Captiva Island Water Activities

Kayaking, Canoeing & Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Captiva Island is among the most beautiful beaches in the world, with exotic wildlife, fishing, and breathtaking views. Get up close and personal with nature while visiting Captiva Island, by booking a kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddle boarding experience. While enjoying your Captiva Island water experience, a few wildlife creatures you’re likely to see include: dolphins, manatees, marsh rabbits, snowy egrets, alligators, sea turtles and more.

If you’re looking for a lesson in history, while enjoying the great outdoors, Captiva Island also hosts tours with guides who love to share their knowledge of the history of Captiva Island. You’ll learn everything from the culture of the Calusa tribe to the influence of old Cuba fishing in the area; the guides have a lot of information regarding life on Captiva Island.

Don’t forget – you can fish from your canoe or kayak on Captiva Island, too!

For more information regarding these tours, please contact Adventure Sea Kayak & SUP at 239.822.3337

Sailing
Have you ever thought learning to sail would be an amazing experience, but just didn’t know when or where you could ever find the time or place to learn?

Well…you’re in luck! America’s Number 1 Sailing School, Offshore Sailing School, founded by CEO and Olympic Sailor, Steve Colgate, is right in Captiva Island’s backyard. Enjoy a sailing lesson or a 2-day intro to sailing getaway. Learn on safe and unsinkable boats.

While learning to sail you may see dolphins and manatees, just another added bonus to a fun day on the water.

For more information, please contact Offshore Sailing School 239.454.1700

Parasailing
FLY HIGH and experience the breath taking views of Captiva Island! Go parasailing by yourself, or with one or two companions. While effortlessly gliding through the sky, you may see dolphins, manatees and sea turtles below. This exciting opportunity is one you’re sure to remember and share with all of your friends and family.

Wave Runner Expeditions & Rentals
Looking for a thrilling and exhilarating experience while visiting Captiva Island? Rent a wave runner and explore the island on your own, or sign up for a guided tour. Enjoy sightseeing and encountering bottlenose dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, great blue herons, and possibly roseate spoonbills.CII-DD-IMAGE2