Road
Captiva Island, FL 33924

McCarthy’s Marina
11401 Andy Rosse Lane
Captiva Island FL 33924

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