Guided Eco Tours

Captain Karl has over 45 years of in-shore and blue water boating experience ensuring you an enjoyable and safe time on the water. Having completed the University of Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Program, Capt. Karl offers a wealth of knowledge about the very diverse estuary ecosystem of Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve, Pine Island Sound and the Barrier Island Cayo Costa.

As a native to the Pine Island Area, Captain Karl knows the hidden places where the local only know of. He has firsthand knowledge of local eco-system and how the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve and Pine Island Sound play a crucial role in the health of the gulf. Preserving this pristine wilderness has been his lifelong passion.

Captain Karl invites you to experience and appreciate the natural miracles he calls home.

We take one or four passengers. Max. 4* persons (weight limit applies). Approximately 3-hour tour of the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve and Pine Island Sound natural wonders, as Weather & Tide Allows. On this tour Captain Karl will point out the various things to do, local wildlife, key points of interest and how to help preserve and sustain the waterways.

As an experienced seaman, Captain Karl always has fresh cool water on board and has room in his coolers for your drinks and perishable Items. Thinking of have a beach Picnic? Don’t forget to reserve one of his classic wicker picnic baskets too!

3Hr Half Day Island Excursions only $210.00

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Please note: Rates are based on up to 4 persons per trip. Captain Karl reserves the right to cancel or end the tour due to bad weather, hazardous conditions, machinal problems or un-ruly passengers. Credit on future tours will be on a case by case situation. NO Credit will be furnished if tour must be cancel due to un-ruly passengers or passenger refusal to follow and conform to all safety regulations and procedures.