Private 10,000 Islands Family Boating, Shelling & Fishing Trip in Marco Island, FL

750 Palm Point DriveGoodland, FL 34140
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Go beaching, shelling and fishing with the entire family! This Ten Thousand Islands boat tour offers an escape from everyday life and something for every family member. Experience the biodiversity in the Florida Everglades with a naturalist guide. Explore a day at sea discovering local wildlife. Fish and swim in the pristine waters, or just relax under the sun.

up to 4 hrs 1 or more people

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from Ashley, one of our Goodland Travel Experts
  • Explore all that the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge has to offer on this multi-faceted tour.
  • Go shelling, fishing, boating and swimming or simply relax in the sun.
  • Tour is approx. 4 hours. Arrive 20-25 minutes before your departure time.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and protective footwear.
  • Bring sunscreen, a hat and towels.
  • Tours can accommodate up to 6 guests at a time.


from Private 10,000 Islands Family Boating, Fishing and Shelling Trip
This Private 10,000 Islands Family Boating, Shelling & Fishing Trip is a Family Fun Tour offering something for every family member! Your excursion begins with a naturalist-led boat tour where you will encounter and learn about the area's wildlife, like dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, native birds, ospreys, herons, egrets, and the beautiful Roseate Spoonbill.

The second part of your experience starts on an uninhabited, remote barrier island beach. Once on the island, you and the family can collect the mwidevarieties of seashells, walk or swim in the beautiful turquoise waters or relax on a beach.

Next, your captain will take you on a family-friendly fishing trip suitable for young children. While this is great for guests with no fishing experience, it can also keep an avid angler happy. Action is the name of the game. You may catch the beautiful sea trout, the acrobatic ladyfish, or the speedy mackerel, to name a few.

These experiences are all about enjoying yourselves while being exposed to the beauty of Southwest Florida with an activity sure to please every family member.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Private 10,000 Islands Family Boating, Fishing and Shelling Trip

Where does the tour depart?

This Ten Thousand Islands boat tour departs Goodland Boating Park located at 750 Palm Point Dr, Goodland, FL 34140. Please arrive 20-25 minutes prior to your tour's departure time. You will meet your guide under the pavilion to the left of the main building. Boarding is 5 minutes before departure time.

Are there any health restrictions for this tour?

This tour is not wheelchair accessible. There are no height and age restrictions for the 10,000 Island Boat Tour.

What should I bring?

Guests should bring sunglasses, hats, towels, sunscreen, and water bottles. Binoculars and field glasses are also a good idea. You can bring your own food and drinks on tour.

What should I wear?

Please dress comfortably and according to the weather. A light jacket is recommended. Protective footwear that you do not mind getting wet is also advisable.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

Yes, this is a family-friendly tour and is suitable for all ages.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes! There are a ton of great photo opportunities for you on the trip.

Can I bring my pet?

Only service animals are allowed on this tour.

How many guests are allowed per tour?

This Marco Island tour can accommodate up to 6 guests.

What can I see on this trip?

Most days, you can see ospreys, various breeds of herons and egrets, pelicans, and numerous species of shorebirds. Manatees are typically spotted from the boat during most tours in the warmer months. However, guests commonly see dolphins, rosette spoonbills, bald eagles, hawks, white pelicans, owls, sea turtles, kites, and black vultures. The Everglades Area is famous for alligators. However, the alligators are not a problem as they keep a safe distance away.

What can I do on this trip?

On this trip, you can experience a guided tour around the 10,000 Islands area, shelling on a remote barrier island, swim along the pristine waters, fishing, or relax and have fun under the sun.