Captiva Cruises and our fine Florida State Park Rangers from the Gasparilla Island Administrative Office will present “Legends of Cayo Costa Cruise Program,” and a sunset picnic supper on Saturday, March 14, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Passengers will enjoy a narrated tour through Pine Island Sound with commentary on the historic fish houses, history of the Calusa Indians and Spanish explorers, early fishing and maritime trades and much more.
Once on shore, Cayo Costa park rangers will introduce historical figures including Captain Peter Nelson, postmaster and teacher on Cayo Costa during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The evening includes a walking tour of the Pioneer Cemetery, a picnic supper on the beach, and a spectacular sunset.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling Captiva Cruises at (239) 472-5300. The cost for adults is $60 and for children, $45.
Captiva Cruises is the official state park concessionaire for Cayo Costa State Park, Gasparilla State Park, Don Pedro Island State Park, Stump Pass Beach State Park and Jug Creek Cottages. They oversee all ferry services, special events and concessions.
For more information visit captivacruises.com or cayocostaferry.com.