Boating & Fishing
Ocean Excursions Off the Shores of Marco Island
During your Marco Island vacation, be sure to take advantage of the many fun Gulf activities available. For a little adventure, visitors can enjoy charter fishing tours and exciting water sports off the shores of the island's white-sand beaches, including parasailing, scuba diving, kayaking and jet-skiing. Those who envision a more tranquil outing can enjoy sunset dinner cruises as well as sightseeing and bird watching tours.
Visitors can enjoy both backwater and Gulf of Mexico charters from a variety of nearby marinas. Marco River Marina offers pontoon and center console boat rentals, fishing and cruises. Sunshine Tours books offshore fishing charters as well as back-bay fishing, and Sea Excursions offers fly fishing, offshore fishing, and back water fishing.
Boat Tours of Marco Island
Sea Excursions not only offers fishing charters, they also take visitors on sightseeing boat tours, where you can explore and learn about the Everglades as well as shell life, the effects of weather and more. You can also embark on a sailing tour in the Gulf, taking in the fresh sea air and a gorgeous sunset. Sunshine Tours also offers more than fishing. Discover the beauty of Marco Island by sea on the Marco Island Princess while enjoying delicious cuisine and refreshing cocktails. With a Seabreeze Lunch, Sunset Hors d'oeuvres, Sunset Dinner and Sunset Cocktail Cruise, there are a variety of ways to dine and sightsee.
Experience Key West for the day aboard the Key West Express. Sip a refreshing beverage on the sundeck and enjoy the salt air and gulf waters! Climb aboard the sleek, clean, modern, air-conditioned high-speed ferries, featuring sundecks, snack bar, cocktails, and big-screen TVs - and you’ll be there in just a few hours!
Enjoy the colorful and exotic marine life on a scuba adventure with Scuba Marco, where you can learn to dive and then head out to view reefs, aquatic creatures and shrimp boat and barge wrecks. If you'd rather play on the water than under it, Marco Island Water Sports offers wave runner tours, parasailing and exciting dolphin watch cruises. Visit Capt. Ron's Awesome Everglades Adventures for more activities and unforgettable experiences while exploring the wilderness of the Ten Thousand Islands and surrounding area.