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Beach & Shelling Trips

Beach and Shelling Shared (Split) Charter

Little Hickory or Lovers Key (Captain's discrection). 

Note: You will share your experience of the BEACH AND SHELLING TOUR with up to 5 others.

4 hours - $150/each

Fun in the Sun Tour

The BEST day of your vacation! This is our "open itinerary " trip. We decide on route day of the trip based on weather , tides, and your mood.

Available from both marinas  on board the "Dolphin Dancer"

various departure times available

1/2 day "fun in the sun "  (4 hrs)

We cruise out one of several beautiful beaches where we anchor up for some shelling , relaxing on the beach , and enjoying the water . This trip includes the dolphin tour and island history narrative to and from the beach stop. Bring your picnic lunch and beverages and enjoy the day.

3/4  day ( 6 hrs )  all of the above and more , plus time for a lunch stop at Snug Harbor Island Restaurant or Junkanoo Below Deck.

Full Day  ( 8 hrs)  adds the option of a second beach stop or 2  restaurant/bar hops as well as more boating time or relaxing on the boat while anchored up in the sun sharing stories with your friends or family.

Boat includes:  (all trips)  110 QT Artic Cooler with block ice , bottled water, Stereo sound system w/itunes, stand up head (restroom) w/ hand held fresh water shower, spacious padded sun lounge seating , bar table and t-top which shades the bar and rear seat, extra wide boarding ladders bow and stern you are welcome to bring your own portable speaker and playlist if you choose.

4 hours - $595

6 hours - $795

8 hours - $995

Little Hickory Island

Great shelling and beach stop without the long gulf run. Bring a picnic lunch and refreshments if you like. Note: We recommend "wet socks" or sandals. There are sharp shells here that can cut your feet.

3 hours - $495/charter

4 hours - $595/charter

5 hours - $695/charter

Cayo Costa (South)

At the tip of North Captiva we find Cayo Costa a hidden gem only accessible by boat or seaplane. A shellers paradise on the gulf side, and safe harbor on the bayside. Time permitting we can get tropical drinks or a quick bite at Mainstay on North Captiva on the return.

6 hours - $895/charter

7 hours - $995/charter

Lovers Key

More sandy beach at these locations than shelling , pretty scenery and boat parade. We pass Flippers Restaurant and Fish Tale Restaurant on these trips if you wish to stop for a quick bite of tropical drink. Note that you can also choose New Pass Beach, also known as dog beach.

3 hours - $495/charter

4 hours - $595/charter

5 hours - $695/charter

Sanibel Light Beach

As we pass Bowditch , and out the pass you will sight Sanibel Light and the southern tip of Sanibel Island after a 15 crossing of San Carlos bay we will anchor up on the beach for some shelling and beach time. There is time for a visit to lighthouse and walking trails. Showers here as well. Note: alcohol is not permitted on the public beach.

4 hours - $625/charter

5 hours - $725/charter

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