Matlacha Island Cruises

                Private Boat Cruises and Tours for up to 4 Passengers

                        The Gateway to the Barrier Islands


               We specialize in highly personal trips and tours of the area, all of our main Cruises are described in detail by clicking on the trip links below. We will customize a trip for you. All Cruises are a 4 hr minimum for 200.00 - this is for from 1-4 people. Additional time may be added for 50.00 per hour.


            Come to Matlacha and slip into "Island Time" We offer many Trips including a Cabbage Key Lunch Cruise, Boca Grande Lunch Cruise, Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise, Barnacle Phil's Lunch Cruise, Sunset Cruise, Beach Picnics, Sightseeing, and also Eco Tours and Photography trips for up to 4 people to the Barrier Islands of Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key, Boca Grande, Captiva and North Captiva. Our skilled Captains and Guides have extensive local knowledge and will take you to off the beaten path locations. Detailed narration on all of our cruises will delight you with information on Dolphins, Manatees, The Calusa Indians, The Spanish Explorers, The early Homesteaders and Pioneer families, History of Matlacha, the Cuban fishing outposts, Boca Grande and Useppa Island. All trips depart from Matlacha. Location Pickups available. We can also arrange fishing trips. Captain Art Schmidt and Captain Joe Harley are 2 of the finest guides in the area.                   

For reservations please call: 239-464-9610

Cayo Costa Island Cruise

Boca Grande Lunch Cruise

Dolphin Watching Cruise

Champagne Sunset Cruise

Barnacle Phil's Lunch Cruise

Our Links Page to cool stuff in Matlacha



                    Located in the heart of "The Mangrove Republic"


Coastal Living Magazine article reviewing, Matlacha/Pine Island, Cayo Costa, Boca Grande, Cabbage Key.


                   Cayo Costa Island Shelling Cruise

A trip to Cayo Costa Island is a truly magical experience. Deserted Beaches await you and the finest Shelling our area has to offer.


US News / Travel article on America's most secluded beaches. Cayo Costa Island # 2 most secluded beach in America !!!


                                   "Cayo Costa Island"                             "North Beach at Cayo Costa Island"



      "The Incredible Shelling at Cayo Costa Island"                       "White Pelicans"


Cabbage Key Lunch Cruise

A cruise to Cabbage Key for Lunch or Dinner is truly a wonderful experience. Our most popular trip. A wonderful historic small Island with a fabulous restaurant, famous for the "Cheeseburger in Paradise"  / Originally the private residence and guest cottages of Mary Roberts Rinehart, today Cabbage Key is one of our areas most favorite destinations.  Lunch Menu

For reservations please call: 239-464-9610


                                          Beautiful Island of Cabbage Key


                         The Restaurant and Bar at Cabbage Key



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