Local Area Recreation Near Fort Myers / Pine Island KOA
Island Girl Charters
Island Girl Charters at Pineland Marina is the water taxi service to North Captiva Island, Florida, docking at Safety Harbor Club and Barnacle Phil's Restaurant. We also offer daily trips to Cabbage Key, made famous by Jimmy Buffet's Cheese Burger in Paradise and provide service to and from Boca Grande, Captiva and Useppa Island.
The waterways of Matlacha Pass and in the Pine Island Aquatic Preserve are excellent for kayaking and canoeing. The largest island off Florida's Gulf Coast, Pine Island offers a small-town atmosphere amid mangroves, three aquatic preserves, and acres of palm, tropical plants and fruit groves. The waters of Pine Island Sound provide not only some of the finest fishing in Florida, but are a haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers.
Tropic Star Cruises
View Pine Island Sound and the outer islands during a narrated tour on a 59 passenger covered boat. Shelling, swimming, nature trail hiking, fishing and camping. Departures daily from Jug Creek Marina. Nature tours to Cabbage Key for lunch and Cayo Costa State Park for the beach. Mound tour package and sunset cruises available for groups. Water taxi service available to Boca Grande for lunch, shopping and sight seeing; or to North Captiva, Cabbage Key and Cayo Costa.
Jug Creek Marina, 16498 Tortuga St.
Bokeelia, FL 33922