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What to do?

By Staff | May 13, 2009

What to do on Captiva See all the sights and wildlife inhabitants up close and personal by biking along the 23 miles of shared use paths that the island offers. If fishing is on your itinerary, stop by Jensen’s Marina for your bait and tackle needs and make a great catch either shore fishing or taking one of the local charters. For the more spirited adventurers, both McCarthy’s Marina and Jensen’s Marina offer canoe and kayak rentals so you can enjoy a paddle around or through Buck Key or one of the other protected waterways on the Pine Island Sound side of the island. They also offer private charters and guided nature and fishing tours. Captiva Cruises offers group tours for shelling and dolphin watching, as well as trips to intriguing nearby islands like Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa or Useppa. Of course, there are the miles of beaches on which to take a brisk walk, look for unusual shell specimens that wash ashore, or just veg out. After, you might want to wander over to ‘Tween Waters and check out the NASCRAB races which are held at the pool bar.