Things To Do on Sanibel or Captiva Islands

J.N. "Ding" Darling Nature Reserve

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Whether your vacation rental is on Sanibel or Captiva Island you need to visit "Ding" Darling.


Located on Sanibel Island Wildlife Drive is open every day EXCEPT FRIDAYS regardless of holidays and admission is $5 per vehicle, $1 per pedestrian or bicycle. The "Ding" Darling Visitor & Education Center is FREE. Hours of operation vary.

 

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/jn_ding_darling/

Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum

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Whether your vacation rental is on Sanibel or Captiva Island you need to visit this museum.


This National Shell Museum has wonderful displays and educational programs.  Experience the shells of Sanibel and Captiva Islands.


https://www.shellmuseum.org

Captiva Cruises

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Make your vacation rental experience even better!


For over 30 years, Captiva Cruises on beautiful Captiva Island, has been providing beach and shelling cruises, island hopping, dolphin adventures and the most dazzling sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico to Southwest Florida visitors.

You can explore the islands of Cabbage Key, Useppa, Boca Grande, Cayo Costa, and Pine Island. 


http://www.captivacruises.com

YOLO Watersports

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We know it's hard to leave your vacation rental home on Captiva Island but Yolo will help you enjoy your vacation more.


Waverunner Excursions & Rentals, Parasailing, Flyboarding,  Scoot Coupes, Motor Scooters, Bicycles for the entire family, Beach Chairs & Umbrellas , Stand Up Paddleboard Sales & Rentals, Hobie Wave Sailboat, Surfboards, Skimboards, Bodyboards, Banana Boat Rides, GoPro Camera Rentals, Yeti Cooler Rentals & Beach Wagons.


Retail Store includes all the items necessary for a day at the beach and more including, no-see-um repellent, shelling accessories, sunscreen, hats, etc.


https://www.yolowatersports.com

Bike Rentals

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You can have bike and other rentals delivered to your vacation rental home on Sanibel or Captiva Island.


Billy's is located at 2 locations on Sanibel.

http://www.billysrentals.com


Finnimores

http://finnimores.com

Tarpon Bay Explorers

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We know it's hard to leave your vacation rental home and the beach on Sanibel or Captiva Island but this is worth it!


A great way to see "Ding" Darling Nature Reserve


  • Wildlife Tram Tours
  • Kayak Tours
  • Nature & Sealife Cruises


https://tarponbayexplorers.com


Adventures in Paradise

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We know it's hard to leave your vacation rental home and the beach on Sanibel or Captiva Island but this could improve your experience on the islands.


Cruise for Fishing, Shelling & Lunch Excursions, Sea Life Encounters, Dolphin Watches, and Sunset Dolphin Cruises.


Hop on the Adventures In Paradise trolley for the Historical Trolley Tour of Sanibel Island!


https://www.adventureinparadiseinc.com

Captiva Boat Rentals

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We know it's hard to leave your vacation rental home and the beach on Sanibel or Captiva Island but Jensen's can make your vacation even better!


Jensen's Marina


  • Boat Rentals
  • Boat Rides
  • Water Taxi 
  • Fishing Guides
  • Bait
  • Tackle
  • Gas



https://www.gocaptiva.com/marina.html

Sanibel Recreation Center

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Fitness/Pool


The new Sanibel Recreation Center offers classes, fitness facilities, gymnasium, tennis courts and three pools.  The rates are reasonable and they offer individual and family pricing.  For more info visit their website:


https://web1.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/flsanibelwt.wsc/splash.html?InterfaceParameter=WebTrac

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These are just some options available.

From your vacation rental on Sanibel or Captiva Island .... There's much to do and see here...including shelling or just relaxing on the beach!

Contact Us - Toni Hullstrung - 941-677-3745 - captivavip1@gmail.com

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Toni Hullstrung

Captiva Vacations In Paradise

(941) 677-3745