SWFL Tours Comparison - Find Bus, Walking & Water Tours

Southwest Florida offers a wide variety of things to see and do. Guided tours are a very popular way to see the area's most popular sights and natural habitat. We have gathered a representative list of the various land, water and other tours that offer services locally. You can take an air boat over the Florida Everglades, cruise through Port Royal in Naples, watch the dolphins play off Captiva Island and much more.

Our listings include the type of tour, its departure location, phone number, tour description, length of tour, price information, food-beverage offering and a link to the official web site if one exists. Keep in mind that we only update this page occasionally and all the content and prices are subject to change. Call or visit the web site of the specific tour you are interested in to confirm the details. For airboat tours see our Guide to Everglades Airboat Tours.

Tour Company Type Departs/  Located Phone Tour Includes: Duration Prices
Babcock Wilderness Adventures

 
Land Punta Gorda 800.500.5583 Swamp buggy tour 90-minute tour
2-2 hours for full attraction
Adult-$19.95
Child-$12.95
Captain Bob's Excellent Adventure
 
Water & Land
(Everglades)
Sanibel, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Naples

 

239-472-1559
888-847-9074
 
Airboat ride, reptile demonstration half day
(appx. 9:00am - 1:00pm)
Adults-$80
Under 12-$50
Calusa Blueway Outfitters

Operating at
Manatee Park
 
Water Fort Myers 239.481.4600 Canoe/Kayak tours & rentals

See website.

Captiva Cruises
 
Water Captiva Island
South Seas Resort
239.472.5300 Dolphin Watch & Wildlife Adventure Cruise Daily 4:00pm - 5:30pm Adult-$25
Child-$15
  Water     Sunset Serenade Cruise Daily - call for schedule Adult-$25
Child-$15
  Water     Beach and Shelling Cruise at Cayo Costa Daily 9:00am - 12:00pm or 1:00pm - 4:00pm Adult-$35
Child-$20
  Water     Cruise to Cabbage Key Daily 10:30am - 3:30pm Adult-$35
Child-$20
  Water     Cruise to Useppa Island Tues-Sun  10:30am - 3:30pm Adult-$35
Child-$20
  Water     Cruise to Boca Grande Call for schedule Adult-$35
Child-$17.50
  Water     Catamaran Sails Call for schedule Adult-$45
Child-$35
  Water     Naturalist Led Tours Call for schedule Adult-$30
Child-$20
Cocohatchee Nature Center
 
Water North Naples 239.592.1200 Cocohatchee River Cruise Daily Departures 10:00am, 11:45am, 1:30pm and 3:15pm Adult-$24.00
Under 12-$12.00
  Water     Cocohatchee River Sunset Cruise One hour before sunset Adult-$20
Under 12-$10
Collier Seminole State  Park Boat Tours
 
Water
(Everglades)
Naples 239.642.8898 Everglades Daily tours beginning at 9:00am Call for prices
DayStar Charters
 
Water Naples 239.417.3474 Private Port Royal & Nature Sightseeing Tour 2 hours $125-$175 (seasonal fluctuation)
  Water     Private Naples Bay Sunset Cruise 90 minutes $100-$150
(seasonal fluctuation)
  Water & Land     Private Shelling Adventure 2-8 hours $150-$600 (based on number of hours and seasonal fluctuation)
  Water & Land     Private Scenic Tour to Restaurant 3-5 hours $250-$350 (based on number of hours and seasonal fluctuation)
  Water     Private Coastal Cruise 2-4 hours $200-$325 (based on number of hours and seasonal fluctuation)
  Water (may include Land)     Combination Tours (may include fishing) and Customized Tours (check website or call for more options) 3-8 hours $225-$725 (based on combination, number of hours and seasonal fluctuation)
Everglades Adventure
 
Water & Land
(Everglades)
Fort Myers Beach (call for other pickup areas) 239.437.6482 Full Day:  Airboat ride, Everglades City tour, live animal encounter, lunch, and scenic drive

Half Day:
Call for details

Full Day
8:00am - 5:00pm

Half Day
9:00am - 1:30pm

Full Day
Adult-$99
Ages 5-11-79
Under 5-$39

Half Day
Adult-$59
Ages 5-11-$49
Under 5-$29

 

Everglades Day Safari Water & Land
(Everglades)
Sanibel, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Estero 239.472.1559
800.472.3069

 

Jungle cruise, nature walk, lunch, wildlife drive and airboat ride full day
(appx. 8:00am - 5:00pm)
Adults-$159
Under 12-$139
Everglades Excursions
 
Water & Land
(Everglades)
Naples, Marco Island or Bonita Springs area 239.262.1914 800.592.0848 Jungle cruise,  lunch, alligator exhibit, tour of Everglades City, visit Rod & Gun Club, museum, airboat ride, scenic drive 8:00am - 4:30pm Call for prices
Everglades Private Airboat Tour
 
Water
(Everglades)
Everglades City 239.695.4637 airboat ride 1 hour Adult-$30
Ages 3-12-$10
Under 3 n/c
Fort Myers Princess Water Fort Myers 239.337.2300 Sunset Cruise
Others
Call for schedule Call for pricing
Island Air Boat Tours

 
Water
(Everglades)
Everglades City 239.695.2333 866.manatee Airboat Ride 30, 60 or 90 minutes (90 minute includes Totch's Island) $25 - 30 min.
$30 - 60 min.
$45 - 90 min.
Ages 6-11 half price
Under 6 n/c
J.C. Cruises

 
Water Fort Myers 239.334.7474 Franklin Lock Buffet Cruise Thu. & Sat.
10:00am - 3:00pm
Adult-$25.00
Child-$12.50
  Water     To the Gulf of Mexico Cruise Wed. & Fri.
11:00am - 3:00pm
Adult-$21.50
Child-$10.25
  Water     Hawaiin Day Cruise Tue.
11:00am - 2:00pm
Adult-$22.50
Child-$10.25
  Water     Dinner Dance Cruise Fri. & Sat.
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Adult-$23.00
  Water     Sunday Brunch 1st and 3rd Sun. of each month
11:30am - 2:30pm
Adult-$22.00
Child-$10.50
  Water     River Escape 2nd and 3rd Sun. of each month
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Adult-$16
Child-$8
  Land & Water     Lake Okeechobee
(motor coach to Clewiston, cruise Intracoastal through locks to Lake Okeechobee)
Call for Dates
8:00am - 7:30pm
Special Price
$78.00
 
  Land & Water     Intracoastal Waterway to Moore Haven (return trip by motor coach) Call for Dates
10:00am - 6:00pm
$55.00
  Water     Manatee Watch Jungle Cruise November to April
Mon., Tue. Wed. & Thu. 10:00am - 1:00pm or 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fri & Sun
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Adult-$14
Child-$6
Jug Creek Cruise Boat
 
Water Bokeelia on Pine Island 239.283-9512 Tour Pine Island Sound and Outer Islands Call for schedule Call for prices
Key West Express Water Fort Myers Beach
Marco Island
239-463-5733 Key West See schedule & prices.
King Fisher Deep Sea Fishing and Tours
 
Water Punta Gorda 941.639.0969 Cabbage Key Day Cruise Tue. through Sat..
9:00am - 4:30pm
Adult-$21.95
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
  Water & Land     Cayo Costa Day Cruise (three hours on the island) Tue., Thu. & Sun.
9:00am - 4:30pm
Adult-$21.95
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
  Water & Land     Half Day Charlotte Harbor Cruise Mon. & Fri.
10:00am - 3:00pm
Adult-$16.95
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
  Water     Half Day Peace River Nature Cruise Wed. & Sat.
3- hours
(call for tide-based departure time)
Adult-$16.95
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
  Water     Charlotte Harbor Sunset Cruise Mon. through Sat.
1 hour
(call for departure time)
 
Adult-$7.50
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
  Water     Afternoon Charlotte Harbor Tour Sun., Mon. & Fri.
1- hours
(call for departure time)
 
Adult-$9.50
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
  Water     Sunset/Folk Music Cruise Sun.
1- hours
(call for departure time)
Adult-$9.50
Ages 3-11 half price
Under 3 n/c
Naples Bicycle Tours Bike/Land Naples 239.455-4611 Old Naples,
Everglades
2 1/2 hrs Call for pricing
Naples Princess
 
Water Naples 239.649.2275 Sea Breeze Buffet Lunch Cruise 1- hours
(check website for schedule)
$29.95
  Water     Sightseeing Cruise - Naples Bay and Gulf of Mexico 1- hours
(check website for schedule)
$23.95
  Water     Sunset Hors d'oeuvres Cruise - Gulf of Mexico 2 hours
(check website for schedule)
$30.95
  Water     Sunset Dinner Cruise - Gulf of Mexico 2 hours
(check website for schedule)
$43.95-$49.95
Naples Trolley Tours Land Naples 239.262.7300 City of Naples Tour 2-hour tour with on/off privileges to shop, dine and sightsee Adult-$20
Child-$10
Naples Water Tours Water Naples 239.263.8687 Dolphin Tours 2 hour tour Adult-$50 Child-$25
Sanibel Garden Tour Land Sanibel
Moorings Resort
239.472.4119 Guided Botanical Garden Tour 2 Hours
Wed. at 9am
$5 per person
Speedy Johnson's Airboat Tours
 
Water
(Everglades)
Everglades City 239.695.4448 Airboat ride 60 minutes Check Website
Stop's Marine Charters
 
Water
(Everglades)
Goodland 239.394.8000 Everglades Rendevous
(private or shared)
3 hours Private: $190 up to 4 passengers, $25 each for 5th and 6th passengers
Shared: $40 each ($25 under 10 years)
Sweet Liberty Sailing Catamaran
 
Water Naples 239.793.3525 Sunset Cruise Daily
1- hours prior to sunset
Adult-$25
Child-$15
  Water     Key Island Shelling Trip 9:30am - 12:30 pm Adult-$35
Child-$15
  Water     Naples Bay and Gulf of Mexico Sightseeing 1:30pm - 3:30pm Adult-$25
Child-$15
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Water
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