Tarpon Lodge, Calusa mound cruise dates announced
Captiva Cruises announced that it will offer its seasonal “Cruise to Historic Tarpon Lodge & Calusa Indian Mounds on Pine Island” on Dec. 15, Jan. 19, Feb. 9 and 23, March 9, 16, 23 and 30, and April 6. Departing from McCarthy’s Marina, it takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cruise covers 1,000 years of fishing in the Pine Island Sound, with a chance to see the historic fish shacks and sightsee wildlife, lunch at the Tarpon Lodge and Restaurant, and visit the Randell Research Center and take a guided walking tour of the Calusa Heritage Trail. Cost is $50 for adults and $40 for 12 and under; lunch is not included. For more information or reservations, call 239-472-5300 or visit www.captivacruises.com.